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Year 6 visit the Houses of Parliament

Year 6 spent a day at the Houses of Parliament. They toured the building, learning some of it’s history, and watched a debate from the public gallery in the House of Commons. One group managed to see the House of Lords but the other group were unable to go in as the sniffer dogs were preparing the room ready for the Lords. Both groups…
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Year 6 STEM workshop

Some Year 6 children enjoyed a trip to Honda for a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) workshop on Wednesday 13th February.  They also enjoyed a tour of the factory and met some of the Honda racing team, including one of the drivers!


Year 5 trip to The Crystal

On Tuesday 5th February Year 5 children visited The Crystal in East London, a futuristic style sustainable building. The children learnt about urban planning and sustainability. They were taught about the problems facing our planet and how they can make a personal contribution to sustainable urban living.


Sports for Champions

On the 28th February we have a very special visitor, Megan Fletcher, coming to Millbrook. Megan is a professional judoka fighter (Judo) and she won a gold medal at the 2014 Common Wealth Games. She represents a company, Sports For Champions, which offer the opportunity for children to challenge themselves through a fun circuit training session run by Megan herself. All the children will…
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Times Tables RockStars – Years 2 – 6

When it comes to times tables, speed AND accuracy are important – the more facts you remember, the easier it is to do harder calculations. Times Table Rock Stars is a fun and challenging programme designed to help pupils master the times tables. Children in Years 2 – 6 have their own login for Times Table Rock Stars. From Monday 28th January to Thursday 7th…
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Breakfast Bagel Bar launch

This week we launched a free breakfast Bagel Bar for all of our children .As part of the National Schools Breakfast Programme, the Mayor and Mayoress of Swindon attended the launch at our school on Wednesday 16th January. Children are now able to pick up a fresh, warm bagel every day, as they arrive at school, while also enjoying a few extra minutes with…
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Christmas Sports Holiday Camp

In The Box Sports Coaching hosted their Christmas Multi Sports Holiday Camp at Millbrook Primary school. It was brilliant to see so many returning faces from the October course as well as some first timers. Across the week the children took part is a wide variety of different sports ranging from Tag Rugby, Hockey, Dodgeball, Parkour and American football just to name a few….
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Infant Nativity

Well done to all the Foundation Stage and Key Stage One children for an excellent performance of “Away in a Manger”


Celebrations in KS1

Key Stage 1 have been learning about Celebrations. For the first two weeks of term, we learned all about the Hindu festival of Diwali and how it is celebrated. To finish off our learning we had our own Diwali celebration outside. We made rangoli patterns out of leaves and chalk. We acted out the story of Rama and Sita. We made a bridge to…
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Staying Healthy at Millbrook- Yr 1 & 2 football

Millbrook Year 1 and 2 children represented the school in a football tournament against our LACT schools on Friday 23rd November.  The team were superb and won the final!  Every squad member played a game and were instrumental in the success of the team.  Lets hope they continue their love of the sport outside of school as well!