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Fire Sparks Children's Enthusiasm in Barrule Class!
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Thursday 12th July, Barrule class met with some very exciting visitors at Willaston School! Following our 'Great Fire of London' topic, Douglas Fire Service came to visit Year 3 to conduct a very thorough fire safety talk and demonstration. After learning all about how fire spreads, what to do in t…

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Hawaiian Theme Disco
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We were D, Delightful Nails! We were I, incredible face paints! We were S, Super Dancing! We were C, Crazy bubbles! We were oooo-ooooo-ooooo... oh, we're out of photo's. Thank you to everyone in our wonderful FASTPAWS Parent Group for organising such a super evening. What amazing and exciting event…

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Mannin Class to Tynwald Viking re-enactment
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We had an unforgettable experience this morning at Tynwald Hill. We learnt about how weapons were made, wool was dyed, what food was like, how intricate designs were engraved and above all- we learnt the art of BATTLE!!

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Millennium Football Tournament
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It was a beautiful morning at Union Mills. It was hot but a pleasant breeze made it bearable. Our football team did us proud at the inter-schools Millennium Football Tournament. They played 7 games, won 5 and lost 2. Their attitude and the way they played was brilliant. They fought so hard and show…

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Willaston Choir Sang their socks off!
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On Saturday night we had the pleasure of performing alongside 13 other primary schools in a musical called the King With Cold Feet as part of a concert called Children In Song. The children were exemplary in their behaviour and their performance skills! We even had two of our choir members being Co…

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Wales Update- Days 2 & 3
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Tuesday: We had a very busy day with both groups doing canoeing. It was such a sunny day and most of us jumped in!! Miss UJ’s group did the leap of faith and laser blast whilst Mr Ledger’s group did archery and bouldering. In the evening we went on a long walk. Everyone was so shattered that we all…

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Wales Update- Day one
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After an incredibly early start this morning, we finally arrived at Kingswood at lunchtime. We had a leisurely lunch in the sunshine and then Mr Ledger taught everyone how to play American Football. Our group leader, called Little George, came to give us a tour around the site and then took us to o…

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Girls Football
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What a brilliant performance from our Girls Football team. Very proud of their competitive spirit. Well done girls./Users/priroseburton/Desktop/IMG_2622.JPG

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Mannin trip to Ardwhallan for a Viking adventure
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We had an absolutely fantastic trip on a glorious sunny day. We learned about life in Viking times and what it would have been like to settle on the Isle of Man. We cooked bread on the fire, chopped wood, did orienteering and finally, an assault course, minus the heavy Viking armour!

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