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Young Elmers

As well as the 55 large Elmers you can find around Ipswich, we also have 84 young Elmers displayed in 11 different ‘Learning Herds’ all over town, each representing a local school or youth organisation.

The 11 Learning Herds are as follows:

  • Coes;
  • Ipswich Museum – please note, Ipswich Museum is not open on Mondays;
  • Christchurch Mansion – please note, Christchurch Mansion is not open on Mondays;
  • Pennikkity Pots Ceramics Cafe;
  • Sailmakers Herd;
  • Jacey’s Coffee House;
  • Tourist Information Centre – please note, Ipswich Tourist Information Centre is not open on Sundays;
  • Buttermarket;
  • Idelo Travel;
  • Emma’s Florist;
  • LoveOne.

Elmer’s Learning Herd is supported by:

Together We Are Stronger

Together We Are Stronger is inspired by Paul Klee, and also celebrates our school’s strong communi.... Read More


Trimelephant is inspired by our school logo and values. The school ran a competition to design Elmer.... Read More


Swimming is a life skill that starts for many at Sidegate. Every child participated in the decoratin.... Read More


At Shotley Kidzone, the Butterfly and Caterpillar room children wanted to show how their learning ex.... Read More


Unity is inspired by team work, with ‘Unity is Strength’ as its main message. Our school council.... Read More

View from our school

Our sculpture design is inspired by the fortunate view we have from our school. The whole school wer.... Read More


Waddles shines the light on our wonderful school and village life. From the Dennington ducks and the.... Read More

We herd you had a dream…

As a school united by individuality and differences, ‘We herd you had a dream...’ reflects our p.... Read More

Whoopsy-whiffling Elmer

Whoopsy-whiffling Elmer is a celebration of our school's love of reading. In our school library, one.... Read More

Wickham Wizard

Wickham Wizard is inspired by the children's view of the values of our school and local community. T.... Read More


Winnie is a pink prehistoric baby mammoth inspired by kitsch. Student, Beth Adams, created her becau.... Read More


Wolsey is inspired by our multi-sensory exploration of the world around us. The pupils at Thomas Wol.... Read More
Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk - A Wild in Art event in support of St Elizabeth Hospice

Elmer's Big Parade Suffolk – A Wild in Art event in support of St Elizabeth Hospice