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- Music Mark
Congratulations to our Music Department for achieving the Music Mark in recognition of the high quality of musical education provided to our pupils!
- Year 3 Pupils Receive Music Certificates
It was my pleasure to be able to congratulate our Year 3 pupils on receiving their keyboard certificates. I look forward to hearing them perform on our lovely School Concert piano in the future!
- A Great Week!
It's been a great week for our school with excitement building about our PSA Christmas Fair - pupils are making some lovely decorations for sale - and I've also had the pleasure of meeting with our Pupil Leadership Team, to hear their ideas about curriculum , wellbeing and, environment. Pupils have been so generous in wanting to support some local charities and will be sharing this with the wider community in the near future. In out nursery, we thank Amanda for the amazing iglu that she has made - our Chair of Governors found it very comfortable indeed! I know the children are loving have this exciting sensory space to help their learning. I hope that everyone has a lovely weekend and is able to enjoy some quality time together.
- Partners in Learning - Key Stage 2
Colleagues in our Primary Phase led a really successful Partners in Learning - Key Stage 2 Workshop yesterday evening. It is so kind of them to give extra time to supporting our families and so lovely to have received such positive feedback from parents: "What a wonderful team of teachers - we're so lucky".
- Deep Learning Day
Well done everybody for a really successful Deep Learning Day yesterday - it was great to be able to welcome pupils from Western School who demonstrated their excellent learning in Languages!
- 1:1 Feedback
I've had some really positive feedback this week about our new 1:1 reviews for all pupils! I'm delighted by their levels of engagement and appreciation of the additional support.
- PSA Success!
It was lovely to meet with the PSA this week to celebrate the huge success of their fundraising efforts and share plans for our new science laboratory.
- Vegetable Garden
Thank you to some very kind parents, our Chair of Governors and Mrs. Woodall for donating their time and expertise to building a vegetable garden yesterday! The out door learning environment is really starting to take shape!
- New Science Lab
Mrs Baker was the first teacher of science to teach in our new KS2/KS3 Science Lab this week - watch this space for activities later this term!
- The Westgate School is Top 10% Nationally for Attainment and Progress!
It's official: The Westgate School is in the top 10% of schools nationally for attainment and progress! Pupils who joined the school having achieved highly at primary school left our school with GCSE grades almost one grade higher (0.9) that they would have done in another school and overall, all pupils achieved 0.8 of a grade higher on average. Well done!