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Year Six The Apprentice!
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What an amazing afternoon! Year Six held their Apprentice Cafe this afternoon and it was a great success! Year Six worked in small groups to create their own product. They looked at costing and profits before deciding how to market their product to the rest of the school. Yesterday they 'pitched' t…

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Year 1 - Eric Carle's Birthday
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Yesterday in celebration of Eric Carle's birthday, Year 1 made Hungry Caterpillar themed cards to deliver around the Willaston Estate. They wanted to spread a little bit of birthday cheer to everyone. They also made Hungry Caterpillar masks and in the afternoon they had a birthday party for Eric Ca…

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Year 6 Forest school
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Year 6 had a ball this afternoon at their first forest school session of this half term. Chris set them a challenge to build their own fire - great day for a fire!! It was so great to see them enjoying the freedom that forest school brings!

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Reception's Big Build
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This morning, we did a big build in the reception outdoor area! The children decided they wanted to make a pirate ship. They helped design, gather materials and build the ship. Doesn't it look amazing! Morgan used a drill! Dave and Aiden used a saw! We made a pirate ship!

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Back in! Back out again!
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We're back at Willaston! And no sooner did we get back, than we got back outside and back learning in the best way we know how. Today's "ball run" encouraged some great teamworking and problem solving skills during the construction phase. Then the implementation phase developed lots of questions ab…

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WELCOME BACK HUB CHILDREN!
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We're delighted to welcome back our hub children to Willaston School this morning. We look forward to welcoming everyone back on Monday and finishing our school year together!

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Distance Learning!
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We thought it would be lovely to share what everyone has been up to at home during these unprecedented times. If you would like to send any photographs to be included on our website, please send them to enquiries@willaston.sch.im Maddie has been very busy looking at the parts of plants and learning…

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Easter Eggs
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Yesterday, the children of key workers at our hub got a very welcome surprise - a delivery of Easter Eggs! We are very grateful to colleagues from Isle of Play and Tesco who donated ‘surprise’ Easter Eggs to the children of key workers and vulnerable children who are in hubs. We'd also like to than…

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