Willaston School

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Girls Football Success!
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Our all-conquering team of Year 4 girls had a fantastic afternoon at the FA Girls Football Tournament, at The Bowl. Impressive performances saw them win all ten of their matches, scoring a total of 31 goals and conceeding ZERO in reply - It must have been the war paint! A special mention to Ruby fo…

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Year 1 - Plants
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This half term Year 1 have been studying plants we have found in our school grounds. On Wednesday, we learned the names and functions of plant parts. We helped to prepare the planters ready for new seeds to be sewn and drew some lovely plant diagrams on the playground.

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Drumming Workshops!
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What an exciting day at Willaston today! We've got the Amazing Andy leading drumming workshops with all the children throughout the day. The first session of the day was with Reception and Year 1, here's a video of some of the fun we had.

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Resilience and Pride in our Outdoor Learning
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We were very saddened to find quite extensive vandalism in our outdoor area this morning. However, the response from our pupils was inspirational! They looked at the damage and immediately started tidying up and asking if they could help repair the damaged boxes. Once they had helped Mr Ledger repa…

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Books Books Books!
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This term Reception are embarking on a super reading challenge! Mrs Brain and Mr Ledger are pledging to read at least 3 books a day with all the children in their class. That's a minimum of 15 books per week! We are asking that parents help out to match our 3-a-day over Saturdays and Sundays too, m…

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P4C in Year 5
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Happy Easter everyone! Today, as part of my role co-ordinating P4C across the school, I worked with Ms Sumner and Y5 in a philosophy session. The children were amazing, they showed such excellent team work and respect and really worked towards finding some truths they could all agree on. We generat…

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Year 3's visit to the Aviation Museum
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Mannin Class had a wonderful morning visiting the Aviation Museum as part of our learning on WW1. We saw lots of artefacts from the war that had been donated to the museum and Ivor, our guide, was very knowledgeable about the various weapons used and he had plenty of stories to tell us about life o…

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Year Six Trip to The House of Keys
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So this afternoon, Year 6 went to explore the House of Keys. We had a talk by the gentleman that looks after the building about the history of our parliament. Then we were shown round the different rooms the MHKs and Legislative Council used to debate and discuss lots of important issues. The gentl…

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APRIL FOOLS!!
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So we have had a few April Fools pranks going on today... Just before playtime, Mrs Burton let us know that there would be a low flying plane flying over school at playtime. If we could see the number on the underneath of the plane and tell Mrs Burton, we'd be able to enter a competition to win a m…

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