FUNDRAISING

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

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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.

Notice

Dear parents/carers,

Friday, the 7th of July is non school uniform day. Please send cans and bottles to support the PTA and the Summer Fair.

ROOM HIRE

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.

WESTHAVEN LATEST NEWS

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Free swimming and swimming lessons

Parents wanting a leaflet containing vouchers for the above please contact Mr Barlow. The leaflets contain information on water safety, a colouring competition, a voucher for “Kids go Free” (1 child per paying adult) and “free swimming lesson” (1 free lesson when buying a series of lessons). You may even ask for more than one […]

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Final round of the Yeovil football tournament

A scorching hot day for the lads this time out. The performances were sadly slightly below par (everyone has a bad day sometimes) and so no trophies this year… Still, on the bright side, a day of fiercely contested sport and lots of goals. For the Under 14s Team the scorers were: Harrison 4 goals […]

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Summer Fayre 2017

Dear parents / carers, the Westhaven School PTA would like to invite you to our annual Summer Fayre event. The event will run between 11am-2pm on the 8th of July. We will have a BBQ station and food stalls (yes, there will be ice cream!), bouncy castle, and we will organise different activities like face painting and […]

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Chromebook trial update

Dear parents / carers, we wanted to update you on the Chromebook trial we are currently running. So far the feedback we got back from students and staff is overwhelmingly positive, users think these devices are fast and easy to use. They also provide flexibility in terms of where we can use them. Thanks to the […]

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Fundraising update

Not only did Zoe Collings’ dad’s company help us with the design of our Sports Hall but they also decided to buy the Manchester United football and Bristol Rovers shirt. But wait! It gets even better! They wanted to keep the shirt but they also GAVE US BACK THE FOOTBALL TO AUCTION AGAIN! Amazing! Thank […]

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Work Experience Liverpool

Liverpool tutor group have had their first taste of the world of work with students going on placements to Banwell Pottery@Worle, Waitrose Supermarket,  Batello Garden Design,  The Seauarium, St Nicholas Preschool, Rydal Nursery in Clevedon and Animal Farm in Banwell. The students have come back to school more confident, mature and beginning to show themselves […]

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Chromebook trial

Dear parents / carers, Every day, more and more schools and universities across the UK and the world are making the switch to open source and cloud technologies. We would like to be at the forefront of these technological advancements and would like to offer our students the opportunity to learn how to use them. […]

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More donations!

Two new donations came in this week for our Sports Hall Fund! Firstly Mrs Hicks’ husband (he’s the one in the middle with the yellow vest on) did the Bristol 10K and raised a whopping £400. We thank you very much Mr Hicks and we hope your legs are now fully recovered! Then Weston Athletics […]

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Waitrose Community Matters

We are in the Waitrose Community Matters scheme in Weston Super Mare until June 30th, so if you shop at Waitrose please put your green tokens in the Westhaven Slot!!! Don’t forget to mention this to your friends / family / your neighbour / your barber… anyone really Thank you for support!

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