Willaston School

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Parent Open Afternoon
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What a lovely afternoon we have had today at Willaston School! Thank you to all the parents that came to join us whilst Mrs Burton talked about our areas of focus and then spent time in classrooms with their children. We had classes creating the solar system in pastels, making skeletons with pasta…

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Year One trip to Peter and The Wolf
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Year 1 had a great time watching and listening to a performance of Peter and the Wolf by ‘Solar Winds’, a woodwind quintet from the Royal Northern College of Music. We learned about the instruments used including, a clarinet, an oboe, flute, French horn and a bazooka. The children also enjoyed meet…

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Going on a bug hunt- Year 2 Visit Summer Hill
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As part of our Wriggle and Crawl topic, Year 2 have had an exciting morning down at Summer Hill Glen. We met Dawn from Manx Wildlife Trust who showed us how to search for invertebrates in the stream. Year 2 loved pond dipping and we didn’t even have that many swimmers… We used nets and managed to f…

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Bernie and The Boat of Hope
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We have had a fantastic morning with Bernie Hollywood with him explaining his many adventures from trekking to the North and South Poles to climbing Everest. He spoke about his upcoming challenge to inspire and encourage young people to talk about mental health. Bernie’s challenge begins in Decembe…

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Our New Library
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We are thrilled with how our new library looks. As part of our priority to foster a Love of Reading across the school, developing our library was an important part of the plan. As you may remember, last year we all went to Waterstones to choose new books for our library. These, along with our month…

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All Things Teeth- Year 4!
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To start our new topic of 'Burps, Bottoms & Bile'- Yes, I know what what you are thinking! Year 4 have been on two exciting outings to learn all about teeth! The first of which was a visit to the Isle of Man University College ! At the college the children learnt all about the different types of te…

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Reception's First Day!
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Well we did it! We had our first day with Reception and we had an absolute blast! We tried our best to grab a few pictures and videos of the children having fun throughout the morning. Sorry if we didn't manage to catch your little one in our film but we were also very busy getting stuck in and pla…

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Our School Garden
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Marge's Garden has been a part of our school for as long as most of us have been here! It's changed a lot over the years and has always been a great symbol of the Community Spirit that our school embodies. Named "Marge's Garden" in memory of our school's former caretaker, a great many people have g…

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