Home   Articles posted by Nicola Cole

Nicola Cole

Posts byNicola Cole

Well done girls!

Congratulations to our girls football team who have reached the finals of the Swindon School’s Football Cup. The cup final will take place here at Millbrook against Ruskin Junior School on Saturday 7th May with kick off at midday. Please come and support the team.

Comic Relief Cake Sale – Friday 18th March

The School Council will be holding a cake sale after school in the playground on Friday 18th March and need cakes to sell! Please bring your cakes to your child’s classroom on Friday morning. All small cakes will cost £1 so please bring some change with you and come and buy at the end of the school day. If you wish to make an…
Read more »

Young Carers Action Day

Our Millbrook Young Carers are amazing young children who have joined together with Peatmoor School Young Carers as friends and support to each other. We will be celebrating Young Carers Action Day together by having a picnic at Lydiard Park with a nature walk and a special celebration cake.  

Book Fair 15th – 18th March

We are really pleased to be able to hold a Book Fair once again this year from Tuesday 15th – Friday 18th March.     Opening Times Tuesday 15th March – during Parents’ Evening Wednesday 16th March – during Parents’ Evening Thursday 17th March – After school until 3.30pm Friday 18th March – After school until 3.30pm   Payment on the day by credit/debit cards…
Read more »

Science Day in Years 5 & 6

The Year 5 and 6 children enjoyed a visit from Boffin John, the crazy scientist to find out about materials, forces and electric circuits. In the workshops the children were wowed by amazing science experiments including some with dry ice, hydrogen peroxide, and electricity.

KS1 – Great Fire of London Workshop

KS1 thoroughly enjoyed a workshop from Freshwater theatre company on the Great fire of London to launch their new topic. Through drama, they learnt about everyday life in London during Stuart times; how the fire started and spread and how it was eventually brought under control. The children took on the roles of street sellers in London and important figures such as the mayor…
Read more »

Hawks go ice skating!

Year 5 & 6 are enjoying ice skating sessions at the Link. They are working towards British Ice-Skating Level 1 certificate with their coach. Last week they were learning to skate backwards – now that’s fast progress!

The Stone age and Iron age in Year 3 & 4

Year 3 and 4 have been learning about the Stone age and Iron age exploring the tools and weapons used during this period. The children had the opportunity recently to touch and explore these tools and weapons first-hand learning how to be a warrior and even constructed their own spears and shields.

Ancient Greece in Year 5 & 6

Year 5 and 6 are exploring ancient Greece and finding out about the ancient city states of Athens and Sparta. The children have also been reading a version of the Odyssey and writing some fantastic diaries from the cyclops point of view.

The Ark say “Thank You” to the Open the Book team

The Ark practiced their writing skills when sending thank you cards to the Open The Book team. This fantastic team voluntarily brings different stories to life from The Bible every week. During the last year, when they have not been able to come into school, they have created some amazing videos for us to watch. Everyone at Millbrook is very grateful for your continued…
Read more »