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Willow Farm Primary School


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  • 03/06/24

    Willow Farm Primary School Earns Prestigious Platinum OPAL Award

    Willow Farm Primary School has been awarded the prestigious Platinum Award for Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL), recognising its exceptional commitment to outdoor play provision. The OPAL award, the highest accolade in the program, celebrates schools that excel in promoting innovative, inclusive, an...
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  • 06/03/24

    The Bookcase visit - and £500 book bonanza!

    Excitement bubbled as a group of children from Willow Farm visited "The Bookcase" in Lowdham. Why? Well, we were lucky winners of a fantastic competition held by the Siobhan Dowd Foundation! The prize? £500 worth of books! The children eagerly explored the shelves of The Book...
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  • 24/01/24

    Balance bike lessons in year 1

    This morning, the children in the Leopards class received some specialized training in balance bike riding! The program aims to improve coordination, motor skills, and confidence in young learners. With safety gear in place, the children navigated specially designed courses. The balan...
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  • 05/10/23

    Happy 50th birthday Willow Farm!

    Willow Farm celebrated its 50th birthday last week! We had a wonderful afternoon celebrating with all our families. As part of the celebrations, a new Willow Tree was planted at the front of school. We were delighted to welcome Marlene, Andrew and Helena who are the family of our very first hea...
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  • 21/09/23

    Visit dates for 2024 intake

    September 2024 seems a long way off when we are only just welcoming our new intake of pupils, but plans are already in place for welcoming our next group of Willow Farmers! We have put some dates in the diary for prospective new families to come and visit us. These dates are Wednesday 11th October a...
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  • 20/09/23

    First residential of the year!

    On Wednesday 20th September, our year 4 class set off on a 2 night adventure to Duke's Barn in Derbyshire. As you know, here at Willow Farm we are passionate about making the most of the outdoors - no matter what the weather! The children are given the opportunity to take part in 3 residential v...
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  • 07/07/23

    The Big Build!

    Wednesday 5th July saw Willow Farm's first ever BIG BUILD! Who knew we had so many talented and creative people amongst our families! It was a fantastic afternoon. Even better than the day itself is that we have been gifted some amazing pieces of furniture for all our children to enjoy during th...
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  • 17/06/23

    Platinum School Games Award 2022-23!

    We are delighted to announce that Willow Farm Primary School has been awarded the highest possible category the Schools Game Mark awards!
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  • 11/06/23

    Ultimate Frisbee Tournament

    Eight of Willow Farm School's year 5 pupil showcased their skills and sportsmanship at the highly anticipated Ultimate Frisbee competition held at Brookside School on Friday 8th June. The event brought together 9 other schools from the Equals Trust, creating an atmosphere of friendly competition...
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  • 02/05/23

    Willow by the Sea!

    We are delighted that as part of our OPAL play offer, the children now have a fantastic sandpit to play in during their lunchtimes.
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  • 21/02/23

    Great news for World Book Day!

    We are all really looking forward to World Book day which is taking place on Thursday 2nd March. We will be starting the day with a book and a butty and ending it with a hot chocolate and a bedtime story. Today, the fabulous staff at WHSmith in Arnold have donated a book for every child, so alongsid...
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  • 02/02/23

    Micro-scooter news!

    We are proud to be working with Micro Scooters who have donated 3 wheeled scooters and scooter helmets for our children to use. The company also run a ScooterAid scheme whereby they revamp old/unwanted Micro Scooters and send them to good causes across the country – giving thousands of childre...
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