News from Class 5

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

17 12, 2021

Christmas fun!

By |2022-01-04T14:12:21+00:00December 17th, 2021|Class 5|Comments Off on Christmas fun!

The past few weeks Class 5 has been getting in the Christmas mood. We have been busy making decorations and practising our carol singing. In their Christmas jumpers, the class looked so fabulous altogether and the money raised is going to such a good cause too. We have finished The Lion, the Witch and [...]

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 [...]

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