Celebration Certificates

Every Friday each class teacher chooses 2 superstars from their class.

The two children are chosen for a special mention for their work, effort or care shown during that week. They receive a certificate and Miss Marsden comes around each class on a Monday to give them a headteachers award sticker and to take their picture.

Celebration Certificates 2020/2021

Autumn Term 1

Class Celebration 16th October 2020

Year 1 Certificate Winners

"Year one's certificate winners this week are wonderful children that try their best every single day. Our girl winner is usually very shy but last week she really pushed herself to join in more during carpet time and also completed lots of her work independently. She challenged herself at every opportunity and we are very proud of her. Our boy winner does lots of extra learning at home which is really paying off. He also challenges himself and shows a great attitude to learning by continually trying to improve. Well done year one! "

Year 3 Certificate Winners

Year 4 Certificate Winners

One girl was awarded a Celebration Certificate for showing perseverance in Maths. She found column addition tricky but persevered and has now nailed it! 'Well done - keep this up with all your learning and you will surprise yourself with what you can achieve.'

 One boy was awarded a Celebration Certificate for super 'behaviour for learning'. He thinks carefully about whatever we are teaching and relates it to what he already knows and to other areas of the curriculum - great thinking!

 

Class Celebration 9th October 2020

Year 1 Certificate Winners

"Our girl winner this week won her certificate for showing great perseverance in your learning this week. There have been times when you have found things a little bit tricky but you have put in lots of effort to keep trying and have another go. You have displayed a fantastic growth mind set as always. Well done for always trying your best in everything that you do. You are a wonderful member of our class and a brilliant role model to others. Keep being a shining star!"

Our boy winner won his certificate for....Wow! We have seen a different young man this week. You have been trying hard in all of your learning and have been very sensible during carpet time. You have been making the decision in the morning to ‘have a good a day today’ and you have definitely ensured you’ve followed this through. What a super star! I also know that you have been doing lots of extra work to challenge yourself at home with mummy which has been lovely to see. Well Done, keep being the super star that we know you are!"

 

Year 2 Certificate Winners

"This girl has been working so hard in her maths lessons, and it has really shown in the work that she has produced. She is always listening carefully to the instructions and gets on with her learning independently. She has also shown great pride in her maths work which has been great to see. Well done."

 

"I have chosen this boy because of the perseverance skills he has shown in his maths learning. When he found something tricky he didn't give up, he kept on trying again and again until he finally cracked it! What a great attitude to learning you have shown. Well done."

Year 3 Certificate Winners

Year 4 Certificate Winners

The two winners in Year 4 this week, are for ALWAYs showing excellent behaviour for learning, ALWAYS trying their hardest and ALWAYS being a kind friend. They are both super members of Year 4 - well done, both of you!

Year 5 Certificate Winners

Year 6 Certificate Winners

Class Celebration 2nd October 2020

Reception Certificate Winners

“They have both received a certificate this week for producing excellent pieces of writing. They were both able to label different parts of the skeleton independently. Well done.”

Year One Certificate Winners

This lovely lady won her certificate for ALWAYS trying her best in everything that she does. She challenges herself in every lesson, every day! She always listens carefully on the carpet and shares some fantastic ideas. She is a shining star and we love having her in our class. 
Our young man won his certificate for trying really hard this week. He has challenged himself more than usual which is so fantastic to see! He has really been working hard in particular in maths and phonics. He has been listening so well during learning time which has meant he hasn't needed much support in class! yay, well done!

Year Two Certificate Winners

This boy has been working really hard in maths all week. We have completed some tricky maths quizzes and he has worked so hard and thoroughly to show off his maths skill. Well done!
This girl has done some brilliant topic homework. She’s worked so hard on her Native American village and confidently shared it with the rest of the class. Well done!

Year Three Certificate Winners

He has tried really this week to do his absolute best. He has particularly impressed me in maths. We have been learning a new strategy for addition and subtraction. At first, he found this tricky. However, he tried his best and had a growth mindset, really showing me what he can do! Keep it up.

