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Residential – A Roaring Success

by | 8 Aug 2019 | News, Swans, Visits

On Monday, 8th July, Mr Bassett, Mrs Bilner & Mrs Edwards took 26 excited Swans on a 5 day long residential trip to PGL, Caythorpe Court, Lincolnshire. Setting off just after 9.15am, we made the drive up the A14 to Hinchingbrooke Country Park in Huntingdon for a picnic lunch, a play on the park and […]

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

by | 7 Jul 2019 | News

Thursday 4th July was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work from the half term. They shared their Literacy learning about fables and some children read their fables. Then they based the rest of their assembly on teaching a moral to the rest of the school. The children used their Science learning and […]

Testing Pirate Paddy’s Lunchbox

by | 7 Jul 2019 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about Pirate Paddy and the problems with his lunch box. They had to design a lunchbox that could be passed across a rope, withstand waves and rain from the sea, withstand being pecked at by seagulls and deliver the lunch safely to the other ship without damaging […]

Glorious Gold

by | 6 Jun 2019 | JRSO, News, School Events

The JRSOs attended the annual Junior Road Safety Awards Event at Endeavour House in Ipswich. The JRSOs listened to presentations from other JRSOs and participated in a question and answer session. The JRSOs were awarded a gold award for their scrapbook which informed others of what they had done to encourage and promote road safety […]

Investigating Climate Change

by | 6 Jun 2019 | News

This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about climate change. They have been learning about the effects of greenhouse gases on the environment and took part in an experiment to see if our world is heating up as a result of greenhouse gases. Too many green house gases are making our world hotter and […]

Elmers On Parade

by | 6 Jun 2019 | News, School Events

Elmer’s Big Parade Suffolk trail went live this weekend (Saturday 15th June 2019)! There are 55 Elmer sculptures out in Ipswich as well as 84 young Elmers. Our Elmer – ‘Swanning Around in Constable Country’ is in the Mansion Herd (Christchurch Mansion). Try and go and have a look and do the trail – all […]

A Top Secret Surprise!

by | 5 May 2019 | News, Woodpeckers

The Woodpeckers have been training to become secret agents! They had to complete a series of Secret Agent Training Sessions (SATS) to become secret learning agents and have enjoyed their secret missions! Today, as the children had finished their missions, a letter arrived labelled: ‘CLASSIFIED! TOP SECRET!’ The letter was from Secret Agent HQ and […]

Suffolk Show

by | 5 May 2019 | News

Our Elmer ‘Swanning around Stratford’ will be at the Suffolk Show on Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th May 2019. If you are going, make sure you pop in and have a look at all of the young Elmer’s on display. They will be on Stand 247 (blue). You will also be able to pick up […]

Perfect Pasta Salad!

by | 5 May 2019 | News

This half term, the Woodpeckers have been learning about healthy diets. They have learnt about where food comes from and how to have a balanced diet. They designed their own healthy pasta salads and thought about the ingredients that they would like to use. The children chopped and prepared their ingredients to make their own […]

Woodpeckers Sharing Afternoon

by | 5 May 2019 | News, Woodpeckers

Recently, the Woodpeckers shared their learning of position and direction with their parents. They have been learning about quarter, half, three quarter and full turns; going clockwise and anti-clockwise. Some children used the Ipads to programme the beebots to reach the correct flower using positional language, some children had to cut and stick gruffalo pictures […]

Archie’s Arrival

by | 5 May 2019 | Kingfishers, News

The children in Kingfishers Class have been celebrating the arrival of the royal baby. The children were given the challenge of naming the baby. The year one children thought of a name for each letter of the alphabet and the reception children thought of their favourite name. The children found out the weight of our […]

Weighing, Measuring and Comparing in Woodpeckers.

by | 5 May 2019 | News

This half term The Woodpeckers have been focusing on ‘Shape, space and measure’ in the Maths and have been measuring different things. They used cm and m to measure the distances cars travelled along the floor; g and kg to measure objects and ml and l to measure how much water was in the jugs. […]