Nominee of the Month!

Everyone in the school is invited to nominate a person who they consider to be a model of one or more of our values. 
 
Our KS1 'Values Nominee Winner' for October is
Lily
who was nominated by her whole class for showing 
RESPONSIBILITY
 

Lily was nominated by her class for showing the school value of Responsibility by being an excellent role model. Lily has also shown Determination by not letting her broken arm stop her from doing anything. Finally, Lily has shown Confidence this year when speaking to her new teachers. 

 

We are all very proud of Lily for demonstrating the important Values of  Responsibility, Determination and Confidence. This will help her greatly in the future. Well done!

Our KS2 'Values Nominee Winner' for October is
Mia
who was nominated by Poppy for showing 
FRIENDSHIP
Mia was nominated by Poppy for showing the school value of Friendship. Mia demonstrated this value by making Poppy a lovely card when Poppy had knocked her tooth out. This really cheered Poppy up as she was very worried about getting a plate. 

We are all very proud of Mia for demonstrating our Values and being a kind and considerate friend. Well done!

 
Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for September is
Martha
who was nominated by Finn for showing 
KINDNESS AND FRIENDSHIP

Martha was nominated by Finn for making him feel better and caring for him when he was unwell.

We are all extremely proud of Martha for demonstrating our Values and thinking of others. Well done!

 

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for June is
Mia
who was nominated by Faye for showing 
RESPECT

Mia was nominated by Faye for respecting the school and the environment and picking up litter inside and around the school.

We are all extremely proud of Mia for demonstrating our Values and having Respect for the environment. Well done!

 
Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for May is              
Sophie
who was nominated by Sasha for showing 
RESPECT

Sophie was nominated by Sasha for "respecting the school property and people, and being kind to other people and teachers."

We are all extremely proud of Sophie for demonstrating our Values in so many ways. Well done!

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for March is                                             
Emily
who was nominated by Kiera for showing 
DETERMINATION

Emily was nominated by Kiera for showing the school value of Determination. Despite not feeling very well Emily showed determination and still came in to school with a smile.

We are all very proud of Emily for demonstrating our Values. Determiniation is so important in life. Well done!

 
Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for February is                                              
Foye
who was nominated by Poppy for showing 
KINDNESS

Foye was nominated by Poppy for showing the school value of Kindness. He demonstrated this value by supporting Poppy when she badly hurt her foot during the cross country.

We are all very proud of Foye for demonstrating our Values. Well done!

 
Our KS1 'Values Nominee Winner' for January is                                             
Jeevan
who was nominated by the whole class of 2GF for showing 
PATIENCE

Jeevan was nominated by all of 2GF for showing the school value of Patience. He demonstrated this value by “waiting patiently for his Christmas Dinner and for the school disco”. Jeevan was also credited for showing many other values too such as kindness, confidence and determination!

We are all very proud of Jeevan. Well done!

Our KS2 'Values Nominee Winner' for January is                                             

Farah
who was nominated by Rachael for showing 
PATIENCE

Farah was nominated by Rachael for showing the school value of Patience. She demonstrated this value by “waiting patiently to find out which job she would have.”

What a super demonstration of our Values. Well done!

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for December is                                             

Archie
who was nominated by the whole class of 2B for showing 
DETERMINATION
 

Archie was nominated by all of 2B for showing the school values of Determination and Confidence. He demonstrated these values by “practising his dance moves for the Tea Dance and working really hard to get it right.” He was also nominated for showing the value of Kindness. After being nominated himself Archie said that he was proud of his dance partner Emi and thought she should be nominated too for all her efforts.

What a wonderful demonstration of our Values. Well done!

 
Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for November is                                             
Klara
who was nominated by Nathalie in Year 6 for showing 
DETERMINATION

Klara showed the school value of Determination. She demonstrated this value by “having a go at It’s a Knock Out even when she was really nervous”. 

Determination is so important in life. Well done!

 
Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for October is                                             
Kalina
who was nominated by the whole class of 2B for showing 
CONFIDENCE

Sarah was nominated by her whole class as demonstrated the value of confidence by making lots of new friends, going up in assembly and volunteering to be the school councillor.

What fabulous self belief and confidence! Well done!

 
Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for September is                                             
Sarah
who was nominated by Amreen for showing 
CONFIDENCE

Sarah was nominated by Amreen for showing the value of confidence. Amreen described how Sarah arrived at The Downley Schhol and displayed great self belief by settling in really well to her new school.

That shows self belief and confidence! Well done!

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winners' for July are                                             
Mason, Zyva, Lily and Roch
who were nominated by Finn for showing 
SELF-CONTROL

They were nominated by Finn for showing the value of self-control. Finn described how they showed self-control by not telling anyone what the new Wake and Shake song was going to be.

That shows a lot of self-control! Well done!

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for June is                                                  
JOSH
who was nominated by Rico for showing 
KINDNESS

Josh was nominated by Rico for showing the value of kindness. Rico described how Josh always showed kindness by playing with him at break times. Rico stated that "I really feel like I have a true friend!"

