Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel 2024

by | 3 Mar 2024 | News

The children were asked to take part in the Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel 2024 the UK’s largest inter-school cycling, walking, wheeling and scooting challenge. The challenge ran from 11 – 22 March. The children were encouraged to walk, use a wheelchair, scoot or cycle to school on as many days as possible during the […]

School Disco

by | 3 Mar 2024 | News

On the Friday 15th March, the PTA organised a disco for the school children. The children looked fantastic dressed in their party clothes and danced along to music both old and new! Thank you to the PTA for organising the event and to all who helped out on the day.

Water, Nutrients and Gummy Bears

by | 3 Mar 2024 | News

In Science, the children have been learning about how water and nutrients get absorbed into the bloodstream. They carried out an investigation to see what happened to gummy bears when placed in different liquids. There were some interesting discoveries!

Heart & Circulatory System

by | 2 Feb 2024 | News

The Swans have been learning all about the heart and the circulatory system. We started by looking at the structure of the heart and then ‘acted out’ the blood flow through the human  body. After that, the children had the opportunity to dissect the heart so they could see the chambers, vessels and valves. Those […]


by | 2 Feb 2024 | Design Technology, Kingfishers, News

This half term in Design Technology the children have focused on Puppets. The children have learned how to join fabrics together using different methods. The children learned how to pin, staple and glue two pieces of fabric together. The trickiest method was using safety pins, the easiest joining technique was glueing but the most effective […]

Young Voices 2024

by | 1 Jan 2024 | Extracurricular, Music, News, Owls, Swans, Visits

On Friday 19th January, 20 children from Owls and Swans joined nearly 8,000 children from around the country, at the O2 arena, to take part in the Young Voices concert. The children performed with professional artists, including Urban Strides, Natalie Williams and Nandi Bushell. The children behaved wonderfully, performed flawlessly and were a real credit […]

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 […]

The Twinkly Nativity

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Kingfishers, News, School Events, Woodpeckers

The children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class performed The Twinkly Nativity to a packed audience in Stratford St Mary church. The children had lots of fun entertaining the audience with their version of the nativity and were in good voice singing the fun songs. Well done to all of our children – we are very […]

Road Safety Week

by | 12 Dec 2023 | Fundraising, JRSO, News

During the week of Monday 20th – Friday 24th November 2023 the children participated in Road Safety Week. The JRSOs encouraged parents and children to walk to school during this week. On Friday 24th November 2023 the children and staff wore their brightest socks raising money for the Brake charity. The children also entered a […]

The Boy who Harnessed the Wind

by | 12 Dec 2023 | News, Science, Swans

The Swans have been learning about William Kamkambura and how he harnessed the wind to create electricity for his village in Malawi. They were then set the challenge to create a windmill that could lift a small bucket of marbles! The classroom was full of excitement as they watched their windmills in action!

Afternoon Tea for some Special Visitors

by | 11 Nov 2023 | Design Technology, History, News, Swans, Visitors

The Swans had a lovely time providing a WW2 themed ‘afternoon tea’ for the elderly members of their community. They had really enjoyed sharing information about life in the village during WW2 and wanted to say ‘thank you’ for coming into school and sharing their experiences. We have had an amazing half term learning all […]

Henry Moore Shelters

by | 9 Sep 2023 | Art & Design, History, News, Swans

The Swans have been practising creating contour lines in their art work in the style of Henry Moore. His Shelter drawings show people huddled together in the underground stations. The children got into groups of 3 and were photographed in a huddling position. They then used the forward and backward technique, shading techniques and curved […]