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Year 5 Hunt the Teachers!
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This morning Year 5 made the most of the sunshine and took their Maths learning outside! The children were set a challenge that would put their co-ordinates knowledge, and their understanding of rounding decimals to the test! Firstly, in pairs, the children had to locate each hidden member of staff…

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Sports Day!
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Yesterday the sun was shining on us for our Sports Day! We all had a lovely afternoon with lots of fun races. Our novelty races were particularly fun this year with lots of sack races, egg and spoon races and three legged races. The children enjoyed the Staff Vs Parents race too! Thank you to every…

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Meet our Playbin!
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Today Reception Class took some time to explore our school playbin. The playbin is one of those things that I can really get on a soapbox about as I feel it is such a vital part of our school. So I'll try my best to keep it's justification brief. As more and more of the world becomes automated, con…

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Year 5 Visit the Isle of Man Creamery
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Continuing on with our 'Food Glorious Food' topic, Year 5 were very lucky to visit the Isle of Man Creamery this morning. Before starting our tour of the Creameries, we enjoyed an hour in the sun at the Millennium Oakwood. The sun shined, we wandered around the oakwood, played football, skipped and…

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Babies at Willaston!
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Today was a lovely day to be a member of staff at Willaston School. Firstly, we all finally got the chance to meet Miss Carter's beautiful baby boy, Knox! Miss Carter's maternity leave started during lockdown so we never got to give her the send off she deserves. It was lovely to finally give Miss…

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Gourmet Shakes Delivery
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Yesterday Year 5 were lucky enough to receive a very exciting delivery- the winning group’s chocolate treat from last week’s Gourmet Shakes workshop! The children couldn’t contain their excitement when seeing the finished product. Another huge thanks to Tim and his team. Please do go and show your…

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Year 6 transition using SOLE
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Over the last couple of weeks Year 6 have taken part in a new and exciting Self Organised Learning Environment (SOLE) transition programme. The SOLE transition project was aimed to help facilitate learning from Year 6 through to Year 7, to familiarise the children with new teachers and new learning…

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