Mrs Bilner

The Magical Christmas Jigsaw

by | 12 Dec 2016 | Classes, Religious Education

On Wednesday afternoon and evening, the school hall was packed to the rafters and we felt we were getting a feel of how Mary & Joseph felt in Bethlehem! The only difference was, there was room at our inn (or school hall) and the children performed their nativity – The Magical Christmas Jigsaw – to packed audiences. […]

Fencing Fun

by | 12 Dec 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Extracurricular, Facilities, Kingfishers, PE

Stratford St Mary recently hosted a Fencing Festival which saw 4 children from our school work with children from 2 other primary schools. Over the last few weeks, they have learnt new techniques, vocabulary and skills.  Thank you Mr Banner for organising the tournament and Mr Leroux for teaching the children – they all had a lovely […]

Festival of Rugby

by | 12 Dec 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Community, Curriculum, Owls, PE, Swans

On Wednesday 30th November, a group of Year 4 & 5 children took part in a Rugby Festival at East Bergholt High School. The children went into different groups to learn some rugby skills and then played in some matches. Thank you East Bergholt High School for hosting the tournament and to their young leaders. […]

Tag Rugby Festival

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Achievements, Extracurricular, PE, Swans

On Thursday 24th November a team from Swans class took part in a Tag Rugby Festival at Ipswich Rugby club. They did very well on what was a very cold afternoon; winning 3 games out of 5.  

Football Tournament

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, Extracurricular, PE, Swans

Some of our Swans class  were involved in a recent football tournament. They played 5 matches against other schools; they won one, drew two and lost two.  It was quite a cold and wet afternoon, but all the boys had fun and played really well.

Anti-Bullying Week

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

This week is Anti-Bullying week and the children have been learning about what ‘bullying’ is and what can be done about it .  We also talked about ‘friendship’ and how important this is in our school and about being a friend to others. The Anti-bullying ambassadors welcomed the parents on Tuesday afternoon for the Parents […]

Swans Assembly

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Achievements, Curriculum, Parents, Swans

Friday 11th November saw Swans take the first assembly of the half term; they shared some of their amazing ‘flashback’ stories, some of their Mayan history facts and numbers and also explained their multiplication maths work. Well done Swans, you spoke clearly and confidently.

Funtrition Fun

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Classes, Curriculum, PE, Swans

Swans class have started a six week course based on Health and Nutrition.  They learnt in the first week about the 4 principles of Funtrition: Eat Well, Sleep Well, Drink Well and Move Well. They also planted some mystery seeds which will hopefully grow into a fruit or vegetable – the children will be given […]

Spectacular Sight at the School

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Community, Fundraising, Parents, PTA, School Events

Saturday evening saw us open the school grounds for the annual fireworks event. Hog roast, hot dogs and warm drinks were enjoyed by a record number of people before a spectacular fireworks display lit up the night sky. A huge thank you and well done to the Stratford St Mary Fireworks Committee who organised the event, […]

Poetry Success

by | 11 Nov 2016 | Classes

On the 14th October, Georgia and her family attended the Suffolk Young Poets celebration at the Halesworth Art Centre. Georgia had received a commendation for her poem; the celebrations included a workshop with Dean Parkin who is a member of The Poetry People team.  Georgia received a lovely certificate as a commended poet and all the commended […]

‘Start Active’ Breakfast Club

by | 10 Oct 2016 | Classes, Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Monday 31st October saw 9 children join us for the very first day of the Start Active Breakfast Club being run by Premier Sport. The children spent their time on some brain gym activities before tucking into a snack of orange juice & toast!

Safe Cyclists

by | 10 Oct 2016 | Achievements, Curriculum, PE, Swans

Some of our Swans class enjoyed a 2 day ‘bikeabiity’ course. They started by learning some skills in the safety of the school playground before taking their bikes onto the local roads. They are now proficient at riding their bikes safely! Well done children!