Year 6 Holocaust Centre trip

20 Oct 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Thursday 12th October, the Year 6 embarked upon yet another exciting trip but this time we headed to the Holocaust Centre in the village of Laxton, on the edge of Sherwood Forest.

Similar to our trip to Beaumanor Hall, the main purpose of this trip was to bring our WWII topic and…

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Y5 Space Centre Visit

13 Oct 2017

Posted by mmiddleton

The Year 5 children visted the National Space Centre this week. With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre was an out of this world experience. Have a look at some of the pictures and see what we got up…

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3J explore the tomb of Tutankhamun

9 Oct 2017

Posted by Mrs James

This afternoon we crawled into the darkness of the tomb of Tutankhamun to discover the treasures inside.  We were careful to only stay inside for ten seconds because of the poisonous gases that we might breathe in.  We used torches to see in the darkness.  When we came out, we drew pictures of…

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Year 6 Science trip to Carlton Academy

9 Oct 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Tuesday 3rd October the Year 6 children partook in a science afternoon at Carlton Academy, providing them with the opportunity to experience science investigations at secondary level.

The theme for the afternoon was fireworks and comprised of two parts: the first saw the children in…

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Macmillan Coffee Morning (Friday 29th Sep)

2 Oct 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Friday 29th September we held our third Macmillan Coffee Morning to which many parents and carers attended. We succeeded in filling the dining hall and the number of delectable cakes brought in was astounding; so many in fact that we had to sell the remainder after school (50 plates of…

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Year 5 Trip to Safety Zone

26 Sep 2017

Posted by Miss White

On Thursday 21st September Year 5 took a trip to Holme Pierrepont for their annual Safety Zone afternoon. The children learnt how to stay safe in a variety of situations with demonstrations and talks from Nottinghamshire police, East Midlands ambulance services, Fire and rescue services, the RNLI,…

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Our new School Council

25 Sep 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

It is our pleasure to introduce this year’s Westdale Junior School Council.

They were voted for by their peers in a series of blind ballot elections following very impressive presentations from each of the successful candidates and they are: Amaia Abrahams, Peter Oliphant, Daisy Hillery, Toby…

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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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