Grosvenor Hall – Day 3

Today we enjoyed lots of activities: buggy building, which tested our teamwork and communication skills; zip wire, which tested our nerve and resilience; chariots and archery, which tested our perseverance and ingenuity; bottle rockets, which was wet and wild; and finally Jacob’s Ladder, a difficult (chilly!) climb that tested our strength and resolve.

School trip pictures

Today we arrived at Grosvenor Hall and were taken of a tour of the site by our group leader Nick. Our first activity was a team building and communication activity called Nightline. Everyone had to wear a blindfold and help guide each other along the tricky assault course. We all made it! Our final activity was the scrapheap challenge – … Read More

Grosvenor Hall – Day 2

Our second day at Kingswood was jam-packed with exciting activities. We began with Team Tech, building different objects in teams with a construction set. We did some rock climbing, orienteering, problem solving and fencing, as well as making our way around an obstacle course. We ended the day with the exhilarating 3G swing. Such a busy day and lots of … Read More

Poetry in the Park

The children in year 3 and 4 have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to work with a wonderful poet called Kat Francois for 5 weeks, to create poems which they will be performing alongside Kat. The event opened with performances on Tuesday 22nd May with performances from Kat and two other poets. The poetry gig inspired the year … Read More

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