The Choir performed at the opening of the Winsford Marina
They were awesome!
A warm welcome back to the summer term!
GOLDEN YEARS is coming!
RECEPTION – the future
Y1 – 2010 - 2016 (the teens)
Y2 – 2000 - 2009 (the noughties)
Y3 – 1970 - 1979 (the seventies)
Y4 – 1960 - 1969 (the sixties)
Y5 – 1980 - 1989 (the eighties)
Y6 – 1990 - 1999 (the nineties)
Please start thinking about how you will dress up to represent your class's decade for our WOW ending to our 'Golden Years Celebration Week' on Friday 17th June!
GOLDEN YEARS WALK - FRIDAY 27TH MAY – 10.30am
On Friday 27th May the whole school will be walking around our local area dressed in GOLDEN YEARS’ t-shirts so you may need to get your sunglasses out! Members of our community will be joining us and older pupils will be looking after younger pupils on the way. We will be delivering leaflets to our neighbours to let them know about all the fun that is planned for Celebration Week and how they can join in.
Family members are invited to join us and we plan to leave from the playground of the RAINBOW BUILDING at about 10.30am. We expect the walk to last up to an hour. Please dress your child appropriately for the weather by making sure they have a coat (if it is cool) and sunhat and sunscreen (if it is warm).
GOLDEN YEARS – FAMILY PICNIC – MONDAY 13th JUNE – 12noon
You are warmly invited to join us for this WOW beginning to our Golden Years week, which has been planned by the School Council.
The Councillors are hoping to see lots of families on picnic blankets on our school field enjoying their lunch together. Each class are preparing fun activities for family members to have a go at (not too wet!) Our Mid-day Assistants will be providing play activities from across the decades – we will all be experts at French Skipping and Two Ball by then!
Please bring something to sit on and food for your family. If you want your child to have a clever cat bag from school or to bring their packed lunch as normal that will be fine. There will be no hot dinners served that day. Please complete form below and return to the school office/class teacher.
We hope that you can come and join in the fun.
GOLDEN YEARS – REUNION – MONDAY 13th JUNE – 5.00pm to 7.30pm
This event is for all former pupils, staff and governors. Please RSVP to the School Office.
GOLDEN YEARS – FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT – TUESDAY 14th JUNE
It was the World Cup in 1966 when Willow Wood first opened its door to pupils. Mr Aspinall and Mr Shone are organizing a football tournament in honour of 50 years of Willow Wood!
GOLDEN YEARS – OPEN MORNING– WEDNESDAY 15th JUNE – 9.00am to 10.30am
Everybody is welcome to come and visit our lovely school during the working day. You will be meeted, greeted and escorted around by our School Councillors and Y6 pupils.
GOLDEN YEARS – DANCEATHON– THURSDAY 16th JUNE
The children will be sharing their decade themed dances with each other.
GOLDEN YEARS – DECADES SINGALONG & DRESS UP DAY– FRIDAY 17th JUNE
Each class will have a fun-filled session with the super-talented Matt Baker, singing songs from their decades. You are warmly invited to join your children for their session and to attend our WOW ending to our Golden Years week of celebrations from 3.15-4.15pm – Singalong through the decades. Let’s get together and mark the ending of our special week with smiles on our faces! This event will be free but you will need a ticket to get in, as places will be limited. Tickets will be available from the school office during Golden Years week.
Is your child due to start nursery in September 2016?
We would love to welcome them to Willow Wood Community Primary School to start their great learning adventure!
Contact the school office to put their name on our waiting list.
Following our recent OFSTED visit we are pleased to announce that:
Willow Wood Community Primary School is a Good school!
Leadership and management is ‘Good’
Behaviour and Safety of pupils is ‘Good’
Quality of teaching is ‘Good’
Achievement of pupils is ‘Good’
Early Years provision is ‘Good’
Some Ofsted quotes...
Pupils enjoy their learning in all their subjects.
All groups of pupils achieve well in all key stages.
Pupils are taught well in reading, writing and mathematics.
Teachers' expectations of the quality of the pupils' work are high.
Pupils behave well. They are unfailingly polite and welcoming.
Pupils work hard in lessons and persevere with their work.
Pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted well.
Pupils take pride in their work.
Teachers' enjoyment of reading is infectious.
Aspects of teaching are outstanding, pupils make fast progress when they are enthused by passionate and skilful teaching.
Disabled pupils and those with special education needs achieve well.
Good phonics teaching is a strength.
In reception pupils are well prepared for school life...they make good progress.
The most able pupils make good progress.
Support assistants are effective and skilled.
Parents play an important part in improving their child's attendance and helping them learn at home.
Pupils in the resourced provision make at least good progress in their work and some make exceptional progress.
Willow Wood Community Primary School is situated in the heart of residential Cheshire, in Wharton, Winsford.
We aim to create an open and welcoming learning community, where all voices are valued and listened to. We provide excellent teaching, guidance and support so our children can develop as happy, well balanced, caring individuals who can make good decisions for themselves and their world.
Willow Wood is set in spacious grounds equipped with a good range of outdoor facilities to support learning; outdoor classrooms; a wooden trim trail; play equipment, a pond, a woodland and even an outdoor ampitheatre created by the children which is perfect for rolling down!.
The indoor learning environment has a campus feel and consists of 3 buildings which have been named by the children as - the Snowflake Building, the Sunshine Building and the Rainbow Building. The classrooms are all generously proportioned, light and airy. There are two halls, an art studio, library areas and an IT suite - we are very fortunate to have so much space to carry out our fun, investigative approach to learning.