Star of the Week
At Willoughby, each pupil attends a weekly assembly which celebrates outstanding achievements during that week. Pupils can be awarded star of the week by their class team for outstanding work, effort or contribution.
In addition, each class has their own personalised reward system they use to reward hard work, attainment and effort.
Week ending 08.12.23
|Buttercup||Athena - For making choices.|
|Poppy||Whole Class - For excellent participation in the Christmas Nativity.|
|Sunflower||Whole class - For being absolute super stars in our Christmas concert.|
|Water Lily||Billy - For amazing work counting money.|
|Daisy||Whole class - For participating so well in the nativity performance.|
|Daffodil||Whole class - For beautiful singing and showing lots of confidence during the show.|
|Iris||Vinnie - For having the courage to volunteer for a solo in the Christmas performance next week.|
|Venus Flytrap||Roman - For showing great resilience this week and joining in with all learning activities this week.|
|Foxglove||Whole class - For dealing with change and being a fantastic class!|
|Leopard Lily||Kai - For excellent cooking this week.|
|Tiger Lily||Sam and Fin - For their solo performances in rehearsals.|
|Lavender||Matthew - For fantastic walking to and from the church.|
|Snapdragon||Jan - For kindness and tolerance towards his peers.|
|Protea||Kyle - For great leadership.|
|Bluebell||Whole class - For being super animals in our Christmas Nativity.|
|Jasmine||Jay - For super responses during our Christmas rehearsals.|
Week ending 01.12.23
|Buttercup||Henry - For amazing engagement in art and making clear choices.|
|Poppy||Emily - For amazing singing and signing.|
|Sunflower||Daisy-May - For independently saying and waving hello and goodbye appropriately this week.|
|Water Lily||Archer - For independently getting changed.|
|Daisy||Noah - For sensible behaviour at the swimming pool and for reading so well in our nativity rehearsal.|
|Daffodil||Lewi - For amazing effort and participation in Performing Arts.|
|Iris||Lexi - For fantastic bravery and positivity.|
|Venus Flytrap||Rosie - For showing so much enthusiasm when practicing the Christmas Performance.|
|Foxglove||Scarlett - For fantastic singing and drumming.|
|Leopard Lily||James - For using the iPad correctly to say hello.|
Noah - For being a brave friend.
Ben - For doing a brilliant job at work experience.
|Lavender||Cairo - For great attitude to learning this week.|
|Snapdragon||Jacob - For excellent analysis of the text in English.|
|Protea||Kyle - For improved listening and focus this week.|
|Bluebell||Imogen and Oscar - For good anticipation this week for our sensory cue music.|
|Jasmine||Dylan - For being very curious and watching his friends during group work activities.|
Week ending 24.11.23
Frankie - For engaging in activities at the table.
Eva - Initiating interactions with friends and adults.
|Poppy||Alexa - For being independently creative in our 'Creation Station'.|
|Sunflower||Riley - For sitting happily with his gaiters on for an hour.|
|Water Lily||Oliver - For using symbols to describe a picture,|
|Daisy||Noah - For settling into school and doing his three morning jobs, every day this week.|
|Daffodil||Sophie - For careful listening and following every instruction from the Swim Teacher when swimming unaided.|
|Iris||Honey-Bea - For independent work and fantastic Braille art.|
|Venus Flytrap||Calum - For increase in confidence to answer questions in lessons this week.|
|Foxglove||William - For fantastic participation and communication this week.|
|Leopard Lily||Fred - For excellent swimming this week.|
Katie - For making independent requests on the iPad.
Noah - For listening, regulation and for being 'Star Baker'.
|Lavender||Jon-Pall - For using his subtraction skills when working out how much change was needed with money,|
|Snapdragon||Diontie - For excellent behaviour and engagement in lessons.|
|Protea||Ryan - For sending amazing e-mails this week.|
|Bluebell||Esmae - For independently pressing her switch to share her news.|
|Jasmine||Abi - Very responsive during our intensive interaction session.|
Week ending 17.11.23
|Buttercup||Noah - For exploring objects with his hands.|
Jake - For his excellent toileting.
