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  • 14/01/22

    Poppy Class Update

    This term our whole school topic is ‘A Passport to the world’. Poppy class pupils are exploring Australia. Using magic boomerangs in literacy, the class will dive into the Great Barrier Reef, take a walk around Ulura and explore the rainforest. Pictured are pupils Sidney and Ash making t...
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  • 07/01/22

    Food and Nutrition Update

    Pupils have returned after the break with lots of enthusiasm to cooking once again.  I have loved hearing about what pupils have been cooking over the holidays and that the Christmas cakes prepared and cooked during lessons were enjoyed at home.  This term we are lookin...
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  • 17/12/21

    Food Tech Update

    A family/pupil Christmas Food workshop was held in the Food room last Friday.  I think fun was had by everyone as well as family members gaining an insight into what their children may learn in their food lessons.  Families went home with some Christmas treats of Pudding Truffles and Grinc...
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  • 10/12/21

    Good-bye Sharon

    On Friday we said a fond farewell to Sharon.  She has worked at Willoughby for 16 years in a variety of classes.  This year, Sharon has been supporting pupils in Sunflower class.  HLTA Katherine Paskin said “Sharon will be greatly missed by everyone at Willoughby.  She...
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  • 06/12/21

    Sign Language by Bernie

    Sign Language by Bernie Since gaining my level 1 qualification in BSL (British Sign Language), I’ve been eager to apply what I have learnt both inside and outside of school.  For the past 10 weeks, I have been attending a BSL choir every Thursday.  I had the pleasure, over the wee...
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  • 26/11/21

    Carers First Coffee Morning

    All Willoughby parents/carers with children over the age of 16 are classed as carers due to your child’s additional needs.  On Wednesday 2nd February 10am – 11.30am, parents/carers are invited to a Carers First coffee morning.  Guest speaker Sheena Goodey will provide guidance...
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  • 23/11/21

    Foxglove Class Update

    As part of maths week, Foxglove's trip to Bourne Woods became a number hunt. Pupils ran to find the numbers as they were shouted out.  It was great fun and we all did lots of counting.
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  • 12/11/21

    Poppy Class - Remembrance Day

    On Thursday Poppy class enjoyed a day of Remembrance.  We learned about our class flower and the meaning of Remembrance Day.  We made collage poppies, in maths we made poppy patterns and threading in funky fingers to create our own poppy play-dough.  The children joined in with the 2...
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  • 05/11/21

    Parent Sensory Provision Coffee Morning

    Would you like help and advice on how to support your child’s sensory needs at home?  If you do, please come along to the Parent Sensory Provision coffee morning led by Jo Judge – Willoughby’s Sensory OT.  This is being held on Wednesday 1st December at 10am – 11am...
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  • 22/10/21

    Halloween Party

    Buttercup pupils had a fantastic Halloween party day on Thursday. Pupils and staff dressed up in scary costumes and had a spooky disco.  We played pumpkin bowling and enjoyed special party food for snack time. 
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  • 15/10/21

    World Mental Health Day

    World Mental Health Day took place on Sunday 10th October, Willoughby Academy celebrated this important event today.  This year, the ‘Young Minds’ theme is ‘Hello Yellow’ where everyone is encouraged to wear yellow to make the world as bright as possible to show all youn...
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  • 15/10/21

    Geologist Visit

    Pupils in Protea and Tulip class were visited by Geologist Richard Butcher.  Richard discussed what his job entails, along with equipment and skills needed.  He shared some exciting rock and fossil finds including a fossil over 250 million years old!
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