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Venture Day 3!
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We had another amazing day today! We had a better night sleep so were refreshed and ready to face the day. We got very wet; with a mix of canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boarding to 'walk the plank'. We also munched on popcorn and marshmallows from a fire we made ourselves and then had a little rest…

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Venture Day 2!
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Day 2 at Venture has been fantastic! After a long coastal walk last night, a rather late night and an early get up, the children have enjoyed an exciting second day. In their groups, the children have enjoyed gorge walking, the high ropes course, zip lining, Nightlining and raft building! Please kn…

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Reception's Potato Heads!
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As part of Reception's 'Growing' topic, we have made our own Potato Heads! We had lots of fun scooping out the middle of the potato and planting cress seeds in the top. We decorated the potatoes to look like heads and now we are just waiting for the cress to grow so our Potato Heads have hair!!

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Venture Day 1
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Well, the Y6 pupils have made it to Venture Centre and had the most exciting first day! It has been none-stop since the moment they got there! Here is a video of some of the things they've been getting up to. The children have been put into 3 groups for their activities and the majority of today's…

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Lovely new additions to our learning environments!
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Take a look at some of the lovely new additions to our learning environments! We are very lucky to offer a wide variety of seating options here at Willaston for children and adults to choose from. We have a variety of different standing tables, collaborative learning spaces, whiteboard table tops,…

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Year 5- Wildlife Park Trip!
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Yesterday Year 5 were lucky enough to enjoy a day at the Wildlife Park! To extend our topic learning of 'Food Glorious Food' we enjoyed a brilliant workshop about all about animals, what they eat and their teeth! Not only did we learn lots from the brilliant Education Officers there, we also enjoye…

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Water Play in EYFS
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In the Early Years Classroom, we often set up activities and resources with the aim of capturing children's interests and fascinations. From here we watch the children's interaction and provide the necessary conversations and equipment to extend their learning. Today's leaping off point was water!…

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Year 6 Dragon's Den
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Year 6's topic this term is Dragon's Den. We have been lucky enough to welcome a variety of speakers to our class so far this term. Last week we were visited by Bill Dale from Beach Buddies who talked about his journey from the beginning - starting small, picking up bottles whilst walking his dogs…

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