Class R

28 02, 2022

Class R’s Outdoor Learning

By |2022-03-02T14:52:43+00:00February 28th, 2022|Class R|Comments Off on Class R’s Outdoor Learning

Today we had a wonderful time exploring our forest school learning environment. We played cooperatively, taking turns with the climbing equipment and pushing each other on the swing. We challenged ourselves to climb to the top of the pallets and balance along the log beams. Before we left, we enjoyed making recipes in the [...]

28 02, 2022

Building Metropolis

By |2022-02-28T17:29:37+00:00February 28th, 2022|Class R|Comments Off on Building Metropolis

Over the past few weeks Class R has had a wonderful time designing and creating their own superhero metropolis. We talked about the shape of buildings and the features of city skylines at night, before creating our own building. We constructed these using box modeling materials and use papier-mache to create a smooth finish [...]

17 02, 2022

Futuropolis

By |2022-02-17T21:48:48+00:00February 17th, 2022|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Futuropolis

This half term, the whole school is moving into Future Street! History often takes us back in time, but who knows what will happen as we arrive bemused and wide-eyed in the world of 2050. Keyworth might feel a little different as we experiment with alternative sources of energy; investigate the potential of drones, [...]

6 02, 2022

The Big Garden Bird Watch

By |2022-02-07T16:22:56+00:00February 6th, 2022|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Big Garden Bird Watch

Last Friday, we joined with the rest of the nation to watch and enjoy the many feathered friends who share the Willow Brook garden with us! We are lucky to have such an array of birds in the fields. There are woodpeckers, robins, wrens and finches... not to mention the two buzzards who circle [...]

17 01, 2022

Race to Waterstones: Lap One!

By |2022-01-17T13:35:59+00:00January 17th, 2022|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Race to Waterstones: Lap One!

In this morning's assembly the first week's results from the reading challenge were announced and added to the Race to Waterstones track! With the hope that reading is shared most days at home, our aim is for a member of the family to add three comments in a reading record book to count towards [...]

6 01, 2022

The Great Willow Brook Reading Race

By |2022-01-06T16:20:00+00:00January 6th, 2022|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Great Willow Brook Reading Race

It is no surprise to hear that one of the strongest influences on learning is reading. Books and stories build vocabulary, comprehension, imagination and confidence, as well as enabling a child to explore and make sense of the world. Reading opens up the curriculum, stimulates memory and inspires interests and ideas. As well as [...]

19 11, 2021

A Perfect Peter Pan and Pudsey Place to be!

By |2021-11-19T21:20:37+00:00November 19th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Perfect Peter Pan and Pudsey Place to be!

Willow Brook's 2021 Children in Need Day was just wonderful! With a playground full of fairies, mermaids, pirates, lost boys, ticking crocodiles and Pudsey Bears, we knew we were in for a great time. There was a costume parade with prizes, a Neverland treasure hunt and over 100 family 'shout outs' before a fish [...]

15 11, 2021

Odd Socks celebrating Unique Children!

By |2021-11-15T17:52:49+00:00November 15th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Odd Socks celebrating Unique Children!

We had a fantastic start to a Monday morning with an upbeat assembly to start our anti-bullying week! It was great to see so many children holding up their odd feet that showed the world that they were proud of being utterly unique! Thank you for joining in! Roll over Beethoven, Elgar and Vaughan [...]

15 11, 2021

2021 Oscar Season – the Red Carpet is here!

By |2021-11-15T17:17:42+00:00November 15th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on 2021 Oscar Season – the Red Carpet is here!

This morning's Bench of Glory opened up the 2021 Oscars! As you can see from the photo, there were so many budding young performers during our rehearsal week we had to add an extra bench! There's a great deal of commitment needed in the early stages of a production. An Oscar recognises more than [...]

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