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Anti-Bullying Week #ChooseKindness

by | 11 Nov 2018 | News

This week the Anti-Bullying Ambassadors have been very busy! They had a meeting to discuss what they would like to do for Anti-Bullying week and this weeks’ house group activities were based on what they came up with. Today the children looked at the #ChooseKindness anti-bullying initiative and discussed the importance of kind words. The anti-bullying […]

Robotics @ BT

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Computing, News, Swans, Visits

On Friday 10th November, the Year 5 children went to BT @ Adastral Park to take part in a Crumble Bot session. The children were tasked with creating a program that would enable the Crumble Bot Car to flash different coloured lights; to make it stop when it came across a black line and to […]

Spencer Bear’s Birthday

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Design Technology, English, Kingfishers, Maths, News

The children received a letter from Spencer’s Mummy explaining that it was going to be Spencer Bear’s Birthday and she wanted the children to plan a party for him. The Year One children wrote Spencer Bear’s Mummy a letter explaining what they were going to do – the Reception children wrote invitations, made birthday cards and bunting, […]

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 […]

Remembrance Day Medals

by | 11 Nov 2018 | English, History, News, Owls

This week in school is Remembrance Week. As part of this topic, the Owls class made Remembrance Day medals. The children had to listen to Mrs Marshall very carefully and follow her instructions. To tie in with their Literacy work, the children then wrote instructions for how to make the medals. Well done Owls!

Poppy Wreaths

by | 11 Nov 2018 | House Groups, News

The children worked in their house groups to create a poppy wreath. They worked in pairs and drew round each hand, one on green paper to represent the leaf and the other hand on red to represent the poppy; they then cut out their hand-prints before they were arranged into a wreath shape. The poppy […]

Forest Fun Fireworks

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Environment, News

Miss Jones showed the children a clip on the computer of fireworks; she then asked the children to look carefully at the shapes they made and the colours. The children were able to tell Miss Jones what shapes they made and the colours they saw. The children put on their wellington boots and headed outside. […]

Rainforest Researchers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Geography, News, Woodpeckers

This week, Woodpeckers Class have been learning about The Rainforest. They are going to write fact files. To find out about the Rainforest, the children had to use resources to research and answer questions in pairs and on their own which inspired them to take charge of their own learning! The children used non fiction books, […]

Puzzling Prime Numbers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Maths, News, Swans

Recently in Swans class, the children have been investigating prime numbers. They had to work out how many prime numbers there are between 1-100, using everything they had learnt; multiples, factors and their times tables! To make it more fun, it was a competition with prizes. Congratulations to our winners!

Firework Art

by | 11 Nov 2018 | News

Some of the Woodpeckers have been very busy completing some artwork whilst the others were out at a tournament. The children watched and listened to fireworks on the Smart board and used this as inspiration for their art. The children used rulers and pencils to draw out their fireworks, then they covered their pencil lines […]

Harvest Assembly

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Kingfishers, News, Owls, Parents, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 18th October we hosted our annual harvest assembly.  The children sang a variety of songs, read poems from William Shakespeare, John McCrae and Emily Bronte as well as telling us about harvest around the world. It was lovely seeing so many of you join us for the occasion. Thank you for your kind […]

Woodpecker Sharing Afternoon

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Achievements, News, Parents, Woodpeckers

On Friday afternoon, the Woodpeckers had their parents and relatives into school to share their learning. They showed their parents their research into The Great Fire Of London and chose three pieces of work they were most proud of to sit and share with their parents. The children read their relative their Best Book work and […]