Mrs Bilner

Dodgeball Fun

by | 5 May 2016 | Curriculum, Owls, PE, Swans, Visitors

On Thursday afternoon, our school hosted a Dodgeball Tournament. Shotley and Capel St Mary schools brought 2 teams each of Year 3 & 4 children to join 2 teams from our school.  The children enjoyed three different types of dodgeball games and  played really well both individually and as teams. Thank you to our Year 5 […]

Mini-Tennis Tournament

by | 5 May 2016 | Achievements, Owls, PE

Four children from the Owls class represented our school at the recent mini-tennis competition held at East Bergholt High School. Each child had 3 singles matches and some doubles matches too. The children played well and came away with the Bronze certificate.

High 5 & Handball

by | 5 May 2016 | Achievements, Extracurricular, Owls, Swans

This week was rather busy for our sports teams.  On Tuesday, 8 Owls class children took part in a handball tournament at Inspire Ipswich.   We didn’t win the tournament, but all the children showed great skill, team work and determination. On Friday 8 children represented our school in the High 5 competition at East Bergholt High […]

Rocket Seeds Take Off

by | 4 Apr 2016 | Owls, Trips

We are very excited to be conducting an experiment with rocket seeds that have been on an incredible journey, having travelled all the way to space and back. Thousands of schools applied to take part in the experiment organised by the Royal Horticultural Society and the UK Space Agency so we are very lucky to be […]

Owls Assembly

by | 4 Apr 2016 | Curriculum, Owls, Parents

Owls Class shared photographs and explained about their recent visit to Trinity Park for the Schools Farm and Country Show. They also showed their research of where Rainforests are in the world and one member of the class played his violin. Well done Owls, a great assembly.  

Fun at the Farm Show

by | 4 Apr 2016 | Curriculum, Owls, School Events, Trips

On Thursday 21st April, Owls class joined approximately 4000 other Suffolk School children at Trinity Park for the annual Schools Farm and Country Show.  They were able to take part in many different activities.  They made their own fruit smoothies using ‘pedal power’, ate fruit kebabs, tried ‘mushy peas’, learnt about wheat, malt, sugar beet, beans […]

Ski Lessons Success

by | 4 Apr 2016 | Achievements, Extracurricular, Owls, Swans

Just look at how far the children have come on with their skiing.  After only two half terms of lessons they have the confidence to ski from the top of the big slope. As you can see have so much fun doing it.

Ground Force Day Digs In

by | 4 Apr 2016 | Community, Facilities, Parents

It may have been a bit wet but it didn’t deter the handful of hardened gardeners who turned up on Saturday to do some tidying up in the school grounds. It was a fun and productive few hours and we managed to clear the area where the compost bins are and get piles of leaves […]

Easter Eggstravaganza!

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Classes, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

We finished the end of term with an Easter Assembly. Parents, grandparents and friends of the school joined us for songs, poems and readings. Swans retold the Easter story, Owls read some of their own poems, including an Easter rap; Woodpeckers told the story of ‘We’re going on an Easter Egg hunt’ and re-told the […]

Ski Club Reaches New Heights

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Extracurricular, Owls, Swans

Over 20 children took to the slopes for another series of ski lessons. Lots of the children were skiing from the top, some were flying over the ‘moguls’ (bumps), but most importantly all the children learnt new skills and had a fantastic time – and can’t wait for the next set of lessons !

Bikeability Success

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Achievements, Curriculum, Swans

7 children from the Swans class were recently involved in a 2-day Bikeability course. They learnt some basic manoeuvres and also how to ride their bike safely on the road, showed an awareness of potential hazards and also demonstrated a basic understanding of the Highway Code. All children passed their Level 2 award. Well done children!

Mother’s Day Lunch

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Classes, Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

Today children and mums (and grandmums) enjoyed a belated Mother’s Day lunch.  Rachel, the cook, prepared a roast chicken dinner followed by sticky toffee pudding and custard.  There were lots of empty plates and very full tummies! It was lovely seeing so many of you join us for this special lunch.