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Parents & Carers

“Parents are very positive about the school. Pupils enjoy attending this friendly, community school. Expectations for how pupils should behave are high. Pupils are very polite and considerate. They treat others with kindness.”


Ofsted 2023

Sport

Pupils regularly participate in sporting events and compete with other schools in Suffolk.

A Growth Mindset

Confidence, resilience, independence and perseverance. An integral part of our learning and school life.

Our Vision

Read about our vision for the school and how we will achieve it.

Foxes, Badgers, Hedgehogs & Otters

Find out about our house groups and the scores on the leaderboard.

A Creative Curriculum

Discover themes that the children are exploring through curriculum subjects.

Our Caring Ethos

“Pupils thrive in a warm and welcoming environment. Pupils are happy and well cared for. The have excellent relationships with the adults. They enjoy helping each other.”

Ofsted 2023

Green Flag Award

We’ve achieved the Eco-Schools highest standard, the Green Flag.

Our Results

See how our results compare to other schools locally and nationally.

Reading

“The school has ensured that pupils benefit from effective teaching that helps them learn to read…pupils learn to read confidently and fluently.”


Ofsted 2023

Our Awards

We are very proud of the awards and recognition that our school has gained.

Take a Look Around

Use our interactive map to see the spaces and facilities we have at our school.

Learning Without Limits

Stratford St Mary Primary School is a small village primary, set in approximately three acres of land and situated in the heart of the village.  We sit in the Stratford Vale (AONB), on the edge of the Suffolk/Essex border, just off the A12.

We are proud of our little school, our children and our links to the local community. We are committed to enabling every child to ‘Learn without Limits.’ Come and visit us!

At Stratford St Mary Primary School, we take safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns about a child in school, please contact the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead who is Mrs Karen Bilner (also PREVENT lead) or the Alternative Designated Officers who are Miss Rachelle Jones and Mrs Anna Marshall. The Designated Safeguarding Governor is Matt Carney.

If you need any further information, would like a paper copy of any of the information on the website or would like to view our school, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Karen Bilner   –  Headteacher.

Stratford St Mary Primary School is a small village primary, set in approximately three acres of land and situated in the heart of the village.  We sit in the Stratford Vale (AONB), on the edge of the Suffolk/Essex border, just off the A12.

We are proud of our little school, our children and our links to the local community. We are committed to enabling every child to ‘Learn without Limits.’ Come and visit us!

At Stratford St Mary Primary School, we take safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns about a child in school, please contact the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead who is Mrs Karen Bilner (also PREVENT lead) or the Alternative Designated Officer who is Miss Rachelle Jones. The Designated Safeguarding Governor is Matt Carney.

If you need any further information, would like a paper copy of any of the information on the website or would like to view our school, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Karen Bilner   –  Headteacher.

About Our School

Stratford St Mary is a village located in Suffolk, close to the Essex border with excellent transport links to both Colchester and Ipswich, due to the close proximity of the A12.

Our primary school is in the heart of the village. We educate approximately 90 pupils aged 4-11 and there is an independent pre-school based on site. We are a family orientated, caring school providing an excellent and enjoyable education which enables all children to achieve their full potential.

School News

Art – Observational Drawings

Art – Observational Drawings

The children became ‘artists’ and continued with the unit of work - Drawing: Marvellous Marks. The children thought about the question - Can we mark make using pencils to create a simple observational drawing? The children drew their self portraits using a mirror to...

Typography Art

Typography Art

In art, the children have been looking at the work of the multi-disciplinary artist Freyja Crow. They tried to create portraits and using a strong sense of line, then experimented with different styles of typography.  ...

Chalk Mark Making

Chalk Mark Making

The children became ‘artists’ and continued with the unit of work - Drawing: Marvellous Marks. The children thought about the question - Can we explore making marks with chalk? The children were given time to feel the chalk and comment on what they noticed. Mrs Clark...

Schools’ Farm and Country Show

Schools’ Farm and Country Show

On Wednesday 17th April, Years 3, 4 and 5 attended the Schools' Farm and Country Show at Trinity Park in Ipswich. The children were able to take part in lots of different activities looking at all aspects of farming, growing and food production. First we looked at how...

Hall Farm Visit

Hall Farm Visit

The children in Kingfishers Class had a lovely walk to Hall Farm. The children were greeted by Farmer Ed. The children listened carefully to what Farmer Ed had to say about Hall Farm. The children really enjoyed looking at the different animals. The children were able...

JRSOs Speed Check

JRSOs Speed Check

The JRSOs joined the Community Speed Check Team to carry out their weekly speed checks in the village. The Community Speed Check Team carry out the checks in different locations around the village encouraging drivers to drive carefully and to keep to the speed limits....

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