A future of possibilities

Children at Windmill Primary School recently took part in a Careers Week designed to provide an experience of a huge range of jobs and professions.  Over the week, 26 volunteers visited Windmill and shared the story of their jobs.  Visitors gave fascinating talks and presentations, some ran activities and some brought in props to help […]

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Careers for Year 6

This morning Year 6 are listening to four speakers who have come along to the school as part of a project run in conjunction with an organisation called Inspiring the Future.  I’ve just left them in the hall trying to guess the job that our speakers do in a What’s My Line type of activity! […]

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Great learning to come

At the end of another busy but fantastic term, I’m sitting having a cup of tea in front of a roaring fire, watching the sleet outside and reading the Curriculum Newsletters for next term. The learning that has been planned across the school is, as always, going to be amazing and this year I am […]

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Careers Week

Mr Coleman and I have just put a date in the diary for Careers Week later in the year and I’m really excited! This is the second Careers Week for Windmill and if this one is even half as successful as the first then we are all in for a great week at the end […]

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Super Story Starter

In Year 3&4 we have been looking at writing our own Wishing Tales and we have been trying to hook the reader in at the start of the story.  What do you think to Libby’s first paragraph? One stormy day, lightning struck – Bang! Everyone hugged the soft, warm pillows on the sofa, too afraid […]

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Quad Blogging!

Although we have been blogging in our classes for a while now, I thought it would be good for the ‘Wonders of Windmill’ to be spread a little further afield…!  From next week, children in Years 3&4 will be posting some of their amazing writing onto this blog so we can share with other schools. […]

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Ground Force Day!

Thanks to the help of friends, parents and more recently the John Lewis volunteers, our school grounds are starting to look amazing.  But…there is still more work to do!!  Some of the John Lewis volunteers have asked if they could come back one weekend to continue their work so we thought we could all come […]

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