Willaston School

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A day with Gourmet Shake Lounge!
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A chocolate lover's dream! Yesterday Year 5 were extremely lucky to have spent the day with the fantastic team at Gourmet Shake Lounge! After a terribly turbulent school year, I reached out to many local businesses asking for support. With an aim to inject as much fun and 'real life' purposeful lea…

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A Morning in the Early Years Classroom
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Parents the same age as me are often surprised at just how different school is to what they remember it being like. And we often joke together about the fact that "I get to play all day". In my mind there is no truer sentence than the fact that I, as an Early Years Teacher, get to play all day. But…

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Cooking with Ms Kirkham
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Every week a group of children have the opportunity to cook with our lovely Ms Kirkham! They have cooked Christmas Pizza, lemon cake, sausage rolls and much more! Check out our weekly photos below:

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Tynwald Class To Wildlife park
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On Tuesday 27th April, year 4 and 5 went to the Wildlife park for a workshop to learn about the Rainforest. We had a fantastic session where we got to experience what it would be like to be in a rainforest. We learned about the wildlife, the layers of the forest and the people who live there.

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Alex Bell, journalist and BBC reporter visits Year 6
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We were delighted to welcome Alex Bell, journalist and BBC reporter into our classroom this morning. He gave an interesting insight into the life of a journalist and shared some of his favourite stories; including the Laxey flood and 'Moonlight' the dolphin. The children listened well and asked som…

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Assemblies with a twist!
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Since returning to school we have been enjoying assemblies with a twist! In support of minimising large numbers of people in small spaces, our assemblies have taken place over Microsoft Teams in classrooms and outside in the sun, and what a lovely change it has been. Be sure to keep your eyes and e…

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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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