Swans

Residential – A Roaring Success

by | 8 Aug 2019 | News, Swans, Visits

On Monday, 8th July, Mr Bassett, Mrs Bilner & Mrs Edwards took 26 excited Swans on a 5 day long residential trip to PGL, Caythorpe Court, Lincolnshire. Setting off just after 9.15am, we made the drive up the A14 to Hinchingbrooke Country Park in Huntingdon for a picnic lunch, a play on the park and […]

Summer Vacation – The Musical!

by | 7 Jul 2019 | Parents, School Events, Swans

On Thursday 18th July, the Swans class entertained a packed hall by performing their play’ We’re all going on a Summer Holiday’.  The story line was based on a family trip to the Poplins Holiday Camp.   There was some brilliant acting, singing and fantastic ‘one-liners’! Thank you to all involved in creating this amazing production […]

Sizzling Sports Day Success

by | 7 Jul 2019 | Achievements, House Groups, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, PE, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

Friday 5th July saw the annual sports day at the school.  The sun shone, crowds gathered and children enjoyed a variety of events; the atmosphere was fantastic! Otters were the victorious winners and gained 40 house points! Well done. Thank you to all who helped with the preparations beforehand and to those who helped on […]

Archaeology Club

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Extracurricular, History, Owls, Science, Swans

This half term, Mrs Marshall is running a lunchtime Archaeology club for children in Owls and Swans classes. Over the last two weeks, the children had to work together to chip dinosaur bones out of rock. It was very difficult, and took them a long time. Once all the bones were out, the children had […]

Pyjamarama Day

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Friday 7th June  the children (and adults) came to school in their pyjamas to celebrate Pyjamarama day donating 50p to the BookTrust charity. The children enjoyed a range of activities and enjoyed having stories read to them by different adults. We raised over £60 for the BookTrust charity. Thank you for your support, the […]

Stratford’s Sports Update

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Achievements, PE, Swans

May was a great month at Stratford St Mary School for Sport and PE. In the two sporting competitions, U11 Swimming and U11 Netball, we achieved 6th place in both events, with 12 teams competing altogether in the Swimming and 16 teams in the Netball. A huge well done to all children involved and a […]

Favourite Footwear Day

by | 5 May 2019 | Fundraising, JRSO, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 22nd May the children and staff wore their favourite footwear to school and donated £1 to our Elmer project. There was a range of different footwear from flashing trainers to monster slippers. We raised £80. Thank you to everyone who took part and donated money.

Sorting Shapes with Swans

by | 5 May 2019 | Maths, Swans

In Maths, Year 5 have been looking at properties of 2D and 3D shapes. We sorted lots of different regular and irregular shapes by their properties, such as number of sides, faces, angles and many more! The children had to decide on the categories for their Venn diagrams, and could explain why the shape belonged […]

Awesome Angles!

by | 5 May 2019 | Maths, Swans

Recently, we have been learning all about angles! The Swans had to find, measure and describe all of the acute, obtuse and reflex angles that were on their table. The children also completed the challenge of finding alternate, corresponding and vertically opposite angles- and could explain how they knew where they were! Well done Swans! […]

Cross Country at RHS

by | 5 May 2019 | Owls, PE, Swans

Recently, 24 children from Owls and Swans braved the rain to compete at a Cross-Country event held at the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook. The year 4 children’s course was 1,500m, whereas the Year 5 and 6 children’s course was 2,200m long. The children were nervous but extremely determined and they all finished the race […]

Goodbye Elmer

by | 4 Apr 2019 | Art & Design, Community, Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Monday 25th March, we said goodbye to our finished Elmer as he was returned to the Elmer team ready for photographs to be taken for the trail. We have all enjoyed taking part in the decoration of Elmer and are very pleased with how our Elmer looks. We would like to say a big […]

Converting Measures

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Maths, Swans

On Thursday, the Swans class were learning how to convert from miles to kilometres in Maths. We worked out that we needed to divide the miles by 5 and multiply by 8 to work out the equivalent kilometres. The children were set the task of working out the distance in miles from Stratford St Mary […]