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Celebrating Attendance

At Westfield we want to celebrate achievements, therefore we are celebrating 100% attendance Every week that a pupil attends for 100% their name is placed in a box and at the end of each half term a name is picked and the winner is rewarded with a £20 voucher, of their choice. The more weeks […]

Welcome to Westfield House School’s Library

We are pleased to announce the new opening of the new school library. We have been working with the children to identify the types of books that they would like to see in there and we’ve also added some of our own favourites! The library is also used for the individual intervention support that many […]

World Book Day – 7th March

World Book Day is a registered charity on a mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. This is the 22nd year there’s been a World Book Day, and on 7th March 2019, children […]

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year in 2019 is on Tuesday, the 5th of February 2019 Westfield House School celebrated this festival by making a dragon and also participating n a quiz – this became very competitive!! According to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle, the Chinese year beginning in 2019 is the year of the Pig. Each […]

Lunch time football

Football   Don’t let it be said that the cold weather stops play….. The children and Shaun decided to challenge each other to a game of football Simon, Jamie, Jamie, Tyler and Kaden certainly gave Shaun a run for his money

Skiing !!!

Throughout the Autumn Term, students have been working towards attending an end of term trip. The successful students were given a variety of the trips available. Skiing was one of the choices and 3 students chose to go skiing with 2 very excited staff; Asa and Mel. The comments we received from the instructors were great! […]

English

English this term is focusing on reading and comprehension. Some students have been reading Michael Morpurgo’s Butterfly Lion using dictionaries to find the definition of unfamiliar words and transferring these to their spelling books to learn as homework. All students are encouraged to discuss unfamiliar words and share their definitions with class once found. They […]

Kitchen Chemistry

Who says lessons need to be in a classroom !!!! The whole school participated in ‘Kitchen Chemistry’ last week. These sessions were under the guidance of Shaun and Asa and covered a variety of experiments The pupils were looking at: Salt vs Sugar Acid and Alkaline Distillation • ‘The floating egg’ – The effects of […]

Upcycling

Upcycling is becoming a very popular choice for students and staff alike  The pictures show Shona, better known as the polite and friendly voice at the end of the school phone or the person who is behind the ‘office@westfieldhouseschool.co.uk’ email address The art of wood burning is actually called Pyrography – I now know Shaun […]

Humanities Update

Humanities Over the Autumn 1 half term, T1 have been learning about the Stone Age and have been identifying what it was like to live in Britain in the past, long before the invention of computers, make-up and chicken nuggets. (Surprisingly, no one fancied a trip back in time!) Learners explored the Ice Age and […]

Science – Physics

Science: Physics Autumn Term 2 We have been doing Physics: Light focusing on Key Stage 2, 3 and entering Key Stage 4 National Curriculum topics such as: Key Stage: 2 • The similarities and differences between light waves and waves in matter. • Recognise that they need light in order to see things and that […]

Information Communication and Technology

This term in ICT we are working on programming different devices. We started this week with Kenny the Bee Bot, the students learnt how to programme the Bee Bot to write the first letter of their first name on the floor, some students used sequence cards to help, where as some students were able to […]