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  • 12/05/23

    Snapdragon Class

    In Snapdragon class this week, we have been investigating the properties of materials, whether they are flexible, soft, transparent or waterproof for example. We have also looked at the differences between gases, liquids and solids and how temperature for instance can change these materials sometime...
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  • 05/05/23

    King's Coronation Willoughby Street Party

    This afternoon pupils enjoyed a “Willoughby Street Party” in the playground and canteen to celebrate the King’s Coronation. Pupils ate party food and cakes made with Alison as well as enjoying dancing with their friends. We were really lucky as the weather was kind to us!
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  • 28/04/23

    Performing Arts - Willoughby Finds Nemo

    We are very excited to announce that tickets for our school production 'Willoughby finds Nemo' will go on sale on Tuesday 2nd May. The school production is taking place on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th June and starts at 9.30am, approximate finish time 11.30am. Tickets are £2.50 eac...
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  • 21/04/23

    Introducing Laura Mills - Deputy Headteacher

    Hi, I am Laura Mills and I am delighted to be the new Deputy Headteacher at Willoughby Academy.  I am family first in my thinking and I love being a mum of four children.  I try to make some time for me and run weekly as well as work closely with Bishop Grosseteste University on SEND resea...
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  • 31/03/23

    Easter Bunnies

    On Wednesday we welcomed two Easter Bunnies into Willoughby! The bunnies visited all classes to spread Easter cheer and handed out Easter eggs to pupils. As you can imagine, pupils were very excited to see the bunnies! Thank you to Anita and Heulwen from Cummins for their time and their ongoing supp...
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  • 24/03/23

    Tesco - Work Experience

    Ben from Protea class has started his busy work experience placement at Tesco.  So far, Ben has completed a range of different jobs including stacking shelves, greeting customers and printing promotional labels
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  • 17/03/23


    We are delighted to let you know that we have been awarded the ‘Silver’ caring schools award by Caring2Learn. This award celebrates settings which encourage wellbeing, nurture vulnerable children and young people and help children achieve their full potential. At Willoughby we understand...
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  • 10/03/23

    Tiny Steps Petting Farm

    Jasmine and Bluebell classes were visited by Tracy from Tiny Steps Petting Farm as part of our Careers Week activities. We explored natural materials and activated farmyard animal sounds whilst learning about how she looks after the animals on her farm.
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  • 03/03/23

    World Book Day - Thursday 2nd March

    Thank you to parents/carers for taking the time to visit the new library facilities, sample school cakes and for reading stories with your child as part of World Book Day. We were pleased to be able to combine the two events and a great opportunity for parents to meet each other. Pupils have enjoyed...
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  • 24/02/23

    Tesco Bourne

    On Wednesday we welcomed Vivian Hamilton Community Champion and Store Manager Ellen Frost into Willoughby. Ben and Kayden from Protea Class wrote to Tesco to see if they could support our Easter Raffle. Tesco’s Bourne have kindly donated 36 Easter eggs. Pictured are Ellen, Vivian, Kayden and B...
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  • 10/02/23

    Poppy Class

    This week in Poppy class we have been thinking about Valentines. We have talked about people who are special to us and made some very lovely treats. We have used glass hearts for counting and learned to write the tricky words, 'I' 'love' 'you'. It has been great to reflect o...
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  • 03/02/23

    Daffodil Class

    This week Daffodil class have been learning about Willoughby Values and have made a collage which is displayed in their classroom to help remind them of the values.
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