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Mr David Ashford Visits Year 6!
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This week Year 6 have started their new topic 'Dragons Den'. Today, as part of this new topic, we welcomed our first guest speaker- Mr David Ashford! Mr Ashford spoke to the children about various topics, such as public speaking and the skills he has developed throughout his career. We'd like to sa…

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Extreme Reading Challenge!
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We'd like to say a huge thank you for all of your creative entries, choosing a winner was EXTREMELY DIFFICULT! Keep your eyes open for the next reading challenge- it's coming soon!!

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Check out our revamped reading areas!
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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr Seuss We love reading and have been working really hard in school to revamp our class reading areas. We have updated our books to include a huge variety of fantastic new titles and have a…

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Junior Fell Running Championships
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Congratulations to three of our pupils who took part in last weekend's Manx Fell Running Championships at Knockaloe Beg. Kendall, Mason and Alisha all did fantastically well in what were some very hot conditions! They competed in races against other children from their year groups on a challenging…

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Year 6 Crucial Crew
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Year 6 have spent today down at the Villa Marina taking part in this year's Crucial Crew. They had a great time moving round the Villa to attend different workshops from a host of speakers. They enjoyed time with the Police learning about how all choices have consequences; The Fire and Rescue Servi…

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Rock Kidz
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Well we had a very exciting day on Friday! Rock Kidz came to Willaston School and totally rocked our school. We sang along to a rock version of 'This is Me' and learnt a new song about being yourself. We also had a few 'dance offs' between staff and children which ended with a huge Air Guitar Dance…

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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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