Trips

Owl’s Trip To Colchester Castle

by | 2 Feb 2020 | History, Owls, Trips

On Friday 7th February, to tie in with our class work on the Romans, the Owls class took part in a ‘Romans In Colchester’ day at Colchester Castle. We began our day with a Story Tour down in the castle vaults. Our guide, John, explained the early history of Colchester just before, and during, the […]

A Trip To Ipswich Museum

by | 2 Feb 2020 | History, News, Trips, Woodpeckers

On Wednesday 5th February, the Woodpeckers went to Ipswich Museum to take part in an activity day based around the Ancient Egyptians. They got to handle ancient artifacts, try on Egyptian clothing and masks as well as taking part in lots of fun activities. The children enjoyed crawling through the tunnel into the tomb and […]

Museum of East Anglian Life

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Kingfishers, Trips, Visits

On Thursday 7th November Kingfisher Class went on their trip to the Museum of East Anglian Life. The children were very excited when they saw they were travelling on a double decker coach. The children took part in their learning session. The children listened carefully to what Jo had to say. She asked them questions […]

A Rather Regal Day Out

by | 11 Nov 2019 | History, Swans, Trips, Visits

On Friday 8th November, Swans took a trip out to Framlingham Castle. We couldn’t resist a trip to the Castle on the Hill as Queen Mary I resided there in 1553. We had a good look around the castle, and the children were brilliant at looking at the evidence in the stone to decide what […]

National Forestry Day

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Community, News, Trips

On Thursday 21st March we celebrated ‘National Forestry Day’ with the children from Orchard Barns. They sent us a letter inviting us to take part in a bug house building competition. The children worked in groups creating a bug home. They collected different materials from the wood area and worked together to build their structure. […]

Spelling Bee Success

by | 3 Mar 2019 | English, Swans, Trips, Visits

On the 13th of March, 5 brave Swans ventured out to East Bergholt High School to compete in the Spelling Bee. The children had to compete against 9 other schools to spell a selection of words to score points. Our team was joined by a former Swan. The children were fantastic, coming third in the […]

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!

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 […]

Pen Pal Visit

by | 7 Jul 2018 | Kingfishers, Trips, Visits

The children were very excited as they were going on a trip to visit their pen pals at Eyke Primary School. The children really enjoyed the fact that they were able to see over the Orwell bridge! When they arrived at Eyke School, Ash class greeted them with banners. The children had the opportunity to chat with […]

Our Day Out in London

by | 7 Jul 2018 | News, Owls, Swans, Trips, Visits, Woodpeckers

What an amazing day Years  2-6 had in London. Sightseeing on the coach, a trip to the Imperial War Museum for some, a visit to the Cabinet War Rooms for others (and a look at Horse Guards Parade – as well as watching them change the guards) before meeting up at St James Park for […]

Hall Farm Visit

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Trips

The children walked sensibly in pairs up to Hall Farm. They followed instructions and stayed in their pairs, walking slowly across the road when told to do so. They arrived at the farm and were met by the farmer who led them around the farm trail. They looked at the animals and asked questions, listening to […]

The Schools’ Farm and Country Show 2018

by | 4 Apr 2018 | Owls, Trips

On Thursday 19th April, the Owls class went to the Schools’ Farm and Country Show at Trinity Park in Ipswich. There was so much to see and do. In the morning, we had a ride on a tractor, examined some of the latest farming technology and then went to the animal barn, where we got […]