Willaston School

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Willaston's Big Bounce
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Well done everyone who took part in our sponsored bounce today – it was great fun and we have raised lots of money for Hospice Isle of Man. Thank you to all the sponsors for your support! When we have all the money in we will update you with a grand total. Thank you to Fun4all for the bouncy castle.

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Reception's Super Day Out!
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Reception have had an amazing day out today! We walked from school down to Nobles Park and enjoyed a picnic lunch in the park (special thank you to Faye who made lovely hand decorated lunch bags for the school dinner children!). Then we had a lovely play in the park before heading over to the polic…

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EYFS Inspire
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This week was our second visit for next year's Reception children and we enjoyed a great afternoon with a focus on physical development. Inside we focused mostly on fine motor development, with lots of activities aimed at improving children's pinching strength and their fine detail movements. If yo…

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Sun Safe!
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Reception all have their hats on, most have suncream and they have been building shelters to keep them cool in the shade! Does your child have a hat and suncream in school?

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Venture Centre - Day 4
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The girls needed to be woken up again this morning! We had croissants for breakfast and collected our wet clothes to go to the park for a morning of kayaking and canoeing. The teamwork shown with the canoeing was great. The children paddled all around the lake and one group even explored the island…

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Venture Day Three!
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After a fun filled day yesterday, we all gathered together for some yummy tea- jacket potatoes! Once all was devoured, we got ready and spent the evening on Maughold coast playing some field games alongside what felt like a billion midges! Once we had got back to camp, it was time to raid the tuck…

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Venture Centre Day Two
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So it was stew for dinner on Monday night which was wolfed down by very hungry children! Mrs Burton, Mr Ledger and Miss Sumner arrived to take over from Miss Rutter, Mrs M and Mrs Lace and they were raring to go on the coastal walk. The children set off at a good pace and enjoyed their ramble throu…

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Year Two have been exploring tunnels!
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In Year Two we have been looking at different types of tunnels. We have learnt a little bit about the Channel Tunnel, the Mersey Tunnel and the Love Tunnel in Ukraine. This afternoon we decided to build our own tunnels on the field using anything we could find. Charlie-Jack and Aaron used a piece o…

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Venture 2022 Day 1!
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What a fantastic first day our children have had today! After meeting in the school hall first thing, showing off our HUGE suitcases and even bigger stashes of sweets, we boarded the buses to The Venture Centre with truck loads of excitement! After arriving, we gathered in the common room where Dav…

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