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Silent Disco

At Willow Lane we like to try new experiences to see how we can enhance your children's education. For businesses such as Silent Discos their work has dried up so we have taken advantage of a discount offer to try this technology with…

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RSPB Big School’s Birdwatch

As people all over the country watched birds in their gardens, our children took part in the RSPB Big School's Birdwatch. Having built, hung and filled bird feeders, three class bubbles spent time in our grounds spotting and identifying…

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Tree Planting

In line with our school's commitment to provide habitat for local wildlife and to help children develop views to combat climate change through eco-practices, we have been planting more trees. This planting builds on the initiative…

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Christmas Dinner

Thank you to our brilliant kitchen team for producing a delicious Christmas dinner and managing the complicated logistics at the moment. The children (and staff) loved their meal and it was great to have our own produce on the plates…

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Daffodil planting

Every child in the school has been getting involved in planting bulbs. Not only do we think it is important that children have this link with gardening and growing but we feel some extra cheer with springtime flowers is well needed this…

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Children in Need

Thank you for your support and generosity. The children loved coming to school dressed either Spotty or Sporty and the donations you sent them in with will go to helping children around the country who are facing challenging times. As…

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Bulb Planting

At our school we enjoy being outside as it is good for our well-being, physical fitness and understanding and appreciation of the world we share with nature. Every year, we are involved in community bulb planting activities but this…

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Anglo-Saxons

Indigo Class had a brilliant day travelling back in time with Woodmatters (https://www.woodmatters.org.uk/) to the Anglo-Saxon period. We spent all day outside to explore aspects of Anglo-Saxon life. We learned how the writing and…

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Meerkat Enclosures

Having enjoyed reading and basing their writing on Emily Gravett's brilliant book 'Meerkat Mail', the children in Yellow Class have been using our outdoor areas to create meerkat enclosures. Having learning key facts about where they…

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Outdoor Learning in Reception

As well as using our extensive school grounds, including the allotments, field and Wildlife Area, children in Red Class have their own outside area. This is used throughout the day as another learning environment and is a great place…

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