Community

News or posts involving the wider community. e.g open days, engagement with other groups etc

Kindness Hearts for Blackbrook Nursing Home

by | 2 Feb 2021 | Community

During this lockdown the children have written messages of kindness to the local nursing home. The children wanted them to know we are still thinking of them. They each wrote a personal message on a heart to bring them some cheer.

Christmas Community Cheer

by | 1 Jan 2021 | Community, Kingfishers

The Kingfishers Class worked together to create a class Christmas bauble. It looked great and the children coloured in their section very carefully. Miss Cousins stuck the all the pieces together. Miss Cousins is going to take the Christmas bauble to Blackbrook House care home for the residents, to brighten up their Christmas. Great teamwork […]

Thank you!

by | 11 Nov 2020 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

Thank you for your contributions towards the 2020 Poppy Appeal. A fantastic £114.31 was raised.

Carols in the Church

by | 12 Dec 2019 | Community, Owls, School Events, Swans

On Thursday 12th December, the Owls and Swans entertained parents, grandparents, friends and members of the local community at Stratford St Mary church.  The children sang carols & songs, read poems and some passages from the bible, performed a little sketch and told some jokes. They were all very confident and certainly got people into […]

Community Spirit

by | 12 Dec 2019 | Community, Kingfishers, News, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

The community of Stratford St Mary recently joined together to bring some festive cheer to others. The families of the school, the local community, the parishioners of the churches and the Hall Farm Shop & Restaurant community bought Christmas gifts which were then delivered to the FIND charity in Ipswich.  FIND will then distribute these […]

Cycle of Good

by | 12 Dec 2019 | Community, JRSO

The JRSOs walked to the Post Office with a parcel full of used inner tubes. The JRSOs had asked parents and the community to recycle their used inner tubes. The JRSOs sent the parcel to Cycle of Good. Cycle of Good will up-cycle the inner tubes and create new products. Cycle of Good train tailors […]

Thank you!

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Community

A huge thank you to all who donated to this very worthwhile charity.

Elmer Returns

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Community, News

Our Elmer ‘Swanning around in Constable Country’ has been returned to us after his stay in Christchurch Mansion. Elmer’s new home is in the school library. It’s great to have Elmer back and for him to be part of our school again.

The Sun Free Books For School

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Community, Fundraising, Parents

The Sun is offering primary schools the chance to claim a set of free Collins Big Cat books worth over £600. We have registered our school to take part and we need your help to claim this great offer. We need to collect 3,500 tokens which will be printed in The Sun every day from […]

Library Visits

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Community, Facilities, Visitors

The librarians welcomed children from Orchard Barns to the school library. The librarians showed the children around and told them how to use the library. The librarians read the children some stories. Orchard Barns will have the opportunity to visit our library weekly and borrow books to take back to their setting. Thank you for […]

Firework Spectacular

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Community, School Events

Saturday 2nd November saw another spectacular firework event held at our school. It was a wet and blowy day for the preparations, however, the wind and rain stopped just in time for everyone to enjoy food, drinks, live music and an amazing firework display. A massive thank you to all who were involved in preparations […]

National Walk to School Week

by | 5 May 2019 | Community, JRSO

During the week of the 20th of May the children were encouraged to walk to school. The teachers provided walking buses form each end of Strickmere, which meant less cars outside the school gates. Thank you to everyone who participated in walk to school week (even in the rain).