The Autumn Term always begins with a great deal of excitement in Year 2 – the Great Fire of London is a much loved topic that sees the children explore wonderful vocabulary in Literacy, and some imaginative artwork. With several weeks in the making, we can finally reveal what all those afternoons spent painting, trimming and gluing were for: the … Read More
Welcome to the new year for Nursery and Reception! We are very excited to be back at school, investigating, learning and making friends. Nursery have been looking at Autumn leaves, learning the days of the week, learning our numbers and alphabet sounds. It is hard work but lots of fun too! Nursery and Reception had a drumming workshop where we … Read More
In Year 1 we have been learning about a growth mindset. Having a growth mindset is all about the right attitude towards our learning. With this in mind, Year 1’s have discussed that it is hard to grow or learn if we say “I won’t do it”. We won’t grow a great deal if we say “I can’t do it” … Read More
This week in Year 4 we have looked at the 4Ps – Pride, Potential, Positivity and Perseverance. We discussed what each word meant to us and how we can show them every day. We also looked at the definition of each word to see if our thinking was correct. After that, we wrote on post it notes what each P … Read More
In year 5 this week, we have been doing lots of fabulous learning about place value. We have partitioned numbers, compared and ordered them. We have also begun to demonstrate our reasoning skills, using mathematical vocabulary to explain what we think and how we know something. Mr Matthew took a group of children to practise demonstrating their reasoning skills using … Read More
Dear Parent/Carer, RE: Parents’ Evening You are invited to attend Parents’ Evening on Tuesday 18th September 2018. This evening will be split into two parts: 45pm – whole class presentation to parents and carers regarding teaching and learning expectations 4pm – individual meetings with parents/carers, which will provide an opportunity for you to: Discuss how your child has settled into … Read More
Dear Parents and Carers, RE: School Uniform Reminder School uniform makes an important contribution to the Westbridge Primary School ethos and motto. We are very proud of our school and the children at Westbridge wear a uniform in order to promote a sense of pride and belonging in the school community. Please see below a reminder of our full uniform … Read More
The children again enjoyed themselves again today, with some challenging climbs and fencing matches!
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.