Mr Bassett

Stratford’s Sports Update

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Achievements, PE, Swans

May was a great month at Stratford St Mary School for Sport and PE. In the two sporting competitions, U11 Swimming and U11 Netball, we achieved 6th place in both events, with 12 teams competing altogether in the Swimming and 16 teams in the Netball. A huge well done to all children involved and a […]

Cross Country at RHS

by | 5 May 2019 | Owls, PE, Swans

Recently, 24 children from Owls and Swans braved the rain to compete at a Cross-Country event held at the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook. The year 4 children’s course was 1,500m, whereas the Year 5 and 6 children’s course was 2,200m long. The children were nervous but extremely determined and they all finished the race […]

Converting Measures

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Maths, Swans

On Thursday, the Swans class were learning how to convert from miles to kilometres in Maths. We worked out that we needed to divide the miles by 5 and multiply by 8 to work out the equivalent kilometres. The children were set the task of working out the distance in miles from Stratford St Mary […]

U11 Quicksticks

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Owls, PE, Swans

On Monday 18th March, six KS2 children made the trip to St Joseph’s College to take part in an U11 Mixed Quicksticks Hockey Competition. We played against 4 other schools, winning once. There was some great determination, skill and sportsmanship on show from our children, which was very pleasing to see. The children really enjoyed […]

British Science Week 2019

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Computing, Science, Swans, Visits

On Monday 11th March, all of our Year 6’s made the journey to Martlesham to spend the morning at BT Adastral Park for the annual British Science Week. The children spent half the morning looking at ten different showcases demonstrating the latest technology in retail, robotics, security, TV, hospitals and banks. The second half of […]

New Lunchtime Sports Clubs!

by | 2 Feb 2019 | News

Recently, the Sports Council met to think of ideas as to how we could improve Sport and PE within the school. The children had plenty of ideas, with the most popular being the need for a lunchtime sports club. The Sports Council then decided which sports to offer the children at lunchtime, created a questionnaire […]

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 […]