News from Class 2

18 01, 2022

Japan afternoon

By |2022-01-18T17:19:46+00:00January 18th, 2022|Class 2|Comments Off on Japan afternoon

This afternoon Class 2 took a trip to Japan!  We had a go at origami, used chopsticks (some of us were surprisingly good!), copied some beautiful Japanese writing and designed a character in Japanese comic style.  We also shared some of our favourite facts from our Japan homework - Mrs Fleming learned a thing [...]

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 [...]

8 11, 2021

The Day Batman wasn’t the only Superhero in Assembly!

By |2021-11-08T20:12:17+00:00November 8th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Day Batman wasn’t the only Superhero in Assembly!

  This morning's Bench of Glory was quite special. We celebrated a group of children who have all shown teachers and TA's that there is a little bit of superhero inside... whether that's through clever thinking, swift action, kind hearts or simple but brilliant acts of bravery. Oscar, Bella, Elise, Heer, Alice, Kaylan and [...]

12 10, 2021

A Bench of Glory Book Fest!

By |2021-11-08T19:10:12+00:00October 12th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, 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 |2021-10-22T21:03:08+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 [...]

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 [...]

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