News from Willow Brook Primary School

14 10, 2021

Design and Technology – Getting busy with their prototypes!

By |2021-10-14T20:17:44+01:00October 14th, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Design and Technology – Getting busy with their prototypes!

Another installment of Design and Technology in Class 5 and this time we were getting serious and technical with their prototypes. [...]

12 10, 2021

Looking at the science of melting chocolate!

By |2021-10-12T21:09:16+01:00October 12th, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Looking at the science of melting chocolate!

What does a boiled egg, some ice water, a candle and some chocolate all have in common? They are all part of Year 5's Science lesson on irreversible and reversible changes! Sounds like a good excuse to make some chocolate dipped biscuits to me! [...]

11 10, 2021

A Bench of Glory Book Fest!

By |2021-10-11T14:27:53+01:00October 11th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Bench of Glory Book Fest!

This morning's Bench of Glory celebrated reading! We congratulated 7 young people who have talent, enthusiasm, knowledge and positivity when it comes to books! They were very proud to show their reading record books, all of which shouted their love of words and stories. It is no secret that when there is a great [...]

8 10, 2021

A Bumper Harvest!

By |2021-10-08T14:04:09+01:00October 8th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Bumper Harvest!

In this morning's assembly we celebrated harvest. Traditionally the day in the calendar when 'all was safely gathered in' and people gave thanks that there was enough food to feed us all. The day started with Jack arriving on his tractor, bringing with him a whole trailer full of fresh fruit and vegetables. Even [...]

8 10, 2021

Class 3 travels to the Stone Age

By |2021-10-08T07:29:35+01:00October 8th, 2021|Class 3, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Class 3 travels to the Stone Age

Class 3 were incredibly excited to set off on our first school outing of the year. For some, the highlight of the day was the simple joy of being on a coach with their friends on the way there and back! We arrived at Brackenhurst NTU campus and were immediately transported back in time [...]

7 10, 2021

Year 1- Trip back in time

By |2021-10-08T14:00:37+01:00October 7th, 2021|Class 1|Comments Off on Year 1- Trip back in time

The children thoroughly enjoyed their trip down to The Parade to compare how the area has changed in the past 50 years. The children used their incredible detective skills and a picture of The Parade from the 1970s to identify which parts were the same and what had changed. I was really impressed by [...]

5 10, 2021

Mixed by Arree Chung

By |2021-10-05T19:43:56+01:00October 5th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Mixed by Arree Chung

This week, Willow Brook is hard at work thinking about Black History Month. In our assembly this morning we read a great little book called Mixed by Arree Chung. It opened up all sorts of thinking and conversations... from Freya in Year 6 who saw that the message echoed the book - 'Return to [...]

5 10, 2021

Two very special books

By |2021-10-05T13:55:27+01:00October 5th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Two very special books

In the expert hands of Mrs Hallsworth, our lead teacher for R.E., Year 6 have spent the half term learning about sacred texts from different religions. Alongside the modern day bibles that are always included in the study, they had a look at a church bible from 1867 that made its way into school [...]

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