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28 03, 2024

Biscuit Baking for the Staffroom!

By |2024-03-28T12:24:05+00:00March 28th, 2024|Class 3|Comments Off on Biscuit Baking for the Staffroom!

We had lots of fun is Class 3 yesterday baking biscuits for the staffroom. The day began with some product research where we tasted a variety on supermarket biscuits, followed by a biscuit questionnaire for the staff. After we had gathered all of this information, we designed our products thinking about appearance as well [...]

27 03, 2024

Year 3 Girls Adventure To Platt Lane!

By |2024-03-27T19:05:16+00:00March 27th, 2024|Class 3, Sport|Comments Off on Year 3 Girls Adventure To Platt Lane!

It’s always exciting for me to have the opportunity to watch the future Willow Brook footballing talent and earlier today, eight year 3 girls’ got their first moments of wearing the world famous Willow Brook football kit. An exciting start to a session organised by Keyworth Football Club at Platt Lane in the sunshine [...]

27 03, 2024

Year 4 Science Week

By |2024-04-08T11:14:01+01:00March 27th, 2024|Class 4|Comments Off on Year 4 Science Week

Year 4 had a fantastic week investigating everything time-related for Science Week. Testing how quickly we could make Jelly dissolve, to fruit or not to fruit, was just one of the questions on our minds! We then used what we had been learning about during this half term's whole-school topic to create our own [...]

26 03, 2024

Year 5 Science Week

By |2024-03-22T08:04:57+00:00March 26th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Year 5 Science Week

Serious Scientists During a recent Science week, year five have participated in a number of experiements and investigations, for instance: 'Can you make a pendulum clock' and 'Does being taller mean you're faster?' The class have really shone when participating in these lessons. The children were eager to measure, record, predict and then summarise [...]

25 03, 2024

Cracking Clay!

By |2024-03-28T10:28:48+00:00March 25th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Cracking Clay!

Move over Michelangelo As you know, our topic this half term has been all about time. We've studied the history of clocks, learned how to read, interpret and complete timetables in maths lessons and have used the book, 'Strangeworlds Travel Agency' as a stimulus for much of our writing. Art, of course, is of no [...]

23 03, 2024

LD Lapinski visits Class 3

By |2024-03-23T08:23:27+00:00March 23rd, 2024|Class 3|Comments Off on LD Lapinski visits Class 3

Class 3 had a fantastic session with LD Lapinski, author of The Strangeworlds Travel Agency. We created blob characters as a team, made our own mini books and followed LD's top tips to create a skeleton plan for our own adventure! We also loved showing LD our Strangeworlds display full of our adventure stories [...]

22 03, 2024

The Year 5 Friday Debate

By |2024-03-21T08:34:15+00:00March 22nd, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on The Year 5 Friday Debate

Agree to Disagree? On our first Friday back to school, Year 5 engaged within a wonderful debate where we considered the following questions: Is 'better late than never' a good principle? 'There is no greater harm than that of time wasted' - agree or disagree? What do you think life would be like were [...]

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