She has tried incredibly hard in English and maths. She has pushed herself in every lesson to complete independent tasks, and to do the going deeper challenge. She is growing in confidence, and it is great to see her joining in in class conversations and smiling everyday! Keep it up.

Year Four Certificate Winners

One girl has received a Celebration Certificate for showing such a sensible attitude and lovely behaviour. 'You always try your hardest and are full of enthusiasm for whatever we are doing. As a result, you are making super progress. Well done!'
One girl has received a Celebration Certificate for progress in Writing. 'You have worked hard at your 'Dragon Description' and have drafted and edited an exciting piece of writing. Well done!'

Year Five Certificate Winners

Your fantastic work rounding numbers. You have showed excellent understanding of this, and you have been able to complete challenges in lessons relating to these. 

Fantastic concentration and effort in lessons. You have been working really hard in all your work and have been keen to listen carefully to instructions given.

Year Six Certificate Winners

The first certificate was awarded for the hard work and effort you are putting into your learning! Mrs Forbes and I have been delighted to see how much reading you have been doing at home. You also impressed me with the effort you put into your reading test. I could see you reading the questions carefully and taking the time to check your answers. Keep up this excellent effort! You are a star!

The second certificate was awarded for putting 100% effort into everything you do. You have really impressed myself and Mrs Forbes with your determination to always challenge yourself in your work. Your work is always to a high standard, and it is a pleasure to read your paragraphs in your literacy work. Keep up the excellent effort! You are a star!

 

Class Celebration 25th September 2020

Reception Certificate Winners

'He has received a certificate this week for always making the right choices in the classroom. He always listens and follows the instructions given straight away. Well done!'

'She has received a certificate this week for trying really hard with everything she has been doing in class this week. She has had some challenges since returning to school but has persevered and never given up. Well done!

Year 1 Certificate Winners

These children are fantastic members of our year one class. They are so thoughtful, kind and helpful. They have brilliant ideas towards their learning which shows that they are always engaged and ready to learn. This week we have written our big writes which were a character description, about Fantastic Mr Fox. These two amazing children wrote sentences that blew my socks off! They used their phonics knowledge and remembered how to spell some tricky red words. Well Done, keep up the great work, we love having you in team year one. 

Year Two Certificate Winners

The boy I have chosen has been doing some outstanding topic homework at home. He has created a wonderful Native American village using different resources and was so excited to show it off and talk about what he had created. Well done. 
This girl presents her work so beautifully in every single lesson. She works so hard on her handwriting and presentation across all areas of the curriculum, and her books are an example to all across the school, not just in class. Well done, keep up the fantastic work!

Year Three Certificate Winners

She has tried really hard this week. She has been working hard in English to write some beautiful sentences ahead of our big write, correcting them herself. She has also tried really hard in maths where we have been learning a new way of adding numbers. At first, she found this a little tricky. But, she has not given up, showing a growth mindset & brilliant attitude towards her learning. Keep it up. 

He always tries really hard. He engages well in all of our lessons, showing a passion for his learning. He has been writing some really impressive sentences this week ready for our big write. He has been successfully using fronted adverbials to make his work even better. He has also been trying really hard in maths. He has not given up – showing great growth mindset towards his learning. Keep it up. 

Year Four Certificate Winners

The first certificate was awarded for reading every day without fail! We are so impressed with your reading and are finding that it gives you great ideas for your writing. You are a superstar! 

The second was awarded for achieving some amazing Maths this week! You have confidently made and talked about four-digit numbers, showing super understanding. Well done! 
Year Five Certificate Winners
The first certificate was awarded for being a fantastic, supportive partner. You have also worked fantastically in all lessons, challenging yourself to ‘Go Deeper’ and producing work of a very good quality.
The second was given for fantastic acrostic poetry. Not only did you do this amazingly well in our RE lesson, you also created a range of these at home using a range of different vocabulary we had been looking at.

Year Six Certificate Winners

The first certificate was awarded for being an always child. You are always engaged in your learning, you are a supportive member of the Year 6 team and you are always smiling! I am really impressed with your conscientious attitude towards learning. Keep up the excellent effort and keep shining bright.

