News from Willow Brook Primary School

2 07, 2022

Sports vs Costock!

By |2022-07-02T10:11:42+01:00July 2nd, 2022|Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Sport|Comments Off on Sports vs Costock!

On Tuesday 28th June, the Year 5 & 6 mixed cricket team played against Costock in a friendly match. For most of the children, this was their first experience of playing a cricket match and despite not winning the game, myself and Mr Magner were incredibly proud and delighted with the teams performance against [...]

2 07, 2022

Striking and Fielding Festival

By |2022-07-02T10:08:04+01:00July 2nd, 2022|Class 5, Class 6, Sport|Comments Off on Striking and Fielding Festival

On Monday 27th June, eight children from Year 5 and 6 represented Willow Brook at a striking and fielding festival at Radcliffe Junior School. They played in friendly Scatterball matches against other schools and I was really impressed with the teamwork and skills shown throughout. Take a look at the photos below of to [...]

1 07, 2022

Year 2’s Day of Adventure

By |2022-07-01T08:23:18+01:00July 1st, 2022|Class 2, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Year 2’s Day of Adventure

Our Year 2 class spent the day at Colwick Adventure Base this week for a day packed full of adventure. I've never had a class so excited to go for a ride on a coach and there wasn't a quiet moment as they pointed out places they knew along the way. Once we arrived, [...]

23 06, 2022

A great day at cricket!

By |2022-06-23T15:06:32+01:00June 23rd, 2022|Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Sport|Comments Off on A great day at cricket!

On Tuesday 21st June, the Willow Brook Cricket Team took part in the annual Keyworth Cricket Club Festival. Victories against St. Edmund Campion and Crossdale saw us finish top of our group and qualify for the CT Cup semi-final against Bunny. A great win secured our place in the final against Willoughby, 3 wins [...]

20 06, 2022

U11 Netball Tournament

By |2022-06-23T15:06:47+01:00June 20th, 2022|Class 5, Class 6, Sport|Comments Off on U11 Netball Tournament

On Tuesday 14th June, our girls netball team took part in the U11 County Netball Tournament. They competed in 5 games, coming 4th overall in their group with their best result being a 5-1 win! The girls were all excited to take part in their first netball tournament and I am very proud of [...]

27 05, 2022

A Perfect Platinum Party!

By |2022-05-27T15:05:46+01:00May 27th, 2022|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Perfect Platinum Party!

Willow Brook was at its best yesterday as we celebrated the Queen's Platinum Jubilee! The children looked resplendent in their red white and blue, as did the playground, and the day was full of royal activity! The Queen herself graced us for our street party playground lunch... there was a Corgi Hunt... a [...]

22 05, 2022

Welcome to Trafalgar Square!

By |2022-05-22T22:22:23+01:00May 22nd, 2022|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Welcome to Trafalgar Square!

Thank you so much for your incredible response to this half term's creative homework! In an attempt to encourage the artists of the future, children (and their grown ups!) have been working over the past three weeks on an installation for our very own Fourth Plinth. The result was a school full of [...]

22 05, 2022

Raising the Roof at Young Voices

By |2022-05-22T22:16:10+01:00May 22nd, 2022|Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Raising the Roof at Young Voices

It is always a pleasure to accompany the Willow Brook choir to a gig, but our annual visit to the Young Voices Concert at the NEC Arena in Birmingham continues to be the year's highlight! We performed as part of a strong choir to an audience of thousands and the day certainly lived [...]

16 05, 2022

Class 3 at Top Link

By |2022-05-24T07:46:40+01:00May 16th, 2022|Class 3, Sport, Whole School|Comments Off on Class 3 at Top Link

Class 3 were invited to take part in the Top Link festival held at South Wolds this week and did a brilliant job of representing the school! We rotated around 10 activities before taking part in a variety of races against other local schools. Here are the words of Annabel in Class 3 to [...]

5 05, 2022

Class 3 Observational Drawing

By |2022-05-06T11:55:34+01:00May 5th, 2022|Class 3|Comments Off on Class 3 Observational Drawing

We had quite a challenge in our observational drawing task today...copy the Queen's Coat of Arms! It is an incredibly intricate design and I was so impressed by the children's artistic skills and perseverence. We learnt that making something slightly too big, too long, too close resulted in parts of the design not matching [...]

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