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Welcome back to Willow!


We hope you had a brilliant half term break and are ready for our latest thrilling adventure.


After spending last half term in the rainforests of Central America with the ancient Mayans, this time our adventure is a little bit closer to home. It is  Britain, 1939, and we will be helping two children, Edwin and Nancy, understand just what is going on at this confusing and dangerous time.


There is much to look forward to this this half term as our adventure concludes with a Wartime Carol Concert on Wednesday 11th December and the Year 6s get the opportunity to spend a week at Ingleborough where they will explore dark caves, clamber up gorges and even climb mountains!



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The new adventure started with an announcement by Neville Chamberlain: World War Two had begun! The children were then introduced to Nancy and Edwin, who are wartime children struggling to understand what is happening. It is our job to learn all about the war to help them know what to expect.

 Lets meet the team:

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Our Star of the Week for this week was Roisin!

Well Done!

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Our British Values Award this week went to Teegan who won the Rule of Law Award! Well Done!

Key information about Willow class:


P.E.: Willow will have P.E. on a Monday and Friday. Please make sure P.E. kit is in school on these days. 


Spellings: Spellings will be given out on a Friday every 2 weeks. Children will be sent home with 20 spellings to learn. They will have their first test the Thursday after they go home. Then a week after that they will have a second test. In this test they will try to beat their first score.


Homework: In Willow homework will be given out every Friday for it to be returned the following Thursday. Children will be given homework text books for Maths, Reading and SPAG. They will also have an optional piece of homework that will be based on the current adventure.


Times Tables: Children will have a times tables test every Thursday. They will then find out which times table they will need to practice for the following week. To read more about the times tables test go to Key Information > Curriculum > Times Tables.


Reading: This year we will continue to have an individual reading lesson on a Friday. Reading books need to be read and back in school on a Thursday.