School Events

Harvest Assembly

by | 10 Oct 2016 | Classes, Community, Parents, School Events

On Friday afternoon, we welcomed parents and carers to join us for our Harvest assembly. All the classes shared readings, songs, poems and prayers. Thank you for all the donations of food goods which will be donated to the Colchester Food Bank.

Money, Money, Money

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Classes, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

On Friday the children were very excited as it was finally the day for the classes to present their products for the ‘Mini Enterprise’ which was launched during Money Week. The children with their teacher set up their stalls with their products and posters ready for the end of school sale. The children were fantastic at encouraging […]

Sports Day Success

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Achievements, Classes, PE, School Events

Thursday saw Stratford St Mary host sports day.  All the children took part in various events; throwing, jumping, sprinting and a fun run. Children gained points for their house group for how far they threw and jumped and then competed against each other in the sprint, fun run and relay races. Blue Badger house were the […]

JRSOs On Radio Suffolk

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Achievements, Community, JRSO, School Events

The JRSOs were interviewed by Radio Suffolk, they talked proudly about what they had done to promote road safety within school. The  JRSOs were asked lots of questions which they answered confidently; Mrs Bilner and Miss Jones were also interviewed. The JRSOs then travelled to Endeavour House in Ipswich for the JRSOs Awards Ceremony where they were awarded a silver award […]

Stratford St Mary Gains Gold

by | 7 Jul 2016 | Achievements, Classes, Curriculum, Extracurricular, PE, School Events

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a GOLD mark from The School Games. This is a fantastic recognition for the amount of sport within curriculum and extra-curricular time that we have dedicated to the subject over the last school year. In addition to this, the amount of tournaments entered and our commitment […]

Bike To School Week

by | 6 Jun 2016 | Classes, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

The JRSOs encouraged the children to take part in Bike to School Week which was held from 13th – 17th June 2016. Despite the weather lots of children took the challenge and came to school on their bike or scooter. The JRSO’s also held a competition to design the bike for the future. Lots of […]

Walk To School Week

by | 5 May 2016 | Classes, Community, Kingfishers, Owls, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

The children, parents and staff joined together to participate in ‘Walk to School Week’. The JRSO’s organised the event asking for children and parents to try and walk to school and to make Strickmere a car free zone for the week. Everyday this week staff have been providing a ‘walking bus’ from both ends of Strickmere. The […]

Fun at the Farm Show

by | 4 Apr 2016 | Curriculum, Owls, School Events, Trips

On Thursday 21st April, Owls class joined approximately 4000 other Suffolk School children at Trinity Park for the annual Schools Farm and Country Show.  They were able to take part in many different activities.  They made their own fruit smoothies using ‘pedal power’, ate fruit kebabs, tried ‘mushy peas’, learnt about wheat, malt, sugar beet, beans […]

Swans Class Assembly

by | 4 Apr 2016 | Achievements, School Events, Swans

On Friday 15th April, it was the Swans Class Assembly. The children read some of the newspaper reports they had been writing, and reported on recent class events, such as biscuit making, Bikeability and the basketball tournament. The highlight was the investigative work that the children had produced for World Maths Day last term. All […]

Easter Eggstravaganza!

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Classes, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

We finished the end of term with an Easter Assembly. Parents, grandparents and friends of the school joined us for songs, poems and readings. Swans retold the Easter story, Owls read some of their own poems, including an Easter rap; Woodpeckers told the story of ‘We’re going on an Easter Egg hunt’ and re-told the […]

Spring Assembly

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Achievements, Curriculum, Kingfishers, Parents, School Events, Visitors

The children in Kingfisher Class hosted the assembly this week and told the parents and the rest of the school what they had learnt about Spring. The children shared their work, which included checklists of items found in spring, sentences about what they see in spring, ‘what am I’ poems of spring items, measuring daffodils with rulers, paintings […]

Mother’s Day Lunch

by | 3 Mar 2016 | Classes, Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Parents, School Events, Swans, Woodpeckers

Today children and mums (and grandmums) enjoyed a belated Mother’s Day lunch.  Rachel, the cook, prepared a roast chicken dinner followed by sticky toffee pudding and custard.  There were lots of empty plates and very full tummies! It was lovely seeing so many of you join us for this special lunch.