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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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Happy Chinese New Year

Recently in Foundation Stage we have been celebrating Chinese New Year. We have made Chinese dragons, built Chinese houses and compared them to our own homes, made lucky red envelopes with yen inside, made Chinese lanterns, chopped vegetables to go into our stir fry (which we loved eating with our very own chopsticks!) and we all danced around the playground with instruments and scarves…
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Outdoor Learning Project

On the last two days of Term 3, 8th and 9th February, a group of 9 Year 5 and 6 children worked together on an Outside Learning Project which saw them construct a larch planter. The children demonstrated fabulous teamwork skills, while developing new skills such as measuring, sawing, drilling and assembly, all with the aid of power tools! They were a credit to…
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Year 6 at the Houses of Parliament

100 years since women first got the vote…
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Year 3 & 4 Cross Country

Amazing Achievement by Years 3 & 4 Cross Country Team! The four LACT schools (a total of 48 children) completed the cross country course which was twice around Peatmoor Lake.  Millbrook showed determination and resilience around the muddy track and all the schools supported each other by cheering on their team mates. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the event with Millbrook bringing back to school, six placements. 1st  Phoebe…
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