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Soliloquys in Swans

Soliloquys in Swans

The Swans have been reading Hamlet. They used emotive language to write a soliloquy in role as Ophelia. They then presented their final draft creatively using which ever medium they chose. Some chose watercolours, others created a collage effect and some used posca...

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Tudor Weavers

Tudor Weavers

Some of the Year 6 are enjoying being Tudor weavers! We think they would have been a great asset to Stratford St Mary during Tudor times where clothiers lived in the village and became a prominent contributor to the cloth industry.  

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Art – Landscape Farm

Art – Landscape Farm

This half term in art, the Year One children have been working on the unit of work - Landscapes using different Media - The Farm. The children thought about the question - Can we create details using controlled painting and other materials and objects? Today the...

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Painting in Woodpeckers

Painting in Woodpeckers

This half term, in art, we have been looking at four different painters and their art styles; Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Jackson Pollock and Georgia O'Keefe and asking the question 'Are all paintings created in the same way? This week we focussed on using...

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History – Grains

History – Grains

The children became historians. The children continued focusing on the question - Would you have rather been a farmer in Stratford St Mary in the past or now? The children recapped over last week’s learning thinking about how jobs on the farm have changed over time....

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Tennis

Tennis

This half term the children have been learning how to play tennis. Each week the children have been building up their skills which have included catching, hand eye coordination and movement. This has enabled the children to put the skills altogether to play tennis....

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Art – Observational Drawings

Art – Observational Drawings

The children became ‘artists’ and continued with the unit of work - Drawing: Marvellous Marks. The children thought about the question - Can we mark make using pencils to create a simple observational drawing? The children drew their self portraits using a mirror to...

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Typography Art

Typography Art

In art, the children have been looking at the work of the multi-disciplinary artist Freyja Crow. They tried to create portraits and using a strong sense of line, then experimented with different styles of typography.  ...

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Chalk Mark Making

Chalk Mark Making

The children became ‘artists’ and continued with the unit of work - Drawing: Marvellous Marks. The children thought about the question - Can we explore making marks with chalk? The children were given time to feel the chalk and comment on what they noticed. Mrs Clark...

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Hall Farm Visit

Hall Farm Visit

The children in Kingfishers Class had a lovely walk to Hall Farm. The children were greeted by Farmer Ed. The children listened carefully to what Farmer Ed had to say about Hall Farm. The children really enjoyed looking at the different animals. The children were able...

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JRSOs Speed Check

JRSOs Speed Check

The JRSOs joined the Community Speed Check Team to carry out their weekly speed checks in the village. The Community Speed Check Team carry out the checks in different locations around the village encouraging drivers to drive carefully and to keep to the speed limits....

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