11 Feb 2016
February 11, 2016

Chinese New Year

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Reception have been learning about Chinese New Year! It is the Year of the Monkey and we have had lots of fun learning in class. We constructed some monkeys using tubes. We also read the story of the Chinese Zodiac and learnt about ordinal numbers. The rat finished 1st and the pig came 12th! We.. read more →

On Tuesday 26th January, Westgate’s Year 5s participated in a wonderful celebration of inspirational songs at Longfield Academy. The class has benefited from expert singing tuition since September in order to learn a medley of popular and stimulating songs.  On the night we were joined by six other schools, which created a fantastic choir for.. read more →

On Thursday, 7th January, Westgate participated in the Local Area Finals of the National Quiz Club Competition. Earlier in the week all Key Stage 2 children had participated in selection heats in their classrooms. Every Key Stage 2 year had one representative in the team: Reuben from Year 3, Sofia from Year 4, Lana from Year 5.. read more →

09 Dec 2015
December 9, 2015

Cross Country Crazy

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On 26th November for the fourth consecutive year Westgate participated in the District Cross Country competition held for the first time at Oakfield Park. Following ten weeks of training sixteen children from Year 3 to Year 6 were selected to represent the school. They competed against 15 other local schools in a bumper turnout of.. read more →

12 Nov 2015
November 12, 2015

We Celebrated Diwali!

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We had a wonderful day learning about how to celebrate Diwali. We started the week learning the story of Rama and Sita. We have been acting out the story in our party house celebrating Sita’s safe return. We made diva lamps by moulding clay, we had a visitor who created beautiful mehndi patterns on our hands.. read more →