Willaston School

Come to the edge... where all children are 'free range'

At Willaston school we believe that in order to raise aspirations and expectations we need to :-

* 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


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Daffodil Competition
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It was so lovely to receive all your daffodils photographs today. We can see lots of hard work has gone into nurturing them and the pots you have created are so creative! Well done to everyone that has taken part. Judging will take place next week but we felt we needed to share all the entries now…

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World Book Day!!
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Thank you so much for sharing your World Book Day pictures from today! It was lovely to see your costumes. We will definitely have our own World Book Day when we are all back at school.

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The Community Service Team
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The Community Service Team have helped transform Willaston School grounds recently. They have been incredibly busy painting the playbin as well as well as the outdoor classroom and fences. They have also given the school garden a really good tidy up ready for the spring bulbs to come through. As a…

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Year 6 Junior Achievement
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Yesterday Year 6 were lucky enough to be joined by Junior Achievement to put them through their paces. From trading first thing in the morning which was fast paced and furious to exploring supply and demand, looking at what happens to products if there is a break in the supply chain. This was parti…

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Cooking with the D'Ottavios!
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So with our lovely Ms. Kirkham off school at the moment, we didn't know who to get do our weekly cooking with the children....would Mrs Burton be able to whip up a roast? Would Mrs Lace be able to make mars bar crispy cake or would Ms McAdam make her famous cheese scones? Then we had a brain wave!…

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Hot Chocolate Monday!
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What a great start back to school! At morning break today, lots of children gathered in the staffroom for our weekly 'above and beyond' treat of hot chocolate!

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Fairy Bread!
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Some of the children in the hub have been exploring Australian food. Today we have made Fairy Bread which is apparently traditionally served at children's birthday parties in Australia. It was a big hit with us!!

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G'Day Mate!
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The children in the hub are learning all about Australia this week! So far they have made their own rainmakers and painted some lovely aboriginal art! They are also learning about different Australian animals and the Australian flag. Have a look at their work so far...

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