2 Nov

Marvellous Mathematicians!

This week in Reception, we have been focusing on developing number skills in counting and recognising numbers. We have enjoyed lots of counting activities to practise techniques to make counting more accurate and we have been recognising some larger numbers. 



2 Nov


We had a great time this week during our first Judo lesson.

2 Nov

Has Anyone Seen The Bog Baby?

Has anyone seen the bog baby?  We searched high and low, all around our school grounds but could we find it? No!


This week, the children have started reading 'The Bog Baby' by Jeanne Willis and Gwen Millward.  It is a beautiful story about a magical pond in 'Bluebell…

2 Nov

Anglo - Saxons

On Monday, the children were introduced to our new History topic of Anglo Saxons. 

The children were put into groups and then they had to re-enact the picture and complete some drama work linked to the photo. 

Have a look at what they created. 



1 Nov

Science investigation

Today, as part of our science topic 'States of Matter,' Year 4 have been investigating how quickly chocolate buttons melt. They tested 3 different types of chocolate buttons, taking care to carry out a fair test. There were some interesting results.

All the children predicted that the chocolate…

1 Nov

Making Remembrance Art

We have been creating Remembrance art using bottle lids to stamp the poppies. We created the landscapes using pencil crayon. Some of our art will be displayed at The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints and some will be displayed in our…

30 Oct

Judo Introduction

We have had a fantastic afternoon during our first judo lesson. The children were amazing and they all had a great attitude - I was exhausted just watching them!

19 Oct

Pre-Learning Afternoon


This week we invited parents into school to take a step back in time as we began our 'pre-learning' work.  The children and myself loved having parents and family members in the classroom, supporting them with their learning.  Children and adults alike enjoyed researching and finding out abut…

19 Oct

Pre Learning Mornings 2018

What a great time we all had learning about our new topic 'The Great Fire of London'.  It was fantastic to learn alongside the parents, carers and family members who were able to attend.

The children are now all raring to get started on the new topic after the holidays.

Thank you to all…

19 Oct

Headteacher’s Award

Well done to the three winners of my Headteacher Award today. 

Well done Jason and Harvey  for showing great perseverance.

Well done Amelia Jayne. You always make me smile. 

19 Oct

Well Done!

Well done to all the children in Willow Class. 

We have had a very busy first half term in Key Stage 2. I'm very proud of you all and everything you have achieved so far. 

Have a lovely break. 

Miss Holt, Miss Horgan and Mrs Hoyle. 

19 Oct

Thank you

What lovely words from a parent. 

Gillibrand is such an amazing school.