Mrs Bilner

Cinderella & Rockerfella

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Trips

On Thursday 20th July, children from Swans class performed Cinderella & Rockerfella to packed audiences. An amazing amount of talent was seen; fantastic acting, singing and dancing from all children. Some of the children sang solos and displayed a great amount of confidence and composure. Well done, we were proud of you all. Thank you […]

Swans Residential Trip to PGL

by | 7 Jul 2017 | Swans, Trips

On Monday 10th July, Mr Bassett and Mrs Bilner accompanied 19 Swans to PGL –  Caythorpe Court in Lincolnshire for their 4 night, 5 day residential trip. After setting off at 9.15am, we stopped at Hinchingbrook Country Park in Huntingdon for our picnic lunch and a run around before carrying on to PGL.  After arriving, […]

Arts Week – Day 5 & Exhibition

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Art & Design

Today was a day of finishing off our art work and preparing for the exhibition. There are now several boards in the school hall, all adorned with art work, pictures, photographs and children’s writing. The school hall will be open tomorrow between 10.30am & 4.00pm tomorrow  so visitors can come and see the art work […]

Thank you Halfords!

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Community

On Wednesday 21st June, Robin and Bob from Halfords in Colchester paid the school a visit. They worked with the Swans class to discuss cycle safety. The children learnt how to check different parts of their bike, how to repair a tyre puncture and one lucky child had their bike fixed during the session. Thanks Robin and Bob for […]

Kwik Cricket

by | 6 Jun 2017 | PE

On Tuesday 20th June, a selection of Swans took part in the Kwik Cricket tournament at Chantry Park. It was a very warm afternoon, but all the children played well as a team; there was some fantastic batting, some amazing fielding and great fun had by all. Well done children!

National Bike Week

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Uncategorised

This week was National Bike Week.  The children joined in with this initiative by riding their bikes, scooters and push-alongs to school. We reminded them of cycling safely (including wearing their cycling helmets) and being road and pedestrian aware. Next week our older children will be involved in a cycling safety session from Halfords.   […]

Father’s Day Lunch

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Uncategorised

Thursday 15th June saw just short of 50 dads, granddads and uncles join us for our annual Father’s Day lunch.  Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast dinner, followed by a favourite of cornflake cake and custard (brought back happy memories for our visitors). The visitors then enjoyed some time outside joining in with some […]

Hidden History

by | 6 Jun 2017 | Uncategorised

As an introduction to ArtsWeek, Owls and Swans visited Flatford Mill. They were involved in a variety of activities: searching the local area for clues about John Constable and the past, taking part in drama sessions to learn about John Constable and his family, looking at the mill and the water where he created his famous […]

Quadkids Fun

by | 6 Jun 2017 | PE

On Wednesday 14th June, 10 Swans took part in a Quadkids competition at Northgate High School. They joined approximately 60 other schools and 600 competitors competing in a variety of events : 75 m sprint, standing long jump, vortex throw and 600m run.  There was an opening and closing ceremony; our allocated country was Iceland. […]

High 5 Netball

by | 5 May 2017 | PE

Tuesday 23rd May saw some of our Swans children taking part in a High 5 Netball competition at Ipswich High School’s Eaton Place. High 5 Netball involves children changing position after each half, so everyone gets a chance at playing in a different position.  We came 4th overall in our group; with some great goals […]

Gymnastic Fun

by | 5 May 2017 | PE

Friday 19th May saw some of our children taking part in a gymnastics festival at Westbourne Academy. In the morning, it was the turn of our Woodpeckers children to show their routines and jumping and landing skills using the springboard.  In the afternoon, it was the turn of our Key Stage 2 children who performed […]