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World War Two Day at Willow Tree Primary School

Year 5 and 6 pupils at Willow Tree Primary School were whisked back to the 1940’s to celebrate the end of their recent World War Two topic. The children took part in an immersive World War 2 themed day focussing on what life was like on the Home Front. They were asked to come into school dressed in era- based costumes so the corridors were filled with evacuees, land girls, air raid wardens, and even a few soldiers from the Home Guard! The children took part in a carousel of different activities with everything from using watercolours to create a Harrogate Informer…


Video: The Harrogate Town AFC mascot joins Willow Tree for Walk to School day

Some of the Children from Willow Tree School walked to school with Harry Gator, the Harrogate Town AFC mascot. (25 March 2022) They met with Harry outside the club grounds on Wetherby road, and then walked down to the school. They were greeted by the Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate. Councillor Trevor Chapman, and Janet Chapman. The event is co-ordinated across the district by Zero Carbon Harrogate, and has a good uptake. The schools have worked with the children to take ownership of the event, and promote it amongst themselves.   School taking part this time Secondaries Ashville College Senior Harrogate Informer…