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Comic Relief

Thank you for donating your loose change to create a red nose for Comic Relief. We raised a fantastic amount of £175.57.


Supertato to the rescue!

The Evil Pea spent a whole week in the Foundation Stage causing trouble! Luckily, Supertato and his Super-Veggie friends came to the rescue and finally trapped the Evil Pea! On Monday, there were veggies taped to walls and trapped under shopping baskets. We designed and made traps to capture the Evil Pea as well as writing police reports to the ‘Veggie Police’ to tell…
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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!


Sports for Champions

On the Thursday 28th of February, Millbrook Primary School welcomed a very special visitor, 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games hopeful Megan Fletcher. She competes professionally in Judoka (Judo). Megan was representing Sports For Champions who help athletes raise funding to compete at the top level. As part of this they offer the opportunity to Primary schools across the country…
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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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