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20 11, 2018

A Sea of Poppies in Class 5

By |2019-01-04T12:59:47+00:00November 20th, 2018|Class 5, Whole School|Comments Off on A Sea of Poppies in Class 5

The children in Class 5 thoroughly enjoyed creating poppies using collage for our contribution to the Willow Brook wreaths to be displayed at the church and in our school grounds to remember those who died in World War 1 and the conflicts that followed.

16 11, 2018

A Yabba Dabba Doo sort of day!

By |2018-11-16T21:25:52+00:00November 16th, 2018|Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on A Yabba Dabba Doo sort of day!

  Today has, indeed, been a fun-filled Yabba-Dabba-Doo day! Again, there’s a great community spirit on days where we are working together to support others. The playground always looks amazing when it’s full of costumes and smiles and today was no exception! From cavemen to veloceraptors, Pudseys to pyjamas… and even a prehistoric fire, the [...]

15 11, 2018

Girls football team give a heroic performance!

By |2018-11-15T09:03:13+00:00November 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+00:00November 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, [...]

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 [...]