The school is an integral part of Stratford St Mary village and the wider community.
St Mary’s church, about half a mile from the school, is regularly visited by the children. Likewise Reverend Paul from the parish is a regular visitor in school, conducting assemblies and spending time with the children.
Next to the church, is Hall Farm. The children make visits to the farm, to walk around the various trails, see the animals during lambing time and to sing carols to their visitors at Christmas time.
Our school is a ‘Friend of Ipswich Town’, linking the school with one of our local football teams.
Premier Sport are regular visitors to our school, providing specialist coaching, after school clubs and also ‘Enrichment Days’.
On our doorstep, about eight miles from the school is the Suffolk Ski Centre. Here our older children are given the opportunity to learn to ski on the three slopes.
On Monday 12th November all the children walked down to the church. Whilst there, we saw the the amazing displays which commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the ending of World War 1; we also saw the nine 'There but not there' soldiers sitting in the pews. The...read more
Saturday 3rd November saw dry and calm weather and over 1000 people enjoying music, great food and a spectacular fireworks event on our school grounds. The Stratford St Mary fireworks committee had spent months preparing for the event and an enormous amount of time...read more
Kingfishers Class received their Gold Wild Challenge Award. The children were very proud of their award and have worked very hard to achieve it. Kingfishers Class have made a considerable contribution to the welfare of the environment and wildlife in their local year....read more
The JRSOs attended the annual Junior Road Safety Awards Event at Endeavour House in Ipswich. The JRSOs met the Councillor, the cabinet member for Highways and Transport, listened to presentations from other JRSOs and participated in a question and answer session. The...read more
Thursday 14th June, saw over 40 dads, grandads and male representatives join us for Father's Day lunch. Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef meal, followed by apple crumble and custard. It was lovely to see so many of you join us; the children certainly...read more
Denise, the PCSO, came to speak to the Kingfishers about Strangers. They learnt that a stranger is somebody we do not know or trust. They also learnt that they should never go anywhere with a stranger, never take anything from a stranger, never go in a strangers...read more