The second certificate was awarded for your enthusiasm and engagement in all lessons. Mrs Forbes and I have been really impressed with how you have wanted to contribute in class discussions. Your answers are well-thought and demonstrate your interest in the learning; they also benefit the rest of the classes’ understanding.

 

Class Celebration 18th September 2020

Reception Certificate Winners

'He has received a certificate this week for working really hard during learning time. He always joins in during group time and likes to share his thoughts and ideas. Well done.'
'She has received a certificate this week for trying very hard with her writing this week. She has been writing her name and the alphabet every day and has tried to form the letters the correct way. Well done.' 

Year 1 Certificate Winners

Our brilliant girl winner won her celebration certificate for helping her friend during the mindful cycle. We were allowed to bring our bikes or scooters to school last week and this lovely young lady noticed that one of her friends was really struggling to scoot. She helped her the entire hour and gave her really kind words of encouragement. Thank you for being so lovely and kind to others. 
Our young man was extremely brave last week. He was ready for his learning every time he was asked, without getting upset and he even wrote 4 sentences independently, for his big write about Fantastic Mr Fox! He came into school each day with a smile on his face and continued to smile throughout the week. Well Done, that is the lovely positive attitude we like to see. 

Year Two Certificate Winners

The first certificate was awarded for working so hard in his writing, and his effort and enthusiasm for writing is outstanding. Well done 
 
The second certificate was given for working really hard on handwriting in every session this week. You are really thinking about your cursive writing. Well done 

Year 3 Certificate Winners

He is amazing. He has tried really hard this week in all of his lessons. He was fully engaged in all of our wellbeing activities, especially the Samurai swords! He shows respect to all adults in school, and he always listens to his friends. He blew me away with his description of feelings – using lots of exciting similes. Keep it up, you're a star. 

She always puts a smile on my face. She tries really hard in all of her lessons to produce amazing pieces of work. She doesn’t give up, and really shows a growth mindset towards new challenges. She always shows respect to others – including the visitors we have in school. She showed this during our wellbeing workshops this week. Keep it up, superstar. 

Year Four Certificate Winners

One boy earned his certificate for: excellent effort in writing a character description of  

Grandma from George’s Marvellous Medicine. We really enjoyed reading your work and you had some great ideas for other children to ‘magpie’. Well done! 

The other boy earned his certificate for challenging yourself with an ambitious reading target. It is fantastic to hear you talk about how you enjoy reading now. May you have many happy hours enjoying some great books! 

Year Five Certificate Winners

Your fantastic character description during our work on Matilda. You used fantastic vocabulary in order to describe Miss Trunchbull, giving a clear impression of how unpleasant she is and having wonderful creative ideas about her.

Your fantastic attitude and effort to everything you do at school. Not only do you put 100% into your Maths and English and other areas of learning (including cycling endlessly around the track!), but you always show immaculate manners and considerate behaviour towards all who you work with.

Year Six Certificate Winners

 

The first certificate was awarded for the enthusiasm you show in all aspects of learning. You are always eager to answer questions in class, you always put 100% effort into your work and you are a great team player. It was great to watch how you worked with your group in RE to retell the parable of the prodigal son. Keep up the hard work and brilliant attitude!

The second certificate was awarded for the excellent effort you are putting into your learning. You have really impressed me this week with the way you have taken the time to proof read and amend your first big write. Mrs Courtney has also said she is really pleased with how you engaged with the wellbeing work and created a fantastic poem all about feelings. Keep up the positive attitude!

Class Celebration 11th September 2020

Reception Certificate Winners

'She has received a certificate this week for always being a helpful member of our class. She always listens and follows the instructions given from an adult and is helpful when playing with her friends.'
'He has received a certificate this week for always making the right choices in class, listening and following instructions. Well done!

Year One Certificate Winners 

Both our certificate winners won their awards for being so fantastic ALL of the time. They always put in 100% effort into everything that they do. They share brilliant ideas, showing that they are engaged in their learning. A huge well done! 

Year Two Celebration Winners

She has been a lot more confident in class this week; sharing ideas, talking with her partner and standing at the front to talk to the class. I’m so pleased to see this confidence in her. Keep it up!!

