News or posts involving the wider community. e.g open days, engagement with other groups etc
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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).
On Thursday 16th May, many of the parents of Owls class came in for a shared learning session. In Science, the children have been working on the topic of Sound and had been looking at high and low sounds and how they are made. With the help of their parents, the children had to apply […]
Miss Jones entered Kingfishers Class to take part in Fillpots Schools Sunflower Competition. The children were told they were competing to grow the tallest sunflower. The children helped Miss Walker to plant the seeds. Miss Walker read the children the list of things of how best to grow the sunflowers.The children will be caring for […]
On Tuesday 26th March, Kingfishers Class visited Penrose Vets to consolidate their learning about animals this half term. When we arrived at the vets we met veterinary nurse, Janet. Janet showed us the vets room and talked about what vets do and what animals need. Janet showed the children her pet tortoise called Sheldon. The […]