Willaston School

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Year 6 First Aid Training with St John Ambulance
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Last week Year 6 were very lucky to take part in some vital life lessons alongside St John Ambulance. The children learnt a variety of First Aid skills such as; the recovery position, how to treat a burn, how to bandage a surface wound, how to help someone who is chocking and so much more! We are e…

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School Council
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Meet the new School Council team! We have regular meetings nearly every week with Mrs Corkhill and Mrs Boylan. We will be discussing how we can improve our school the very best we can. School council is a big responsibility so we have been trusted by not only the teachers but also by our classmates…

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Our Favourite New Phonics Game!
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We're always trying to think of new and exciting ways to practise our reading and writing skills at Willaston. And quite frankly, I can't believe we haven't thought of this idea sooner! This is a great fun, super simple way to practise recognising letter sounds while also playing with swords!

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Bonfire Night!
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This week, Reception class have been enjoying lots of learning around fireworks! We've created some super firework art, learned a fireworks poem and even found time to have our own mini campfire (complete with roasted marshmallows!).

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IS YOUR CHILD AT RISK?
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For further information, please click the following link- https://www.gov.im/about-the-government/departments/education-sport-and-culture/education-improvement-service/safer-schools from the Department of Education Sport and Culture website. As previously mentioned, we have also arranged for Depart…

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Year 6's Victorian Adventure!
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What a fantastic day Year 6 had last week exploring the island's links to the Victorian Era! The day started with a trip to Douglas Train Station, where we hopped on the steam train to Castletown. Once in Castletown, we made our way to the 'Old Grammar School' where we enjoyed a glimpse of what it…

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Year 5 - Exploring Differences
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Year 5 were exploring ‘differences’ as part of their learning today. We looked at how people can be different in many ways, not only in their physical appearances but in many other ways. We discussed how differences can be hidden and invisible. The children blew us away with some of their comments…

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