Children in need! #CiN

Children in Need at Beccles Primary Academy! As you are aware, on Friday 18th November it is Children in Need day. As a school we plan to raise as much money as possible to donate to this fantastic charity. Children are invited into school in...

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The Blue Mile

This year we will be promoting healthier eating and physical activity to our children. I have created our very own Blue Mile, only available to Beccles Primary Academy children! On the playground we now have a blue line painted around it. Children will be...

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Y4 Athletics Tournament #BecclesPASport

On Friday 17th June 2016, our Year 4 Athletics Team made their way to Sir John Leman High School to participate in this years competition. The competition was split into separate events, with each child/team participating individually. The events were: – 100m Sprint –...

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1 day left! #JoinOurTeam

Do you have the wow factor? There is only one day left to get in an application to join our teaching team!  We are a school that ‘goes the extra mile’ and so are looking for a Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2...

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Year 5 Football Tournament

On Wednesday 23rd March 2016 our Year 5 Football Teams participated in the Beccles School Sports Partnership football tournament at Sir John Leman High School. With very little training our teams were fantastic and played in some entertaining, end to end games! Our boys team finished...

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A Royal Reply #GuessWho

Year 2 have received a very exciting letter from Buckingham Palace.  In the Autumn term Year 2 studied Queen Elizabeth II and her family as part of our whole school ‘Guess Who’ theme and wrote letters to her, which Miss Hannant posted off.  How...

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Art Club #watercolours #newskills @OliverJeffers

Inspired by our learning theme, Art Club have ‘stepped into a story’ written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers and learnt some new skills to become illustrators themselves! Oliver Jeffers combines painting with collage to create his fabulous illustrations in ‘The Incredible Book Eating Boy‘....

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UKS2 Indoor Athletics Tournament

On Wednesday 20th January 2016, Our Year 5 and 6 Athletics team travelled to Waterlane Leisure Centre to participate in the biggest partnership tournament in history! Our team went to the event with little training, however managed to finish in a reasonable 16th place!...

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PE Trip #ITFC #PEandsport

On the first day of the Christmas holidays, Miss Clarke and Mr Herrington took eight children down to Portman Road to see Ipswich Town play Derby County. The children enjoyed the excitement of the game although eating the contents of their packed lunches seemed to...

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Athlete visit #peandsport

Miss Clarke and Mr Garrood are very excited to announce that a GB Athlete will be visiting our school on Wednesday 10th February. We are keeping the name of our visitor under our hats until January 18th when all will be revealed in assembly! #peandsport

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Stars in their eyes! #science #space

Last week Topaz class walked up to Sir John Leman High School as we were kindly invited to visit the mobile planetarium that they had in their school. The children had the most fun climbing through the tunnel to get into the planetarium however,...

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Blue Army

What a fabulous evening we had at Portman Road on Friday. Unfortunately Ipswich lost against Middlesborough, although Lauren was secretly pleased, but that did not dampen our spirits as we were still entertained with a great game of football. Sophie even thought that one...

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Exciting PE news!!!

Following the success of our karate day, Miss Clarke has just secured a five week karate after school club with Total Karate Fitness starting after February half term. Keep an eye out next term for the letter #peandsport

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Year 5 Science #chemicalreactions

Great to see so may parents at the Year 5 Science afternoon! Magnetite class were mixing milk and vinegar to make an irreversible change. We found that the two liquids curdle to create a new material called casein plastic. This was used about 100...

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ITFC Tickets #peandsport #itfc

Excitement kicked in this afternoon when the tickets turned up for the Ipswich Town matches coming up next month. We now have one spare ticket for Friday 4th December and two for Saturday 19th December. See Miss Clarke or Mr Garrood tomorrow if you...

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Karate Day

This Wednesday we have a visitor from Traditional Karate and Fitness who will be in our sports hall all day working with every class. Workshops will run throughout the day for children to experience a taste of some of the skills of karate. Please...

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WANTED for school !

We are looking to create something magical at school this Christmas ! If you have any old, unused or unwanted Christmas trees and decorations ( large or small ) we could make good use of them at school. Please drop them in asap –...

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Maths in the local area

Year 2 braved the weather to walk to the local shop today to put into practice what they have been learning this week in the classroom. Miss Clarke and Miss Hannant decided to give the children an opportunity to experience ‘Maths’ in a real...

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Shiny new gates!

If you’ve been past or to our school in the last few days you’ll have seen the shiny new ‘Beccles Red’ paint on our gates!  To top off our new look, our smart ‘Beccles Primary’ signs have arrived – big thanks to Mr Sims for putting these...

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Blue Army!

We are so proud to announce that we have a mini celebrity among our Year 6’s after a certain Football fixture last Saturday…. Our very own Super Striker Max Nixon was the official mascot on Saturday 17th October for the Ipswich Town V Huddlesfield...

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Year 2 Football Frenzy

David Beckham was our Guess Who person last week so we decided to have a football afternoon! A massive thank you to the PE students from Lowestoft Sixth Form College who ran the four different activities for both of our Year 2 classes as...

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U9 Football Tournament

On Saturday 10th October 2015, our U9 Mixed Football team made their way to Saint Felix School to represent Beccles Primary Academy at the annual football tournament. Teams were split into 2 leagues, with the top 2 teams going through to the semi finals....

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Year 3 Matball Tournament

On Friday 9th October 2015, our Year 3 Matball teams made their way to Sir John Leman High School to represent our school at the Beccles Schools Sports Partnership Matball Tournament, hosted by GCSE PE students. Teams entering the tournament were split into 2...

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Beccles Primary in the news!

Some of our children taking part in the circus skills workshops this week made the front page of the Beccles and Bungay today! Click here to see the full article. There is one more chance to see the fabulous show, starring our own Beccles Primary Circus Troupe,...

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The circus comes to town!

From the moment the Big Top went up on Monday, the excitement in school has been palpable!  Tuesday morning saw our usual assembly migrating to the tent for a demonstration of circus skills including juggling, swinging from a trapeze and unicycling. During Tuesday and...

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Welcome to our new website!

Our new Beccles Primary Academy website is now live!  It’s an ongoing project and we hope to add lots more in the coming weeks.  Have a look at see what you think – we would appreciate feedback.  Please email your comments to kcracknell@becclesprimaryacademy.org  and your comments...

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Topaz’s Surprise Box!

Topaz class had a surprise box turn up in the classroom on Monday and we discussed what might be inside. The box was labelled as FRAGILE. When we opened it up there was a dinosaur egg inside! Today we debated whether or not we...

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Music at Crowfoot

The Spring term has been a very industrious and creative time in the Music lessons across the school. Year 1 have been singing, learning new songs and polishing their favourites. They have been learning to play from ear, the first seven notes of Mary...

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Key Stage 1 Pirates

KS1 have been thinking about pirates this half term. We have learnt who pirates were, what their lives were like on board ships and about some famous pirates. We went on a very exciting trip to the Time and Tide museum in Great Yarmouth,...

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