Author Archive: Mrs Bilner

Fabulous Fireworks

Saturday evening saw the 4th annual firework event at the school.  The grounds were  busy with people enjoying burgers, hog roast, mulled wine and other delicious items before watching the spectacular firework display and lighting of the bonfire.  All the…
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Football Fun

Mr Bassett and Mrs Bilner took some of our Year 2 boys to a football competition held at Inspire in Ipswich. The 5 a side tournament was attended by approximately 20 other primary schools.  The boys played 10 matches; won…
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VolleyBall Enrichment

On Tuesday, Mr Leroux taught the children some skills, rules and tactics associated with volleyball.  They learnt new vocabulary such as ‘dig’, ‘set, ‘serve’, ‘smash’ and block. They used balloons to practise passing and catching in small groups before playing…
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Poetry Success

Several poems from Key Stage 2 were submitted to the Suffolk Young Poets Competition. One of our Year 5’s was successful in being commended for her poem and attended an awards ceremony and workshop. Well done!

Table Tennis

8 children from the Swans class recently took part in a table tennis tournament.  The 4 boys and 4 girls, competed against other schools at St. Joseph’s College in Ipswich.  Everyone played really well with the girls making the semi-finals.…
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Thank you Halfords!

On Wednesday 21st June, Robin and Bob from Halfords in Colchester paid the school a visit. They worked with the Swans class to discuss cycle safety. The children learnt how to check different parts of their bike, how to repair a tyre…
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Kwik Cricket

On Tuesday 20th June, a selection of Swans took part in the Kwik Cricket tournament at Chantry Park. It was a very warm afternoon, but all the children played well as a team; there was some fantastic batting, some amazing…
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Father’s Day Lunch

Thursday 15th June saw just short of 50 dads, granddads and uncles join us for our annual Father’s Day lunch.  Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast dinner, followed by a favourite of cornflake cake and custard (brought back happy…
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