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Lego in English

Yellow Class have been enjoying the brilliant books by author Simon Bartram (http://www.simonbartram.com/) including'Man on the Moon'. This links to their Explorers topic in which they learn about significant historical figures…

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Special Mentions

Congratulations to this week's Special Mentions who have all had a brilliant start to the New Year. It is great to hear how so many of you have been reading over the holidays too!

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Million Word Challenge

Happy New Year to one and all. It's great to see all the children looking so refreshed and eager to learn after the festive season. It's also wonderful to hear about how many books and pages have continued to be read alongside all the…

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Poetic Christmas

Thank you to all the children and staff in Key Stage 2 for a brilliant end of year performance. Combining class songs, individual poetry reading, whole key stage singing and musical instruments, the event was a pleasure to watch and…

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Seasonal Poetry

In English lessons, the children in Key Stage 2 have been reading poems and songs about the Christmas season. In RE, they have been looking at beliefs in Christianity at this time of year and they have then gone on to create their own…

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Ice Skating

Well done to our keen and improving readers in Years 4, 5 and 6. As a school, we are celebrating reading regularly and a number of children were selected to attend an ice skating event by way of a reward. Not only was this a reward for…

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TIME in Yellow Class

Thank you to HMDT Music (http://www.hmdt.org.uk/), with whom we are working on a project called TIME, for arranging both the visiting performer and the training opportunities for our teachers too. The opera director worked with Yellow…

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TIME for Drama

Thank you to HMDT Music (http://www.hmdt.org.uk/), with whom we are working on a project called TIME, for arranging both the visiting performer and the training opportunities for our teachers too. Yellow and Indigo Class spent time with…

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Descriptive Writing

Within their topic 'Sparks Might Fly!', Blue Class have been reading Philip Pullman's great book 'The Firework Maker's Daughter'. They used scenes of the firework workshop to write using descriptive writing. Not only did the children…

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Reading an engaging book!

At Willow Lane, our children enjoy having the opportunity to read great books. We have an extensive library of quality reads which we add to each year and these books are borrowed by children to read both in school and at home. As well…

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