On the move!

To support learning DT, children in Year 2 participated in an educational visit to the London Transport Museum where they learnt all about moving vehicles. The journey there was exciting in itself; as not only did we travel by bus, we travelled on the underground too. The class had loads of fun exploring modes of transport in London and developed … Read More

Curriculum information for parents

If you’d like to see more information about the topics your child will be learning about in the weeks to come, you will be interested to check out the information sheets we’ve put together for each year group. They are arranged by year group and you get copies of all of them by clicking here →  

Spelling Bee Competition

Westbridge Primary School held the first House Spelling Bee Competition on Friday 22nd May 2015. The competition took place in our Main Hall and the atmosphere was ‘buzzing’! The hall was packed with pupils and parents, cheering on the competitors, who were grouped according to their House colour, e.g. Red, Green, Orange and Blue. All of the participants worked incredibly … Read More

Masterchefs in the making!

Year 4 have had an exciting time making pizzas with the professionals! The children spent the morning learning how to stretch dough, create healthy balanced toppings and spread them evenly so they can cook well. They even had the chance to taste their own handiwork! This trip was a perfect start to launch their DT work on preparing healthy balanced … Read More

An afternoon of Science

On the 30th April, Year 5 had the opportunity to visit Thomas’s School for an afternoon of Science. The children had an opportunity to listen to a lecture on forces and then went to visit the science labs. During this experience, Year 5 learnt how to wear science equipment, operate and even light a Bunsen burner! This educational visit helped … Read More

Science week

Last week the pupils at Westbridge donned lab coats and safety goggles in order to celebrate British Science Week 2015. Each class undertook a Science investigation and were then treated to a scientific spectacular by Tony Charles Science Magician, involving exploding rockets, magic water bottles and flaming money. Learning all about the difference between molecules in solids, liquids and gases, … Read More

World book day

Last week Thursday was World Book Day. To celebrate the entire school had the opportunity to dress up as their favourite book character. There were some wonderful efforts made by children and staff alike! During the day, the children focused on a particular fairy tale for their English and Maths work. The children took part in cross phase peer reading, … Read More

The dog’s trust

Last Wednesday, KS1 were treated to a wonderful visit from Emma Boxhall and Luna from the Dogs Trust – a dog for life. During the assembly, Emma explained how dogs should be treated and looked after when they are living with a family. She talked about Luna, who is a young puppy but was then left by a family who … Read More

Improvements to our Learning Environment

We have been working hard to make improvements to our learning environment and several areas in the school have undergone maintenance work during the half term, which includes phase one of a new nursery playground and a new playground shelter. Our nursery playground now has a new turf play surface and a variety of new equipment including: a mud kitchen, … Read More

EYFS good news

In Early Years we have been focusing on counting and matching numerals to quantities. We have had so much fun trying to match quantities to single-digit numbers that we are going to challenge ourselves with two-digit numbers! Come and have a look at how we count!