Mr Bassett

U9 Dodgeball Festival

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Owls, PE

On Thursday 15th November, six children from the Owls class participated in an U9 Dodgeball Festival held at Inspire Suffolk in Ipswich. The children had a great time, with some excellent catching, dodging and throwing skills. We played 8 very competitive matches, winning twice. Well done Owls! Next week it is the Swans’ turn! Results: […]

Movement of the Moon

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Science, Swans

In Science, we have been looking at all things Space! We have looked at the solar system, astronomers and the Earth and Moon. To finish off the unit, we made models that show the movement of the moon and its path of travel around the Earth.

Puzzling Prime Numbers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Maths, News, Swans

Recently in Swans class, the children have been investigating prime numbers. They had to work out how many prime numbers there are between 1-100, using everything they had learnt; multiples, factors and their times tables! To make it more fun, it was a competition with prizes. Congratulations to our winners!

U7 Futsal Festival

by | 11 Nov 2018 | PE, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 1st October, seven children from the Woodpeckers class took part in an U7 Futsal Festival at Inspire Suffolk. They played 8 matches in total against 4 other schools: St Pancras, Shotley, The Oaks and Bucklesham. There was plenty of fancy footwork, hard work and great sportsmanship on display from the children. They all […]

Tense Table Tennis!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

On Friday, 8 children from Swans and Owls class travelled to St Jo’s College in Ipswich to compete in the U11 Table Tennis Tournament. The children played against Beaumont, Morland, St Pancras, Brittania, St Jo’s College and Holbrook Primary. All of the children enjoyed the experience, picking up a few wins along the way. A […]

Fantastic Football!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | News, PE, Swans

On Thursday, it was the girls’ turn to compete at the U11 Football Tournament at Whitton Sports Centre. They had a great time, gaining confidence after every match and playing some excellent counter-attacking football. Unfortunately we didn’t manage to score, but we did brilliantly in keeping 4 clean sheets due to a combination of solid […]

Football Fun!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

On Thursday, 14 children from Owls and Swans class made the trip to Whitton Sports Centre to participate in the annual U11 Football Tournament. The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience, battling hard in each game, showing a great attitude, sportsmanship and encouraging each other – all qualities we value in sport at SSMP. The boys […]

Confusing Computing!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Computing, Swans, Visitors

On Friday, a selection of computing enthusiasts from the Swans class spent the day working with Chris Calver from Rapid Electronics Ltd, who is a Vex Robotics Expert. The children worked together building, coding and practising manoeuvring their robots to complete this year’s Vex IQ Challenge – Next Level. The challenge involves designing, building and […]

Awesome Egyptians!

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Curriculum, Owls

Our Ancient  Egyptian topic involved learning about the mummification process.  We used toilet rolls to practise mummifying different members of the Owls Class. We also learnt about pyramids and built our own using Minecraft.

Let There Be Light!

by | 1 Jan 2016 | Owls, Science

Last week in science, the children were learning about light; about different light sources and reflection. On Friday, we were very lucky that Mr Clark was able to visit and allowed us to experiment with different lighting equipment. This included a ‘mirror ball’, lights and different coloured filters.

Owls Trip to Colchester Castle

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Owls, Trips

On Thursday the Owls made the short trip to Colchester to visit the Castle. The children have been learning about the Romans for the past two weeks in class and greatly enjoyed their visit. We had the opportunity to try on different Roman costumes, build a Roundhouse and creep around the gloomy dungeons. The trip finished […]