The Westgate School, Cheriton Road, Winchester, SO22 5AZ | 01962 854757
School Teaching hours:
Secondary Phase pupils: 8.30am - 3.05pm
37 hours & 55 minutes per week
Primary Phase pupils are invited into class 8.40am (lessons start 8.50am). End of the teaching day is 3.20pm. 38 hours & 20 minutes per week
Opening Times: 08.00am - 06.00pm
For all enquiries, please call our main reception between 9.00am - 3.30pm
The school office is open from 8.20am until 4.00pm. Contact outside of these hours can be made as follows: Contractors/Deliveries, please contact the Site Team on 07546 003657
Please use EduLink to report absences.
Invigilators, please contact: 01962 854757
We endeavour to respond to emails within three school working days from receipt. This is because the matter may need investigation or indeed, because colleagues are engaged in teaching/working with pupils.
Any requests for meetings will be co-ordinated by the School. Unfortunately, owing to the need to co-ordinate diaries when colleagues are teaching, electronic meeting invites from parents cannot be accepted. Please use the usual contact routes to request a meeting.
We appreciate your understanding and partnership.
DfE number: 850/4012
Contact by telephone 01962 854757 and the receptionist will, if possible, put you through to the relevant person or log your call and pass it on. Calls may be recorded for quality and training purposes.
Alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include in the subject the line 'For the attention of' and the name of the member of staff.
Contact the right person:
For parents of secondary phase pupils, your main contact will be your child's Tutor and then Year Leaders for more serious or pastoral matters.
For parents of primary phase pupils, your main contact will be your child's class teacher.
For parents of nursery pupils, this will be the nursery reception email@example.com
Headteacher: Mrs Dean
Senior Deputy: Mrs Williams
Chair of Governors: Mrs Penelope Catchpole
Data Protection Officer: Mr Maurice Pay
Careers Enquires: Mrs Judd
If your child has a Special Educational Need and you would like to discuss this with our SENCO.
Please send an email marked for the attention of Mrs A. Villien to firstname.lastname@example.org
If your concern pertains to a matter of child safety, please do not hesitate to call the School Office
(01962 854757) asking to speak to:
Your child’s Year Leader (Secondary Phase)
Primary Phase: Mrs Williams
Nursery: Mrs Bush (Nursery manager) Mrs Kirby or Ms Bates (Acting Managers), Mrs Condon (Deputy Manager). Mrs Williams (Overall Responsibility)
Mr Pearce, Assistant Headteacher, Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Fyvie-Rae, Associate Senior Leader, Designated Safeguarding Lead
Deputy DSL All-Through: Mrs Edwards
Alternatively, please send an email using CHILD SAFETY as the title to email@example.com Please note this account is monitored during school open hours during term time only.
If you have a concern about child safety out of hours and term time contact Children’s Services on
0300 555 1384 or the Police on
101 (non emergency) or 999 (emergency)
Further details on reporting child abuse can be found here
Emails are not monitored during the holidays so adults in school will not receive your email. If you are in immediate need of support, then you should tell an adult you trust. You can also call a service such as Childline: 0800 1111 and Samaritans 116123 or Police 101 or in an emergency 999 - Kooth - Home - Kooth - is another online service that is free to use.