Seb - For using symbols in lots of different situations.
|Sunflower||Noah - For saying 'thank you' without prompting after our lorry visit.|
|Water Lily||Phoebe - For great shape work in Maths.|
|Daisy||Jaxson - For playing co-operatively and imaginatively with four different friends both in class and in the playground.|
|Daffodil||Whole Class - For coping with all the changes this week.|
|Iris||Lili - For putting her hand up to contribute in all lessons.|
|Venus Flytrap||Ash - For contributing positively to all lessons this week and creating an amazing Titanic story prop.|
|Foxglove||Ajay - For using his voice as an additional form of communication.|
|Leopard Lily||Stephen - For swimming and confidentially going under the water.|
|Tiger Lily||Katie, Ben, Leah and Luke - For fantastic use of iPads out and about in the community this week.|
|Lavender||Anit - For good independent and listening skills in cooking.|
Finlay – For excellent analysis of the text in A Christmas Carol in Literacy lessons.
Lucas - For excellent effort in Maths and Literacy lessons this week.
|Protea||Finlay - For excellent participation in speaking and listening this week.|
|Bluebell||Oliver - For great work this week, working on cause and effect.|
|Jasmine||Brody - For super responses during our sound work whilst experiencing the space blanket.|
Week ending 10.11.23
|Buttercup||Willow - For brilliant engagement with our maths counting song.|
|Poppy||Evie - For starting to do consistent PECs exchanges with a new person for a new activity.|
|Sunflower||Joseph - For answering questions using 'Yes and No'.|
|Water Lily||Max - For completing a circuit in PE independently.|
|Daisy||Louis - For joining in every lesson this week so enthusiastically.|
|Daffodil||Matthew - For great progress when using his walker.|
|Iris||Joseph - For fantastic participation in all lessons, including SALT and Physio.|
|Venus Flytrap||All pupils - For showing great learning behaviours in all lessons, this week.|
|Foxglove||Elio - For great participation in all aspects of your learning this week.|
|Leopard Lily||James - For using PECs to ask to go to the toilet.|
|Tiger Lily||Everyone in Tiger Lily - For an amazing week!|
|Lavender||Oscar - For working independently to clear up the outside area.|
|Snapdragon||Madi - For her enthusiasm for learning.|
|Protea||Zhi chen - For self-regulating so well through a tough situation this week.|
|Bluebell||Oscar - For great reactions to the space paper.|
|Jasmine||Sabine - For being very focused as she explored painting pictures using Eyegaze technology.|
Week ending: 03.11.23
|Buttercup||Noah - For brilliant progress with his physiotherapy exercises.|
|Poppy||Lenny - For being a kind and caring friend, helping Emily with her broken arm.|
|Sunflower||Harry - For being kind and considerate to his friends and remembering all the signs to "We wish you a Merry Christmas".|
|Water Lily||Edward - For beginning to recognise shapes.|
|Daisy||Louis, Jaxson and Noah - For settling back into school this term.|
|Daffodil||Reggie - For amazing swimming.|
|Iris||Jack - For great independence in Maths.|
|Venus Flytrap||Louise - For showing kindness to all of his friends and looking for ways he can help everyone throughout the day.|
|Foxglove||Breanna - For making wonderful communication attempts and using her voice,|
|Leopard Lily||Scott - For reversing his power-chair.|
Fin - For is contributions to class projects and enterprise.
Tiger Lily peers voted for Amelia as she had a really positive afternoon following the fire alarm sounding.
|Lavender||Tallulah - For fantastic participation and remembering all the words to the Forest School song!|
|Snapdragon||Thomas - For making excellent progress in addition in Maths using the column method.|
James HD - For helping his friends and the staff this week with Kerryn being off.
