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Welcome to Willow Class!

 

Welcome to Willow Class! We have a ‘can do’ attitude and love learning in lots of different ways. Our class has children from Reception to Year Two and we all help each other to be happy learners. Our lessons promote our creativity and independence, often learning through investigation and problem solving. This half term our topic is 'Ourselves!'. We will be learning lots about ourselves, our friends and family. We will also be looking at key people in our communities and learning about our five senses. Keep an eye on our page for updates! 

 

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Important Information

 

PE is on Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning. Please make sure you bring your PE kit into school. 

Reading books will be changed every Wednesday. 

Spellings are sent home every Wednesday and will be tested every Monday.

 

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Week commencing: 18/09/17

This week in Willow class we are learning about 'Our Family'.

 

 

If you have any family photos please send them in so we can use them for our topic work. We will be talking about who's in our family, drawing a family picture and making our own family trees. 

 

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Welcome Message:

Welcome back to school for another exciting year ahead of us. I hope that you've all had a lovely summers break and are ready to kick start another school year in Willow.  We welcome Joe and Jenson to our reception class and Zara in Year two. We are a mixed aged class of 15 children. We have two reception children, nine Year 1 children and four Year 2 children.

 

Who's Who:

Mr Dean is Willow class' teacher.
Mrs Tannahill (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings) and Mr Ray (Friday am) as our invaluable Teaching Assistants.

 

Contact:

If you wish to speak to me, please feel free at any time, before school or after school to come speak to me. 

Finally, thank you for your warm welcome and I look forward to the year ahead in Willow class.

Mr Dean.

Andy Goldsworthy inspired artwork for Father's Day

Dance Festival

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I was incredibly proud of the fantastic performance Willow Class gave in front of a huge audience at Anthony Gell! The children worked hard to learn, practice and perform a routine which the lovely Mrs Forrester from Anthony Gell taught them. It was so nice to see the children not only enjoying their performance, but also watching dances from other children, all the way up to year 11. Once again their enthusiasm was fabulous- well done!
Here is a video of the rehearsal...

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

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HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! 3

A Day in the Life of a Mill Worker

 

Willow Class enjoyed a fantastic trip to Cromford Mills where they played the parts of child mill workers. They were super stars; getting stuck into the activities and impressing the adults with their beautiful manners and hard work. 

 

Thank you to all the staff at Cromford Mill as well as Mrs Gostick and Mr Holt for all your help and enthusiasm.

 

Take a look at some of the action from a thoroughly enjoyable day...

 

Online safety tips from year 1 and 2...

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OUTDOOR PAINTING FUN! Willow Class had a fabulous time changing colour tints and using natural materials in their paintings. They took advantantage of the wet paving stones to help them blend, leaving a beautiful effect. What messy fun! A big thank you to Mrs Gostick for your creativity and organisation.

We got out and about in Matlock Bath to find out more about our local area...

Willow Class meet Wilson!

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Cooking with ingredients from our garden

The Lifecycle of a Sunflower

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Erin and Beth created a dance to show the lifecycle of a sunflower!

Searching for minibeasts

Animal Aboriginal Art

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Animal Aboriginal Art 2
Animal Aboriginal Art 3
Animal Aboriginal Art 4
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