Summer Time in Early Years!!

Hello and welcome back to EYFS for the summer term. We have been having a wonderful time enjoying the warmer weather of this new season. Children in Reception have been particularly fond of the water tray, measuring different volumes and investigating how to funnel water from one location to another. The mud kitchen continues to provide opportunities for children to … Read More

Year 6 Pizza Express Experience

Year 6 visited Pizza Express on Wednesday 22nd May and had brilliant time learning all about pizzas. The morning began with the children learning about the history of pizza. They found out facts like why they called the pizza margarita (after the Queen of Italy) and other interesting information. Next they discussed what ingredients go into a ‘Pizza Express’ pizza. … Read More

Performance Poetry in Year 3

As part of English this half-term Year 3 have been studying performance poems. We have been listening to a range of performance poems and exploring the range of features that poets use. We have been learning to identify and use conjunctions that indicate time and cause, as well as investigating negative prefixes, informal language and rhymes. We chose a poem … Read More

Space Travel in Reception Class!!

Hello everyone and welcome to Spring Term 2. It has been another busy few weeks since our last post. This term Reception class has been exploring a new topic, Outer Space. To begin, we built a huge rocket, called Fizzy. With the help of our rocket, we have investigated all the different planets in our Solar System, had a picnic … Read More

Red Nose Day: 15th March 2019

On Friday 15th March 2019, Westbridge Primary School will be hosting a non-uniform day and cake sale to raise money for Comic Relief Red Nose Day. Click here to read the letter with full details

“I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house in!”

Last half term, Year 1 pupils have learnt all about Everyday Materials in Science. To consolidate our learning we were fortunate enough to attend a work shop at the Science Museum. The workshop was called ‘The Three Little Pigs’. The children had to help the three little pigs find the best materials to build a safe, strong house that the … Read More

Year 6 at The Museum of London

On 5th February 2019 year 6 pupils had an opportunity to visit the Museum of London and explore the fascinating history of the city we may not have all been born in, but we certainly embraced as our home. As we stepped inside, we went on an unforgettable journey through the capital’s turbulent past. We walked ‘through history’ noting down … Read More

Science Week in Year 4!!

Last week, it was science week at Westbridge and we were very lucky to take part in two workshops as well as focusing on science in class. The first work shop was all about energy and digestion. We saw a jelly baby explode to show how much energy it contained. The workshop then went on to tell us about the … Read More

Celebrating Great Women

This half-term sees Year 2 explore the achievements of some great women in recent history. This week, we read some of Judith Kerr’s most celebrated series involving ‘Mog’, the cat. We couldn’t decide which our favourite was and so we learnt how to write a book review to help us decide. The theme of female authors continued, and after being … Read More