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Y6 Manx National Heritage Visit
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On Friday, year 6 were very lucky to have a visit from the lovely Gill at Manx National Heritage. Gill came to build on our learning about life as a child during the Victorian times and help us find out more about what it would have been like to attend the Old Grammar School in Castletown. We reall…

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Y6 Joyful Henna Workshop
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This week Year 6 were extremely lucky to take part in a workshop alongside Joy from the 'Joyful Henna' company, and what a fantastic morning it was! To build on our topic learning in RE- 'Expressing Faith through the Arts', Joy spent the morning sharing her fantastic knowledge, skills and experienc…

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Willow Lanterns from the Arts Council
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Year 1 and 2 had a wonderful treat from the Arts Council this week. The very lovely Grainney and Olivia came to teach them (and us!) how to make willow lanterns. They did such a fantastic job teaching the children with patience and clear instructions. The children worked so hard to make some beauti…

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PE in Year 2!
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Last week Year 2 were very excited to use the large apparatus during PE. We explored it, in many different ways, going over, under, through and round it. They were very creative and produced some lovely mini sequences, which we will develop over the next few weeks.

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EYFS Nativity Preparations!
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Wednesday 8th December Well here we are, the night before the full performance for school! (We do a show on Thursday afternoon for the rest of the school, parent's performance is 2pm Friday!). We've been a bit thin on numbers for the last week but I think everyone's been in enough to know what's go…

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Art Club
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Really proud of the art club, working on their Dragons Eyes. Matching colour and using pencils to show a variety of tones and textures.

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Children in Need
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Children in Need is well underway at Willaston! The children are looking great, the Teddy stall is a roaring success! Thank you to everyone that brought in Teddies. Reception won the best collection of Teddy's with a ratio of 4 Teddy's donated per child in the class! There are hundreds of Teddy's a…

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