Class 4

News from Class 4

8 03, 2022

International Women’s Day at Willow Brook

By |2022-03-08T20:35:57+00:00March 8th, 2022|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on International Women’s Day at Willow Brook

Today Willow Brook celebrated International Women's Day and made sure that every girl who shares our space knows that they are strong, valued and able to chase any dream that they might have! In assembly we thought about the number of girls (a staggering 130,000,000) who would not be going to school today... and [...]

4 03, 2022

A Wonderful World Book Day

By |2022-03-04T15:17:55+00:00March 4th, 2022|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Wonderful World Book Day

In our pursuit of yet more reading happiness, Willow Brook children enjoyed a fabulous day celebrating the 25th World Book Day! Since the launch of our Waterstones Challenge, there has been a new enthusiasm for reading around school - new authors and recently released texts have filled the classroom shelves and the best of [...]

28 02, 2022

Life Savers!

By |2022-03-04T15:24:20+00:00February 28th, 2022|Class 4, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Life Savers!

We were delighted to welcome Dr. Tim Baker into school this week to arm Year 4 with the knowledge they might need in a situation of life and death! Tim is a doctor who often works on the air ambulance, and he was keen to make sure that Willow Brook children understood some first [...]

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 [...]

3 02, 2022

We Will Survive!

By |2022-02-06T21:14:43+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Class 4|Comments Off on We Will Survive!

Survival Stories Class 4 have been reading The Explorer by Katherine Rundell, we have also read Fox by Margeret Wild. Inspired by these stories we wrote our own stories for you all to enjoy. We have looked at the 'author' language and I'm sure you'll all be suitably impressed with how the children of [...]

19 01, 2022

Favourite pages

By |2022-02-06T21:10:49+00:00January 19th, 2022|Class 4|Comments Off on Favourite pages

Class 4 are an amazing group of artists. Unfortunately our parents don't get to see our books as much as we would like. In class, we were so keen to show off our improving skills that we thought we would publish some of our favourite pages. Here is a sneak peek into our sketch [...]

18 01, 2022

Crochet Critters

By |2022-01-18T16:06:02+00:00January 18th, 2022|Class 4|Comments Off on Crochet Critters

Today was the last session of Crochet Critters club and here are the finished products! Mrs Allen, Mrs Sampson and Mrs Armitage were so proud of the way the children persevered even though it was a difficult and fiddly skill to master! We hope the children are as proud of their creations as we [...]

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 [...]

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