Sky - For helping her peers read during the pet therapy session and helping her peers log on and off the laptops.
|Bluebell||Charlotte - For good communication this week and being engaged in her learning.|
|Jasmine||Sabine - For super interactions during our body awareness session.|
Week ending: 20.10.23
|Buttercup||Arthur - For engaging brilliantly in sensory play.|
|Poppy||Saayon - For managing his feelings well and trusting in the adults around him.|
|Sunflower||Daisy-May - For using her PECS in class and in the canteen - travelling and persisting.|
|Water Lily||Elio and Louis - For successful visit to their new class.|
|Daisy||Madison and Sophie - For engaging well with Daffodil class with their transitions.|
|Daffodil||Matthew - For using Zones of Regulation well.|
|Iris||Vinnie - For fantastic team work in PE.|
|Venus Flytrap||Sidney - For increasing independence and resilience in all lessons this week.|
|Foxglove||Ariel - You have exhibited all of the Willoughby values over this term, well done.|
|Leopard Lily||Eva - For remaining calm and for good waiting.|
Leah - For her massive contribution in Enterprise this half term.
Samuel - For his maturity this week, particularly in Forest School and chats with Jess.
|Lavender||Cairo - For great participation in Forest School this term.|
Maddie - For being kind to everyone and for always working hard.
Finlay - For perseverance in Literacy and Maths and for producing good work as a result.
|Protea||Kyle - For being really focused and engaged on our trip to Magnvale.|
|Bluebell||Oliver - For participating in our body awareness and action songs.|
|Jasmine||Daniel - For his super switch work.|
Week ending: 13.10.23
|Buttercup||Frankie - For sitting down to eat.|
|Poppy||Emily - For being kind to her friends.|
|Sunflower||Lexi - For trying hard to use a pincer grasp in her work sessions.|
|Water Lily||Phoebe - For making sentences contain two symbols.|
|Daisy||Madison - For great independent work during rhyming activities.|
|Daffodil||Lewi - For engaging so well with his new calm box.|
|Iris||Lili - For fantastic independence in Maths.|
|Venus Flytrap||Roman - For a great start to his own story writing of Funnybones.|
|Foxglove||Hayden - For fantastic independent morning work.|
|Leopard Lily||Kai - For fantastic reactions during Emotional Literacy.|
|Tiger Lily||Whole Class - For coping well with changes this week.|
|Lavender||Anit - For being a great role model to his friends in Tesco.|
|Snapdragon||Liam - For mature and focused behaviour, showing kindness and working hard throughout the week.|
|Protea||Amie - For using zones of regulation to tell others how she is feeling,|
|Bluebell||Archie - For using his stander for over an hour a day during this week.|
|Jasmine||Deimante - For super exploration using her hands,|
Week ending: 06.10.23
|Buttercup||Henry - For great independence.|
|Poppy||Jude - For super counting and sounds that he is making.|
|Sunflower||Teddy - For excellent cognition work and quickly recognising numbers to 3.|
Louis - For completing independent box work activities in the morning.
Archer - For joining the rest of the class by laying on a mat for TACPAC.
|Daisy||Oscar - For amazing effort at swimming this week.|
Leah - For fantastic focus in all lessons.
Reggie - For engaging well with his new iPad.
