Class 3 have been exploring the famous Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar, in particular her poem titled "My Country". We pondered over the new vocabulary and the different meaning that could be taken from several phrases. At our class assembly last week, we shared some of our own poems based on Mackellar's. Unfortunately, due to [...]
This afternoon, I had to privilege of taking these cross country stars to Rushcliffe country park. It is safe to say they all ran their hearts out and made Willow Brook proud. With some added energy from the jelly babies, they all managed a sprint finish! Miss Phillips [...]
This week, Class 3 have been busy immersing themselves in a rather daunting quest...the quest to find EDGEcalibur! We were faced with rather a tricky riddle, and after some scratching of heads, noticing that there were some shapes around the riddle and wondering what it all meant, we got busy making the 3D shape [...]
On Tuesday 12th November, 7 girls from Willow Brook’s chess club travelled to the Nottingham Girl’s High School to take part in a chess tournament. For some of the girls, this was the first time they had played in a competition so they were filled with excitement, nerves and a real sense of determination! [...]
Learning Letter Class 3 Autumn 2 King Arthur Class 3 are now getting stuck into our whole school topic this half term...the legend of King Arthur! Above is the link to our learning letter with the details for what we'll be up to over the next 7 weeks.
Class 3 and 4 explored the beautiful forest of Camp Redwood at the end of last term. We had a super time doing lots of activities outdoors and the children loved every minute of it. As you can see from the pictures, there was plenty of laughter, exploring and a few less than impressed [...]
Class 3 have been very busy this term learning all about the period of history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. To end our topic, we've been creating our own Iron Age shields, although as someone pointed out "they wouldn't be very good in a battle"! The children were very proud of their [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Learning letter summer 1 Here is our learning letter for summer term 1.