Class 5

News from Class 5

15 11, 2018

Girls football team give a heroic performance!

By |2018-11-15T09:03:13+01:00November 15th, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Girls football team give a heroic performance!

The girls played their first cup match of the year against Tollerton, who had already had a very successful start to the season. Our Willow Brook team took a while to get settled into playing away, with the wind in our faces and went two goals down before half time. After a little chat and [...]

14 11, 2018

Class 5 Sail Away on a Viking Longboat

By |2019-01-04T13:00:10+01:00November 14th, 2018|Class 5, Whole School|Comments Off on Class 5 Sail Away on a Viking Longboat

Over a series of art sessions, as part of our 'History's Greatest Invaders' topic, we created these beautiful mixed media scenes of Viking longboats sailing towards their next invasion!  First we used the technique of wax resist painting to create interesting skylines.  Then we used various painting techniques to create the waves: splatter painting, [...]

12 11, 2018

Quaver Powered Rowers

By |2019-01-04T13:00:38+01:00November 12th, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Quaver Powered Rowers

Our rowing team have been attending school early each Friday morning since the start of September. They have  been coached by the fabulous Miss Phillips ready for these competitions and their hard work has certainly paid off. All members of the team tried their absolute best and with the help of Quaver power successfully managed [...]

28 09, 2018

Let us all eat cake!

By |2018-09-28T19:03:18+01:00September 28th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Let us all eat cake!

Many of you will have heard the sad news that Julie Cook passed away last week. As a parent and a huge supporter of Willow Brook school, she blessed us all with her energy, sense of fun and her positive determination to get things done. Julie took the helm of our Friends Association for many [...]

25 09, 2018

Safety First!

By |2019-01-04T13:02:07+01:00September 25th, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Whole School|Comments Off on Safety First!

On Friday year five and six went on an exciting learning adventure to Holme Pierrepont where they explored the Safety Zone.  They rotated around a wide range of exciting activities where they were taught important safety information and life skills.  They learnt how to assess a medical emergency and perform CPR as well as how [...]

22 07, 2018

Willow Brook visits Whitby

By |2019-01-04T13:02:26+01:00July 22nd, 2018|Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Willow Brook visits Whitby

This week year 5 and 6 spent three days exploring Whitby on their residential which was a new venture for all. Staying at the YHA right next to Whitby Abbey gave us the perfect location to visit iconic Whitby attractions and also gave us plenty of attempts to accurately count the 199 steps up and [...]

13 07, 2018

Wimbledoners of the future

By |2019-01-04T13:02:41+01:00July 13th, 2018|Class 5, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Wimbledoners of the future

Yesterday Class 5 had a brilliant afternoon at the Keyworth Tennis Club thanks to a couple of the coaches opening up and offering us a session. We got a feel for what it would be like to play on the full courts and enjoyed lots of different skill based games and activities. We learned a [...]

4 07, 2018

Sports Afternoon

By |2018-07-04T18:22:29+01:00July 4th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Sports Afternoon

Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate Willow Brook's sporting talents this afternoon! I'm sure you will agree with me that the children were full of the joys of summer and showed great stamina and sportsmanship. Miss Johnston, as always, did a sterling job of putting together a programme of events... and I was [...]

14 06, 2018

Year 5 Science Day

By |2019-01-04T13:03:42+01:00June 14th, 2018|Class 5, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Year 5 Science Day

Today, four girls from year 5 had the privilege of attending a STEM event at Nottingham Girls' High School  where they took part in science activities in biology, chemistry and physics. They thoroughly enjoyed all of the activities including learning more about birds, with egg and owl pellet dissection, as well as learning about and [...]

23 04, 2018

Class 5 Learning Letter

By |2019-01-04T13:04:42+01:00April 23rd, 2018|Class 5|Comments Off on Class 5 Learning Letter

We've had a great start to the half term in year 5 as we've become immersed in our new topic of Earth and Space. Our learning on this topic stretches from English to Science to P.E! Take a look at our learning letter for this half term to find out more...Summer 1 learning letter