The Children Say…

The Children Say…

We believe that if children feel happy and safe then they are much more likely to fulfil their potential as learners. When asking children what is special about Skyswood by far the most common response was ‘their teachers.’ Here are some of the comments that our pupils made:

  • “I love everything about Skyswood”(Amy )
  • “The best thing about Skyswood is working as a team and supporting each other,” (Toby)
  • “A good learner concentrates, has a growth mindset, works hard and aims higher.” (Tabitha)
  • “I know if I make a mistake  I can learn from this and help others who have made the same mistake.” (Archie)
  • “The best learning happens when I try my best and push myself out of my comfort zone.” (Jessica)
  • “I love school because the teachers care about us so much and they make us feel happy.” (Chloe)
  • “Powerful learning is when you make a mistake but don’t panic. Correct it and carry on! (Hazel)
  • “The best learning happens when things are tough!” (Aaron)
  • “I love every second of Skyswood school because we’re always learning new things.” (Jen)
  • “I love everything about Skyswood school but I think our smiles make Skyswood special.” (Hina)
  • “Skyswood is special because we all help each other.” (Andrew)
  • “Our positive mindsets make powerful learning.” (Olivia)
  • “My favourite subject is Maths because I love learning about numbers.” (Joshua)
  • “Our teachers care about us, they are the best ever!” (Rosie)
  • “Teamwork makes powerful learning. Two brains working together are better than one!” (Sam)
  • “Mrs McCarthy and the other lunch ladies put lots of effort into the food.” (Oscar )
  • “I have lots of friends and Skyswood has the greatest ever caretaker!” (Daniel)
  • “I love the teachers.” (William )
  • “I love the support that teachers and teaching assistants give to you” (Michael)
  • “Miss Harvey is the best teacher that we’ve ever had and Mr Bridle is the best Headteacher in the world.” (Megan )
  • “I really like learning when I work with my perfect partner.” (Tommy )
  • “I love Skyswood because we have lovely teachers and I have lots of friends.” (Harry )
  • “Learning is most fun when we learn alongside our friends.” (Sam)
  • “My favourite subject is art because I am very creative and I like getting messy!” (George)
  • “I really love science and art. Our teachers are brilliant.” (Mae)
  • “I love having lots of friends. they always share things” (Emily)
  • “Skyswood is special. I have hundreds of unforgettable memories that I will cherish forever!” (Oliver )
  • “I always try my best and when I make mistakes I learn from them.” (Niamh)
  • “All of the teachers really help me with my learning.” (Kieran )
  • “The teachers, teaching assistants and all staff give 100%. That is why my new school,  Skyswood  is so special ” (Joe)
  • “Skyswood is special because everyone is friendly.” (Hannah)
  • “Our teachers help us to learn all the time” (Ben)
  • “We have brilliant assemblies.” (Sean)
  • “Skyswood is special in many different ways. Teachers care about the children throughout the whole school” (Jessica)
  • “I love school because I love learning and the teachers are kindhearted!” (Bryony)
  • “There are a wide range of clubs. All of them are great fun, especially Environmental Club and Lego Mindstorms!” (Sean)
  • “Skyswood school is friendly. It is magic. It is amazing!” (Harry)
  • “I love the teachers and they love us!” (Sam )
  • “I love R.E. and I really love Lego Club.” (Andrew)
  • “I have supportive class mates and we have friendly staff.” (Mark )
  • “I have lots of friends and I love my Headteacher.” (Eliana)
  • “I love maths because it makes me think.” (Kyle)
  • “The best learning happens when I try my very best.” (Emily)
  • “This is the best school ever because everyone is kind. The staff are great because they support you. We also have an environmental area where you can grow fruit and veg.” (Melissa)
  • “My favourite subject is Maths because there’s always a different challenge.” (Jaiden)
  • “I like learning and I love Chess Club.” (Nathan)
  • “Teachers are great. They let us have thinking time.” (Gabriel)
  • “All of the children are friendly and all of the teachers help us to learn!” (Eleanor )
  • “I love my friends, teachers, playtime, learning, cooperating with others, responsibilities, play equipment… EVERYTHING!” (William D)
  • “I enjoy every second of school!” (Sarah)
  • “This school is cool!” (Matthew)

Our Reception Class said that Skyswood is special because:

  • We learn lots of things
  • We love to play outside
  • We play on the bikes or in the play house
  • You get to do lots of drawing and art
  • We have snack time
  • We like the grown ups
  • We like going to Mr Bridle’s tea-party
  • We make new friends
  • P.E. is fun
  • Everybody is happy