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!

A Place for Parents

Anna Costello is our new Parent Counsellor who offers a free, confidential counselling service for mums, dads and carers. At A Place for Parents you can: Talk over your concerns and worries Receive practical advice on a range of parenting issues Deal with past and current experiences in your own life that sometimes stand in the way of getting on … Read More

Working with Place2Be

Place2Be is a national charity currently working in 235 UK schools. The Place2Be offers a variety of services to improve the emotional wellbeing of children, their families and the whole school community. The charity has been working at Westbridge Primary school since 2006. How we help children Place2Be works with children one-to-one, offering regular time-tabled support. All pupils can find … Read More

Westbridge choir

Our Westbridge choir performed at the Battersea square carol service to switch on the lights. A great time was had by all!

First day of term

We’re looking forward to welcoming returning pupils (Year 1-6) back to school on the first day of term on Wednesday 3 September and welcoming new pupils (EYFS) on Monday 8 September!