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Laxey Shed and CoinCorner Visit Y6!
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Thursday saw our second visitor in year 6 as part of our new Dragon’s Den topic. Bev from The Shed (in Laxey) came in to school to talk to us about how she was inspired to start her business and how it evolved over time and even shared some top tips about how to develop a product of our own. We rea…

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Muggle Club have been busy!
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Muggle Club have been busy designing and creating their own Harry Potter themed rocks. Today we have been out hiding our rocks round Willaston Estate. See if you find them!

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Cooking with Mrs Kirkham catch up!
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This week marks the end of our Tombola for this year. Every child has taken their turn cooking with our fabulous Mrs Kirkham each week and we have enjoyed so many truly scrumptious foods!! Here's what we enjoyed over the last few weeks...

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Mr David Ashford Visits Year 6!
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This week Year 6 have started their new topic 'Dragons Den'. Today, as part of this new topic, we welcomed our first guest speaker- Mr David Ashford! Mr Ashford spoke to the children about various topics, such as public speaking and the skills he has developed throughout his career. We'd like to sa…

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Extreme Reading Challenge!
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We'd like to say a huge thank you for all of your creative entries, choosing a winner was EXTREMELY DIFFICULT! Keep your eyes open for the next reading challenge- it's coming soon!!

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Check out our revamped reading areas!
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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr Seuss We love reading and have been working really hard in school to revamp our class reading areas. We have updated our books to include a huge variety of fantastic new titles and have a…

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Junior Fell Running Championships
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Congratulations to three of our pupils who took part in last weekend's Manx Fell Running Championships at Knockaloe Beg. Kendall, Mason and Alisha all did fantastically well in what were some very hot conditions! They competed in races against other children from their year groups on a challenging…

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Year 6 Crucial Crew
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Year 6 have spent today down at the Villa Marina taking part in this year's Crucial Crew. They had a great time moving round the Villa to attend different workshops from a host of speakers. They enjoyed time with the Police learning about how all choices have consequences; The Fire and Rescue Servi…

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Rock Kidz
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Well we had a very exciting day on Friday! Rock Kidz came to Willaston School and totally rocked our school. We sang along to a rock version of 'This is Me' and learnt a new song about being yourself. We also had a few 'dance offs' between staff and children which ended with a huge Air Guitar Dance…

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