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Marvellous Monster Models!

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, News, Woodpeckers

The children have been learning about different materials in Science and the importance of recycling. They have been writing similes about monsters in Literacy and learning about sculptures in D.T. The children have combined their learning and have been making monster sculptures using junk modelling and recyclable materials. The children worked hard to make their […]

U11 Basketball

by | 2 Feb 2019 | News, PE, Swans

Thursday 12th February saw our Swans take part in the U11 Basketball Tournament. All the children showed a great deal of grit, determination, skill and a desire to win.  Well done!

Woodpeckers Sharing Afternoon

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, News, Parents, Woodpeckers

At a recent sharing session, the Woodpeckers shared their D.T learning with their parents. They have been learning about different types of sculptures. They’ve studied sculptures by Eva Rothschild and looked at how she used lines and points to make her sculptures. The children worked with their parents to make sculptures out of marshmallows and […]

Lego For Schools

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Community, News

Stratford St Mary Primary School will be collecting the ‘Lego for Schools’ tokens which will appear in the Ipswich Star and East Anglian Daily Times, from Saturday 9th February to Friday 3rd May 2019. EVERY school that collects a minimum of 1,000 tokens will receive £50 worth of Lego whilst the top three (as a […]

U11 Girls Futsal

by | 1 Jan 2019 | News, PE, Swans, Trips

Several girls from the Swans class were involved in a Futsal competition at Inspire, Ipswich. The girls competed in 3 matches and whilst we didn’t make it to the play-offs, great skill and determination was shown by all. Well done girls!

Bird Feeders & Birdwatch

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Environment, Kingfishers, News, Science

The children looked at a Powerpoint all about British Birds. The children were able to identify the birds and learnt interesting facts about them. The children were told they were going to take part in the RSPB Birdwatch (next week). The children thought about how they could attract the birds to the wildlife area. The […]

Making Shape Sculptures with Marshmallows

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

On Thursday, the Woodpeckers learned about the work of Eva Rothschild. They looked at different sculptures she had made and used her ideas of straight lines and shapes to make their own sculptures. The children used marshmallows and cocktail sticks to create shape sculptures. Some children joined their sculptures together. The children enjoyed the challenge […]

Freudian Portraits

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Art & Design, News, Owls

Owls class have been looking at a range of British Artists and this week the children studied Lucien Freud.  They looked at a range of pictures produced by the artist and specifically at the painting entitled ‘Girl with a Kitten’. The children re-created this portrait using their own choice of media; all of the portraits […]

Obstacle Course Building in P.E

by | 1 Jan 2019 | News, PE, Woodpeckers

In PE, the Woodpeckers worked in teams to build their own obstacle courses. The children had to choose objects to put into their obstacle course and think of activities to do with each obstacle to make it challenging for the other teams. They had to work together to create a course which linked together and […]

U9 Futsal

by | 1 Jan 2019 | News, PE

On Thursday 17th January, 7 Owls took part in a Futsal competition at Inspire, Ipswich.  The children displayed great skills of attacking, defending and shooting, superb attitude towards their own team and the opposing teams as well as showing a good level of fitness (to run around on a very small pitch during the 10 minute […]

Thank you!

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Community, News

Thank you to all those that donated to this worthy cause. £81 was raised and greatly received by the hospital.

Rock n Roll Panto – Cinderella!

by | 1 Jan 2019 | News, Trips

On Wednesday 17th January, our Owls and Swans enjoyed a trip to the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich  to watch the annual Rock n Roll panto. Actors and musicians delighted the packed theatre with their lively songs and dances based on the story of Cinderella; there was also quite a bit of audience participation (oh yes […]