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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

Welly Walking around Keyworth

By |2018-11-29T15:58:44+00:00November 29th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Welly Walking around Keyworth

It was that fun time of year again for Class 1 and Reception to pull on their wellies and go for a walk around Keyworth. We spotted how Autumn is changing our landscape, along with a little bit of autumnal mud! !              

29 11, 2018

A trip to Sherwood Forest

By |2018-11-29T16:02:11+00:00November 29th, 2018|Class 1, Class R, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on A trip to Sherwood Forest

On Monday Class 1 and Reception got very excited when they voyaged on a coach all the way back to Medieval Sherwood forest. Here we met with Maid Marion and Robin Hood. We also spotted lots of wintry woodland treats along with learning about Christmas traditions from Medieval times. It was a cold, bright sunny [...]

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 [...]

21 11, 2018

World War 1 Art

By |2018-11-21T14:58:06+00:00November 21st, 2018|Class 2, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on World War 1 Art

Our whole school topic this half term has inspired our children to empathise with the life of those who lived 100 years ago.  We have thought about the soldiers who once walked on Main Street... the children who played at the village school... the jobs that they did and the farmland that once surrounded us. [...]

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.

16 11, 2018

A Yabba Dabba Doo sort of day!

By |2018-11-16T21:25:52+00:00November 16th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Yabba Dabba Doo sort of day!

  Today has, indeed, been a fun-filled Yabba-Dabba-Doo day! Again, there’s a great community spirit on days where we are working together to support others. The playground always looks amazing when it’s full of costumes and smiles and today was no exception! From cavemen to veloceraptors, Pudseys to pyjamas… and even a prehistoric fire, the [...]

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, [...]