We are fundraising for a new Sports Hall. Please support us making the dream reality.

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After school clubs

Dear parents,

Cooking club now is full, new children will go on a waiting list. Thank you.

Coffee morning

14th November, 10:00-11:30 – Coffee morning for parents. Check the calendar for more info.


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 outstanding status, 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.


Sports day
Fundraising for the new Sports Hall

Lots of new and exciting things have happened since the holiday on the fundraising front. First of all there was the work of the Weston branch of the Lions Club who raised £3000 through their beer festival in the holiday. This is a huge and amazing boost to our project and we thank everyone at […]

Paige winning a bike
Paige wins a bike and is presented it by Oli Beckinsale

Paige is one of a handful of pupils who have not missed a single day of school this year. Her name went into the hat to win a brand new bicycle and she won! Paige was able to choose her own bike at Halfords. Paige’s final treat was to be presented with her bike by […]

End of Term Cake

A big thank you to Josh’s mum!

Bikeability Level 3

More cycling success stories for Westhaven this week when Karol, Travis, Paige, Ewan and Ben L passed their Bikeability Level 3 course. The course is the highest level of Bikeability available and once again the pupils stepped up to the mark. Pupils needed to ride safely on the roads of Uphill negotiating turns and even […]

Tyntesfield Reward Day at Brean

Tyntesfield house enjoyed a fun filled day out at Brean Leisure Park on Monday as a reward for gaining the most merit points this year.  Both staff and students went on the rides and the weather stayed fine. The other houses, Barrington and Montacute spent a day at school doing different activities such as disc […]

Zack riding a bike
Zac rides a bike

Lower school pupil Zac Fulton defied all expectations today when he rode round the school playground on a bike with no stabilisers and no help. Zac has only been coming to cycling club for a few weeks and has impairments that we felt might stop him from learning to ride a bike unaided. Despite this, […]

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Sports Day 2016

Brilliant Barrington! In this instance the alliteration is wholly appropriate. While the scores were close for 2nd and 3d places, there was absolutely no doubt as to the winners of Sports Day 2016. Even the weather got “on-side” as early showers cleared to leave us all dry for the afternoon albeit cold from the strong […]

Beach football
Beach Football

The players were all greeted by torrential rainfall today – so much for our English summer. There were no scenes of hot sun and golden sand to echo the Brazilian roots of beach football. There were however snatches of pure brilliance the likes of which would make even Neymar proud. We don’t usually like to pick […]

Brean Year 11 Camp 2016

Another highly successful year 11 residential! Year 11 students and staff enjoyed three days and two nights away, camping at Brean Leisure Park.  There was a leavers barbecue for everyone on Wednesday 22nd June and  students enjoyed different activities in the leisure park.  For more photos see the Residential Page.   

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