Visitors

Tractor Visit

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Environment, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visitors, Woodpeckers

On Thursday 6th February, as part as the Tractors Into Schools project, we had a visit from local farmer, James Harris, and his tractor. Each class got a chance to look at the tractor, sit inside it and also ask questions. James explained a lot about the sort of work that the tractor does, the […]

Special Delivery

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Classes, English, Visitors

The children were very pleased to receive their books they had ordered from James Campbell, the visiting author. The children were very excited and are looking forward to reading them. Happy Reading!

The Year of the Rat – Chinese New Year

by | 1 Jan 2020 | Geography, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

The children were very lucky as Mrs Clark came into school and spoke to them about Chinese New Year. The children took part in different activities which included making a lucky red envelope and a Chinese dragon. Mrs Clark showed the children how to do Chinese writing and they enjoyed having a go at it. […]

Amazing Author

by | 1 Jan 2020 | English, Visitors

On Tuesday 14th January,  the children welcomed James Campbell into school. James told the children he was an author, storyteller and a comedian. He told the children lots of poems with actions and the children joined in. James also told the children the Umbrella story, which the children and adults found very funny!!! James told […]

Library Visits

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Community, Facilities, Visitors

The librarians welcomed children from Orchard Barns to the school library. The librarians showed the children around and told them how to use the library. The librarians read the children some stories. Orchard Barns will have the opportunity to visit our library weekly and borrow books to take back to their setting. Thank you for […]

Tractor Visit

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Community, Geography, Kingfishers, Owls, Visitors

James the Farmer brought his tractor to our school today as part of the Suffolk Agricultural Association’s Tractors into Schools initiative. James spoke to the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class about his tractor and his job. The children listened carefully and asked his lots of questions. The children also had the opportunity to sit on the […]

Confusing Computing!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Computing, Swans, Visitors

On Friday, a selection of computing enthusiasts from the Swans class spent the day working with Chris Calver from Rapid Electronics Ltd, who is a Vex Robotics Expert. The children worked together building, coding and practising manoeuvring their robots to complete this year’s Vex IQ Challenge – Next Level. The challenge involves designing, building and […]

Network Rail

by | 6 Jun 2018 | JRSO, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visitors, Woodpeckers

This week, the children welcomed two visitors from Network Rail. Our visitors spoke to the children about the dangers of railway tracks. They were told that many people take shortcuts or trespass on Britain’s railways. The visitors told them about different incidents that take place like young people playing chicken, vandalism such as spraying graffiti and throwing of […]

Stranger Danger

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, Visitors

Denise, the PCSO, came to speak to the Kingfishers about Strangers. They learnt that a stranger is somebody we do not know or trust. They also learnt that they should never go anywhere with a stranger, never take anything from a stranger, never go in a strangers vehicle and to always inform a trusted adult […]

Wedding Dresses

by | 5 May 2018 | History, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

The children in Kingfishers Class were very lucky as they had three visitors to the classroom this week, Mrs Kite, Mrs Allum and Mrs Clark. They had brought in their wedding dresses and photo albums. The children really enjoyed listening to Mrs Kite and Mrs Allum explain who was in the photographs. The children thought the […]

Royal Wedding @ Stratford St Mary

by | 5 May 2018 | History, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

On Wednesday afternoon the children in Kingfisher Class participated in their own ‘Royal Wedding’ of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Reverend Rosalind came to school and carried out the wedding ceremony. The children took on a role and all enjoyed the special occasion. After the wedding the children enjoyed a piece of wedding cake. Thank you to all the parents for […]

Owls’ Drowning Prevention Training

by | 5 May 2018 | Community, Owls, Visitors

On Wednesday 9th May, two lifeguards from Hadleigh pool came to deliver a Drowning Prevention training session to the Owls class. The children were taught what the different flags that you see on the beach meant, and practised spotting dangers in various locations. They looked at some of the equipment that can be used to […]