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15 05, 2018

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!

By | 2018-05-16T10:27:44+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Class 2, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!

 What a brilliant sunny day year 2 had at Skegness last Thursday. We saw seals, butterflies, fish and many other animals, played on the beach and spent the afternoon with the fabulous RNLI. We most certainly came home sandy, happy and very tired, but full of happy memories. Here are just a few of the [...]

27 04, 2018

Our Zoo Trip

By | 2018-04-27T13:35:46+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Class 1, Class R, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Our Zoo Trip

Class R and Class 1 had a brilliant time at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We saw a variety of interesting animals, such as polar bears, tigers, giraffes, zebras… to name but a few. We also had a really interesting session delivered by a zoo keeper who explained, in detail, how to classify animals into different species [...]

20 04, 2018

Van Goghs in the making!

By | 2018-04-20T15:35:23+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Class 3, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Van Goghs in the making!

Class 3 have been very busy immersing ourselves in our topic learning all about Vincent Van Gogh. The children are now encyclopedias when it comes to facts about him and have been really enthusiastically immersing themselves in his work and life story! Here are some pictures of us hard at work during our first Art [...]

18 04, 2018

Time Travelling

By | 2018-04-18T18:49:48+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Time Travelling

Just before the Easter Holidays Year 1 and 2 set off on a time travelling adventure to learn all about the Easter story. After spending a couple of weeks at school perfecting our songs and dance moves we were ready to go. The children, with the help of some adult helpers, spent the afternoon making [...]

17 04, 2018

Class 1’s Learning Letter

By | 2018-04-17T19:22:15+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Class 1, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Class 1’s Learning Letter

We had such a great term in Year 1 learning about a whole range of different things which I hope you enjoyed in our work showcase on the last day of term. I have included a few photographs here of some of our science experiments which we had so much fun watching and taking part [...]

11 04, 2018

The Cat in the Hat Came Back!

By | 2018-04-11T20:33:06+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Cat in the Hat Came Back!

As always, Willow Brook had a fabulous day celebrating the wonderful world of books! After snow and then Ofsted delayed our fun, the day finally arrived and Dr Seuss did not disappoint! The playground was awash with Cats in Hats, Things 1 and 2, foxes in socks, green eggs (and hams!) and some wonderful residents [...]

23 03, 2018

100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge

By | 2018-04-11T20:43:24+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Class 4, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge

A couple of weeks ago we took part in the 100 million minutes reading challenge at Willow Brook, joining schools across the country to collectively try and reach the ambitious grand total in just a week! We decided to host our own in school competition to see which class could log the most minutes on [...]

21 03, 2018

Class 5 partake in Science Week fun!

By | 2018-03-21T17:43:49+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Class 5, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Class 5 partake in Science Week fun!

Last week, along with other classes across school, Class 5 joined in with the fun of Science week discovering lots of new information from what must be a record number of experiments carried out in just one week! At the beginning of the week we thoroughly enjoyed merging with class 4 to carry out experiments [...]

28 02, 2018

The Willow Brook Science Showdown

By | 2018-02-28T16:12:35+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Willow Brook Science Showdown

The Great Willow Brook Science Showdown Thursday March 15th 2018 As part of our involvement in National Science and Engineering Week, we are inviting you to take part in a competition to find Willow Brook’s first ‘Young Scientist of the Year’. The whole school has the same homework task over the next two weeks and that [...]

23 02, 2018

Baking Biscuit Bears

By | 2018-02-23T09:41:10+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Class R, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Baking Biscuit Bears

Never before have I seen children so excited to go food shopping! With the help of several parent volunteers, money and that all important shopping list, Class R walked down to the local Co-Op store to purchase all of the ingredients that we needed to bake delicious biscuit bears.  Once back at school the baking fun [...]