We know that deciding which school to choose is a big decision and we thought you might like to hear what some of our Year 6 children have said about their experiences at Willow Tree.
What is the best thing about Willow Tree?
"The best thing about Willow Tree is the fact that everyone accepts you for who you are and your friends care about you. Plus, you don’t have to go on a coach to reach the swimming pool like most schools."
"The best thing about Willow Tree is that you feel like one big, happy family."
“I think it is the learning.”
“The best thing about Willow Tree is all the opportunities you get.”
“Having all my friends and teachers here.”
“The best thing about Willow Tree is the kindness of everyone.”
“The best thing about Willow Tree is the teachers because they make us smile and make learning fun.”
What is your favourite memory from your time at Willow Tree?
“I can’t choose a favourite memory, my time at Willow Tree has been amazing. Thank you! But if it was a life or death situation, I think I would choose the Year 6 play.”
“East Barnby was my favourite memory because it helps you face your fears and you get to go to awesome places.”
“My favourite memory at Willow Tree was getting Class Champion for the first time.”
“Meeting everyone and always having a smile on my face”
“My favourite memory at Willow Tree was making friends.”
“My favourite memory was when I first came and everyone welcomed me.”
“My favourite memory at Willow Tree is when I came 1st place in a swimming competition.”
What are you most proud of from your time at Willow Tree?
“I am most proud of doing my SATs because I was nervous about them and got a good score.”
I am most proud of when I got class champion.
“The most proud thing I’ve done in Willow Tree was going to East Barnby and doing some scary things.”
“I’m most proud of building up my confidence and being able to push myself with learning.”
“Learning how to just be myself and not change for ANYONE!”
“I am proud of my SATs success. I feel really good and know that I will do well in High school. I am also proud of my sporting achievements.”
“I am most proud of getting out of my comfort zone.”
What has Willow Tree inspired you to do?
“Willow Tree has inspired me to work hard, do my best, make friends and have fun.”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to come out of my comfort zone.”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to ‘Believe in what you believe because you are awesome’”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to try my best with everything.”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to aim higher at things.”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to never stop trying because one day I’ll get to where I need to be. ”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to be myself and to believe in myself.”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to succeed and try harder in lessons.”
“Willow Tree has inspired me to become a better person.”
How do you think Willow Tree has prepared you for secondary school?
“They have prepared us by giving us more homework and treating us like Year 7.”
“Willow Tree has prepared me to be able to talk to others well. When I was younger I couldn’t.”
“Willow Tree has prepared us by involving us, not telling, but involving.”
“It has made me responsible and a good person.”
“Willow Tree has prepared me for secondary school by pushing me and making me work harder to achieve more things.”
“I think Willow Tree has prepared me for secondary school because I know how to make new friends and be confident with myself.”
“Willow Tree has prepared me for high school by building my resilience.”
Would you recommend Willow Tree to other people and why?
“Yes, because everyone is kind, helpful and caring and the teachers are really nice.”
“Yes, Willow Tree is a great school with wonderful staff who look out for you throughout the years. I have loved every moment here.”
“I would definitely recommend Willow Tree because the teachers are amazing and the atmosphere is welcoming.”
“Yes, because it’s a great place for education and also there are very kind people in this school so I recommend other kids and teachers come to Willow Tree.”
“I would recommend Willow Tree to other people because the teachers are helpful and the children are respectful. This school has been a wonderful school. It makes people into wonderful young children. I want to stay forever.”
“Yes, because anyone who comes to Willow Tree immediately joins our family.”
“Yes, because you make new friends and the teachers are amazing. But nothing is better than the Willow Tree hot dinners.”
“Yes, because everyone is so kind and amazing, plus it is just plain amazing!”