Y4 at Castleton

7 Feb 2018

The children arrived safely at Castleton and it was a good journey.  The views around the youth hostel are amazing and the surrounding hills are still covered in snow.  The children have eaten their lunch and are very excited about the afternoon activities!  We will keep you posted with more…

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Olympic Skater's Send off

1 Feb 2018

 

On Wednesday 24th January, the Year 5 children had the oppotunity to see the GB Olympic Speed Skaters train and to meet and greet them prior to them leaving for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Korea. As if that wasn't enough, children had the chance to skate themselves. All the…

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Science Day (Thursday, 25th January)

28 Jan 2018

On Thursday, 25th January, Westdale Juniors held their annual Science Day. Each class had fun undertaking an exciting variety of practical investigations; a number of which were designed by the children themselves.

In most cases the children were first of all presented with a question, e.g.…

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RE Day in Year 6

11 Jan 2018

On RE Day (Thursday 16th November 2017) Year 6 embarked upon learning about, investigating and creating their own Islamic art as well as finding out about Islam in general.

We all had a lovely time making complex geometric patterns (found in much Islamic art and architecture); finding out…

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Christmas Disco 2017

8 Jan 2018

On Thurdsay 21st December, we held our traditional Christmas disco. Despite inevitable fatigue on the part of both children and adults alike (what with last term being a very long one etc.) we all had a super time and hope this is clearly evident in the following pictures.

A very BIG thank…

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Assembly Choir Christmas Outing 2017

18 Dec 2017

This year the assembly choir visited the offices of Gedling Borough Council to sing a selection of carols and met the Mayor whilst she was involved in a prize giving ceremony. The children then enjoyed a visit to the council chamber where they took part in a brief debate when Mr Jennings posed the…

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Circuit training in 5MM

18 Dec 2017

In 5MM, children designed their own curcuit training. Each child planned 6 stations and wrote a set of instructions including what equipment was needed and described what to do at each station.

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3LT trip to Tesco Carlton

11 Dec 2017

On Tuesday 21st November, 3LT visited the Tesco supermarket in Carlton to investigate where our food comes from.

The trip started with an exciting journey on the number 25 public bus, which took us down the hill to the store.

We were met at the bus stop by Rose, our trip guide, who took…

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Bingo!

27 Nov 2017

On Thursday 23rd November, we held our second Bingo Night and I think it would be fair to say that it was an even greater success than last year’s. We filled the main hall to capacity and again much merriment was had!

By forging ever stronger links with our parents and carers (and their…

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Perfect pottery in Year 5

23 Nov 2017

This half term in Year 5 we have been looking at the work of the famous ceramicist Clarice Cliff. We looked at her colour choices and drawing style and tried to emulate this in our own way. We also tried to include elements from another famous artist Bodil Manz - a very different style! We hope…

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PE in 4B

20 Nov 2017

 

This term in PE, 4B have been bracing the cold windy weather to take part in a variety of activities to develop their hockey skills.

Children have learnt to dribble the hockey ball, pass to a partner and attack and defend. In the coming weeks, they will get the chance to take part in mini…

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Year 6 Edale Residential

10 Nov 2017

From Wednesday 1st November till Friday 3rd November, the Year 6 went on their residential to Edale in the Peak District and the activities in which they partook included: ice-breakers (a variety of team-building activities that also familiarised the children with their leaders); night-hike on…

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