Porchester Festival (2018)

5 Jul 2018

As part of the Porchester Festival (29th, 30th June and 1st July) Westdale Juniors showcased some of the exciting hobbies and talents in school.

These included super illustrations and exciting, suspenseful stories; collections of buses and motor-racing memorabilia; poetry and sketches from…

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Halle Orchestra Concert and Porchester Festival

2 Jul 2018

Our musicians have had a busy week!

On Thursday, thirty-two of our instrumentalists travelled into Nottingham to the Royal Concert Hall for a concert with the Halle Orchestra. The theme of this year's concert was "dance" and we listened to the orchestra play ballet music by Tchaikovsky, Saint…

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Sports Day

28 Jun 2018

The sun shone on a beautiful Thursday afternoon for sports day. The children had a great afternoon of potted sports. Well done to all, especially the winners, and thank you to all the parents and carers who came to support. 

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Music Morning

15 Jun 2018

Many of our Y5 and Y6 musicians participated in a music event which our school hosted on Friday 15th July.

We hosted four other schools and enjoyed performances of action songs from the infant schools and songs and instrumental performances from the junior schools. In addition, everyone joined…

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Ian Bland (Performance Poet) Inspires Westdale

22 May 2018

To kick start ‘Arts Week’ we had a very special guest in school. Ian Bland came to deliver a fantastic ‘Performance Poetry’ day. It started off with him performing a range of his poems including ‘The Dinner Lady Dance’, ‘Go to the Head’ and ‘Never Fall in Love Again’. He got the children dancing…

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Royal Wedding Picnic 2018

17 May 2018

To celebrate the forthcoming Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we had a Royal Picnic on the playground. The children had a fabulous time.

Thursday lunchtime signalled the end of Year 6 SATs so I'm sure their lunches tasted that little bit sweeter. Well done to…

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Exciting new trim trail

16 Apr 2018

The first day of the summer term has seen the much-anticipated appearance of a brand new trim trail on the playground.

Following months of meetings with trim trail companies and much deliberating over various designs, the School Council finally decided on the current design and it was put…

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Pie and Peas Family Quiz Night

26 Mar 2018
 

On Thursday, 22nd March, 2018, we held our second Pie and Peas Family Quiz Night. We’re hoping a fun time was had by all; it’s certainly the impression we got.

In the end we only got through four rounds instead of the scheduled five. The first round was on…

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Year 5 Time Travelling

6 Mar 2018

Year 5 had a great day at Southwell Minster on 5th March.

We joined with over 200 other children from different primary and junior schools for the Southwell Minster Time Travelling event. We worked in four groups (two from each class) and had six different learning activities during the day in…

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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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