Class 5

News from Class 5

30 11, 2018

Willow Brook girls chess team do themselves proud!

By |2018-11-30T09:02:50+00:00November 30th, 2018|Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Willow Brook girls chess team do themselves proud!

Our girls chess team played in the first girls only Nottinghamshire chess league and performed very well indeed. Nearly all of the girls came away with some points and even those who didn't manage to create any checkmates, still had a great time and gained valuable tournament experience. I'm certainly very proud of them all!

29 11, 2018

Chess Champions!

By |2018-11-29T12:06:25+00:00November 29th, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Chess Champions!

I took eight elite children to play chess in the South Nottinghamshire chess tournament last night. Building on a fantastic start to the season earlier in the year, the boys played fantastically with wins across the board. Unfortunately our year six boys narrowly missed out on bronze medals, coming in fourth place over the two [...]

20 11, 2018

School Council Minutes

By |2018-11-20T16:30:01+00:00November 20th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, School Council, Whole School|Comments Off on School Council Minutes

Click below to read the minutes from our meeting on 13.11.18 Meeting Minutes 131118 This picture shows the comic strip created by the previous School Council at the end of last academic year, ready to be launched this year, which clearly outlines our expectations of behaviour and conduct at play times in order to ensure [...]

20 11, 2018

A Sea of Poppies in Class 5

By |2018-11-20T15:42:38+00:00November 20th, 2018|Class 5, Whole School|Comments Off on A Sea of Poppies in Class 5

The children in Class 5 thoroughly enjoyed creating poppies using collage for our contribution to the Willow Brook wreaths to be displayed at the church and in our school grounds to remember those who died in World War 1 and the conflicts that followed.

15 11, 2018

Girls football team give a heroic performance!

By |2018-11-15T09:03:13+00:00November 15th, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Girls football team give a heroic performance!

The girls played their first cup match of the year against Tollerton, who had already had a very successful start to the season. Our Willow Brook team took a while to get settled into playing away, with the wind in our faces and went two goals down before half time. After a little chat and [...]

14 11, 2018

Class 5 Sail Away on a Viking Longboat

By |2018-11-14T17:49:35+00:00November 14th, 2018|Class 5, Whole School|Comments Off on Class 5 Sail Away on a Viking Longboat

Over a series of art sessions, as part of our 'History's Greatest Invaders' topic, we created these beautiful mixed media scenes of Viking longboats sailing towards their next invasion!  First we used the technique of wax resist painting to create interesting skylines.  Then we used various painting techniques to create the waves: splatter painting, [...]

12 11, 2018

Quaver Powered Rowers

By |2018-11-12T15:05:49+00:00November 12th, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Quaver Powered Rowers

Our rowing team have been attending school early each Friday morning since the start of September. They have  been coached by the fabulous Miss Phillips ready for these competitions and their hard work has certainly paid off. All members of the team tried their absolute best and with the help of Quaver power successfully managed [...]

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 [...]

25 09, 2018

Safety First!

By |2018-09-25T08:33:16+00:00September 25th, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Whole School|Comments Off on Safety First!

On Friday year five and six went on an exciting learning adventure to Holme Pierrepont where they explored the Safety Zone.  They rotated around a wide range of exciting activities where they were taught important safety information and life skills.  They learnt how to assess a medical emergency and perform CPR as well as how [...]

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 [...]