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After school clubs

Dear parents/carers,

Cycling club is full for the remainder of the academic year. Thank you for your understanding.


Thursday, 4th of May 2017 we will have scooter coaching for all students.

Students: please come to school in PE kit.


We now have a meeting room available for hire during the school day.

Please contact Trudy Hudson on 01934 632171 for further details.

A welcome from the Headteacher!

Tracy Towler, Headteacher
Tracy Towler, Headteacher

Welcome to our website.  I am sure it will inform you fully about our wonderful school.

We are a small school.

We are a quiet school.

We are a school of high expectations.

Westhaven School is a unique learning environment for children and young people who experience complex barriers to learning for a range of reasons.

In order that we maintain our respected status in the community, the whole school community works together in the ‘Westhaven Way’.  This is the golden thread that runs through every school day.  The Westhaven Way is based on our core values:

  • We respect each other.
  • We uphold the school rules.
  • We are polite.
  • We show learning behaviour in every lesson.
  • We have high expectations of ourselves and we are ‘the best that we can be’.

I am extremely proud of the whole school community.  Our parents and carers work with us to support their children on their own personal learning journey.

Our staff are all leaders and maintain high standards and expectations.  They are a powerful team of people with success for our pupils at the core of all their work.

And, of course, our pupils, who represent the school and maintain fantastic outcomes.

A pupil at the end of their education in our school has expectations of success in the future and is a resilient person who is ready to take their place in society.


Persimmons Home donates £1000!

Persimmon Homes, through their Community Champions initiative, have donated £1000 to our Sports Hall Project. This is fantastic news and means that this week will be a really big week for our fundraising activities with the May Ball and the Auction on eBay still to come. We thank Persimmons very much for their generous support […]

Club news

Dear parents/carers, Starting from Term 6, cycling club will be replaced with Fun Thursday with Mr Symons. Also, we would like to remind you that there will be no clubs on Friday, 26th of May.

Westhaven auction
Auction of signed sports memorabilia

The Westhaven School PTA will organise an online auction to raise money for the Sports Hall project. Items include a football signed by Premier League players from Manchester United, a signed Welsh rugby shirt, and a pair of jodhpurs signed by Grand National jockeys. We will update the article with the link to the auction. […]

London DofE group practice expedition

DofE Update. The London DofE group completed their practice expedition this week and in spite of some very wet conditions staff and students alike had a fantastic time. We started on Monday by doing a kit check and then pitching up the tents on the school field. Then we were dropped off at a point […]

Wells class shape and patterns
Wells class art project

This term Wells class did a project on shape and pattern. It involved cutting, sticking, and creating textures to print with. We used two techniques for printing: collograph printing and polystyrene printing. Collograph printing involved making a textured collage to use to print with. The students created brilliant, lively pieces of work which are going […]

London Work Experience
London class Work Experience

London tutor group were out on Work Experience last week at lots of different placements. They all did extremely well and received lots of positive feedback from employers. Well done London students, you are doing Westhaven proud!

Friends of Westhaven news

We have the following events coming up: May 26th – Imperialists on the Grand Pier June 22nd – Ladies Pamper Night July 8th – Summer Fayre For the event on the Pier we will be having a raffle which will be drawn on the night, an auction on the night and an online auction which […]

Mini Marathon
In the papers again! The Weston Mercury 11 May 2017

Our supporters at The Mercury were understandably concerned about the replacement of the “Sport England – Inspirational Places Fund” with the new “Community Asset Fund”. This is because the original funding stream would fund up to 75% of the cost of projects AND our project seemed a perfect fit for the criteria and the new […]

Help for Parents who want to develop cycling with their child

Joe Mansfield from North Somerset Council sent us an email with some good links for parents. Please contact Joe or the council through the links if you are interested:   North Somerset Council free adult cycle training offer (they will come to you and also advise on bike setup and route planning) North Somerset […]

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