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Windy Day Fun!
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With the forecast storms looming over us, Reception tried to make the most out of their outdoor area yesterday! And what a super time we had, the level of language that was being used amongst the children was inspirational. They showed excellent maturity, turn-taking and creativity.

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Valentine's Day at Willaston
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So the lovely Faye and Irene in the kitchen planned a Valentine's Day lunch for school today. The children loved the decorations and special Valentine cookies. The tables had rose petals, tea lights and sweetie hearts and we had romantic Disney music playing to create an atmosphere. It was brillian…

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Year 1 Peel Trip
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What a fantastic day Year 1 had last Wednesday! We spent the morning at the House of Manannan learning all about the toys children played with in the past. We even got to play with replicas of the most common toys! The workshop was really informative and Year 1 learnt a lot. We especially loved a t…

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Cooking with Ms Kirkham- Sweet Chilli Chicken Stir Fry
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This week was a particularly tasty treat... the children made a delicious sweet chilli and garlic, chicken noodle stir fry and it was AMAZING! Amazing enough for Miss Rutter to go out that same day to buy all the ingredients, to give it a go at home herself! We'd like to say another huge thank you…

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Tag Rugby Tournament
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On Tuesday 8th February I was privileged enough to take a group of Y2 and Y3 pupils to the interschool tag rugby tournament, and I have never felt more proud of a group of children that I've taken out of school. Every single one of them represented our school spectacularly. Their behaviour was exem…

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Whole Class Reading with Year 6
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What's better than finally getting to the end of a really great book... finally finding out who did what, and why? Finally tying up all of those mysterious loose ends...? Doing it all with cake and friends of course!! Today Year 6 have come to the end of their second whole class reading novel, and…

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The Big Splash with Willaston School Council
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This morning our fabulous school councillors launched 'Willaston's Big Splash' competition in aid of Hospice Isle of Man. Every child in each class will be given the opportunity to put forward their creative ideas for our school dolphin calf, one design from each class will then be put forward to o…

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Reception's Amazing Story Exploration
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What an amazing week we have had! On Monday, we got 5 new books delivered for our class. One of them is the lovely story, "The Colour Monster". Which we have spent all week enjoying, exploring and generally chewing over and chatting around the story. Please watch the video below to listen to the st…

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