Wilby Primary

Wilby CE Primary School
  • Being part of the Wilby family is the best thing ever. You know there's always someone caring for you.
    Reuben - Age 10
  • Wilby school helps you to be the best you can be so you can reach your dreams.
    Reece - Age 10
  • Everyone at Wilby is caring and giving - we learn to be responsible for our actions and to put others first.
    Mya - Age 10
  • We have amazing trips out and our performances are awesome.
    Tommy - Age 8
  • Singing and music are part of every day at Wilby and we are brilliant at sport too!
    Mollie - Age 8
  • We have the best teachers who make learning fun.
    Elodie - Age 7
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Julia Jarman-children's author (13 images)

We had a fantastic book day in March 2018 when Julia Jarman visited us to share some of the magic of being an author

London 2018 (25 images)

Our Year 6 pupils had an amazing day in London at the Science Museum, The Houses of Parliament and 10 Downing Street!

Wren Class Gallery (13 images)

Have a look and find out what exciting things we have been up to recently

Ralph the reindeer (11 images)

Our Wren class play on 13.12.17 was brilliant ! Well done to Mrs Pickess, Mrs Knight and all of the brilliant Wren Class pupils.

Wren Class Gallery (35 images)

Please have a look at some of the exciting things that have been happening in Wren Class

Snow day!! (6 images)

Finally it snowed! On Tuesday 12.12.17 the children were able to play out in gloriously crisp, white snow. Everyone had a brilliant time!

Owl Class Gallery (41 images)

What has Owl class been up to recently

Owl Class Discover Advent Morning (7 images)

The team for St Edmundsbury cathedral visited Owl Class on 8.12.17 to lead a workshop on the meaning of Advent. They were very impressed by the children's level of understanding, inquiry and ability to reflect.

Kingfisher Gallery (23 images)

Have a look at some of the wonderful things we have been up to

Mosque visit (5 images)

Year 2 and 3 visited the Bond Street Mosque in Ipswich on 4.12.17. They learnt lots about how Muslims pray and what they do in the Mosque

'Green evening' (16 images)

After a half term of learning about the how we are damaging our environment, the pupils of Wilby School are keen to share what they have learnt and to educate others! Their ‘Green’ evening on October 18th provided an exploration of the issues and a cry to ‘Save our planet’ presented through Dance, Rap and a Fashion Show of incredible re-cycled outfits produced by the children. The eye catching / attention grabbing performances showed how effectively issues can be communicated through the Arts.

Ringsfield Trip (52 images)

As a finale to out 'Going for Green' topic the whole school visited Ringsfield Hall Eco-Centre. We took part in some forest school activities and had a really fun educational day out.

Experience Our Church Day (21 images)

The children had a brilliant day taking part in a whole range of hands on activities including a photo treasure hunt and a variety of literacy and art work which helped them to extend their understanding of the role of St Mary's in the community and in the lives of those who worship there.

Girls Footbal Team (9 images)

Our girls won Bonze Medals in the Inter-School competition -October 17

Hollowford 2017 (23 images)

Year 6 trip to the Hollowford field Centre 10th-14th July 2017

Para-athletics (10 images)

An awe inspiring day out to the Olympic Stadium. 18.7.17

African Adventure (19 images)

Year 5 and 6 had an amazing time at Sizewell Hall learning about some of challenges of life in Africa. They enjoyed lots of team-building exercises, archery, low-rope challenges, and staying overnight in an African-style village.

STEM Fair (10 images)

Wilby Primary School's Mr Haynes organised an amazing Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Fair for Wilby, four Primary schools and three local secondary schools. All sorts of people, including mad Science, Suffolk Wildlife Trust and Geosuffolk joined them to create an amazing hands on day for everyone.

Wren Chicks Galley (16 images)

Have a look at what has been happening in Wren Chicks and what our pre-school area is like

Jack and the beanstalk (5 images)

Y2-Y6 Summer term production of Jack and the beanstalk was amazing!

London (25 images)

On Friday the 31st of March Year 6 visited London for the day. We had an amazing day. High lights included a guided tour around the Houses of Parliament, visiting 10 Downing Street, A lecture on Space, followed by a 3d IMAX film on Space and a tour of many of the main sights of London including Horse Guard's Parade, Buckingham palace and Trafalgar Square

Hollowford July 2016 (3 images)

Year 6 children having fun at their residential course in the Peak District.

Foxearth Nursing Home (4 images)

On June the 14th the Brass group performed at Foxearth Nursing Home as part of their Macmillan Coffee Morning. They sounded brilliant!

Everlasting light (1 images)

On Sunday 4th December pupils form Wilby School took part in an amazing Everlasting Light Concert to raise money for Action Aid.

Christmas Fair 2016 (9 images)

This year's Christmas Fair was a lovely festive event which was wonderfully supported by our parents.

Christingle (2 images)

Our Christingle service in February was a really magical event

Year 5 and 6 Dunwich visit (7 images)

As part of their topic on coastal erosion Owl Class visited Dunwich beach, museum and monastery. They had a fantastic day!

Victorian days September and October 2016 (8 images)

Wilby School had two fabulous days out at The Museum of East Anglian Life and Gressenhall workhouse and museum. Then in October we staged our own Victorian day in school. It was brilliant!

Superb scarecrows!! (6 images)

Our summer term homework challenge was to create a scarecrow to enter into the Wilby Village Fair Scarecrow competition. The children's creations were amazing!

Visit of Bishop Mike (7 images)

On May 16th we were visited by Bishop Mike. He told us lots about being a Bishop and explained the religious significance of his clothes and jewellery. Lucky Sammy got to try it all on!

Quiet Garden Development 2017 (13 images)

Our Quiet Garden Area has been completely re-vamped. It looks fantastic now!

Sing your Heart Out Fundraising Event (3 images)

On Monday 13th march Wilby School Pupils were joined by Local choir 'Hoxne Village voices' and singers Rhianna Roughton and Ella Miles and even a staff and Governors choir to take part in a singing event to raise funds for the Royal voluntary Service. We raised over £400 !

Colchester Zoo (8 images)

A wonderful sunny day at the zoo was had by all!

Tree planting March 2017 (7 images)

Our YR and Y1 pupils have been busy planting new trees to extend our woodland area

World Book Day March 2017 (3 images)

This year our focus was on Asian texts and culture. As part of this we invited Jaya Dance into school to teach us some Bhangra Dancing

Our African links (3 images)

This term we launched our link with Mogonjet Primary School in Kenya-we have written to each other and compared our school days. Next term we will be fundraising to buy our new friends school equipment.