Mrs Bilner


by | 7 Jul 2022 | Music, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Tuesday 19th July, the Owls and Swans performed ‘Oliver!’ for family and friends.  Whilst it was an incredibly hot day, the air conditioning units certainly kept us cool. The children performed, sang and acted with confidence and said they really enjoyed it! Thank you to EVERYONE who helped put on this show.  It really […]

Sports Day 22 – Owls and Swans

by | 7 Jul 2022 | News, Owls, Parents, PE, School Events, Swans

On a very warm day, we held our sports day.  Kingfishers and Woodpeckers in the morning and Swans and Owls in the afternoon. A great day was had by all – with the Green Otters being the winners! Well done to all the children and thank you to everyone who helped on the day.

Beach Clean

by | 6 Jun 2022 | Eco School, Environment, News, Owls, Swans, Trips, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 22nd June, the Eco-Council took a trip to Felixstowe beach and the Felixstowe recycling centre. The children spent the day litter picking and finding out about single use plastic and the effects of these on our waters. This was part of the ‘marine’ topic for the Eco award.  The children also took part […]

World Music Day!

by | 6 Jun 2022 | Kingfishers, Music, Owls, Swans, Visitors, Woodpeckers

On Tuesday 21st June, it was World Music Day and we were very excited to welcome the Sweeting Swing Band into school.  They entertained  us with a variety of songs and Karen explained the different instruments that made up the band.  It was a fantastic experience – thank you for organising it for us, Mr Abbott! […]

Sailing on the Orwell

by | 6 Jun 2022 | News

On Tuesday 14th June, our year 6 children had the opportunity of sailing at Neptune Sailing School, based at Woolverstone Marina. The children worked in groups of 3, accompanied by an instructor,  and spent 2 hours on the water learning how to sail.  It was a beautiful day and everyone said they enjoyed it ! […]

Gymnastics Success

by | 5 May 2022 | News

This year, the gymnastics festival was held virtually.  These children worked with Mrs Allum on some floor and apparatus routines. These were then recorded and sent for judging. Our youngest children came first in their age category and the older teams both came third.   Well done children and thank you, Mrs Allum.    

Young Voices 2022

by | 5 May 2022 | Music, News, Owls, Swans, Trips

On Friday 6th May, 19 children from the Owls and Swans class joined approximately 8000 other children for the Young Voices concert at the O2 in London. It was fantastic to hear all the children singing together and everyone had an amazing time.  Our seats were amazing – we were so close to the Orchestra! […]

Tudor Times in Stratford St Mary

by | 5 May 2022 | History, Swans

The Swans have been learning about what Stratford St Mary would have been like in Tudor Times. Last week, we looked at how our village is linked to the Suffolk Wool Towns. We learned about a man called Thomas Mors who was a cloth manufacturer who died in 1500. He gave lots of his money […]

Skellig ‘Feathers’

by | 1 Jan 2022 | News

The Swans have been doing observational drawings of feathers to create their English display. They will be using David Almond’s book ‘Skellig’ as a medium for their writing this term.  

Observational Drawings

by | 11 Nov 2021 | Art & Design, Science, Swans

The Swans have being doing observational drawings of migratory birds. This week we used magnifying glasses to look closely at the colour and texture of the feathers. We then used watercolour paints to paint over our sketches. The children used a variety of drawing media such as biros, sketching pencils and handwriting pens.  

Poppy Appeal

by | 11 Nov 2021 | Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Thank you all so much for your generosity towards the 2021 Poppy Appeal.  Your contributions raised £169.40 for this worthy charity.  

Cross Country

by | 11 Nov 2021 | Owls, PE, Swans

On a very warm, but windy day in late October, 8 children represented the school in a cross country festival at the Royal Hospital School. Everyone did their best and our top girl came in 33rd! Well done to everyone!