Today we celebrated our Willow Tree Oscars where some of our children were awarded an Oscar for their animation and film making skills all based on areas of the curriculum and the topic they have been learning. We are so proud to announce that our Winners were …. Year 6 Animation of the Heart Year […]
A huge thank you Mr Busby for some fantastic photographs and video footage of the LEAF Centre. We hope our community hub and nurture provision can start to accommodate our children and families very soon.
The F1 children did an excellent job of sorting different materials ready for recycling ♻️
Children have worked hard developing their social innovation skills. They initially started working by competing a questionnaire, which gave us their initial views. They then continued to complete a range of activities where they worked through key activities and initiatives to make the game world better. Children then completed a questionnaire to show how […]
So proud of all our schools today and all the schools within our partnership for being involved in such a fantastic opportunity. Over the past four years we have been involved in NEMESIS projects. Novel, Educational, Model for Social Innovation Skills. Where we have developed social invocation skills within our children and our curriculum. Today […]
We couldn’t believe how much our oceans can be polluted. We enjoyed reading the story of Finn and Skip who wanted to go fishing but couldn’t catch any due to all the rubbish. They were so kind and thoughtful and helped to remove all the rubbish from the ocean, even though they just wanted to […]
This weeks team were our Year 5 children who have been to visit the LEAF centre and see this weeks developments. They had a great time on site and really enjoyed their visit.
Our Year 6 children were the first to go and Visit the LEAF Centre this week and look at the progress on their design. Mr Hanson and the children couldn’t believe the size, scale and views from the upper floor.
It was so exciting to have another tour of the LEAF Centre, it now has the staircase inside so we were able to see the view from the upstairs window. On Monday we will be taking our first group of children and streaming live into the classrooms.
Here is our Joyful June calendar designed and developed by our Year 6 children inspired by Action for a happiness.
A huge thank you to our parents for your support with this Months challenge to support our LEAF Centre. Well done Emmie and Alex who have been busy collecting over the last month. What a wonderful contribution to supporting the children and families in Rotherham. More updates to follow we will be creating something special […]
A fantastic aerial view of the LEAF Centre courtesy of Mr Brailsford. Thank you so much for sharing this fabulous video.
Here are some updated photographs of the LEAF centre from inside. Mrs Fearnley was so excited to see the top floor and we wanted to share these fabulous photographs with you.
This week we revisited the LEAF Centre site and we couldn’t believe the changes from when we first visited. The building is now well on it’s way and we even saw some bricks being added. Here are some photos of our first visit compared to our second visit. What a change!
Our children have created a wonderful video to share with our friends at Abbey School, it has been so lovely to make connections and complete a NEMESIS project together. The children in both schools have made new friendships, learnt new skills and grown in confidence.
Our children have thoroughly enjoyed working with Abbey School, they have been working together throughout this year and met weekly to discuss their project based on what shopping will look like in the future. This week they shared their 3D projects based on the shops they have designed. We were so surprised that the children […]
Y4/5D and Y6H Are enjoying exploring the LEAF Centre and seeing the progress of the building work, they had a wonderful discussion regarding the changes.
Our children are so excited to see the changes that are happening daily to our LEAF centre – Leading Endeavours for Aspirational futures. We can’t wait to follow its journey and create a fabulous Nurture provision for the children of Rotherham.
Some of the Y6s are so happy this is happening as they have been involved in its development since they were in Y4.
We have been promoting the beat the street initiative and our Early years children have loved participating and being active . The children have been walking , riding or scooting around Rotherham learning about the Town that we live in and the places that are local to us at Rockingham. In accordance to beat the […]
Well done Olivia for your fantastic design to promote Earth Day.
As part of the Big Pedal competition, today we were celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The children came to school in Non-Uniform and wore something green to raise awareness on we can do to help the environment. We discussed how the world can change outside of our own windows. #BigPedal2021
Well done to Y3/4P for celebrating Earth Day. We’ve made a pledge to help the environment. /
Next week we have our activities to support Beat the Street. Get involved and join in the fun.
After cutting the sod our journey in developing our very own Nurture Provision hits the Advertiser. The children are really enjoying being involved in our Nemesis project and making a difference to the local community. Thank you Mrs Elliott for taking the time to bring copies in for our children, what a special keep sake.
Our Early Years children really enjoyed visiting our LEAF Centre site. They were asking lots of questions and listened really carefully. They are really excited to watch our amazing new site develop.
Today our children collected their first egg from our Hens. The children have enjoyed looking after them and learning all about caring for battery chickens. So proud of you all.
Our children in KS2 have enjoyed a series of environmental challenges and a carrousel of activities in developing the grounds. We can’t wait to follow their journey throughout the term.
The start of our new venture at Willowtree Academy starts today! Thank you to all the children, staff and project builders in actually making this happen. Jane Fearnley Executive Head Teacher’s dream finally comes true today supported by our Chair of Trustees Tony Trueman, Jenny Lingrell Rotherham Children’s services and Robert Elliott Local Councillor. A […]