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Leavers’ Assembly 2020

During these strange times, it's important for our Year 6 children to have closure to their time at our school. Whilst we haven't been able to bring parents in to share their memories and celebrations, we have had a leavers' assembly…

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Message from author Ross McWilliam

The children in Year 6 enjoyed meeting Ross and have been exploring and unpicking themes in his book Cuppa. He has kindly made a message for the children of our school in these unprecedented times.    

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10 ideas for problem solving activities.

When children start school in Reception they are given lots of opportunity to work together to solve problems; to find out that being stuck is good, because when they become unstuck, that’s where learning happens. At Willow Lane…

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Magistrates in Year 6

The Magistrates visited Violet Class and discussed many aspects of the law including legal processes familiar and unfamiliar to the children. We also set up the classroom like a court and held a trial following a script and with nominated roles such as prosecutor and defence lawyers, defendant, witness and…

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Olive Branch

The local charity The Olive Branch has thanked our school for our generosity in collecting foods and household necessities (toothpaste, shampoo etc) for their Harvest Appeal. Each class collected items and boxed these up to help local…

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Remembrance

As a school, we always mark Remembrance Day in an age appropriate manner. In school this means discussing the past, understanding the symbol of the poppy, looking at the support undertaken by The Royal British Legion and taking part in…

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Korfball Tournament

The Korfball team put in a superb performance and were runners up at the inter-school tournament they participated in. Their positive attitudes were comments on by staff from other schools and their accurate passing and excellent…

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Author Ross McWilliam

Year 6 enjoyed a visit from author Ross McWilliam who talked to the children about growth mindset. It was a very interactive session with ties cut, winning lottery tickets torn up, balloons popped and eggs smashed! The children learned…

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Values Education – Honesty

This half term our school value is 'Honesty'. The term was launched in assembly with children then having a chance to discuss it and create freeze frames linked to our values in action. Can you guess what is represented by these…

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Leavers’ Assembly

What a well attended and lovely leavers' assembly we had. The children clearly and emotionally read out their fondest memories and everyone received a personalised certificate. Five children were chosen for their attitude towards and…

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