Dear parents and carers, As per the Prime Minister’s announcement Westhaven School will reopen on the 8th of March. We will be offering Lateral Flow testing for all Middle and Upper School pupils. Please click on the link below to watch our Deputy Head, Mr Peacock explaining the procedure. Lateral flow testing – video A […]
The Department of Psychology at the University of York have gotten in touch to let you all know that they are running a fully-online research study aimed at better understanding and raising awareness of the cognitive impact of the postpartum period on new parents! They’ve already recruited hundreds of participants and have had great feedback […]
It’s Children’s Mental Health Week next week! So here’s your ready-made 5-pack of free mental well being resources for children stuck at home next week. Click here to create your free account and access the resources These videos will help your kids engage with this crucially important and timely subject… Supporting them to grow more resilient […]
Helping your child organise their time during lockdown Do not worry about trying to maintain the full timetable your child had at school each day. Their teachers will be planning an achievable amount of work for them to do at home, including on line lessons. Follow advice on how to structure the day and organise […]
Wanted: E-readers In a recent survey on reading, many of our reluctant readers said that they prefer reading on e-readers. To support these pupils in school, if you have any e-readers at home (e.g. Kindle) that you no longer use, please consider donating them to the school to help these pupils develop a love of reading. Please contact […]
We have started our testing of staff for Asymptomatic COVID today. Starting with practicing on SLT and Volunteers. This has been important to practice so we ensure we get it right and that systems we have been asked to put in place are done accurately and within guidelines and safety regulations. Testing is important as […]
A huge thank you to Chartwells for their wonderful Free School Meal packs that will be available for collection from school today or delivered by our staff for those that are unable to get to school. As you can see, a variety of fresh, tinned and packaged goods are supplied.