He has been working so hard in our English lessons this week, even challenging himself with the going deeper tasks. He has been proud of his own writing as well which has been lovely to see. Well done, keep it up!!

Year Three Certificate Winners

By pushing herself to do her best in all lessons this brilliant young lady makes the adults in Year 3 smile everyday. She did some brilliant writing on “The Twits” for Roald Dahl Day. She has the most Dojos in our class so far. Keep up the hard work! 

This young lady always tries really hard in every lesson to achieve to learning objective. As well as completing work set, she pushes herself even further with the “going deeper” challenges. She is friendly, kind and caring. She is a wonderful member of the Year 3 class, and makes all of the adults smile everyday! Keep up the hard work!  

Year Four Certificate Winners

The first child won his certificate for trying your best in everything this week. You have been kind to your classmates and helpful to all adults. Thank you. 

The second child won her achievement certificate for being a fabulous member of Year 4. You have modelled excellent behaviour and a lovely attitude. This week we have seen you grow in confidence in Maths – well done! 

Year Five Certificate Winner

The first certificate was for his fantastic place value work in your Maths. You have worked extremely hard on this, using equipment effectively to show your understanding. Keep this up.
The second certificate was for his fantastic effort in all his learning. You have tried hard in all you have done, and you have made fantastic contributions to discussion in class.

Year Six Certificate Winners

The first certificate was given for being an always child. You always show you are ready to learn and are always pushing yourself in your learning. You make excellent contributions to class discussion, and every piece of work you complete, shows the care and effort you put into everything you do. Keep shining bright! You are a star!

The second certificate was given for the hard work and effort you put into everything you do. It has been great to see your growing confidence to answer questions in class, and I love the fact you were eager to have a go at the going deeper challenges in RE and Science. Keep up the excellent effort and keep smiling!

Class Celebration 4th September 2020

Year One Certificate Winners 
The first certificate was awarded his certificate for 'having an amazing first week back to school and remembering all of your sounds which meant you wrote some fantastic sentences about motor cross! I am very proud of you, well done'.
Our second certificate was awarded for her 'having an amazing first week back to school and being so helpful to her friends and adults. You have tried really hard in all of your learning, what a fantastic role model. Well Done!'. 

Year Two Certificate Winners 

The first certificate was awarded for having some really thoughtful and intuitive answers to our thinking questions this week. You have really been thinking outside of the box. Well done.

The second certificate was awarded for coming back to school with a brilliant attitude, trying your hardest with everything we have done and being a superstar speller in class. Well done.

Year Three Certificate Winners 

The first certificate was awarded for settling brilliantly into Year 3. She has really impressed all of the adults in our classroom with her behaviour. She has shown respect towards all adults and pupils. She has tried her best with every task that she has been given. Well done!

The second certificate was awarded for settling brilliantly into Year 3. He has really impressed all of the adults in our classroom with his behaviour. He has shown respect towards all adults and pupils. He has tried his best with every task that he has been given. Well done!

Year Four Certificate Winners 

The first certificate was awarded for returning to St Joseph’s School with a super attitude and showing fantastic behaviour. You have wanted to show us just what you can achieve in Maths – and have even asked for more! Well done. 

The second was awarded for persevering when you have found it tough this week. It is lovely to welcome you back into school and see your lovely smile break through! 

Year Five Certificate Winners

My certificate was for everyone in Year 5 last week for "Settling in so well and returning to school with such a positive attitude." 

Year Six Certificate Winners

The first certificate was awarded for having a great first week in Year 6! He has really impressed me with his thoughtful contributions to class discussions and for showing a focused attitude during independent tasks. He also worked extremely well with his learning partner during a structure building challenge. Keep up the excellent effort!

 

The second certificate was awarded for being a team player! She has really impressed me with how she has worked with and encouraged her learning partner and other members of the class this week. She has also shown great eagerness to contribute to class discussion and has embraced going deeper challenges during maths lessons. Keep shining bright!

