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11 10, 2018

A visit from the University of Nottingham and a Travelling Museum

By |2018-10-15T08:21:17+00:00October 11th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A visit from the University of Nottingham and a Travelling Museum

The children in class four have had quite a magical week. On Monday we met three experts in Roman history who brought with them two huge crates full of artifacts. The children got to handle genuine Roman coins, pottery and jewelry as well as have some fun with some very high quality replicas. The children [...]

8 10, 2018

Willow Brook visits The Holocaust Centre

By |2018-10-08T15:26:23+00:00October 8th, 2018|Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Willow Brook visits The Holocaust Centre

On the 1st of October Class 6 ventured to Newark to visit The Holocaust Centre. We set off at nine o'clock and arrived just before 10. When we first arrived we had a talk from our knowledgeable guide called Dave. Shortly after, we walked a little distance to what looked simply like a pile of [...]

5 10, 2018

Roman Sculptures

By |2018-10-05T17:32:04+00:00October 5th, 2018|Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Roman Sculptures

We have been learning about how vain the Roman emperors were. Not unlike the current generation of world leaders, they seemed obsessed by their own image, and managed to secure their fame and notoriety by having their forms forever captured in the finest carved marble. The children were very excited when I told them that [...]

28 09, 2018

Let us all eat cake!

By |2018-09-28T19:03:18+00:00September 28th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Let us all eat cake!

Many of you will have heard the sad news that Julie Cook passed away last week. As a parent and a huge supporter of Willow Brook school, she blessed us all with her energy, sense of fun and her positive determination to get things done. Julie took the helm of our Friends Association for many [...]

19 09, 2018

Fun Running at the Fun Run!

By |2018-09-20T09:09:29+00:00September 19th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Fun Running at the Fun Run!

Sunday morning looked grey and gloomy as I left my house, but by the time I arrived at Crossdale, the sun had come out and it looked like it would be a beautiful day. Any how could it have been anything other than a beautiful day when there were over thirty keen Willow Brook athletes [...]

22 07, 2018

Willow Brook visits Whitby

By |2018-07-22T12:06:29+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Willow Brook visits Whitby

This week year 5 and 6 spent three days exploring Whitby on their residential which was a new venture for all. Staying at the YHA right next to Whitby Abbey gave us the perfect location to visit iconic Whitby attractions and also gave us plenty of attempts to accurately count the 199 steps up and [...]

13 07, 2018

Wimbledoners of the future

By |2018-07-13T08:08:12+00:00July 13th, 2018|Class 5, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Wimbledoners of the future

Yesterday Class 5 had a brilliant afternoon at the Keyworth Tennis Club thanks to a couple of the coaches opening up and offering us a session. We got a feel for what it would be like to play on the full courts and enjoyed lots of different skill based games and activities. We learned a [...]

4 07, 2018

Sports Afternoon

By |2018-07-04T18:22:29+00:00July 4th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Sports Afternoon

Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate Willow Brook's sporting talents this afternoon! I'm sure you will agree with me that the children were full of the joys of summer and showed great stamina and sportsmanship. Miss Johnston, as always, did a sterling job of putting together a programme of events... and I was [...]

2 07, 2018

Wild Things Camp

By |2018-07-02T08:25:13+00:00July 2nd, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Wild Things Camp

Well, what a ‘wild’ 2 days Years 1 and 2 had at school last week! It isn’t very often you get the opportunity to have a sleepover at school with your friends and both classes were so excited to arrive at school with all of their overnight belongings. I don’t think I’ve known children so [...]

25 06, 2018

Year 6 D.A.R.E. Graduation

By |2018-06-25T10:48:08+00:00June 25th, 2018|Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Year 6 D.A.R.E. Graduation

Well done to Class Six for successfully completing the D.A.R.E. programme and for performing a superb graduation assembly to the whole school and many of their parents and relatives.  We believe that the D.A.R.E. programme is an extremely important part of primary school education and a vital chapter of year six;the children did us proud [...]