Star of the week- 19.3.18
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This week's stars of the week- Well done everyone!
* expect the best from ourselves and others
* have high standards in behaviour, appearance, presentation, environment
*challenge children and take them to the edge of their capabilities, and in doing so encourage children to challenge themselves
* enable children to learn independently, applying skills they have learnt
* be brave enough and informed enough to take considered risks
* be engaged enough to question
* inform and engage parents in the learning taking place
* provide opportunities for parents to further their own learning
In a fantastic display of hockey skills, teamwork and great sportsmanship, the Willaston Wolves represented our school outstandingly in the Eastern Hockey tournament. In the first game we found ourselves in a local derby against the Cronk-y-Berry Vikings. The opening exchanges were reserved and res…
A HUGE thank you to everyone who came to support our Rota Kids last Friday. We sold lots of crocus' to many smiley customers and had a great day doing it! Our Rota Kids look forward to counting the money raised this week and meeting with Douglas Rotary club to ensure its safe delivery to the 'End P…
The waffle Lounge was a lovely respect reward treat! We have never seen so many clean plates! Tim and Michael where so friendly and the food they made for us all was yummy. We would like to give a special shout out to Casey who was a great leader for the group. As always, the children all behaved b…
Year 1 had a fantastic afternoon with Michelle Storton from Manxbirdlife today. She gave us identification tips, information about feathers and then we went out to take part in the big school bird watch with her. We now know the difference between a blackbird and a crow! Thanks Michelle!
We had our 3rd chess lesson today, we have now learnt how to use the Pawns, Rooks and Bishops! Each week we learn how a new piece works- the direction they can move and how they take other pieces. We have learnt various 'mini games' to reinforce how each piece works and have been thoroughly enjoyin…
We would like to say a huge thank you to Mr Blair and Mrs Cowley for a fantastic assembly this afternoon. We immersed ourselves in story telling, learnt all about the traditional dress, listened to live Bagpipes, and even ate haggis! What more could we have asked for!
This half term Year 3 have begun an exciting new learning journey, learning how to play chess! Willaston school is 1 of 5 very lucky schools on the island to take part in this fantastic new pilot scheme. Every Friday morning Mr Andrew Leg- A highly skilled chess player and teacher, will be flying t…