Stanford in the Vale CE Primary School

High Street Stanford In The Vale Faringdon Oxon. SN7 8LH
Tel: 01367 710474 Fax: 01367 718429
Headteacher: Mrs Amanda Willis
Page Updated 14.03.20

Celebrating Achievement

We recognise that every child is different and therefore at Stanford in the Vale we celebrate the achievements of our children in a variety of ways.

Use the links to take you to each of our awards.

Stars of the Week

Click on each class star to read the whole story.

Sunflower Class

Snowdrop Class

Buttercup Class

Bluebell Class

Poppy Class

Orchid Class

Forget-me-not Class


There are 4 merit groups. Blue dolphins, Red squirrels, Yellow owls and Green turtles.

Merits are given for good work, trying hard, good behaviour, polite manners etc.


Overall merit winners this week: Yellow Owls


  • Abigail 100 merits
  • Darcey 100 merits
  • Grace 100 merits
  • Harry 100 merits
  • Harvey 100 merits
  • Kaitlin 100 merits
  • Keira 100 merits
  • Lola 100 merits
  • Merryn 100 merits
  • Mollie 100 merits
  • Paynton 100 merits
  • Poppy 100 merits
  • Tessa 100 merits

  • Maisie-Mae 40 merits
  • Eoin 40 merits
  • Owen 60 merits
  • Finlay 80 merits
  • Faith 100 merits
  • Lily 100 merits
  • Emilia 140 merits
  • Tommy 140 merits

Christian Values

Every month a child from each class is chosen to get a certificate for demonstrating the Christian value of the month the best in their class.

February - Love

Our Christian Value Ambassadors for Love are:
Imogen and Dylan G in Foundation, Jake in Year 1, Mollie in Year 2, Gracie in Year 3, Aimee in Year 4, Stephen in Year 5 and Jade in Year 6.

January - Caring

Our Christian Value Ambassadors for Caring are:
Elodie in Foundation, Aoife in Year 1, Lola in Year 2, Paige in Year 3, Isabelle in Year 4, Jayden in Year 5 and Poppy in Year 6.

December - Peace
(linked to Christmas)

Our Christian Value Ambassadors for Peace are:
Melody in Sunflower Class, Olivia in Snowdrop Class, Grace in Buttercup Class, George in Bluebell Class, Amelia in Poppy Class, Mia W in Orchid Class, Casper in Forget-Me-Not-Class

November - Friendship

Our Friendship Ambassadors are:
George B in Sunflower Class, Owen in Snowdrop Class, Amathst in Buttercup Class, Noah in Bluebell Class, Jack T in Poppy Class, Sonny in Orchid Class, Freddie in Forget-me-not Class

October - Forgiveness

Our Forgiveness Ambassadors are:
Aaliyah, Jake, Poppy, Faith, Daisy, Frank, Charnz

September - Happiness

Our Happiness Ambassadors are:
Tilly, Lexie, James, Francesca, Harry, Skye, Billy

  • April - Hope (linked to Easter)
  • May - Respect (linked to Environmental Day)
  • June - Understanding
  • July - Thankfulness

Believe and Achieve

The 'Believe and Achieve' Award is awarded every half term to two children from every year group.

The award is to recognise those children who try hard at everything they do: they work to the best of their ability, listen carefully, have resilience and determination, play nicely with their friends and so believe in themselves therefore allowing themselves to achieve.

Our February Winners are:
  • Foundation: George and Melody
  • Year 1: Lewis and Summer
  • Year 2: Caitlin and Harry
  • Year 3: Gracie and Freddie
  • Year 4: Stanley and Verity
  • Year 5: Caden and Skye-Louise
  • Year 6: Imi and Freddie

Our December winners were:
  • Foundation - Anneke & Ollie H-R
  • Year One - Bella & James B
  • Year Two - Melissa & Jasmine
  • Year Three - Lily & Tommy
  • Year Four - Freya & Elliot
  • Year Five - Ella B & Sonny
  • Year Six - Evie & Zach

Our October winners were:
  • Foundation - Conway & Mary
  • Year One - Finlay K & Poppy Ed
  • Year Two - Esmay & Oliver
  • Year Three - Maisie-Mae & Huey
  • Year Four - Joel & Maisy
  • Year Five - Spencer & Connie
  • Year Six - Henry E & Niamh