Willow Tree Olympics 🥇🥈🥉 – Week 1 ✅

What a week it has been for HJS and the Willow Tree Olympics. Each day, all children across school have taken part in sporting events, showing determination and resilience throughout. […]

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Y6 Give to the Community

To thank Rotherham Minster for a wonderful tour last week, we organised a collection for their Social Supermarket, providing subsidised food to those in need in Rotherham. Here we are, […]

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Year 6 Willow Tree Olympics

What a wonderful morning of sport! Year 6 showed excellent sporting skill, as well as amazing sportsmanship during our Willow Tree Olympics, before joining the Academy in a virtual celebration. […]

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Y5- Life Cycle of a Bird Animation 🎬 🦅

Today in Science, Y5 explored the different life cycles of living creatures. Some of us used animation to explain the life cycle of a bird. We then presented our findings […]

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Y6 Body Measurements

Today in Y6 we looked at the relationship between different parts of our body and displayed them as ratios. We compared the circumference of our head to our height, the […]

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Y6 Visit Rotherham Minster

What a wonderful walk to Rotherham Minster to support our geography and history work, as well learning more about a Religious building. The children asked very interesting questions, all of […]

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Picture This 2021

Picture This! focuses on some artwork and schools are invited to use it as an inspiration for cross-curricular work. The challenge is to use the artwork imaginatively in classrooms as […]

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Y4K Science – Tooth Decay

In science we have been trying to answer “Do different drinks affect tooth decay?” As eggs closely represent the enamel on teeth we have been carrying out an ‘eggsperiment’ to […]

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Exploring wildlife in their habitats 🐸 🕷 🦋 🌾

This afternoon, as part of our science learning, y5 visited our wonderful conservation area to investigate and explore all of the wildlife there. We predicted what we might find there […]

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6G Self Portraits

This week, the children have worked incredibly hard with their sketching skills to produce their self portraits. It took a lot of resilience and determination to ensure they were accurate […]

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Y4K Science – Functions of Teeth

In Y4K today we investigated the names and functions of our teeth – using a banana, a cube, some scissors and a paper clip! These were used to replicate our […]

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Beat the street… the results are in! 🏃🏼‍♀️🚴🏻‍♀️🚶🏽‍♂️

Well done to all the children across Willow Tree Academy who took part in the Beat the Street competition. You’ve all worked so hard winning your points from the beat […]

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Obstacle course fun

To raise money for the LEAF centre, our amazing children took part in a fun filled morning of exercise. Dressed in our sports gear, we timed our efforts as we […]

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Y5 programming – Scratch

Earlier this week, year 5 investigated the Viking attacks on Lindisfarne in History and used drama to reenact the scenes. Today, we applied our understanding of this historical learning to […]

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Y4A Proud moments

During our record of achievement day Y4A thought about their most proud moments and used their reflection skills to think about their achievements this term. Take a look at our […]

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Y3 Cross Stitch and Appliqué

For our art this term Y3 have been learning all about cross-stitch and Appliqué. We have created samples in our sketch book to show our methods.

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