Today we had a wonderful day celebrating World Book Day at Westhaven. Children and staff were dressed up as their favourite book characters. Dr John H. Watson (aka Mr Burges) gave a presentation about reading. Pupils also received £1 vouchers which they can use to claim a free book or use it towards buying a full price book […]
Clevedon Tennis Club is holding a FREE Taster day of tennis, aimed at those with Learning Disabilities and Learning Difficulties and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. At CLTC they have an experienced tennis coach (also ex-Men’s Singles Deaf Champion) Sid Falconer who is deaf, does sign language and has experience of working both with hard […]
The winners of this terms cups were announce in assembly on Friday 12th February. The dance club performed a preview of their Jessie J dance for us and Charlie played the clarinet. Lots of 100 merit certificate were given out much to the dismay of Ms Towler!
Stephen Jenkins and Dave Buck from the Welsh Table Tennis Association paid another visit to the school so that all pupils could watch exhibitions of really high quality sport. Pupils were thrilled by the amazing display which included an attempt on the world record for most shots in a rally in a minute, (they managed […]
The Mercury is supporting Westhaven School’s bid to raise money for a new sports hall and changing rooms. Westhaven School in Uphill caters for 96 pupils with a range of learning difficulties or physical disabilities which mean they cannot use the facilities available in mainstream schools. Over the past 10 years, Westhaven has expanded to […]
GOLF for Young People Aged 14-25 Wednesday 24 February 7:30-8:30pm x 5 weeks Then Sunday 20th March 10-12 Normally £77, Funding £62, you pay £15!! All equipment from balls to golf clubs are provided as required The opportunity to continue with the club after the programme Get out into the fresh air and get active […]
Year 9 and 11 students were lucky enough to have a visit from Avon Fire and Rescue Red Watch. They showed a power point on joining the fire service and the students were able to see some of the equipment that is used on the fire engine. A staff member kindly demonstrated the protective equipment […]
What a great trip! Everyone managed to get on the track and no one fell off! Ten pupils plus Mr. Ashworth had never been on a track bike before so this was quite an achievement. There are a number of things which need to be borne in mind: A track bike has no gears….or brakes!!! […]