School News

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  • 01/12/23

    Forest School Week 5

    We cooked bread over the fire this week. The dough was sticky but we had fun rolling it around a stick before holding it over the hot flames. Once cooked we enjoyed eating our hot bread with butter or garlic butter. YUMMY! Due to the rain, not all children in Panther Class had the chance to coo...
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  • 27/11/23

    Wombat Class Learning

    Wombat Class had an amazing week last week! In Art, Wombat Class has celebrated National Illustration day by producing some Quentin Blake inspired artwork. In RE, the children have continued their learning about the Hindu god, Ganesh. After discovering the exciting story regarding how he was m...
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  • 17/11/23

    Elephant Class Update

    Elephant Class had the first of their 3 surprise visitors this term! It was a blast from the past but Christopher Columbus called the class and the children had a wonderful conversation with him. Famed for his adventures finding new lands by sea, Christopher Columbus was a sailing extraordinaire...
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  • 17/11/23

    Forest School Update

    Forest School Update - Term 2 Week 3  The bow saw came out this week and all four classes were real experts with their skills, staying safe and showing great team work. In spite of all the rain on Tuesday afternoon, Meerkat had a mud-tastic time.
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  • 15/11/23

    Westlands Primary Disco

    On Friday 1st December 2023 the Friends of Westlands Primary Association will be holding a school disco for all children. Tickets must be purchased in advance via Parent Pay at the cost of £2.50. The ticket price includes disco entry, a snack and a drink.  This day will also be a non-s...
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  • 10/11/23

    Owl Class Update Term 2 Week 2

    Owl class had a fantastic session of Boogie Tots this week. We imagined we were off to space in our rockets and could explore the moon! We loved the old classic dance songs of the Conga and Hokie Cokie too! We have been learning about the Hindu festival of Diwali this week in RE and the story of...
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  • 10/11/23

    Wildflower Seed Planting

    A group of children from Panther Class dug up an area for wildflower seeds to grow, which were kindly donated to us by Swale Lions Club. Charlie B. led the group and they had to dig deep through some tough grass roots before they could scatter them ( T.J., Alfie, Tiffany & Rohan).
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  • 10/11/23

    Forest School Term 2 Week 2

    This week it was time for the 2nd groups of Turtle, Meerkat, Jaguar and Panther Class to explore the Forest School site. We moved to Site 1 and are giving Site 2 a well deserved rest. We had rain, wind and sun but that didn't stop all four groups finding their own little adventures.
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  • 03/11/23

    Forest School Update - 03/11/23

    This week, the children in Turtle Class taught Mr Colbran how to use a flint & steel set, Logan from Meerkat Class & Kyran from Panther Class proved to be real experts whittling green wood and Jaguar Class had a mud sliding competition. 
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  • 23/10/23

    Year 1 Phonics Workshop for Parents/Carers

    Year 1 will be holding a phonics workshop on Tuesday 7th November from 2.30 - 3.00pm.
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  • 13/10/23

    Term 2 - Dates for your Diary

    We wanted to share some key dates for Term 2 so that you can put them into your calendar.  More information will be shared about the events nearer the time. Our 'Friends of Westlands' team will also be running a Term 2 disco for all children and a 'mince pie morning'.  T...
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  • 09/10/23

    End of Term 1 - Treat Sale

    This Friday, 13th October 2023, our Friends of Westlands Primary Association will be holding an end of term treat sale, selling doughnuts on the playground from the end of the school day for just 50p each in the hope of raising some funds for larger activities and events. A letter has been sent out...
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