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    • Secondary Primary Nursery School | The Westgate School | Winchester

      The Westgate School Hampshire's first 4 - 16 'all-through' school Ad-Hoc Nursery Spaces. View more School Prospectus View More Welcome to the Nursery View More Welcome to the Primary Phase View More Welcome to the Secondary Phase View More Home & Remote Learning: Primary Phase View More Home & Remote Learning: Secondary Phase View More Colleague Remote Access View More Welcome from the Headteacher View More Parent Area View More Pupil Area View More Admissions School Info Contact Safeguarding Calendar Payments Clubs & Lettings Coronavirus Updates Primary Phase Links Secondary Phase Links Colleague Links Pupil Support View More Headteacher's Blog View More Duke of Edinburgh's Award View More Winchester Teaching School Alliance View More Ad-Hoc Nursery Spaces View More Sale

    • Careers | westgate-home

      Careers Education and Guidance Careers Lead - Mrs J Edwards, Assistant Headteacher ​ "The best way to predict the future is to create it." The Careers Curriculum intends to: ​ ​ ​ Develop aspirations of pupils for future educational opportunities post 16, including introducing and deepening knowledge of sixth form colleges, further education colleges , and apprenticeships; Develop pupils’ aspirations for future careers including understanding the ever changing range of careers on offer; Develop strategies for self-refection and employability skills of communication, interview skills, cv writing, personal organisation, creative thinking, time management and problem solving; Empower pupils to challenge stereotyping and discrimination and other barriers to diversity and equality in further education and careers; guide pupils to use objective information about the local and national labour market to make decisions that improve their careers and transition into work; Enable pupils to understand and use effectively the IT programmes on offer to support careers education, including START, Careers Companion and Kudos; Develop an academic vocabulary to be able to communicate articulately their current skill set and aspirations for the future Additionally, subject areas are encouraged to actively promote links in their subjects to the world of work; for example: in Art, teachers link the technique of printing to relevant career application. ​ ​ Statutory Requirements ​ The careers provision at The Westgate School is in line with the statutory guidance developed by the Department of Education, which refers to Section 42A and 45A of the Education Act 1997: as a school we provide independent careers guidance from Year 7 to Year 11. This guidance is impartial and gives information on a range of pathways and post-16 education providers, including university options, apprenticeships and further education. it is adapted to meet the needs and interests of the individual pupils. This will be reviewed and revised September 2021. ​ ​ The Westgate School Careers Programme 2020/21 ​ Please click to see the overview for Years 7 - 11. here here to view a more comprehensive view of the Careers Programme. C lick here to view the Careers Calendared Events 2020/21. ​ Careers Information for Pupils ​ We hope you like the look of our Careers programme for this year and value the range of experiences which have been planned to support you as you explore and discover a variety of careers. We will guide you as you make decisions about your next steps. There are also other ways you will be supported with careers guidance while at school. ​ If you would like a careers' guidance interview with our Career's Advisor, speak or email Ms Barnard in the Learning Resource Centre - s.barnard@westgate.hants.sch.uk Use your Start Profile to keep a record of your careers experiences and other details which you could use to support an application for a college course or employment. Use Start Profile and Careers Companion to explore the variety of careers opportunities on offer. ​ https://bespoke.careercompanion.co.uk/libraries/index ​ https://www.startprofile.com/ ​ Post 16 Information Evening ​ Please click to view the Post 16 Information Evening PPT. here Careers Information for Parents ​ Please follow the link to our School Careers Programme 2020/21 and you will see careers events that have been planned throughout the year, along with details of how the curriculum supports Careers Education. ​ Employers and Employees/Alumni ​ Please follow the link to our calendared events for this year. We welcome any offers of support for our careers programme. You may like to offer to talk to pupils about your career in a particular field or share your career journey. In our programme, we have built in opportunities for pupils to experience a wide range of careers from Science, Technology and the field of Mathematics, as well as creative careers in the Arts, Publishing, Journalism and Design and Business. In fact, the more diverse the better, as it enables pupils to widen their opportunities on offer. If you would like to get involved please contact: careers lead or school librarian j.edwards18@westgate.hants.sch.uk s.barnard@westgate.hants.sch.uk ​ ​ Westgate Careers Fair ​ This annual event is open for all pupils, parents and carers to attend. Exhibits from local colleges, businesses and training providers (including apprenticeships) provide an opportunity for pupils to discover a range of career opportunities and Post 16 education pathways. ​ View Virtual Work Experience 2021 ​ College Talks, Open Evenings and Apprenticeships ​ During assemblies, pupils will receive talks from local colleges offering a range of Post 16 qualifications including: A Levels, T Levels, BTEC and apprenticeships. Pupils will have access to prospectuses and be given guidance about Open Events and applying foe courses. Our careers Advisor will also give impartial guidance on courses, colleges and apprenticeships. ​ ​ Year 11 Activity Survey ​ The progress of pupils onto other destinations is produced by the Youth Analysis Service for Hampshire County Council. This data has been collated for the last dew years and is shown below: ​ Year 11 Activity Survey 2019 - please click here Year 11 Activity Survey - please click 2018 here Year 11 Activity Survey - please click 2017 here Year 11 Activity Survey - please click 2016 here Year 11 Activity Survey - please click 2015 here Year 11 Activity Survey - please click 2014 here ​ ​ Useful Links ​ Apprenticeship.org ​ National Careers Service ​ Peter Symonds College ​ Eastleigh College ​ BCOT ​ Barton Peveril ​ Sparsholt College ​ Andover College ​ Careers Education Booklet ​ Careers Programme at The Westgate School ​ Entitlement to Careers ​ Making CEIAG links ​ Careers Advisor ​ Next Step - Action Plan ​ Careers Guidance ​ Options for post 16 ​ Considering Higher Education ​ Careers Strategy ​ Careers Curriculum Overview ​ Top Tips for Choosing Post 16 Options ​ Questions for Thinking ​ Application to Higher Education ​ Writing a Personal Statement ​ ​ ​ Work Experience ​ Parent letter ​ Work Experience Booklet Cover ​ Step by step guide ​ Example letter ​ Example CV ​ Work experience form ​ ​ ​

