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22 07, 2018

Willow Brook visits Whitby

By | 2018-07-22T12:06:29+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 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 [...]

28 06, 2018

Doing our bit for both the community and the environment…

By | 2018-06-28T17:07:46+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Care, Community, Creativity, School Council, Whole School|Comments Off on Doing our bit for both the community and the environment…

Due to a School Council project where all of the children in the school have explored the effects of plastic on the environment, in particular the effects it can have on our oceans, beaches and marine life, the children have gained an awareness of litter in general and have taken action!  Many of the children [...]

25 06, 2018

Year 6 D.A.R.E. Graduation

By | 2018-06-25T10:48:08+00:00 June 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 [...]

25 06, 2018

Searching for the Lost City of Atlantis

By | 2018-06-25T10:36:46+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Class 6, Whole School|Comments Off on Searching for the Lost City of Atlantis

Last week Class 6 embarked on an exciting D&T project!  They weekly theme within our Tales of the Unexpected topic was the lost city of Atlantis.  After learning all about the mythical city (...or is it a myth?) the children started by researching and playing board games with the goal of planning and creating their [...]

14 06, 2018

Year 5 Science Day

By | 2018-06-14T16:37:45+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Class 5, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Year 5 Science Day

Today, four girls from year 5 had the privilege of attending a STEM event at Nottingham Girls' High School  where they took part in science activities in biology, chemistry and physics. They thoroughly enjoyed all of the activities including learning more about birds, with egg and owl pellet dissection, as well as learning about and [...]

6 06, 2018

Class 3’s visit to Lakside Art Gallery

By | 2018-06-14T13:42:18+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Class 3, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Class 3’s visit to Lakside Art Gallery

      Class 3 had a very artistic start to this half term with a trip out to the Lakeside Art Gallery on the University of Nottingham campus. The weather was kind to us and we were able to sit outside to sketch and paint the view out across the lake, marveling at all [...]

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 [...]