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22 03, 2020

With love

By |2020-03-22T21:16:05+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Front Page Slider|Comments Off on With love

On Friday we said a heartfelt goodbye to each other. Whether we will find ourselves in each other's company again during this academic year is unknown, which made it a difficult day to judge. We sang together and talked about our community and wanted to send our love to all of our friends who were [...]

19 03, 2020

Latest Covid-19 communication to parents

By |2020-03-19T22:19:07+00:00March 19th, 2020|Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Latest Covid-19 communication to parents

Dear Willow Brook families, From the contact I have had with parents this evening, I know that Parentmail is struggling under the weight of schools' communication and this may take several hours to reach you... Today has been a very long and busy one and we continue to await directives from the government to let [...]

8 03, 2020

World Book Day

By |2020-03-08T18:24:26+00:00March 8th, 2020|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on World Book Day

Thursday 5th March was, yet again, a World Book Day to remember at Willow Brook! This year we dressed up in 'genres' and there was certainly a wonderful array of creative costumes. We started the day together and met our new characters... From spacemen... to bears and rabbits... There were wardrobes (but thankfully no [...]

1 03, 2020

Howzat! Year 2 Children Represent Team Willow Brook

By |2020-03-01T16:42:49+00:00March 1st, 2020|Class 2|Comments Off on Howzat! Year 2 Children Represent Team Willow Brook

I had the pleasure of taking ten enthusiastic children to the South Notts Academy to take part in a cricket festival after school on Wednesday. I reminded these lucky ten how they had been chosen because of their good listening skills, sporting spirit and fantastic behaviour. They didn't disappoint as they moved around the sports [...]

28 02, 2020

Nottingham Forest share their vision for glory!

By |2020-02-28T16:30:16+00:00February 28th, 2020|Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class R, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Nottingham Forest share their vision for glory!

Willow Brook had some special visitors in assembly on Thursday and learnt just what it felt like to work as a team and turn ambition into success. NFFC's Dream Big message was inspiring and the story of Brian Clough taking Forest all the way to being European Champions left us with an upbeat feeling! [...]

16 02, 2020

Geography Mastermind

By |2020-02-16T13:17:59+00:00February 16th, 2020|Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Geography Mastermind

Thursday saw a very exciting culmination of a whole half term's geography focus. Twelve very brave children took it in turns to sit in the black chair and be bombarded by some very tough questions. I think we can all agree that our contestants did themselves proud. Many of the children have been asking me [...]

14 02, 2020

Class 3 Poetry

By |2020-02-16T13:19:46+00:00February 14th, 2020|Class 3, Front Page Slider, Whole School|Comments Off on Class 3 Poetry

Class 3 have been exploring the famous Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar, in particular her poem titled "My Country". We pondered over the new vocabulary and the different meaning that could be taken from several phrases. At our class assembly last week, we shared some of our own poems based on Mackellar's. Unfortunately, due to [...]

9 02, 2020

Rushcliffe Schools Alliance Pupil Parliament

By |2020-02-09T10:08:03+00:00February 9th, 2020|Front Page Slider|Comments Off on Rushcliffe Schools Alliance Pupil Parliament

As much as I love LEGO and jigsaw puzzles, it was a treat to swap year two's play afternoon for a trip to County Hall's debating chamber for our most recent pupil parliament meeting. Two representatives from every primary school in Rushcliffe were in attendance and brought with them notes from discussions that had happened [...]