WILLOW CLASS: Year Three, Four, Five and Six: Gallery

Lord Mayor of Chester Art & Poetry Competition, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 22nd Jun 2022 @ 2:22pm

We were thrilled to get three 2nd places in this competition. Well done to all the children who wrote beautiful poems and drew pictures of the Queen. The prize winning work went on show at the Town Hall over the Jubilee weekend.

Young Voices, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 22nd Jun 2022 @ 2:12pm

Once again it was truly magical to be part of the One Voices Choir. An exhausting but exhilarating day was had by all. Thanks to the parents and friends who joined us for the evening performance.

Barrow Rose Show, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 22nd Jun 2022 @ 2:03pm

Thank you to all the talented children who exhibited their work at the Barrow Rose Show this weekend. Your work looked fabulous!

Easter Celebrations, by Mrs Goodwin

Date: 22nd Apr 2022 @ 12:12pm

The children performed beautifully at our 'Sing Easter' celebration where the Easter story was told through singing and Bible readings. We also enjoyed a fabulous Easter bonnet parade and viewing eggceptional 'Egg Box' competition entries. A big thank you to Julia Tillotson (School Governor) for giving her time to the very difficult task of judging both competitions. Thank you to everyone who came to share a beautiful afternoon together.

Poetry Project 2022, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 1st Apr 2022 @ 2:24pm

Willow class took part in the Poetry Project following an exciting programme of study provided by The Literacy Company. Year 5 pupils poems will be compiled into an anthology 'A New Beginning'. Profits raised from the sale of the anthology will be gifted to Share- supporting the homeless, assisting refugees everywhere. Today, two of our pupils were able to perform their poems at the Storyhouse,Chester. We were  so proud of every child that took part and  hearing their inspirational poems.





Happy Mother's Day from Willow Class, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 25th Mar 2022 @ 11:23am

The Colour Spectrum, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 16th Feb 2022 @ 4:25pm

This week we looked at the work of Isaac Newton and William Herschel related to the colour spectrum.

Isometric paper, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 8th Feb 2022 @ 9:45am

Some amazing patterns and drawings of cubes using isometric paper this week.These will be used  to decorate the front cover of our maths books.

Chinese New Year, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 8th Feb 2022 @ 9:34am


On Friday afternoon, we found out about Chinese New Year and celebrated by enjoying stir fry eaten with chopsticks, decorated hats with the Year of the Tiger theme and made a traditional red envelope to take home.

Plants, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 18th Jan 2022 @ 9:12am

In our science studies we have been :-

  • looking at how water is transported in plants
  • in pairs we identified parts of a flower 
  • we have planted an amarylis and are monitoring it's growth with the intention to use the data to create a graph

Viking Ships, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 10th Dec 2021 @ 4:11pm

Our viking ships are ready to set sail......

B Tales Christmas Performance, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 10th Dec 2021 @ 11:46am

An entertaining morning of fun and laughter whilst learning more about the Christmas Story.

Christmas Jumper Day, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 10th Dec 2021 @ 11:35am

We love wearing our christmas jumpers!

#ChristmasJumperDay     SAVE THE CHILDREN

Elf Run in aid of The Hospice of the Good Sheperd,Backford, Chester, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 3rd Dec 2021 @ 10:42am


Yesterday, our children took part in a 20 minute ELF RUN. We raised over £540 in sponsorship which was just incredible for our small  but mighty school.

It was such good fun to take part in, aswell as raising much needed funds for a very good cause. 

Huge thanks to the children, their families and friends for supporting this event.

Barrow School Safety Officers, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 3rd Dec 2021 @ 10:25am

Our wonderful Safety officers were presented with their official badges in assembly this morning by our local PCSO s.

Our safety officers do an amazing job in school running competitions and passing on information in assemblies about how to keep safe.

Congratulations to them!

Children in Need, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 24th Nov 2021 @ 9:07pm

Lots of pennies collected for Children in Need. Well done Willow Class for your generosity and kindness.

Christmas decorations for our tree, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 24th Nov 2021 @ 9:01pm

Preparations for our tree at the cathedral.

Our Christmas Tree at Chester Cathedral, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 24th Nov 2021 @ 8:54pm

The Christmas Tree Festival at Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral Christmas Tree Festival returns for its ninth fabulous year in 2021.

This is such a delightful family event where, from the end of November, until the beginning of January, over 50 Christmas trees will sparkle and shimmer throughout the Cathedral.

 Barrow CE School are pleased to announce that we have our very own beautiful tree on display there this year, which is superbly dressed with your child’s amazing artwork.

Please take time to go along and visit. It’s a spectacular event and definitely gets you in to the Christmas Spirit.

Open daily, from Saturday 27 November to Tuesday 4 January 2022.  Open normal Cathedral opening hours.

Viking ship building, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 12th Nov 2021 @ 11:28am

Year 3/4 get started on their designs for their viking ships.

Hockey, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 12th Nov 2021 @ 11:24am

Well done to year 5/6 for taking part in the hockey tournament this week.

Forest of Promises, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 5th Nov 2021 @ 4:12pm

During Cop26 the children have been thinking and talking about climate change. They wrote a promise that they wanted world leaders to make and then a promise of their own.

Today,the children of Barrow school wrote their own promises on a painted leaf to join young people across the UK to form a forest of promises.

#PromiseToThePlanet   WWF

Willow class have also written letters to Boris Johnson expressing their conerns about the environment and climate change.


Hundertwasser Banner, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 29th Sep 2021 @ 12:01pm

We have been studying the work of Hundertwasser as inspiration for the creation of our own 3m textiles banner. This is based on the buildings and features of Barrow village. This will form part of our contribution to the History Society Exhibition in October 2021.

The children have worked through a process of taking photographs using our ipads on a walk around the village,using their sketch books to work on their designs and the final collaborative production.

Our annual Easter bonnet competition, by Mrs Appelbe

Date: 31st Mar 2021 @ 3:48pm

Thank you to all who took part in the decorated Egg box competition.  The judges loved all the entries and it was difficult to choose a winner and a runner up from each year group!  Well done everyone. 

Our annual Easter box competition, by Mrs Appelbe

Date: 31st Mar 2021 @ 3:40pm

Thank you to all who took part in the decorated Egg box competition.  As usual the standard of entries was eggstanding and it was even more difficult than ever to choose a winner! Well done to everyone!


Photo Challenge 2, by Mrs Nolan

Date: 24th Feb 2021 @ 3:10pm


Watch this to be inspired!  


Using filters can transform your photos into a piece of art. Slow down to find the unusual in every day.

Turn your everyday photo into a puzzle.

This week our children are trying this whilst out and about.

Here are some that have been sent in so far.....