Welcome To Willowbridge School
On behalf of the staff and governors of Willowbridge School I would like to extend a very warm welcome to our school website.
At Willowbridge we aim to develop an environment that is happy and caring and where pupils, their families and the wider community feel welcome. Within the school we have highly skilled staff that are committed to developing each child’s potential and maintaining a secure relationship with parents and carers. We place equal emphasis on education and care and we believe in helping the pupils develop their self esteem and place in society.
Please enjoy your visit to our website and don’t hesitate to contact the school if you wish to see around the school.Contact Us
Youth Club Trip to We Are Vertigo
Our Youth Club enjoyed an action packed day out at the new Inflatable Park at We Are Vertigo.
Donations to School
We are overwhelmed by the generous donations we have received this year. Pictured here we have one of our pupils, Kerr Lennox, and his Grandad handing over a cheque to Ms Cornyn for £400. Also pictured is past pupil, Aisling Monaghan, her Mum Mary and Noel Burns presenting the Chairman of the Board of Govenors, Mr Tom Palmer with a cheque for £1000. Many Thanks to you all!!
Our School Ethos
"Welcome to Willowbridge where we provide a happy, safe, nurturing environment in which all children are encouraged to grow, learn, develop, and succeed in all aspects of life. We aim to achieve this through strong partnerships and committed relationships between school, child family and the wider community."
Latest 2019 Events
- Half Term Holidays17Feb2020
Lip Sync Video -2017
We created this video to mark the opening of our new school building.
Lorne Residential - May 2019
Some of our Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 pupils had an action packed 3 day residential in Lorne. Even the very wet weather couldn't stop them enjoying themselves.
St. Patrick's Day Ceili 2019
We all celebrated St. Patrick's Day with our annual Ceili. There was much singing, dancing and sore feet by the end. A huge thank you to Miss Fitzpatrick for organising the Ceili.
3K Rock the Socks
Class 3K, under the guidance of Mrs Keown, Roisin and Julie, all wore odd socks to celebrate World Down's Syndrome Day on the 21st March. The class also held a special assembly to celebrate the event. Well done to all of you!
Valentine's Day at the Wooden Spoon Cafe
Nathan Carter Brings Christmas Cheer
We had the great pleasure of welcoming Country Music star Nathan Carter to school. Nathan is a great friend of the school and we always look forward to his visits. As you can see he brings much happiness to all in Willowbridge.
Our annual Prizegiving and Celebration of Achievement was held on 24th October. Our special guest was UTV Sports Journalist Simon McIntyre. Below are some of our award winners, but as our Chairman of the Board of Governor's, Mr Tom Palmer, reminded us, we are all winners at Willowbridge.
Some of our senior pupils enjoyed visiting the Social Farm this year. Here they are putting up the bird feeders they made in the school garden.
Cross-Country October 2018
On Wednesday 10th October a group of our pupils travelled to Ballygawley to take part in the Fermanagh and Tyrone Cross Country Competition. The children really enjoyed their day and were great ambassadors for the school.
One of our pupils, Sean Gormley, had his Entry Level Art work chosen for public display at the Ulster Museum. Well done Sean, we are all very proud of you and admire your tremendous talent.
A group of pupils and staff travelled to Omagh to represent the school at the Broadening Horizons Boccia Championships. A great time was had by all!!
Families First Awards
We at Willowbridge were delighted to receive the award of Best Special Needs School from Families First. One of our brilliant Classroom Assistants, Brenda Pye, received the award of Best Classroom Assistant. Well Done Brenda!!
Post 16 and Men's Shed
Post 16G have been working very hard over the last few weeks making small stools in Miss Fitzpatrick’s class.
Thanks to “The Men’s Shed” who volunteered their time to help the pupils. The stools were made from recycled wood and paint! They look fab!
Air Ambulance Appeal
16M recently held a coffee morning to raise funds for the Air Ambulance. They were then invited to visit the Air Ambulance by Mr Rodney Connor.
Well Done All!
Our New School Bus
We are delighted to have received our new bus!
Thanks to everyone who helped support our fundraising events for the new bus, and a big thanks again to Enniskillen Rotary Club.
The bus allows all our pupils to travel together with the rest of their class.
Our Senior Pupils travel to the Lakeland Forum every Wednesday afternoon for their PE class. Here they avail of a wide variety of the leisure and fitness facilities.