Community

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

Elmer

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Art & Design, Community, Fundraising

This year, Elmer the Elephant will be celebrating his 30th Birthday. As a school we have decided to be part of ‘Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk’ and help raise money for St Elizabeth Hospice.  We have pledged £750 to have our own sculpture of Elmer and be a part of a big community project. We will […]

Day Three Early Years Garden

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Community, Facilities, Kingfishers

The children enjoyed watching the workmen fix the new equipment together and found out they would have in the garden. The children are very excited to try out the new equipment. Thank you to all involved. We look forward to updating you with how we are using our new equipment very soon.

Day Two Early Years Garden

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Community, Facilities, Kingfishers

The children have been very interested to see how the garden has been developing on day two. The artificial grass has been laid and the equipment has arrived. The children enjoyed watching the men at work again and have asked lots of questions.

Day One Early Years Garden

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Community, Facilities, Kingfishers

Work has began on the Early Years garden. We were very lucky to receive a grant for the work to take place. Pentagon Play are installing the new play surface and equipment. The Reception children are enjoying watching the men at work and have been asking them lots of questions. We are looking forward to […]

Road Safety Week

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Community, JRSO, School Events

During Road Safety Week the children, parents and staff put on their walking shoes and participated in Walk to School week, even in the wet weather. The children participated in different road safety activities during the week. The JRSOs also taught the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class how to cross the road safely. On […]

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 […]

The Greatest Show

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Community, News

Saturday 3rd November saw dry and calm weather and over 1000 people enjoying music, great food and a spectacular fireworks event on our school grounds. The Stratford St Mary fireworks committee had spent months preparing for the event and an enormous amount of time over the weekend (together with a host of volunteers) making sure […]

Gleaming Gold

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Community, Environment

Kingfishers Class received their Gold Wild Challenge Award. The children were very proud of their award and have worked very hard to achieve it. Kingfishers Class have made a considerable contribution to the welfare of the environment and wildlife in their local year. Great work Kingfishers!

Silver Success

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Community, JRSO, News

The JRSOs attended the annual Junior Road Safety Awards Event at Endeavour House in Ipswich. The JRSOs met the Councillor,  the cabinet member for Highways and Transport, listened to presentations from other JRSOs and participated in a question and answer session. The JRSOs were awarded a silver award for their scrapbook which informed others of what […]

Father’s Day Lunch

by | 6 Jun 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, News, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

Thursday 14th June, saw over 40 dads, grandads and male representatives join us for Father’s Day lunch. Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef meal, followed by apple crumble and custard. It was lovely to see so many of you join us; the children certainly enjoyed showing you the lunch time routines and taking […]

Stranger Danger

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, Visitors

Denise, the PCSO, came to speak to the Kingfishers about Strangers. They learnt that a stranger is somebody we do not know or trust. They also learnt that they should never go anywhere with a stranger, never take anything from a stranger, never go in a strangers vehicle and to always inform a trusted adult […]

Walk To School Week

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, JRSO

This week, the children and parents have been participating in ‘Walk to School Week’. The JRSO’s challenged everyone in our school to walk every day during Walk to School Week so we could have a car free zone in Strickmere. Staff provided a ‘Walking Bus’ from both ends of Strickmere to encourage the children and […]