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Animal Park Update

October 18, 2018

Year Six pupils were interviewed by Harriet our roving Western reporter. In literacy lessons pupils have had to grapple with the creative challenges of managing the Animal Park.  Here’s what she found out …………. Harriet   Tell me a little bit about what you have been doing? Faye I had to try and make a description…

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Western Animal Park

October 8, 2018

  Our talented Year Four pupils are currently creating banners for the Visitors’ Centre at Western Animal Park.  This week they are continuing to paint their patterns with fabric paint and we plan to have them on display after half term. Here’s a sneak preview of what they  look like so far…        

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Washed Ashore …

October 2, 2018

Our Year Five pupils have been learning about the work of the community art group ‘Washed Ashore’. Based in Oregon (USA) their aim is to turn plastic, ocean pollution into beautiful art to raise awareness of the problem.  A plastic bottle for example can take up to 450 years to degrade or break down.  Inspired…

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There is a Flamingo About!

September 28, 2018

Western Weekly Breaking News … An unusual visitor to school. Our roving reporters Lily- May, James and Leyla were first on the scene to interview the Year One pupils. Interview One Leyla.  Has anything weird happened today? Yes Leyla. What? A flamingo came in the yard today Lily-May.  What did it do? It was running and…

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Artsmark

September 20, 2018

Following on from our unusual discoveries in our school grounds before the summer holidays We are now embarking on a fantastic wildlife adventure creating Western’s very own Animal Park.   Our roving reporters will keep you up to date with our latest news.

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Why Artsmark?

September 19, 2018

Artsmark brings learning to life through arts and culture. Benefits to students culture and creativity increases pupils’ confidence, critical and creative thinking, communication and literacy skills, improving attainment in core subjects like Maths and English introduces the joys of creating and performing and experiencing art to young people who may not otherwise be exposed to…

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