Class 5

News from Class 5

13 11, 2019

Girl’s Chess Tournament

By |2019-11-13T08:03:22+00:00November 13th, 2019|Class 4, Class 5, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Girl’s Chess Tournament

On Tuesday 12th November, 7 girls from Willow Brook’s chess club travelled to the Nottingham Girl’s High School to take part in a chess tournament. For some of the girls, this was the first time they had played in a competition so they were filled with excitement, nerves and a real sense of determination! [...]

22 09, 2019

Willow Brook’s Girls Become Football Stars!

By |2019-09-22T19:49:33+01:00September 22nd, 2019|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Willow Brook’s Girls Become Football Stars!

Seven girls from Willow Brook were given the opportunity to represent their school on Saturday morning, many of them for the first time. Although we were slow to warm up, the early team talks eventually started to sink in and the girls began to play with the fire and passion that I have come to [...]

11 07, 2019

We are the Music Makers…

By |2019-07-11T20:45:26+01:00July 11th, 2019|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on We are the Music Makers…

Willow Brook's musicians showed off their talents on Wednesday night in style at our annual music event. From keyboards to choir, drums, guitars, recorders, ukuleles, clarinets and flutes, we raised the roof and enjoyed every minute. Well done, Willow Brook!    

11 07, 2019

Sporting Stars!

By |2019-07-11T19:27:29+01:00July 11th, 2019|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Sporting Stars!

I hope that, like me, you thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon of sport on Tuesday afternoon! Willow Brook children are such stars when it comes to winning with style, losing with grace and supporting each other with a sense of community. That's what made the afternoon so happy and why teachers and children were so full [...]

30 06, 2019

At the Despatch Box

By |2019-06-30T16:52:59+01:00June 30th, 2019|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on At the Despatch Box

After thoroughly enjoying a Parliamentary half term, we tested our debating skills on Friday as three bills were discussed in our very own House of Commons! The Speaker of the House brought our 180 M.P.s to order and the afternoon was as lively as Westminster! Having been the focus of our topic work in class [...]

6 06, 2019

Year 5’s Visit the Space Centre

By |2019-06-06T09:40:24+01:00June 6th, 2019|Class 5, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Year 5’s Visit the Space Centre

  Mrs Graham has worked with Year 5 to write an article on their recent visit to the Space Centre in Leicester. It is a great summary of all that they discovered. You can read it by clicking on the link below. Enjoy! BLAST OFF with Year 5

23 04, 2019

Year 5 and 6 residential to Mount Cook

By |2019-05-26T10:37:14+01:00April 23rd, 2019|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Year 5 and 6 residential to Mount Cook

Before the Easter holidays year 5 and 6 exhausted themselves during their stay at Mount Cook Adventure Base! We were all certainly ready to catch up on some sleep over the holidays, here's a brief update of what we got up to, along with a few pictures from our stay. Over the three days we [...]

10 03, 2019

World Book Day’s Giant Game of ‘Guess Who’!

By |2019-03-11T17:03:31+00:00March 10th, 2019|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on World Book Day’s Giant Game of ‘Guess Who’!

You'll see from this small selection of pictures from Friday, that our World Book Day celebrations were filled with smiles... and plenty of reading! We had a great assembly, where extracts from books matched our costumes; did plenty of author related activities and lessons; enjoyed choosing a new book of our own from the giant [...]

30 11, 2018

Willow Brook girls chess team do themselves proud!

By |2018-11-30T09:02:50+00:00November 30th, 2018|Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Willow Brook girls chess team do themselves proud!

Our girls chess team played in the first girls only Nottinghamshire chess league and performed very well indeed. Nearly all of the girls came away with some points and even those who didn't manage to create any checkmates, still had a great time and gained valuable tournament experience. I'm certainly very proud of them all!