Willaston School

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Reception Trip to Mustang Sally's
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We have a lovely new Diner in our school role-play area, but we weren't too sure about how to use it properly! So we decided to go and see a real life Diner in action. Let's go to Mustang Sally's! We had an amazing trip to Castletown! We travelled on the bus and started with a look at the street ar…

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Hunt the Wren!
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Year 1 had a great time last week learning the dance for Hunt the Wren! Mrs Kneen came in to teach us the dance and then we performed it for Mrs Honeyman. We also learnt that people traditionally do the Hunt the Wren dance on Boxing Day.

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Santa Claus is coming to town!
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We had a very exciting morning on Thursday when Santa visited our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 class. He took the time to chat with each and every one of the children as well as giving them all some sweets. A big thank you to the Rotary Club for organising for us!

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School Council's Trip to the Isle of Man Food Bank
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Our School Council went to see Neal at the Isle of Man Food Bank to see the important that they do. The School Council had a look round all the different groceries collected and then they were able to make up a few food packages for people in need. When returning to school, the children felt it was…

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Year 6 Family Lunch!
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Our dinner hall was slightly fuller today because year 6 pupils had the chance to invite their parents or family members in to spend lunchtime with them. It was a great success! All our family members enjoyed being back at school for dinner and they were very impressed with the food! After lunch th…

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Children in Need
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On Friday we raised money for Children in Need by having a dress down day and a karaoke sing-a-long in the hall! It was such fun. We had a range of songs from the Rocky theme to Jingle Bell Rock to The Greatest Day. The children were in great spirits and so many of them had a good go! The most exci…

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Year 5 Badminton Competition
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Our Year 5 Badminton Team were in action this afternoon at the Douglas Primary School's Badminton Competition. They played brilliantly and were really competitive. A special mention to George and Look Yien who won all but one of their matches! Also a huge thank you to all our supporters that joined…

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Community Afternoon Tea
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Today Year 6 hosted a World War Two themed Community Afternoon Tea. We were so thrilled that so many people from our community joined us for a fun filled afternoon of singing, drama, dancing and cake. A massive thank you to Mrs Beggs and Year 6 for all their hard work. We are also very gratefully t…

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