Willaston School

Behaviour values: fair, respect, safe. This is how we do it here.

Year 1 Peel Trip
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What a fantastic day Year 1 had last Wednesday! We spent the morning at the House of Manannan learning all about the toys children played with in the past. We even got to play with replicas of the most common toys! The workshop was really informative and Year 1 learnt a lot. We especially loved a t…

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Cooking with Ms Kirkham- Sweet Chilli Chicken Stir Fry
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This week was a particularly tasty treat... the children made a delicious sweet chilli and garlic, chicken noodle stir fry and it was AMAZING! Amazing enough for Miss Rutter to go out that same day to buy all the ingredients, to give it a go at home herself! We'd like to say another huge thank you…

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Tag Rugby Tournament
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On Tuesday 8th February I was privileged enough to take a group of Y2 and Y3 pupils to the interschool tag rugby tournament, and I have never felt more proud of a group of children that I've taken out of school. Every single one of them represented our school spectacularly. Their behaviour was exem…

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Whole Class Reading with Year 6
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What's better than finally getting to the end of a really great book... finally finding out who did what, and why? Finally tying up all of those mysterious loose ends...? Doing it all with cake and friends of course!! Today Year 6 have come to the end of their second whole class reading novel, and…

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The Big Splash with Willaston School Council
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This morning our fabulous school councillors launched 'Willaston's Big Splash' competition in aid of Hospice Isle of Man. Every child in each class will be given the opportunity to put forward their creative ideas for our school dolphin calf, one design from each class will then be put forward to o…

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Reception's Amazing Story Exploration
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What an amazing week we have had! On Monday, we got 5 new books delivered for our class. One of them is the lovely story, "The Colour Monster". Which we have spent all week enjoying, exploring and generally chewing over and chatting around the story. Please watch the video below to listen to the st…

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Year 6 Get Arty!
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Today in Year 6 we began our 'Mighty Mountains' art project! We started this project by stripping it right back to basics and exploring colour- Primary, Secondary and Tertiary colours and how they're produced. We investigated form, shade and tone by using water colours and enjoyed experimenting wit…

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The Evolution of the Classroom
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As we spend the majority of our time at Willaston School, it becomes easy to take for granted some of the amazing things that happen habitually in our school. This morning I was out of class for my Planning and Preparation time and spent quite a lot of time moving around the school for one reason a…

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