Visits

Visit To The Vets

by | 4 Apr 2019 | Community, Kingfishers, Visits

On Tuesday 26th March, Kingfishers Class visited Penrose Vets to consolidate their learning about animals this half term. When we arrived at the vets we met veterinary nurse, Janet. Janet showed us the vets room and talked about what vets do and what animals need. Janet showed the children her pet tortoise called Sheldon. The […]

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 […]

British Science Week 2019

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Computing, Science, Swans, Visits

On Monday 11th March, all of our Year 6’s made the journey to Martlesham to spend the morning at BT Adastral Park for the annual British Science Week. The children spent half the morning looking at ten different showcases demonstrating the latest technology in retail, robotics, security, TV, hospitals and banks. The second half of […]

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 […]

Stratford St Mary School Remembers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Community, Kingfishers, Owls, Swans, Visits, Woodpeckers

On Monday 12th November all the children walked down to the church. Whilst there, we saw the the amazing displays which commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the ending of World War 1; we also saw the nine ‘There but not there’ soldiers sitting in the pews. The children read about the 9 brave men […]

CSI Friday!

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Science, Swans, Visits

On Friday 12th October, the year 6’s of Swans class ventured out to East Bergholt High School to help solve the mystery of the disappearing watch! The children had to whittle down the suspects by trying their hands at DNA extraction using pineapple juice; blood sampling, where they had to discover who shared the same […]

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 […]

Kate Greenaway Book Event

by | 6 Jun 2018 | English, News, Swans, Visits

Three of the Swans class recently visited East Bergholt High School to take part in a book event. Before the event, our school and other local primary schools received a book (a different one for each school).  Each school had to present their book to the others before deciding on the overall favourite. Thank you […]

Crossroads @ ABC Pre School

by | 11 Nov 2017 | Community, JRSO, Swans, Visits

The JRSOs visited ABC Pre School to teach the children how to cross the road safely. The JRSOs demonstrated to the children how to do it correctly and supported the children to walk across the road. The children really enjoyed having the JRSOs visit them. Well done JRSOs, great work.  

Swans Visit the Coast

by | 10 Oct 2017 | Geography, Swans, Visits

As part of their geography topic on Coasts, Swans class visited Walton on the Naze. They had a visit to the Naze tower where Michelle our tour guide explained how the building was originally a lighthouse and an important building during World War 2. She explained about coastal erosion around the area and how there is […]