|Iris||Joe - For fantastic independence in cooking and brilliant speaking in emotional literacy.|
|Venus Flytrap||Shihan - For being kind to his friend and trying his best in all of his lessons.|
|Foxglove||Scarlett - For outstanding improvement in her Forest School skills, fantastic participation and contribution.|
|Leopard Lily||Stephen - For weighing out ingredients in Enterprise independently.|
|Tiger Lily||Jess - For helping peers, super classwork and great attitude.|
|Lavender||Jon-Pall - For amazing drumming in Performing Arts.|
|Snapdragon||Gabriella - For an immense effort in being safe, being ready and being kind,|
|Protea||Sky - For using her new reading pen to read independently during 'Choose Time'.|
|Bluebell||Ollie - For great switch work, using two switches to turn the foot spa on and off independently.|
|Jasmine||Dylan - For super exploration using both hands.|
Week ending: 29.09.23
|Buttercup||Willow - For approaching friends to play with them.|
|Poppy||Jayce - For being kind to his peers and adults.|
|Sunflower||Zach - For trying really hard to engage with his learning.|
|Water Lily||Edward - For getting an adult's attention when using PECS.|
|Daisy||Oliver - For improved concentration in some tasks.|
|Daffodil||Alfie - For trying really hard during his swimming lesson.|
|Iris||Honey-Bea - For fantastic listening and contributions during 'Stay Safe' day.|
|Venus Flytrap||Iona - For amazing maths work this week.|
|Foxglove||Ajay - For his engagement in music and singing to the class.|
|Leopard Lily||Stephen - For sharing and taking turns with a friend.|
|Tiger Lily||Luke - For working well as a team and using his initiative throughout the week.|
|Lavender||Oscar - For working really hard with Makaton signing.|
|Snapdragon||Diontie and Jacob - For great participation in lesson discussions, classroom activities and involvement in our 'Stay Safe' day presentations.|
|Protea||Eleanor - For amazing participation in our Worldwide Fruit visit.|
|Bluebell||Charlotte - For being more alert and for using switches to operate the vibrating pillow.|
|Jasmine||Sabine - For relaxing during our yoga sessions and enjoying passive stretches.|
Week ending: 22.09.23
|Buttercup||Aaron - Being kind to his friends and sharing toys.|
|Poppy||Evie - Joining in with activities/interactions and looking at the scrapbook.|
|Sunflower||Noah - lots of talking and using new words all the time.|
|Water Lily||Phoebe - Lovely calm TACPAC sessions.|
Cayson - Showing great confidence when swimming this week.
|Daffodil||Alfie - Amazing independence getting ready for PE.|
|Iris||Lexi - For her mature and positive attitude towards physio and learning.|
|Venus Flytrap||Rosie - For trying her best in every lesson this week.|
|Foxglove||Lottie - Fantastic communication skills this week.|
|Leopard Lily||Eva - For excellent independent skills.|
Jessica - For her role in the Enterprise Project.
Amelia - For self-regulation.
|Lavender||Tallulah - For following class routines so well.|
|Snapdragon||Imogen - Excellent expression language in Literacy piece.|
|Protea||Finlay - Amazing week of listening and working hard.|
|Bluebell||Ollie - Good communication and saying words clearly and attempting new words.|
|Jasmine||Jay - Super responses to sound and smell stimuli this week.|
Week ending: 15.09.23
|Buttercup||Georgia - For fantastic speaking and counting.|
|Poppy||Seb - For amazing seeking and sounding out letters in phonics.|
|Sunflower||Harry - For amazing 'special friends' recognition and 3 letter sound words.|
|Water Lily||Billy - For very good listening.|
|Daisy||Jaxson - For excellent swimming.|
|Daffodil||Eva - For working hard on her number formation.|
|Iris||Alex - For her contribution in all lessons.|
|Venus Flytrap||Louie and Calum - For an amazing start to the year in Venus Flytrap.|
|Foxglove||William - For super climbing to the top of the climbing frame and for sliding down independently.|
|Leopard Lily||Myles - For using scissors more independently.|
|Tiger Lily||Finley - For a great attitude, helping friends and for his role in the enterprise project.|
|Lavender||Matthew - For great participation in science lessons.|
|Snapdragon||Lucas - For excellent focus and handwriting in literacy.|
|Protea||Kayden C - For an excellent start to his work experience.|
|Bluebell||Chloe - For super work on Eyegaze this week.|
|Jasmine||Brody - For super responses during our welcome session.|