Miss Jones

Immersion Afternoon Toys

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Curriculum, Kingfishers

The children began exploring their new topic for this half term. The children received a parcel. Miss Jones opened it and read the letter. The children were asked to work together to complete a puzzle. The children worked as a team and completed the puzzle. They discussed what they could see in the picture. The […]

Art – Sculpture and 3D

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

This half term the children will be focusing on Sculptures and 3D in their art lessons. This afternoon the children became ‘artists’ and thought about the question – Can we roll paper to make 3D structures? The children looked at a piece of art by Samantha Stephenson an Australian artist. The children were told she […]

Christmas Party Lunch

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Classes, School Events

At the end of the Autumn Term, the children enjoyed a Christmas party lunch.  Thank you to Laura, our cook and everyone who was involved in preparing, serving and clearing away.  It was a great way to end the term.    

Moon Talk

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Science, Visitors

On the evening of Monday 18th December, over 40 children and their families stayed after school to listen to a talk from Mike Barrett of the Dedham Vale Dark Skies campaign. During the talk, we were taught lots of facts about the Moon and about the various types of rockets that have been used on […]

10km Walk for Mind

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Fundraising

Recently, we celebrated those who successfully completed the MIND 10km charity walk.  These dedicated students walked laps of the field on their lunch breaks over 13 weeks in order to walk the 10km. We have been awarded a medal for the school because of their efforts. Well done children.  

Christmas Fair 2023

by | 12 Dec 2023 | PTA, School Events

On Friday 15th December, the PTA held a Christmas Fair.  There were many stalls, including a raffle and a tombola and a very special visit from Father Christmas. Thank you to all those in the planning, organising, helping out and clearing away and to everyone for attending.  A tremendous £380 was raised.  

Christmas Cheer for Blackbrook House

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class worked together to create a class Christmas display for the residents at Blackbrook House care home for the residents, to brighten up their Christmas. Great teamwork Kingfishers!

Christmas Tree Festival

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

All the children helped to make a Stratford St Mary Primary School Christmas Tree for the Church’s Christmas Tree Festival. The children created a bauble to decorate the tree and drew a memory from a past Christmas. They also made two green handprints to create the Christmas tree. Miss Cousins put the Christmas tree together […]

Five Gifts for Christmas

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Fundraising, Kingfishers, News, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

This term, the children have been talking about kindness, thoughtfulness, sharing, respect and caring and how these values can become an important part of our daily lives.  As a school, we decided to try and spread kindness towards others and asked for some donations for the five gifts of Christmas Appeal.  The children were sent […]

Tilly the Tale Spinner

by | 12 Dec 2023 | English, Kingfishers, Visitors, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 14th December the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers class were very lucky as they had a story telling session with ‘Tilly the Tale Spinner’. ‘Tilly the Tale Spinner’ told the children lots of Christmas tales. The children interacted and participated in the story telling session. Well done everyone.

Christmas Cards for the Community

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class made Christmas cards for the people in the community. They listened to what they had to do and followed the instructions. The children were asked to use the cork and their finger to make a print. The Christmas cards look lovely and we hope the community like them. Great work […]

Christmas at Colchester Zoo

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Kingfishers, Visits

The children took part in a wonderful Christmas educational experience at Colchester Zoo! The children were greeted by a festive elf who helped them learn all about penguins. The children observed a real penguin up close to test what they had learned. Father Christmas joined the children to see how much they knew about one […]