Dear Parent/Carer, Happy Friday everyone! As the end of term approaches, please can we gently remind all families that as a whole staff team we have requested no Christmas gifts this year. Please respect our unanimous decision. Any gifts that are brought in will be donated to charity to support those in greater need. Your words and appreciation matter far more…

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Dear Parent/Carer, The internet has become a powerful and popular tool to connect and share ideas and opinions. In recent years, social networking sites such as Facebook, Messenger and WhatsApp have grown in popularity and, with over a billion users worldwide, it is commonplace to use them to communicate with family, friends and other members…

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Dear Families, This Christmas The Salvation Army have a shortage of toys and gifts for local children living in appalling poverty in the immediate area. If you are able to donate a toy or gift for a child or teenager in need this Christmas we are desperate for your help. Western have provided a collection point for donations at the…

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Dear parent/carer, Yesterday, the Immunisation Team were in school to do the Nasal Flu Vaccinations. Children in Reception to Year 4 received their flu immunisation (where possible). Letters will be coming home from the immunisation team to those families whose children have not yet been immunised. Due to demand, Year 5 and 6 did not…

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Year Four pupils are currently investigating selected work by six artists; Frida Kahlo, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Vincent van Gogh and Yinka Shonibare. We have been developing our critical vocabulary as well as learning how to express opinions confidently. You can see how pupils have really engaged with the artwork before making their…

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Today Reception have had an exciting visit from the fire service. We were lucky enough to have a fire appliance come on site and be shown the equipment, including getting to use the hose! This visit links in with our topic and celebrating community heroes. If you would like to find out more about home…

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Dear All With the festive season approaching and many people doing more of their shopping online, we wanted to share with you some new ways to support Friends of Western and help us raise money for school. The Giving Machine By doing your online shopping through this app and website you can choose Friends of…

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Dear parents/carers, We are still looking for volunteers who are able to help us on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday every other week, we can add you to our rota and WhatsApp group. The Daily Toast takes place between 9am and 11am each school day, it is a lovely way to see how amazing…

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