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  • 02/12/22

    Daffodil Class

    Daffodil class have been learning about the Christmas story during their sensory story. They have been dressing up, exploring items, and listening to sounds together as they get into the Christmas spirit.
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  • 25/11/22

    Buttercup Class

    Buttercup have really enjoyed our Rumble in the Jungle topic this term. We have learnt about camouflage by dressing up in the 4D room and have talked about the texture and pattern of animal’s skin in art. We screwed up paper to make elephant’s wrinkly skin, printed with sponges to create...
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  • 18/11/22

    Introducing Alex West

    I am the SENDCo at Willoughby Academy and started my current role in September of this academic year. I have been working within the world of special educational needs for the last eleven years and have been teaching for twenty. I also spent a year working as a casework officer for a Local Authority...
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  • 11/11/22

    Cherry Blossom Update

    Cherry Blossom pupils have made jungle art this week with craft and natural materials. Pupils used and explored autumn leaves to make a lion and used fine motor finger painting skills to create other jungle animals and plants. We have used this art work to make a jungle display for Cherry Blossom...
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  • 04/11/22

    Willoughby's Poppy Collage - Abbey Church

    From Thursday 9th November until Sunday 13th November there will be an installation of crafted poppies in the Abbey Church in Bourne which members of the community are invited to go to. Pupils from Willoughby have collaborated to make a beautiful collage - the theme being “at th...
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  • 21/10/22

    Bourne Food Bank Donations

    Thank you to our parents, carers, staff, cleaners and escorts for their overwhelming generosity for our Harvest collection in aid of Bourne Food Bank. The amount of food donated will make a huge difference to the lives of some of our local community that are facing challenging times at the moment. T...
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  • 14/10/22

    Ponies Visit Willoughby

    Yesterday, pupils from Bluebell and Jasmine classes met some special visitors - Lollipop and Tinks, miniature ponies. Gemma said 'We had a lovely visit by Lollipop and Tinks this morning and had an opportunity to explore their soft fur and experience being up close. We all had a great time!'...
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  • 07/10/22

    Work Experience Update

    Lucas is enjoying his first work experience placement working as a school gardener. Lucas has been busy planting grass seed, digging boarders and helping Site Manager Dave keep the school grounds tidy.
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  • 30/09/22

    Food Smart Award

    The Food Smart Accreditation is a stand-alone award which recognises school’s achievements in ensuring their students are able to learn about food and nutrition and eat healthily. We are delighted to share the good news that Willoughby Academy have been awarded Silver Food Smart Award. Many co...
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  • 23/09/22

    Foxglove Class

    Foxglove class have been celebrating the Queen's life.  We learned about the special jobs she carried out and about the animals she loved.  We made a display outside our classroom.  On Thursday we went to the Town Hall to sign the book of condolence and then visited the floral tri...
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  • 16/09/22

    Great North Run - Guide Dogs UK

    On Sunday 11th September, Venus Flytrap Class Teacher Laura took part in The Great North Run trying to raise as much money for the Guide Dogs UK. The event had a great atmosphere with 60,000 runners taking part and plenty of people lining the streets to cheer everyone over the finish line, which was...
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  • 15/07/22

    Science Week

    We are celebrating our annual science week at Willoughby. During the week we were visited by Chris from Zoolab and experienced close encounters with a range of creepy crawlies. On Wednesday, Bourne Grammar School students along with their teachers, visited school, demonstrating a range of super expe...
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