Class 1

News from Class 1

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 [...]

27 04, 2018

A creative start for the summer in Year 2

By | 2018-04-30T08:31:12+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2|Comments Off on A creative start for the summer in Year 2

STEM EVENT It has been a great start to the term in class 2. We have been very lucky this week to invite a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) ambassador from Nottingham Girls High School to work with Class 2 and 1. The children investigated under the sea creatures, looking at naming, classifying and [...]

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 [...]

28 02, 2018

Year 1 Learning Letter

By | 2018-02-28T16:55:55+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Class 1|Comments Off on Year 1 Learning Letter

Click the link below to find a copy of our learning letter for this half term. February Learning Letter With only 4 weeks and 4 days at school, we have a lot to fit in!  

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 [...]

4 02, 2018

Reading at Willow Brook

By | 2018-02-04T11:28:14+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Reading at Willow Brook

Thank you to all those who attended our Reading Information Evening this week - we hope it was a useful insight into how children learn and progress through the school. Having you as partners in the journey is very important and from simple tips for intervening in your child's reading at home to understanding our [...]

31 01, 2018

Making Funny Fruit Faces

By | 2018-01-31T08:01:06+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Class 1, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Making Funny Fruit Faces

As part of our curriculum in Year 1 we look at healthy eating and where our food comes from. After a couple of weeks of discussing healthy food choices and talking about how our food comes from all over the World there was no better way to pull it all together than creating something delicious [...]

15 01, 2018

Investigating the weather

By | 2018-01-15T17:53:18+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Class 1, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Investigating the weather

This afternoon was spent observing and getting hands on with weather. After a quick recap about our learning from last week the children jumped straight into their first task. In groups they were faced with the challenge of freeing an object from a block of ice. They had limited supplies of sugar, sand, salt, warm [...]