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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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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Year 3 Internet Safety

6 Feb 2019

In Year 3 we have been learning how to stay safe whilst using the internet. By following the SMART code, we found solutions to a range of scenarios. The children then created their own avatars, recording why they enjoyed using the internet and how they would stay safe when using it in in the…

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Investigating the digestive system in Year 4 Science

23 Jan 2019

In Science this afternoon we continued our work on the digestive system.  Today we discovered what happens to food in our stomachs when we have swallowed it, and then what happens as the food travels through our intestines.   All with the help of some bread, some Coca Cola, plastic bags and a pair…

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Party Food preparation in 4J

19 Dec 2018

This morning we spent a busy hour and a half preparing sausage rolls and cheese and onion rolls for the party tomorrow.  All of the children enjoyed the experience, although a few couldn't bring themselves to put their hands into the sausage mixture!

Favourite conversation of the…

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Our Work

Ancient Egypt Day

17 Dec 2018

Year 3 welcomed the theatrical company 'Partake' to teach them about the wonderful world of Ancient Egypt. The children made a fantastic effort dressing up for the day and they got to learn about lots of different things including mummification, hieroglyphics, Ancient Egyptian spices and much…

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