Woodpeckers

Anti Bullying Week

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

This week was Anti Bullying week which meant it  was a very important week for our Anti Bullying Buddies. On Monday the Buddies led the Whole School Assembly introducing our first ever ‘House’ competition! Each House had the afternoon to design a poster promoting ‘Good Friendships’. It was great to see all Key Stages working […]

Brightness Day

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Classes, Community, Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

The JRSO’s have planned  a ‘Brightness Day’ on Friday 27th November 2015 to inform children how important it is to be safe and to be seen, in the winter months. Please encourage your child to come to school in the brightest clothes they have, we are asking for a donation of £1 per child for […]

Christmas Gifts

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Classes, Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

This year, we are collecting gifts for the Salvation Army. Donations can include new items for men, women or children; suggestions are chocolates, ‘smellies’, socks, gloves, new toys and books, colouring books and pencils; your donations can be brought into school either unwrapped or wrapped (if wrapped, please add a little note to say what is inside!). We […]

Sewing Club

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Extracurricular, Woodpeckers

We are learning some basic skills in sewing club, including Miss Jones. We are having lots of fun, even when we keep having to re-thread the needle. Lots of patience needed all round.

School Falls Silent for Two Minutes

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Curriculum, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Over the past few weeks in our whole school and class assemblies, we have been learning about Remembrance Day, the significance of ‘poppies’, the courage and bravery of those who worked and still work in the Armed Forces and the work of the British Legion too. At 11.00am on the 11th November, the whole school […]

Harvest Gifts

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

We received this certificate from the Colchester Foodbank saying ‘thank you’ for our food donations. Your kind contributions for our Harvest Assembly helped to provide 134 meals for people less fortunate than ourselves.

A Massive Thank You

by | 11 Nov 2015 | Classes, Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

A massive thank you to all who contributed to our Macmillan Coffee Morning, we were able to donate £80.00 to this worthwhile cause.  

New School Council Elected

by | 10 Oct 2015 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Our new School Council were recently elected. One of their first decisions was deciding on the ‘Theme’ and ‘Names’ for the ‘House Groups’. It was decided, after much discussion, that the names of the Houses will be ‘Foxes’, ‘Badgers’, ‘Hedgehogs’ and ‘Otters’.

Perfect Pizzas

by | 10 Oct 2015 | Curriculum, Trips, Woodpeckers

As part of their topic based on ‘Food’, Woodpeckers Class visited Pizza Express in Colchester to learn all about what happens in a restaurant and they even got the chance to make and eat their own pizzas!

Rugby World Cup Fever Comes to Stratford St Mary

by | 10 Oct 2015 | Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

The children from Woodpeckers, Owls and Swans, recently had a morning dedicated to Tag Rugby. They took part in lots of different activities and games all linked to Rugby.  A fun time was had by all.  

Ducklings a BIG success!

by | 4 Apr 2015 | Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

The ducklings have been an immense success with all the children and are now enjoying their moments of freedom on our pond! Catching them at the end of the day has proved very entertaining for anyone watching! Thank you to Mrs Martin for allowing to have them in school these last few weeks.