Friday 22nd March was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work from this half term. They showed off their knowledge of time to the nearest 5 minutes by getting the audience to challenge them to show a specific time on their clocks. They told everybody about their ‘trip’ to Kenya and shared their […]
Kingfishers received a very special delivery at the beginning of March. It said ‘Urgent! Open immediately!’ The children were intrigued to find out what was inside. Miss Jones opened the box and showed the children two pots. Miss Jones told the children that we will be looking after the caterpillars and watching them grow and […]
On Monday 18th March, six KS2 children made the trip to St Joseph’s College to take part in an U11 Mixed Quicksticks Hockey Competition. We played against 4 other schools, winning once. There was some great determination, skill and sportsmanship on show from our children, which was very pleasing to see. The children really enjoyed […]
On the 13th of March, 5 brave Swans ventured out to East Bergholt High School to compete in the Spelling Bee. The children had to compete against 9 other schools to spell a selection of words to score points. Our team was joined by a former Swan. The children were fantastic, coming third in the […]
The children have been enjoying the new books they received from the ‘Books for Schools’ campaign in the Evening Star and East Anglian newspapers. Thank you again for collecting the tokens and supporting us. Please remember we are now collecting the Lego tokens from the newspaper.
On Thursday 7th March, we celebrated World Book Day. The children came dressed as a range of book characters or in their favourite ‘Elmer’ colour. They also took part in a range of activities, all linked to books. Our parents were invited to a coffee and cake morning and our young councillors (Junior Road Safety […]
On Monday 11th March, all of our Year 6’s made the journey to Martlesham to spend the morning at BT Adastral Park for the annual British Science Week. The children spent half the morning looking at ten different showcases demonstrating the latest technology in retail, robotics, security, TV, hospitals and banks. The second half of […]
The children in Woodpeckers class had the opportunity to work with Mrs Fisk to decorate Elmer. The children decorated their initial with different patterns and created feathers. The children also painted their own square for the patchwork trees. Great work Woodpeckers.
Thursday 6th March saw some of our Year 2 children take part in a Dodgeball Festival at Inspire in Ipswich. The children competed against 8 other schools; they played well, with some great moves, skill and teamwork shown. We were very pleased when we heard our school had won the Fair Play Award – given for […]
The children joined Miss Jones for phonics club after school. The children took played phonics games – reading words and deciding whether the word was a real or nonsense word. Great work Kingfishers.
The children have been learning about place value within 50. The children chose a number from 0 – 50 and represented the number in different ways. They used Numicon, Base Ten, Place Value Counters and the Whole Part Model. Great work Kingfishers.
In Science the children have been investigating different materials and their properties. The children completed an experiment where they investigated which was the best material to make an umbrella from. The children made a prediction, observed carefully and recorded their results. Great experiment Kingfishers.