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We Are Reading

At Willow Lane we love reading. Not only does it help us develop language and take our minds on wonderful journeys but it also helps children make excellent progress. We often see a link between those who read regularly and ever more…

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Welcome Back

Welcome to a new year at Willow Lane School - the children are full of exciting tales of what they have been up to over the Summer. It is great to see the enthusiasm and enjoyment of both our returning children as well as those children…

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Leavers’ Assembly

Goodbye, Old School Goodbye, old school We’re going away. Goodbye, old school We’re leaving today. Goodbye to the teachers. Goodbye to you all. The classrooms, the cloakrooms, The playground, the hall. Goodbye, old…

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Sports Day KS1 and EY

What a well supported Sports Day we had with roughly equal numbers of spectators and competitors. The children won points for their teams in activities (influenced by the School Council) including egg and spoon, welly wanging, obstacle…

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Sports Day KS2

Thank you to Mrs Hillyer and all the staff for organising an exciting Sports Day. The new format was praised by children and parents alike as the children competed for their teams in a round robin of events before going head to head…

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Leavers’ Party

Following the success of their show, the children in Year 6 have planned and had their Leavers' Party. With their choice of food and music, they had a brilliant party and danced away in the hall and on the stage.

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Staff Leaving Assembly

As well as our Year 6 reaching the end of their time at Willow Lane, we also have four members of staff moving on to pastures new. Some of them have only been with us a short time - Mr Ross covering Green Class paternity leave and Miss…

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Orange Class Assesmbly

Orange Class treated us to an entertaining assembly linked to their Robots topic. As well as learning about the similarities and differences between robots and humans, they have been designing and building robots as well as writing…

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Pirates of the Curry Bean

Violet Class have been busy rehearsing, practising songs and finalising their costumes for their end of year performance. They put on a brilliant dress rehearsal for the younger children in school and all did brilliantly with…

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Bake Off

Thank you to the PTFA for organising the Bake Off at our Summer Fair. As well as parent entries, there were lots of entries by children too. The cakes were judged in the morning before the Fair and prizes handed out accordingly. These…

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