On Thursday 23rd May it was ‘Outdoor Classroom Day’. The children in Kingfishers Class spent the afternoon outside celebrating ‘Outdoor Classroom Day’. The children were tasked with creating their own Elmer’s from objects in the outside area. The children worked in teams, finding different things and decorating their Elmer’s. They looked lovely, well done Kingfishers.
During the week of the 20th of May the children were encouraged to walk to school. The teachers provided walking buses form each end of Strickmere, which meant less cars outside the school gates. Thank you to everyone who participated in walk to school week (even in the rain).
This week the children in Kingfisher Class have been learning about Elmer and getting ready to celebrate his birthday on Friday 24th May. They have learnt about elephants and written a fact file and labelled the different parts of an elephant. They have made their own Elmer’s from recycled milk cartons. They have created Elmer’s […]
On Friday 24th May the children and teachers celebrated Elmer’s 30th Birthday. The children and teachers came to school wearing their favourite colours on their clothes and donate £1 towards our ‘Elmer Project’. The children helped decorate Elmer in different coloured bottle tops and coins. The children all had a Elmer cupcake at lunchtime baked […]
Our Elmer ‘Swanning around Stratford’ will be at the Suffolk Show on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May 2019. If you are going, make sure you pop in and have a look at all of the young Elmer’s on display. They will be on Stand 247 (blue). You will also be able to pick up […]
The children took part in their shared learning session today. The children welcomed their family members into school. The children played phonics games with their family members. The children demonstrated how they sounded out words to read them. Thank you for coming to our shared learning session, we hope you enjoyed it.
This week the Year One children have been learning about fractions. The children became builders at the Primary Building Company. They were challenged to find half of a quantity. They had to weigh cubes (bricks), measure the wool (wood) and measure the water (for the cement). The children were able to use their mathematical knowledge […]
The children in Kingfishers Class have been celebrating the arrival of the royal baby. The children were given the challenge of naming the baby. The year one children thought of a name for each letter of the alphabet and the reception children thought of their favourite name. The children found out the weight of our […]
Miss Jones entered Kingfishers Class to take part in Fillpots Schools Sunflower Competition. The children were told they were competing to grow the tallest sunflower. The children helped Miss Walker to plant the seeds. Miss Walker read the children the list of things of how best to grow the sunflowers.The children will be caring for […]
Miss Jones and the children talked about healthy and unhealthy foods and why they need to eat a variety of food. The children were encouraged to taste three different root vegetable salads (coleslaw, potato salad and beetroot salad) and think about why they liked it. The children voted which one was their favourite and they […]
The children enjoyed creating their own fruit salad. The children were able to select the fruit they liked and used their cutting skills to cut the fruit into pieces. The children also added orange juice. The children all tasted their fruit salad and really enjoyed it. Great work Kingfishers.
Thank you to all the children and parents who supported our recent book fair. We raised £550.97 at our book fair which gives us £270.58 to spend on books for our school. We look forward to adding new titles to our shelves in the library.