Celebration Assembly 2019/2020

Spring Term 2 

Celebration Assembly 6th March 2020

Celebration Assembly 28th February 2020

Spring Term 1

Celebration Assembly 14th February 2020

Celebration Assembly 7th February 2020

Celebration Assembly 31st January 2020

Celebration Assembly 24th January 2020

Celebration Assembly 17th January 2020

Celebration Assembly 10th January 2020

Autumn Term 2 

Celebration Assembly 29th November 2019

Celebration Assembly 22nd November 2019

Celebration Assembly 15th November 2019

Celebration Assembly 8th November 2019

End of Autumn Term 1 Celebration Assembly 24th October 2019

Celebration Assembly 18th October 2019

Celebration Assembly 11th October 2019

Celebration Assembly 6th September  2019

Celebration Assembly 2018/2019

Celebration Assembly 5th July 2019

Celebration Assembly 28th June 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week

Celebration Assembly 21st June 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week. 

Celebration Assembly 14th June 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week. 

Congratulations to some of the Reception children who have had a riddle published by Young Writers in My First Riddle

Celebration Assembly 7th June 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week. 

New Librarian Badges

During assembly the librarians received their new badges from the design a badge competition!

Celebration Assembly  24th May 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week. 

Celebration Assembly  17th May 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week. 

Congratulations Year 6 on completing your SAT's 

Celebration Assembly  10th May 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week. 

Design a Badge Competition 

3 new librarians were chosen from each house team during the last house team meeting. We have decided to have badges made for these children and asked the children to create a design for them. The best design from each year group won a prize and the overall winner will be chosen from these entries and see their design made into a badge that the librarians will wear. Here are the winners from each year group, congratulations!

Celebration Assembly  3rd May 2019

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate of achievement this week.  

Congratulations to all children who received a certificate for 'Big Maths... Beat That'

Celebration Assembly  12th April 2019

End of Spring Term (2) Celebration

Today we have celebrated all our achievements from the half term.

We had:

  • Certificates for the most improved learn-its for each class
  • Certificates for achievement this week
  • Dojo awards from bronze to gold, to the highest in each class. Our first gold awards were given out too!!
  • Attendance awards and prizes for each class
  • House points and highest team 

Well done everyone 

Celebration Assembly  5th April 2019

Celebration Assembly 29th March 2019

Celebration Assembly 22nd March 2019

Celebration Assembly 8th March 2019

Celebration Assembly 15th February 2019

Celebration Assembly 8th February 2019

Celebration Assembly 25th January  2019

Celebration Assembly 18th January  2019

Celebration Assembly 11th January  2019

Celebration Assembly 20th December 2018

Celebration Assembly 7th December 2018

Celebration Assembly 30th November 2018

Celebration Assembly 23rd November 2018

Celebration Assembly 16th November 2018

Celebration Assembly 9th November 2018

Celebration Assembly 25th October 2018

Celebration Assembly 19th October 2018

Celebration Assembly 5th October 2018

Celebration Assembly 28th September 2018

Celebration Assembly 14th September 2018

Celebration Assembly 8th June 2018

Celebration Assembly 25th May 2018

Celebration Assembly 18th May 2018

Celebration Assembly 4th May 2018

Celebration Assembly 23rd March 2018

Celebration Assembly 16th March 2018

Celebration Assembly 9th March 2018

Celebration Assembly 23rd February 2018

Celebration Assembly 26th January 2018

Celebration Assembly 12th January 2018

Celebration Assembly 1st December 2017

Celebration Assembly 24th November 2017

Celebration Assembly 17th November 2017

Celebration Assembly 10th November 2017

Autumn 1 2017

End of Half Term Celebration

Today we have celebrated all our achievements from the half term.

We had:

  • Certificates for the most improved learn-its for each class
  • Certificates for achievement this week
  • The first EVER Dojo awards to the highest in each class and lots of children received the BRONZE award - 200 Dojos!!
  • Attendance awards and prizes for each class
  • Attendance prize for the class with the best attendance this week - Class 1, and the best attendance this half term - Class 1!

 

 

2016-2017

Every Friday we award certificates to children who have stood out during the week. Awards may be given for good behaviour, polite manners, improvement in work or consistency.

 

Week ending Friday 7th July 2017