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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4K investigate fractions

9 Jun 2017

Posted by Mr Knight

This week have been investigating the question: What is a fraction?

Over the course of the week, we have explored fractions of shape, objects (e.g. unifix cubes) and number.  Furthermore, we extended our learning by investigating equivalent fractions and have learned how to identify them using…

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Pie and Peas Quiz Night (March 2017)

25 May 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Thursday 23rd March we held our first ever Pie and Peas Quiz Night. Over a hundred people attended (filling the main hall) - merrily engaging with the questions; buying raffle tickets; tucking into the delectable pies etc. and by doing so helping to make it a fun and enjoyable evening for…

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Arts Week (Indian sweet making in Year 6)

25 May 2017

Posted by Mr Ring

On Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, Classes 6B and 6R set about creating their own Indian sweets including the design and construction of its packaging.

Using their maths skills, the children first of all created the nets of their sweet packaging. Precise measuring was required in order to produce nets…

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Y5 Tennis tournament at Woodthorpe

24 May 2017

Posted by Mr Slater

4 of our year 5 children competed yesterday in a tennis tournament at Woodthorpe Tennis Club.  They performed brilliantly, finishing in third spot - a great achievement!  A big well done to the children involved.  Have a look at some great photos of them in action!

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