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21 02, 2023

Year 5 Learning Letter

By |2023-02-21T10:56:26+00:00February 21st, 2023|Class 5|Comments Off on Year 5 Learning Letter

Welcome Back I hope that you’ve had a wonderful and restful February half term holiday and enjoyed your week break. I’ve had the chance to catch up with family members and celebrate an 80th birthday! Not mine of course… Over the half term, I’ve been busy doing lots of things. We visited lots of [...]

20 02, 2023

Animal Habitats

By |2023-03-02T20:49:25+00:00February 20th, 2023|Class 2, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Animal Habitats

Year 2 went out and about discovering the animal habitats in our school grounds. We investigated which areas we found the most insects and plants and discussed what may have impacted what we found. We will head out again during the late spring/early summer to gather information and compare our findings. [...]

10 02, 2023

Superhero Graduation

By |2023-02-10T16:35:16+00:00February 10th, 2023|Class R, Whole School|Comments Off on Superhero Graduation

This week our Reception class graduated from Superhero school! This was the finale to our exciting term of creating our own comic strips, defeating evil peas and designing our own Super Veggies. We also met some real-life community heroes along the way and found that real heroes are not necessarily the strongest or [...]

9 02, 2023

Mr Grinling’s Lunch

By |2023-03-02T20:46:02+00:00February 9th, 2023|Class 2|Comments Off on Mr Grinling’s Lunch

The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch has been one of our focused texts this half term and has sparked some fantastic writing using new vocabulary. After spending so much time reading and writing about delicious lunches prepared by Mrs Grinling, it felt only right to make some sandwiches of our own. We have linked this to [...]

7 02, 2023

Safer Internet Day 2023

By |2023-02-21T09:41:21+00:00February 7th, 2023|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Whole School|Comments Off on Safer Internet Day 2023

It has been an exciting day at Willow Brook as we have joined schools and organisations around the world celebrating Safer Internet Day 2023! Every class has been buzzing with lively discussion and there have been so many thoughts and ideas shared.  The children have shown themselves to be thoughtful and reflective, sharing what [...]

5 02, 2023

Young Voices 2023

By |2023-02-05T11:58:51+00:00February 5th, 2023|Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Young Voices 2023

There is nothing better than a Young Voices concert. To sing alongside 5,000 other children in an arena... with a professional band... with Beat Boxing, dance routines, a rock violinist, Urban Strides Street Dancers, pop stars... What more could you add to an evening to make you feel proud? Our 36 strong choir members [...]

4 02, 2023

The Great Garden Birdwatch

By |2023-02-04T13:28:47+00:00February 4th, 2023|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on The Great Garden Birdwatch

It was an absolute joy to test out our new bird hide and take part in this year's Garden Bird Watch last Friday. The grounds of Willow Brook are teeming with our feathered friends and there's always lots to spot. Alongside the blackbirds, blue tits, long tailed tits, magpies and robins who are regular [...]

1 02, 2023

Super Mathematicians!

By |2023-02-05T12:00:21+00:00February 1st, 2023|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Maths|Comments Off on Super Mathematicians!

Bench of Glory - Mathematics I have been so thrilled this week to present seven fantastically hardworking mathematicians with their well-earned ‘Bench of Glory’ certificates. The reasons for their selection share a similar theme: an enjoyment of mathematics and the pursuit of further knowledge in this wonderful subject area. As stated by Professor Marcus [...]

31 01, 2023

Girls Football vs Lantern Lane

By |2023-01-31T20:18:29+00:00January 31st, 2023|Class 5, Class 6, Sport|Comments Off on Girls Football vs Lantern Lane

Earlier today, the Willow Brook girls' football team travelled to Lantern Lane to play their 2nd league game of the season. The girls worked extremely hard as a team and we won 12-2 with goals from Pia (4), Jessie (3), Joy (3) and Millie (2). Myself and Mr Boyd were delighted with the performance [...]

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