    • Key Information | Lunch Menu | Uniform | westgate-home

      Secondary Phase: Key Information | Lunch Menu | Uniform Admissions Follow the link to our admissions page Authorised Absences For authorised absences please follow the following link for more information: Authorised Absence Request Lunch Menu Innovate Catering Service ​ The Main meal price for 2020/21 will be £2.30 in line with local Authority guidance for Hampshire Schools. ​ Please click below to view the latest menus for The Hub and Hatch catering services. ​ ​ 2020/2021 Menu ​ Please click here to view the Biometric Information ​ ​ Please click here to view the Allergen Customer Notice Uniform: Upper school Purchasing Uniform ​ ​ Skoolkit You can purchase all of the uniform from Skoolkit. Please click on to view the Skoolkit Westgate uniform list. Please see the Skoolkit price list below. From April 2021, Parents will be able to purchase uniform from our new supplier Stitch- a -logo ( www.stitch-a-logo.co.uk). here ​ School Uniform Price List 20120/2021 ​ Pupils must have a bag that is suitable for carrying A4 exercise books and the equipment listed above - handbags are unsuitable. ​ Uniform Reminders ​ The Westgate School is proud of its pupils and believes that the uniform should reflect the high standards of our learning community. Consequently, all pupils attending The Westgate School are required to wear the correct uniform (including to and from school) without exception or negotiation. ​ We are proud of our supportive culture that enables us to work in partnership with pupils and parents/carers in order to consider individual needs. If you would like to discuss this, please do not hesitate to contact your child's Year Leader. ​ Please view the uniform reminder. ​ CORRECT UNIFORM ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ GIRLS ​ - New style blazer, black with school logo Blazer ​ ​ - Burgundy school tie with logo; any damaged ties must be replaced - the logo must be visible and the front of the tie work to belt length. Clip on ties are compulsory for all years. School Tie ​ ​ - School's grey v-neck jumper with stripe around collar; the jumper must be work from October half-term through to the start of summer term. Jumper ​ ​ Plain white shirt (not fitted) with conventional collar suitable for a tie; must be worn tucked in at the waist at all times; top buttons must be done up. Shirt - ​ ​ - Regulation tartan pleated knee length skirt (compulsory for Year 7 from Sept 2021, optional for all other year groups, available from Easter 2021), regulation charcoal grey, pleated skirt (skirts must not be above the knee or rolled up); or pinafore Skirt ​ ​ - Plain black or grey ankle socks/black or neutral tights Socks/Tights ​ ​ - Regulation grey trousers Trousers ​ ​ BOYS ​ - New style blazer, black with school logo Blazer ​ ​ - Burgundy school tie with logo; any damaged ties must be replaced - the logo must be visible and the front of the tie work to belt length. Clip on ties are compulsory for all years. School Tie ​ ​ - School's grey v-neck jumper with stripe around collar; the jumper must be work from October half-term through to the start of summer term. Jumper ​ ​ Plain white shirt (not fitted) with conventional collar suitable for a tie; must be worn tucked in at the waist at all times; top buttons must be done up. Shirt - ​ ​ - Plain black or grey ankle socks Socks ​ ​ - Regulation mid-grey trousers (these must be worn correctly at the waste and with no extremes of style) Trousers ​ ​

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      Thank you, Westgate, for stepping up to support us with the planning for Covid testing - and in particular, to the 11th Winchester Scout Group who have so kindly offered their support and facilities.

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