Woodpeckers

Woodpecker Class Assembly

by | 12 Dec 2018 | Achievements, News, Woodpeckers

Last week, it was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their learning from the term. They shared facts about L.S Lowry from their learning in Art and showed off their Lowry cityscapes. The children read parts from their Rainforest Fact Files and sang a rainforest song.  Some children showed their dance routine that they […]

Germs & Waterproof Materials

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Woodpeckers

This half term in Science, the children have been learning about different scientific inventors. Last week, the children learnt about Louie Pasteur and the discovery of germs. They did an experiment with glitter to see how easily germs are spread and the importance of washing hands. Then, this week the children learnt about Charles Macintosh […]

Stratford St Mary School Remembers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visits, Woodpeckers

On Monday 12th November all the children walked down to the church. Whilst there, we saw the the amazing displays which commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the ending of World War 1; we also saw the nine ‘There but not there’ soldiers sitting in the pews. The children read about the 9 brave men […]

Rainforest Researchers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Geography, News, Woodpeckers

This week, Woodpeckers Class have been learning about The Rainforest. They are going to write fact files. To find out about the Rainforest, the children had to use resources to research and answer questions in pairs and on their own which inspired them to take charge of their own learning! The children used non fiction books, […]

Games Club

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

After school some of the Year One and Two children joined Miss Jones for games club. The children enjoyed playing different games. It was lovely to see the children taking turns and playing the games according to the rules.

U7 Futsal Festival

by | 11 Nov 2018 | PE, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 1st October, seven children from the Woodpeckers class took part in an U7 Futsal Festival at Inspire Suffolk. They played 8 matches in total against 4 other schools: St Pancras, Shotley, The Oaks and Bucklesham. There was plenty of fancy footwork, hard work and great sportsmanship on display from the children. They all […]

Harvest Assembly

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Kingfishers, News, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 18th October we hosted our annual harvest assembly.  The children sang a variety of songs, read poems from William Shakespeare, John McCrae and Emily Bronte as well as telling us about harvest around the world. It was lovely seeing so many of you join us for the occasion. Thank you for your kind […]

Woodpecker Sharing Afternoon

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Achievements, News, Parents, Woodpeckers

On Friday afternoon, the Woodpeckers had their parents and relatives into school to share their learning. They showed their parents their research into The Great Fire Of London and chose three pieces of work they were most proud of to sit and share with their parents. The children read their relative their Best Book work and […]

History Detectives

by | 10 Oct 2018 | History, News, Woodpeckers

In History, Woodpeckers Class have been learning about The Great Fire Of London. They have travelled back in time their time machines to 1666 and learnt all about what life was like. Then they took ownership of their own learning by being challenged to use research methods to see if they could find out what happened […]

Retelling A Story Using Actions.

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Woodpeckers

This half term in literacy, the Woodpeckers have been looking at Traditional Tales. The children have learnt the story of The Three Little Pigs and worked in groups to retell part of the story using actions. They worked as a team in unison to retell their part of the tale and had to think of […]

Our Day Out in London

by | 7 Jul 2018 | News, Owls, Swans, Trips, Visits, Woodpeckers

What an amazing day Years  2-6 had in London. Sightseeing on the coach, a trip to the Imperial War Museum for some, a visit to the Cabinet War Rooms for others (and a look at Horse Guards Parade – as well as watching them change the guards) before meeting up at St James Park for […]

Woodpecker Class Assembly

by | 7 Jul 2018 | News, Woodpeckers

Thursday 5th July was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their learning from the past term. They showed off their Maths skills using division and remainders as well as reading some parts of their book reviews that they have been working on. They shared their knowledge of how to help look after the environment by […]