RE Day (Thursday, 25th April, 2019)

21 May 2019

On Thursday, 25th April, 2019, the children took part in RE Day and the theme this year was the Christian celebration of Easter. 

Each year group was given part of the Easter story to learn about and explore, and then each year group got to share what they had learned and discovered in a…

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Easter School

23 Apr 2019

On Monday, 8th April, and Tuesday, 9th April, 2019, Westdale Juniors held two Easter School days that saw the Year 6 children embark upon a variety of fun learning activities. Activities ranged from solving maths crime mysteries in which the children needed to solve various problems in order to…

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Bingo Night (Thursday, 28th March)

4 Apr 2019

On Thursday, 28th March, Westdale Juniors held their third annual Bingo Night and - like the previous two years – it was a most fun and enjoyable evening.

Thank you to all those parents/carers and families that attended and helped make it the success it was.

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Year 3 Visit to the Nurani Jami Masjid Mosque

3 Apr 2019

The Year 3 classes visited the Nurani Jami Masjid Mosque. The children had a tour of the Mosque and learned about the Islamic faith.

The children behaved very well, had a great time and left having a greater understanding of the faith.

 

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World Book Day

21 Mar 2019

The children in 5K made a fantastic effort on World book Day. 

To celebrate reading, the children all wrote a book review of their favourite books which I have now made into a display in the classroom.  My hope is that the children will take inspiration from the all of the reviews and choose to…

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What have the children in 5K learned about this term?

21 Mar 2019

Science

In the first half-term, the children in 5K learned about gravity, friction between surfaces, water resistance and air resistance through a series of experiments both inside and outside the classroom.

The children made their own parachutes and gyrocopters, experienced the feel and…

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Year 5's trip to Southwell Minster

21 Mar 2019

On Tuesday 12th March the whole of year 5 visited Southwell Minster for our annual TimeTravelling trip. The children had a lovely day learning about all different aspects of the Christian faith inlcuding prayer, the importance of communion and Christian charities. Despite the weather everyone had…

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Art in 4J

14 Mar 2019

In Year 4 we are working on a project to create a mixed media picture of a cave full of stalactites and stalagmites. 

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Art and DT in Year 3

8 Mar 2019

We have been very artistic and creative in Year 3 over past few weeks. In Art, children painted a range of different pictures, then used a range of different coloured bottle tops to create different master pieces. This was part of the recycling project we have done across the school. Their work is…

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World War Two topic in Year 6

8 Feb 2019

As a result of visiting Beaumanor Hall and the Holocaust Centre (previous blogs), undertaking fascinating projects etc. the Year 6 really enjoyed investigating and finding out all about World War Two. As a result of their enjoyment of and fascination in this topic, they went on to…

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New reading books for the school

8 Feb 2019

During the last Parents' Evenings in October 2018, we held a book fair in the entrance hall and depending on how many books were sold, Scholastic awarded the school a percentage / sum of money that we could then spend on new books for the school. The final sum amounted to just over £500.

The…

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Y4 at Castleton

6 Feb 2019

The children have arrived and are enjoying their first afternoon at Losehill Hall, Castleton. We will try to keep posting as many photos as possible to keep you up to speed with how the children are getting on.  Here you can see the children enjoying their lunch in the main sitting room in the…

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