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

JRSOs Speed Check

by | 4 Apr 2024 | Community, JRSO

The JRSOs joined the Community Speed Check Team to carry out their weekly speed checks in the village. The Community Speed Check Team carry out the checks in different locations around the village encouraging drivers to drive carefully and to keep to the speed limits.

Christmas Cheer for Blackbrook House

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class worked together to create a class Christmas display for the residents at Blackbrook House care home for the residents, to brighten up their Christmas. Great teamwork Kingfishers!

Christmas Tree Festival

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

All the children helped to make a Stratford St Mary Primary School Christmas Tree for the Church’s Christmas Tree Festival. The children created a bauble to decorate the tree and drew a memory from a past Christmas. They also made two green handprints to create the Christmas tree. Miss Cousins put the Christmas tree together […]

Five Gifts for Christmas

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Fundraising, Kingfishers, News, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

This term, the children have been talking about kindness, thoughtfulness, sharing, respect and caring and how these values can become an important part of our daily lives.  As a school, we decided to try and spread kindness towards others and asked for some donations for the five gifts of Christmas Appeal.  The children were sent […]

Christmas Cards for the Community

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Community, Kingfishers

The children in Kingfishers Class made Christmas cards for the people in the community. They listened to what they had to do and followed the instructions. The children were asked to use the cork and their finger to make a print. The Christmas cards look lovely and we hope the community like them. Great work […]

Owls’ Sharing Session

by | 11 Nov 2023 | Community, Owls, Parents

On the afternoon of Thursday 16th November, the Owls class were joined by their family members for the first family sharing session of the year. The children worked with their family members to design a poster advertising for the perfect friend. It was lovely to see the children and adults discussing ideas and being creative […]

Food Bank Donation

by | 10 Oct 2023 | Community, Fundraising, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 5th October, we held a Harvest Assembly in the school.  Families were incredibly generous and brought in some non-perishable items which were sent onto the Colchester Food Bank. Thank you all so much for the contributions. The Food Bank was incredibly grateful for the 58.80kg of items donated.  

McMillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning

by | 9 Sep 2023 | Community, PTA

On Friday 29th September, the school hosted a coffee morning and after school cake sale in aid of McMillan Cancer Support.  Thank you to the PTA who organised and ran this event; to those who supplied delicious cakes and those who came to the coffee morning and bought cakes after school.  An amazing £190 was […]

Owls’ Money Sense Workshop

by | 4 Apr 2023 | Community, Owls, Visitors

On Monday 17th April, the Owls took part in a Money Sense workshop, organised by Natwest bank. Sarah, from the bank, came to help us and to talk about her work. The children had to plan a party for a given person. They had to make decisions about things like number of guests and what […]

Easter Greetings

by | 4 Apr 2023 | Community, Kingfishers

The children have been very busy colouring in Easter pictures to go on an Easter Card for the older residents in the village and colouring in bunting for BlackBrook residential home. The cards will be delivered to the residents in the village and the bunting and card have been sent to BlackBrook Residental Home. Well […]

Modeshift Stars Bronze Award

by | 4 Apr 2023 | Community, JRSO

In September 2022 we were presented with our Modeshift Stars Education, Bronze Award, Good Travel Plan 2022. The scheme recognises schools, businesses and other organisations that have shown excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable and active travel. Great work JRSOs.

Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel 2023

by | 4 Apr 2023 | Community, JRSO, News

The children were asked to take part in the Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel 2023 the UK’s largest inter-school cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting challenge. The challenge ran from 20-31 March. The children were encouraged to walk, use a wheelchair, scoot or cycle to school on as many days as possible during the event. The […]