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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Year 1 parents come to lunch
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It was a delight to welcome parents/carers of our Year 1 class to lunch today. They enjoyed a lovely lunch then spent time in the classroom with the children. Thank you to all who joined us!!

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Year 4's World War Two Talk
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We have had Mrs Kneen in to talk about World War Two and share with us some of her WWII artefacts. We looked at gas masks, fire pumps, helmets, boots and a baby's gas mask. Lots of questions were asked and we got to handle the artefacts ourselves. At the end, Mrs Kneen gave us all a weeks sweet rat…

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Go Run for Fun @ Nobles Park
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On Thursday 25th October 2018 Willaston Primary School children, staff and parent helpers walked over to Nobles Park to take part in Go Run for Fun. The event, which is usually held at the NSC, took place at Nobles Park. We were kindly given Go Run for Fun t-shirts which we wore with pride during o…

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Tia's Sponsored Walk
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What a community event Wednesday's sponsored walk around Willaston turned out to be! A huge thank you to Bobby and Deane for working so hard to organise this special event. The photographs and money raised speak for themselves. Carefully counting the sponsorship money which is still rolling in.....…

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Local Astrophotographer visits Year 2!
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Years 2 and 6 were delighted to spend to some time with local artist Brook Wassall on Friday morning. Year 2 discovered Brook's work whilst learning about their space topic. Brook has created fantastic photographs and time-lapse films which feature various night skies from around the Isle of Man. T…

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Sepsis awareness- Great Willaston Bake off!
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Thank you so much for the amazing amount of cakes and biscuits that were brought into school last week. It was a hugely popular event which raised not only money, but awareness of the charity Mannin Sepsis. So far, we have raised £550. Thank you to Macey, Ella and Grace for organising the event so…

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Sepsis Cake Sale
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On Friday 5th October, Ella, Macey and Grace hosted a fantastic cake sale in aid of Mannin Sepsis. Children, parents and staff kindly donated hundreds of delicious cakes which were sold at break time and after school. Thanks to you, we have raised a whopping £550! We are so proud of Ella, Macey and…

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Willaston supports Sepsis!!!
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It all started with a chance encounter in the hairdressers and culminated in over £500 being raised for Sepsis. Thanks to the efforts of Macey, Grace and Ella , and of course Grace's mum, hundreds of cakes came into school to be sold to the children. It was truly heartwarming to see the community e…

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Sepsis Bake Sale
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Sepsis Bake Sale! Congratulations to 3 Year 6 students who's commitment, dedication and enthusiasm have raised over 550.00! Grace, Ella and Macey have planned, organised and delivered a Bake Sale. From morning play right through to 5pm the children sold cakes to the school and around the community.…

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Inspire Lunch!
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Reception Parents came to learn with us today! We had a wonderful lunchtime in Reception today, with lots of our grown-ups coming to visit! The children shared their learning really well and spoke so clearly about their ways of working around the class. It was an absolutely lovely day and we would…

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