News from Class 5

3 10, 2021

Design and Technology – getting stuck in, literally!

By |2021-10-05T11:08:25+01:00October 3rd, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Design and Technology – getting stuck in, literally!

Class 5 have had to get their design 'hat' on this term! Here, we started to look at how we can reinforce a structure. An additional skill was looking at 2D 'nets' of [...]

1 10, 2021

Class 5s Super Science Skills: predict, experiment, conclude!

By |2021-10-05T10:55:33+01:00October 1st, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Class 5s Super Science Skills: predict, experiment, conclude!

I have been delighted to discover Class 5 is full of scientists ! We have been conducting experiment after experiment this term, to determine the properties of different materials, and they have shown themselves to make excellent predictions and conclusions.  [...]

30 09, 2021

The stories Class 5 are enjoying this term…..

By |2021-09-30T22:07:14+01:00September 30th, 2021|Class 5, Year 5 Books|Comments Off on The stories Class 5 are enjoying this term…..

Twitch! This is the fabulous book by MG Leonard (author of the Beetle Boy trilogy and the Adventure on a Train mystery series) that you may have seen at home! We have been ploughing our way through this mystery and we're nearly at the end.... hopefully you've been reading [...]

28 09, 2021

Young Voices Choir on Spotify

By |2021-09-28T22:07:41+01:00September 28th, 2021|Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Young Voices Choir on Spotify

It has been a pleasure to listen to the 2021 Willow Brook choir! The power of music is back in the building and nothing could make me happier! Miss Brearey has lined up an exciting winter project and is steering our Young Voices outing to the Birmingham Arena. Whilst the choir have been given [...]

27 09, 2021

This Week’s Bench of Glory Champions

By |2021-10-05T11:53:57+01:00September 27th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Whole School|Comments Off on This Week’s Bench of Glory Champions

This week's Bench of Glory was all about resilience. A very apt quote from Anthony Joshua after he lost his world title at the weekend said, 'I'm not a sulker - that's a waste of time. I bounce back... I'm going to go home and look at ways to improve - straight away!' [...]

13 09, 2021

The Big Notts Survey

By |2021-09-13T16:45:10+01:00September 13th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Big Notts Survey

Get involved with The Big Notts Survey and add your voice to the future of our County as they put together a new post-Covid strategy. Willow Brook children can do this too, by following this link to the Young People's questionnaire: https://consult.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/communications/thebignottsyoungpeoplessurvey/ Your views can be added until the end of September. [...]

12 07, 2021

The Champions of Sports Week

By |2021-07-12T00:36:34+01:00July 12th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Champions of Sports Week

Willow Brook - we did it! We dodged the showers and the occasional thunder and had a fabulous week of sports and games. As you'll see from the photos and the footage, there was a whole host of events on offer every day to run alongside the traditional trackside races. Our tournament day [...]

21 06, 2021

We cannot walk alone – 2021 Refugee Week

By |2021-06-20T22:20:25+01:00June 21st, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on We cannot walk alone – 2021 Refugee Week

This week in our assembly time the children are learning what it means to be a refugee. At least 82.4 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes. Among them are nearly 26.4 million refugees, around half of whom are children. The terms “refugee”, “asylum-seeker” and “migrant” are used to describe people who [...]

13 06, 2021

A Summer Whole-School Journey

By |2021-06-13T17:23:05+01:00June 13th, 2021|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Summer Whole-School Journey

Our whole-school topic this half term is all about Journeys. In history, each year group is going back in time to walk in the shoes of some well-known travellers... From the Ancient Egyptians making their final trip to the afterlife to those who stepped aboad the Titanic and the Mayflower, we will be using [...]

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