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Firefighters in Year 1!
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Year 1 had a fantastic afternoon learning about the important job that David and Sean have as firefighters. We spoke about the importance of staying away from fires and what to do in an emergency. We learnt about what firefighters do and practised 'stop, drop and roll' to keep ourselves safe. We pr…

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Thinking Grooves in EYFS
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You may or may not have heard your child talking about learning their "Thinking Moves" at school. For those of you who have heard the phrase but not known much about it, "Thinking Moves" is a special series of words and phrases that help us to talk effectively about what steps we need to take to ov…

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Girl's Football club
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Today saw our first session of Girl's football club this year. A club that will be continuing every Tuesday lunchtime until Easter. The girls who made it today were absolutely brilliant and I hope they would all agree that we had a great time! Today's session focused on some skill builder games for…

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Baking with Ms McAdam
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We had great fun making flapjacks this week with Ms McAdam! We measured all our ingredients very carefully and then had a good mix. The best part was when we all got to try a piece! Very tasty.

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Developing Shared Thinking Skills
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One of the big development goals in EYFS is to improve children's speaking and listening skills. The act of attending to what someone else says and responding in a way that builds upon what they've said is a skill that many adults take for granted, but it is a skill that, just like all skills, shou…

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Hot Rocks!
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On Friday Mrs McAdam and Mrs Miklos took a little group of climbing superstars to Hot Rocks Climbing Centre. The children were amazing: cracking behaviour showing all of the Willaston values - Fair, Respect, Safe - and they all achieved brilliant results on the climbing walls!

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Goodbye Mrs Burton!
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As part of Mrs Burton's leaving assembly, the children made a video based on her favourite musical "Les Miserables". Here is the video for your enjoyment

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Year 4, 5 and 6 Christmas Party!
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Year 4, 5 and 6 had an amazing Christmas Party yesterday! We played musical statues, the chocolate game and we wrapped the teacher in toilet rolls to make snowman. We enjoyed lots of food which we are still eating up today!

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