Continuing to work with Place2Be

Westbridge Primary School works with Place2Be, the UK’s leading children’s mental health charity providing in-school support and expert training to help improve the emotional wellbeing of pupils, families, teachers and school staff. How Place2Be helps pupils Pupils can find help with friendship issues and other worries by choosing to visit Place2Talk. Children can book to see a counsellor on their … Read More

Celebrating different religions

In Year 1, in our RE lessons, we have been learning about different religions. In the Autumn term we looked at Christianity and this term we have explored Islam. In particular, we have been looking at the similarities and differences. We were most fortunate to attend St Mary’s Church in Battersea just before Christmas and today we visited Battersea Mosque. … Read More

Lighting the way

Cutting it the right was quite tricky, but then I understood what to do. I want to put my lantern in my room. – Tashshya Our topic in Year 2 this half-term has been Florence Nightingale. The children came to learn the different ways Florence changed the lives of people by improving the conditions of hospitals. For Literacy, we wrote … Read More

Maths Bee

On 9th February 2018 Westbridge pupils will have an opportunity to watch Maths Bee in action yet again! We were very excited about the upcoming event and would like to encourage EVERYBODY to invest their time an energy to master times tables in order to be selected. This year we have fantastic news for everyone. To increase everyone’s chance of … Read More

Safer Cycling Superstars!

A group of children in Year 6 have successfully completed their Level 2 Cycling Training! They are now fully prepared for cycling safely on the roads. Congratulations to our Safer Cycling Superstars! The training followed on from the Level 1 certificate they completed in Year 5, but this time moved on from the theory to the practical issues of cycling … Read More

Gifted artists

Our topic in Year 2 this half-term has been World War II, and for Remembrance Week, we took the opportunity to travel further back in time to learn about why the poppy is important to so many people. For Literacy, we have been writing a narrative based on the evacuation of children during the war. To help us better understand … Read More

Celebrating Autumn at Battersea Park

Nursery and Reception have been busy exploring the changes we see in nature when summer turns into autumn. Nursery has been exploring the different colours we see at autumn, mixing colours to paint leaves that are green, yellow, orange and red. On Thursday the 8th of November Nursery visited Battersea Park and had fun playing in the thousands of leaves … Read More

Reading is our superpower!

In Year 1, and as mentioned at the recent Parent’s Evening, reading is our superpower! We do phonics on a daily basis which the children really enjoy. We practice sounds that we know already and we learn lots of new sounds. To reinforce our learning, we play fun interactive games on the computer as well as playing phonics games outside. … Read More