What a great friend to have. Well done Josh!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug! 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for March is                                                  
OLIVER
who was nominated by Laurie for showing 
KINDNESS

Oliver was nominated by Laurie for showing the value of kindness. Laurie described how Oliver showed kindness because he gave up something he wanted for someone else so they were not left out.

What a kind and generous thing to do!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug! 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for February is                                                 

CHLOE
who was nominated by Amreen for showing
COURAGE

Chloe was nominated by Amreen for showing the value of courage. Amreen described how Chloe showed courage because even though she hurt her foot she had the courage to try and walk!

Very courageous!

She receives a special Downley School Values mug! 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for January is                                                 
JOSH
who was nominated by Joe for showing
KINDNESS and FRIENDSHIP

Josh was nominated by Joe for demonstrating our values. Joe described how Josh showed kindness and friendship when helping Rico in cross country when he could have got a quicker time by running by himself.

Very well done Josh, you are a kind friend!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug!  
 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for November is                                                 

THEO
who was nominated by Helen for showing
FRIENDSHIP and KINDNESS

Theo was nominated by Helen for showing the value of friendship. Helen described how Theo is extra kind and loving when she is really sad and makes her laugh.

Very well done Theo, you demonstrate our Values superbly!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug!  

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for October is                                                 
AYAAN
who was nominated by Priyasha for showing
KINDNESS and FRIENDSHIP

Ayaan demonstrated an act of kindness on the playground and really showed the meaning of friendhip. 

Very well done Ayaan, you are a super member of our community!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug!   

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winners' for September are:                                     

AHMAD
who was nominated by Lucy and Amber for showing
COURAGE and DETERMINATION

Ahmad has recently joined our school and has settled in well, making lots of new friends.  

Well done Ahmad, you are great new member of our community. 

ZAYNAH
who was nominated by Sophie for showing
KINDNESS and EQUALITY

Zaynah helped Sophie in the playground when she had fallen over, even though she is in a different year group.  

Well done Zaynah, you are a helpful, caring and responsible member of our community.

They receive a special Downley School Values mug!

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for July is                                                 

ALEX
who was nominated by Josh for showing
FRIENDSHIP

Alex helped Josh to focus on his work to take his mind off something he was upset about.  

That's a true friend! Well done Alex. 

He receives a special Downley School Values mug!   

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for April is                                                 

ANISAH
who was nominated by Farah for showing
RESPONSIBILITY

Anisah shows this value every morning when she comes into school early to help a member of staff. 

Very well done Anisah!

She receives a special Downley School Values mug!   

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for March is                                                 

RICO
who was nominated by Mrs Matei for showing
DETERMINATION, SELF-CONTROL, RESPECT AND CONSIDERATION.

Rico showed all of these values during Assessment Week recently. 

Very well done Rico!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug!   
 
 
 
 
Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for February was                                                  
MUNEEBA
who was nominated by Mrs Hadaway for showing
HONESTY

Muneeba found a 'Golden Ticket' worth £3.00.

She tried to find out who had lost it and when she couldn't, she handed it into Mrs Hadaway.

This is an excellent example of honest behaviour we expect from everyone at Downley. 

Thank you Muneeba! 

She receives a special Downley School Values mug!   

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for January is                                                 
OLLIE
who was nominated by Natasha for showing
EQUALITY

Natasha noticed how Ollie always treats people fairly and equally. 

We are all very proud of him!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug!   

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for December was                                                

JACOB
who was nominated by Miss Everall for showing
COURAGE AND HOPE

Jacob went through a very difficult experience which he had to be very brave about.

His family and all  of us at school are very proud of him!

He receives a special Downley School Values mug!

                              

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for November was    

DAMIEN
who was nominated by Max for showing
RESPECT

Damien receives a special Downley School Values mug!

Well done to him and thank you to Max for the nomination! 
 
 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for July was         

TIERNAN
who was nominated by Mrs Webb for showing
A REALLY DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF HOW VALUES GUIDE                                                                              EVERYONE'S THINKING AND BEHAVIOUR .... 

He wrote a wonderful letter to Mrs Webb following a shocking incident at the World Cup. You can read it below.

Tiernan receives a special Downley School Values mug!
We are very proud of him! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Mrs Webb, 

I am writing this letter to you to ask if Luis Suarez can come to a values assembly.

He might have a lot of money but he might have missed some values like:

Equality

Self Control

Kindness

Respect

Compassion

Love from Tiernan

Class 2G 

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for June was                                                

ALEXANDRA
who was nominated by Mrs Charlo for showing
COMPASSION, KINDNESS AND FRIENDSHIP.

She encouraged her friends not to talk about a special event they had been to because another member of the friendship group had not been and she didn't want her to feel left out. 

Alexandra receives a special Downley School Values mug!
We are very proud of her! 

 

Our 'Values Nominee Winner' for May was                                             

RUBY
who was nominated by Kiera for showing
KINDNESS 'because when I am sad, she makes sure I am okay'
 
Ruby receives our very first Downley School Values mug!
We are very proud of her!