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14 11, 2018

Tea Lights and Clay Lace in Art Club

By |2019-01-04T13:00:15+00:00November 14th, 2018|Whole School|Comments Off on Tea Lights and Clay Lace in Art Club

The children in the year 2 and 3 art club worked incredibly hard over several sessions to create two pieces of beautiful art which they enjoyed taking home once the club ended.  They made clay lace pots by printing a doily on to rolled out clay and then setting it in a bowl before [...]

12 11, 2018

Quaver Powered Rowers

By |2019-01-04T13:00:38+00:00November 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 [...]

12 11, 2018

Our Youngest Athletes Take Their Turn

By |2019-01-04T13:00:55+00:00November 12th, 2018|Class 1, Class 2, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Our Youngest Athletes Take Their Turn

21 children from years 1 and 2 went to take part in the athletics festival at Rushcliffe school. For many of these children it was their first time representing the school and taking part against other schools from the Rushcliffe area. The children were so proud to wear their kit like the older children do, [...]

12 11, 2018

Robots of the Future

By |2019-01-04T13:00:50+00:00November 12th, 2018|Class 2, Whole School|Comments Off on Robots of the Future

Class 2 worked so hard in our art lessons last half term and have really started to master the skill of highlighting and shading to make an object appear 3D. They have created some magnificent robots that have caught the eye of everyone passing along the junior corridor. One lucky painting has even made its [...]

27 10, 2018

Half Term Holiday Homework

By |2018-10-27T11:34:43+00:00October 27th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Half Term Holiday Homework

Love in a box leaflet Love in a box leaflet 2 For many years now Willow Brook School has been involved in one way or another with the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. If you have never met the project before, its aims are to reach out to ‘Europe’s poorest, the abandoned, the terminally ill, those [...]

26 10, 2018

Class 3 Shield Making

By |2019-01-04T13:01:02+00:00October 26th, 2018|Class 3, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Class 3 Shield Making

Class 3 have been very busy this term learning all about the period of history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. To end our topic, we've been creating our own Iron Age shields, although as someone pointed out "they wouldn't be very good in a battle"! The children were very proud of their [...]

24 10, 2018

Goldilocks’ Party!

By |2018-10-24T17:06:22+00:00October 24th, 2018|Class R, Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Goldilocks’ Party!

Over the last couple of days, Class R have had a wonderful time preparing for their party to celebrate Goldilocks' 5th birthday. The fun started on Tuesday morning when we walked down to the local Co-Op store in search of party supplies. The children were so well behaved and a member of the public even [...]

19 10, 2018

In the Land of Fairy Tales

By |2018-10-19T08:23:53+00:00October 19th, 2018|Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on In the Land of Fairy Tales

Since starting in September, Class R have had a wonderful time engaging with a range of fairy tales stories. We have looked at the story of Goldilocks, Jack and the Beanstalk, the Gingerbread Man and Sleeping Beauty, in addition to reading a wide range of other texts from the land of fairy tales. The children [...]

18 10, 2018

Victory for Willow Brook Chess Players

By |2018-10-19T08:05:06+00:00October 18th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Victory for Willow Brook Chess Players

With the help or Miss Brearey, I managed to take a record number of children to the Nottinghamshire South Area Chess League which was hosted at Gamston. All 33 children played with calm focus throughout their games and although many felt quite nervous to begin with, all walked away with smiles on their faces. But [...]

11 10, 2018

A visit from the University of Nottingham and a Travelling Museum

By |2018-10-15T08:21:17+00:00October 11th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A visit from the University of Nottingham and a Travelling Museum

The children in class four have had quite a magical week. On Monday we met three experts in Roman history who brought with them two huge crates full of artifacts. The children got to handle genuine Roman coins, pottery and jewelry as well as have some fun with some very high quality replicas. The children [...]