Category: News

A successful term of sport for Muntjacs!

Muntjacs have not only been busy in the classroom this term, but have also represented St. Giles’ at a variety of sporting competitions. The children have competed in Volleyball, Football and Basketball events as well as a fantastic recent win at the Hedingham small schools Dodgeball competition. Well done to all of our athletes for …

Advent window grand reveal!

Thank you to all of those that attended our advent window reveal on Monday evening. The children and staff have been hard at work preparing a Bethlehem scene for all to enjoy. The window, at the front of the school, will be lit up for a few hours each evening for the duration of the …

Muntjac’s maths lessons get slimey!

On Friday last week, Muntjacs enjoyed a maths lesson on ‘ratio and proportion’ – with a difference! The children have been learning all about dividing an amount between two groups using a ratio (e.g 2:3). The class had to use their knowledge of proportion to calculate the correct amount of ingredients to make their slime. …

Muntjac’s trip to the Royal Observatory, London!

On Wednesday, Muntjac class went on an exciting adventure to London with Owl class from St Andrew’s. To complement our ‘Earth and Space’ Science topic, we visited Greenwich to see the Prime Meridian Line, the Royal Observatory, the Peter Harrison Planetarium and the National Maritime Museum. Everyone had a great time exploring the exhibitions, looking …

Our Visit To Daws Hall

We enjoyed a fantastic day exploring Daws Hall Nature Reserve in Bures. We all wrapped up warm and spent the day learning outside amongst nature. The first task was orienteering and developing our map reading skills. We used our knowledge of river vocabulary too as we worked on our tasks. After lunch we enjoyed collecting …

Super Saver Squirrels

Squirrel class enjoyed a visit from the Ipswich Building Society. They led several different money themed activities throughout the morning, including shopping games. The children considered the type of things they might like to save up for! They then put their ideas onto a class savings tree! A fun filled Maths morning.

Hedgehog Class Visit the Farm!

We had a brilliant day at Boydells Farm and we enjoyed meeting all of the animals. We all had a go at feeding, stroking and holding each of the animals and we learnt so much about each one. At lunchtime we had fun exploring the stream and pretending not to wake up the crocodile that …

A Trip to the Park!

As a treat during the last week Hedgehog Class spent the morning over on the field. We took some of our favourite things to do and sat in the shade under the trees. We even took our snack and had a play on the park before returning to school for lunch!

Baking Bread in Hedgehog Class

To help us learn about farms and where our food comes from we read the story ‘The Little Red Hen’ in Hedgehog Class. We decided to write our own instructions to make bread and then test them out! We had great fun kneading the dough and we practised using our super strong muscles! I think …

A Royal Wedding Celebration!

We had great fun in Hedgehog Class celebrating the royal wedding! We made cupcakes and crowns and had our own party! We decorated and ate our very yummy cakes and then played lots of party games!

Musical Assembly

Hedgehog Class have been busy throughout the summer term learning different songs with Mr Munson on a Friday afternoon. They were so fantastic that they performed one song in front of the whole school in assembly! They listened carefully to when they needed to play their chime bars and they sang with confidence! Well done …

Squirrel Class Gymnastics

Squirrel class thoroughly enjoyed their weekly sessions at the Sudbury Gymnastics club. Here are some pictures from their final session, where the children got to show their families and their teacher some of the things they had been working on! Really impressive, well done everyone.

Rapid Fire Cricket!

Earlier this term, some of the Year 3 children attended a Rapid Fire Cricket event at The Ramsey Academy. There were lots of different schools represented and the children enjoyed learning this new form of cricket. It was a fantastic afternoon and the team were amazing, coming second overall. Fantastic team work and determination was …

Story Writing in Badgers!

In Badger class, we have been very busy exploring fairy tales. As well as reading the stories, using computers- we created new front cover designs for our favourites stories and we worked in groups to discuss our best and worst stories with reasons. We retold Hansel and Gretel with pictures and actions, we wrote a …

An Egg-citing Egg Hunt!

The Easter Bunny hid these pictures! They are too cute not to share-this is Badger class on an Easter Egg Hunt. Pure joy and egg-citment! [category; badgers, news]

A Sunny Wiggery Wood Visit!

It was lovely and sunny at the woods today and we enjoyed running and hiding among the bluebells. We also made some ‘leaf burgers’ by sawing wood and placing a leaf in between them! We decorated them with Terry’s pens and tied them with elastic bands. Here are some photographs of what we got up …

Bluebells in the Woods

The woods looked beautiful today covered in bluebells and the children enjoyed looking at them and smelling them as they explored. We also had some sticky postcards which we filled with different leaves, sticks, feathers and flowers that we could find. The children demonstrated great care today and they were careful not to stand on …

Easter in Hedgehog Class

We had a visit from the Easter bunny on our last day of school and he left us clues and a special treasure hunt! We worked together to read each clue to find the next part of the hunt. We were so lucky and he left us all a chocolate egg! We definitely deserved our …

Easter at Wiggery Wood

We had great fun at Wiggery Wood last week! The Easter bunny had hidden lots of numbers around the woods for us to find. When we found them all they made a special message which led us to underneath the wheelbarrow. Under the wheelbarrow we found some chocolate eggs for us to share! We also …

Easter Disco!

Here are a selection of photographs from both the Infant disco and Junior disco!