Mrs Bilner

Owls Debate

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, Owls

For the past 3 weeks, Owls class have been working on persuasive writing.  They have been looking at the ‘fors’ and ‘againsts’ of zoos. The class split into 2 groups; one group trying to persuade Mr Bassett why zoos were are good thing and the other group trying to persuade Mr Bassett why zoos were […]

Fencing Fun

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Curriculum, Kingfishers, PE, Swans

Our Swans have been learning some new ‘fencing’ skills. Mr Banner taught them ‘en garde’, about footwork, advance, defence and lunge. After having the time to practise these skills, they had the opportunity to ‘teach’ our reception children how to ‘fence’.  It was clearly evident they passed on the skills in a clear and informative way. […]


by | 6 Jun 2016 | Classes, Fundraising, Parents

Many thanks for your kind donations. We raised £75.00 from wearing our favourite footwear to school; the money was sent to Action Aid to our sponsored child –  Velonika in Malawi.

Kate Greenaway Awards

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Swans

Four children from the Swans class travelled with Mrs Smith to East Bergholt High School to take part in the Kate Greenaway book awards event . The idea of the morning was to choose a favourite book out of a possible seven . The children mixed with other primary school aged children and took  part in […]

Father’s Day Food and Football

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Classes

Over 40 dads, granddads and male relations joined us for a delicious Father’s Day lunch.  Rachel and Georgina prepared roast beef with all the trimmings followed by fruit crumble and custard. Some of the dads then joined the children outside for football, badminton and other playtime activities. It was lovely to see so many visitors and […]

Quadkids Athletics

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Achievements, PE

10 children from the Owls and Swans class joined approximately 650 other Suffolk school children for an afternoon of Athletic events at Northgate High School. Our chosen country for the day was New Zealand; there was a samba band, opening ceremony (where the children waved their flags), a speech from a Paralympian as well as […]

Kwik Cricket Competition

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Achievements, Classes, PE

On Friday, Stratford St Mary sent a team to East Bergholt Cricket Club to take part in the pyramid Kwik Cricket tournament. After playing several matches – 3 schools came out (on points) in fourth place, however after counting up the runs  we finished in 6th place.  There was some amazing batting, fielding and great […]

Birthday Lunch Fit for a Queen (or King)

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Classes

On Friday,  Rachel and Georgina prepared a ‘picnic lunch’ school dinner, with sandwiches, fruit, sausage rolls and cream scones to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday.  The hall was decorated with Union Jack flags and tablecloths and a fun time was had by all.  Thank you Rachel and Georgina for the food and to Mrs Allum for decorating […]

A Whoopsey-Splunkers Day!

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Classes

Today the Swans and Owls kiddles went to London for a Roald Dahl experience. First stop was the South Bank Centre to see ‘Wondercrump’, a magical interactive journey revealing the secrets of Dahl’s extraordinary life. With a fair amount of frothbugglingness it was a gloriumptious experience! After a crodscollopping lunch we splatch-winkled over to the Theatre […]

Suffolk Show Success

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Community, Curriculum

On a very wet day at Trinity Park, some of our students, staff and parents (& grandparents) braved the weather to see our 3m x 3m garden at the Suffolk Show. We met and talked to the judges and awaited the results; we were delighted to receive a ‘gold award’ and were presented with a framed certificate together with some new […]

School Council Update

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

The School Council met on Thursday to talk to Mrs Ellingham.  Mrs Ellingham has been working on improving the play area in the village. All the children in the school completed a questionnaire giving their ideas and thoughts on what they liked and disliked about the existing play area and what they would like to see […]

Suffolk Show Garden

by | 5 May 2016 | Achievements, Community, Curriculum, Swans

Swans have been busy designing a garden for the Suffolk Show based around the theme ‘A slice of Suffolk history’.  The chosen design featured Boudicca’s trip through Suffolk en route to Colchester. Two children from Swans class and a parent helper joined Mr Wheals to prepare and plant the garden ready for  judging on Wednesday […]