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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.


Summer Reading Challenge (Click for details)

Pupils of Millbook are invited to participate in our summer reading challenge. Write down any books they read in the category that is best suited and hand in this grid to their class teacher in September. The winners will receive a hamper of books and a £50 food voucher. Remember DONUT STOP READING!  Here is Miss Stephenson to explain our Summer Reading Challenge: Click here Click here…
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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…
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Donut Stop Reading!

Donut Stop Reading has been launched this term! All pupils will need to bring their reading records to school on a Friday where their reads will be counted. The class with the most reads over the week will win the Donut Stop Reading trophy and a donut to enjoy while listening to a story.  Donut Stop Reading winners for week commencing 26th April are; …
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

In Ladybirds and Bumblebees we enjoyed learning about The Very Hungry Caterpillar. We had our own caterpillars which we watched grow into beautiful butterflies. We talked about healthy eating and made our own fruit kebabs, they were delicious. We also wrote our own versions of the story.’ 


Red Nose Day – Thank you, we raised £301.50

Children have recently brought home a Red Nose Day themed activity sheet or quiz. To be entered into a prize draw, please return them to your child’s teacher by Friday 19th March and make a donation to Comic Relief using the link below. https://app.parentpay.com/ParentPayShop/Foc/Default.aspx?shopid=2817 Please do not send a cash donation into school. There will be a prize for FS/KS1 and KS2 and the winners…
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Young Carers Action Day – 16th March 2021

This poster has been made by a young carer at Millbrook.


World Book Week – Alice in Wonderland

For World Book Week this year we are getting to know the classic book Alice in Wonderland. On Monday 1st March staff dressed up to start to week off. Year 2 children enjoyed their work on capacity making a potion for Alice


The Dragon’s Egg!

Year one had a strange object which appeared near their classroom. They followed a trail of scales to find an enormous shiny, green egg on a nest.They looked at the evidence to try and determine what it was…. they decided it was most likely a dragon’s egg. They produced some fantastic writing saying what they thought it could be. The dragon also set the…
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