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14 02, 2020

Class 3 Poetry

By |2020-02-16T13:19:46+00:00February 14th, 2020|Class 3, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Class 3 Poetry

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 [...]

5 02, 2020

Keyworth Trail Run

By |2020-02-05T14:45:51+00:00February 5th, 2020|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Keyworth Trail Run

  The Keyworth Trail run is back! Following a year of world cups and busy work the Friends of Willow Brook Primary School are pleased to announce the return of the KTR15 and fun run for 2020. This is the third of the Keyworth running events including the Turkey Trot half marathon and the [...]

18 01, 2020

Young Voices

By |2020-01-18T12:31:39+00:00January 18th, 2020|Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Young Voices

We talk so much these days about the well-being of our children but there's no doubt that any experience involving happy exercise or music has an incredibly positive impact on that all important feel-good factor. Young Voices is the biggest children's choir concert in the world and on Friday night, Willow Brook's choir was [...]

4 01, 2020

What a Knight it was!

By |2020-01-04T22:05:50+00:00January 4th, 2020|Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on What a Knight it was!

A huge congratulations to the fabulous cast of our 2019 production of What a Knight - you certainly did an amazing job that lived up to the standards of a Willow Brook drama! Here are a few pictures taken by Andrew Hallsworth during the evening shows. I'm sure you'll agree that the photos show the [...]

4 01, 2020

Everyone Loves a Baby…

By |2020-01-04T22:19:20+00:00January 4th, 2020|Class 1, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Everyone Loves a Baby…

It seems such a long time ago since our youngest Willow Brookers were on stage and showing just how clever and confident they had become! Year 1 and Reception certainly shone as they retold the Nativity to a delighted audience. As promised, here are a few pictures from the dress rehearsal and evening show. [...]

4 12, 2019

Cross Country December 2019

By |2019-12-04T16:13:53+00:00December 4th, 2019|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Cross Country December 2019

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 [...]

21 11, 2019

Class 3 and the Sword in the…Cylinder?!

By |2019-11-22T07:21:15+00:00November 21st, 2019|Class 3, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Class 3 and the Sword in the…Cylinder?!

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 [...]

16 11, 2019

To Camelot for Children in Need!

By |2019-11-16T11:18:12+00:00November 16th, 2019|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on To Camelot for Children in Need!

After such a wet and dreary week, Children in Need Day at Willow Brook has certainly added its inevitable burst of sunshine! As always, your kindness and sense of fun meant that the hall this morning was full of characters from Camelot and Pudsey Bears. The Round Table was laden with playtime treats and a [...]

14 11, 2019

Brilliant Beanstalk in Year 1

By |2019-11-14T14:48:41+00:00November 14th, 2019|Class 1, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Brilliant Beanstalk in Year 1

On Monday, Year 1 were very surprised to see that a beanstalk had grown in the middle of their class. To learn more about beanstalks and what we might find at the top, we read the classic story Jack and the beanstalk. The children really enjoyed listening to a tale that they had heard before [...]