Year 6 visit to Beaumanor Hall (World War 2)

15 Sep 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

The Year 6 trip to Beaumanor Hall on Thursday 14th September was a great success and consequently our topic on World War 2 (particularly the plight of evacuees) brought to life!

Please see our pics of the children learning about rationing, giving them a better understanding of allowances…

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Talent Show (20th July 2017)

20 Jul 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Thursday, 20th July, Westdale Juniors held their first talent show for several years.

Each class elected an act - ranging from gymnastic displays to shadow boxing - to perform in the final show in which they were then judged by a panel comprising of staff paired with school council members.…

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Summer Music Concert 2017

14 Jul 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

Our musicians presented a splendid concert in the school hall yesterday evening to a large and appreciative audience of family and friends.

The concert included musical selections from Oliver! by the school choir; two items from our guitar players, including Stand by me; solos, duets and trios…

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Enterprise Week

6 Jul 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

Year 6 have been busy organising the Summer Fair which takes place after school on Friday 7th July. Along with the other Year 3, 4, and 5 classes, 5J have been designing and making products to sell in order to raise money for school fund.

Here are some photographs of things we have been making…

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Porchester Festival 2017

3 Jul 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

Sixteen members of our Ukulele Club (and one former member) performed at the Porchester Festival on Sunday 2nd July. We played and sang five items (including Blowin' in the Wind by the current Nobel prize winner Bob Dylan and a Beatles number, recognising the 50th anniversary of the Sgt. Pepper

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Halle Orchestra Concert 2017

28 Jun 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

Over thirty of our advanced flute, recorder, ukulele and guitar players went to the Halle Orchestra "Now Hear This" concert at the Royal Concert Hall on 28th June. Joining several hundred children from other primary and secondary schools, we listened to the orchestra perform a varied programme…

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Carlton Academy Year 5 Arts Day 2017

27 Jun 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

Year 5 had a great day at the Carlton Academy Arts Day on 27th June.

We worked in three different groups with each group taking part in four out of five possible activities during the day. After meeting with Year 5 children from some other local schools in the theatre, the groups had art (using…

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Sports Day 2017

22 Jun 2017

Posted by Mr Jennings

Thank you to everyone who supported our Westdale Challenge Team Sports Day which was held on 22nd June.

The event was run on our usual lines, with twenty teams of children (each one including pupils from Y3, Y4, Y5 and Y6) working as a team to tackle eighteen different sporting challenges.…

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Dragons in Year 6

16 Jun 2017

Posted by Miss Batty

It's that time of year again when year 6 go 'dragon mad'. We have started the long process of using papier mache to build the dragons. We will keep you up to date with their progress. Doing well so far!

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