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1 04, 2019

Willow Brook’s Wacky Rally

By |2019-04-01T11:22:41+01:00April 1st, 2019|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Willow Brook’s Wacky Rally

Friday afternoon saw the grand final of the half term's Wacky Rally - culmination of all the hard work that has been going on around school over the past 5 weeks. From children in Reception to our oldest engineers, each team produced a powered vehicle and design portfolio ready to showcase and explain on the [...]

10 03, 2019

World Book Day’s Giant Game of ‘Guess Who’!

By |2019-03-11T17:03:31+01:00March 10th, 2019|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on World Book Day’s Giant Game of ‘Guess Who’!

You'll see from this small selection of pictures from Friday, that our World Book Day celebrations were filled with smiles... and plenty of reading! We had a great assembly, where extracts from books matched our costumes; did plenty of author related activities and lessons; enjoyed choosing a new book of our own from the giant [...]

21 11, 2018

World War 1 Art

By |2019-01-04T09:26:05+01:00November 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. [...]

16 11, 2018

A Yabba Dabba Doo sort of day!

By |2018-11-16T21:25:52+01:00November 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 [...]

27 10, 2018

Half Term Holiday Homework

By |2018-10-27T11:34:43+01:00October 27th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Half Term Holiday Homework

Love in a box leaflet Love in a box leaflet 2 For many years now Willow Brook School has been involved in one way or another with the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. If you have never met the project before, its aims are to reach out to ‘Europe’s poorest, the abandoned, the terminally ill, those [...]

28 09, 2018

Let us all eat cake!

By |2018-09-28T19:03:18+01:00September 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 [...]

4 07, 2018

Sports Afternoon

By |2018-07-04T18:22:29+01:00July 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 [...]

11 04, 2018

The Cat in the Hat Came Back!

By |2018-04-11T20:33:06+01:00April 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 [...]