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  • 25/03/22

    Newly Hatched Chicks

    Tiger Lily pupils have taken great care of the newly hacked chicks.  Earlier in the week the chicks visited pupils in Poppy and Buttercup classes.
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  • 18/03/22

    Comic Relief - Superhero Day

    Today, Willoughby Academy welcomed a whole host of Superhero’s, including Spiderman, The Hulk, Kung Fu Panda, Batman, Elastigirl and many more superheroes. Thank you to everyone who dressed up, or came to school in non-school uniform and kindly donated to Comic Relief. The total amount ra...
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  • 11/03/22

    Careers Week

    As part of Careers Week, Willoughby were fortunate to have a visit from Police Officer Rebecca Risebrow.  Rebecca visited all classes, pupils loved asking questions, having their photos taken with her and seeing her uniform! Thank you for your time and for visiting Willoughby Academy...
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  • 04/03/22

    World Book Day - Thursday 3rd March

    We enjoyed a fun-packed World Book Day at Willoughby, dressing up as our favourite book characters.  Thank you to everyone who took part.
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  • 25/02/22

    International Mother Language Day

    International Mother Language Day is a worldwide annual observance held on 21st February, to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity along with promoting multilingualism. In Snapdragon class, pupils said 'hello' in different languages each morning this week and at the end of t...
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  • 11/02/22

    Performing Arts Update - By Hilary Hull

    This term in Performing Arts we have been looking at dancing from different countries.  We have visited America, China, India, New Zealand and Ireland.  We have studied line dancing, ribbon dancing, looked at Bollywood, tried a very loud Haka and finally and very quick jig! All the childre...
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  • 04/02/22

    STEM Learning Project

    Pupils in Protea, Snapdragon, Tulip and Venus Flytrap were visited by Craig O'Brien, Environment Manager for Kier as part of our STEM learning project. Craig shared information on ideal hedgehog habitats and has inspired pupils to consider what changes can be made to the school paddock to enable...
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  • 28/01/22

    Foxglove - Bourne Woods

    We like a challenge, on our weekly visits to the woods.  Last week we made binoculars and used these to hunt for wildlife.  We then checked our charts, to see if we found all that we were looking for.  We kept a look out for the Wallaby which has escaped from a local petting farm...
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  • 21/01/22

    Indian Experience Day

    This week at Willoughby all children have enjoyed 'The Indian Experience'.  The facilitator Sunita returned to Willoughby to share her culture and religion with us.  We had the opportunity to look at Hindu artefacts including colourful tapestries.  Sunita explained the interes...
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  • 14/01/22

    Poppy Class Update

    This term our whole school topic is ‘A Passport to the world’. Poppy class pupils are exploring Australia. Using magic boomerangs in literacy, the class will dive into the Great Barrier Reef, take a walk around Ulura and explore the rainforest. Pictured are pupils Sidney and Ash making t...
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  • 07/01/22

    Food and Nutrition Update

    Pupils have returned after the break with lots of enthusiasm to cooking once again.  I have loved hearing about what pupils have been cooking over the holidays and that the Christmas cakes prepared and cooked during lessons were enjoyed at home.  This term we are lookin...
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  • 17/12/21

    Food Tech Update

    A family/pupil Christmas Food workshop was held in the Food room last Friday.  I think fun was had by everyone as well as family members gaining an insight into what their children may learn in their food lessons.  Families went home with some Christmas treats of Pudding Truffles and Grinc...
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