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Staying Healthy at Millbrook

Netball & Football – This week it is our annual house netball and football competition, children in KS2 will take part in this highly competitive event on Friday 13th July. Year 3,4,5,& 6 Children should come to school in PE kit with T-shirts in house colours – last week all the children took part in workshops run by Swindon Town Football Club. Daily Jog…
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Getting to know…The Sound of Music

Performances will take place on- Tuesday 10th July at 1.30pm & 6pm Thursday 12th July at 6pm Tickets cost £2.50 each are are available to purchase on ParentPay

Balanceability in Bumblebees & Ladybirds

These excited children received their Balanceability certificates in assembly on Friday after completing their Balanceability lessons. On the last lesson of their course, their parents came into school to watch their children ride confidently around the sponsored assault course. Thank you to the proud parents for supporting Balanceability and raising over £250 for Miss Burrows to buy new pedal bikes for the children in…
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School Fete – Friday 29th June

Year 3/4 London Trip

  Year 3/4 had an excellent trip to London.  We saw so many amazing sites including Downing Street, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London Eye.  A boat trip along the Thames took us to the Tower of London where we saw the Crown Jewels and Tower Bridge.  The children represented Millbrook brilliantly and their positive behaviour was commented on by many members of…
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Year 5/6 LACT Rounders Competition

On the 14th of June a group of 11 Year 5/6 students competed in the LACT rounders competition. Students played 3 games against each of the other LACT Schools. After a slow start to the competition losing the first game, the Millbrook team were resilient and bounced back to win the second game by half a rounder. Students worked well together demonstrating good communication, teamwork…
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Fortius PE Quadkids Athletics

On the 23rd of May, 8 students from Year 5/6 were selected to compete at the Fortius PE Year 5/6 Quadkids School Games at The County Ground Athletics Track in Swindon. The students competed in a 600 metre run, 75 metre sprint, a standing long jump and a vortex throw, with all of their attempts contributing to an overall team score. All students should…
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Millbrook celebrates the Royal Wedding

We had an amazing afternoon in the beautiful weather on Friday 18th May. The event started with a family picnic on the field, with the packed lunches served in Union Jack boxes. The children then entertained the audience by taking part in various events such as the Kings and Queens Parade, maypole dancing, country dancing, singing nursery rhymes and wedding songs, a wedding hat…
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Pete The Dinosaur

Bumblebees, Ladybirds and Caterpillars became paleontologists last term and learnt all about Dinosaurs! They found out so many facts, so if you need to know anything about the Jurassic or Mesozoic period, pop along to the  Foundation Stage classrooms and ask one of their experts! They made their own dinosaurs from junk and construction materials. They designed a brand new dinosaur , thinking about…
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Fantastic Fridays in FS2

Fantastic Fridays have started in FS2! 2 Ladybirds and 2 Bumblebees are picked to become the teachers every Friday. They come into a planning meeting during Thursday afternoon, decide what they’d like to learn about, plan their resources and then deliver their topic during Fantastic Friday! So far we’ve been learning about boats, starfish, cars and butterflies. I wonder what we’ll be learning about…
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