Westward School


Year 6 Posts of Responsibilty

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Friday assembly was devoted to the Year 6 Posts of Responsibility. All the year 6 pupils made a presentation as to why they should be elected to the post that they were standing for. Following the speeches the children in Upper School used their democratic right to vote in the candidate of their choice. What a lovely way to see democracy at work.

Year 3 & 4 trip to The Lookout Discovery Centre in Bracknell

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On Wednesday 19 September, the Years 3 & 4 had a great learning day out at the Lookout Discovery Centre. Both classes had lots of fun aand learned a lot. A most worthwhile trip.

Year 3 & 4 trip to The Lookout Discovery Centre in Bracknell

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On Wednesday 19 September, the Years 3 & 4 had a great learning day out at the Lookout Discovery Centre. Both classes had lots of fun aand learned a lot. A most worthwhile trip.

Hampton 5-a-Side Football - Year 5

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Year 5 enjoyed playing in the Hampton - 5 - a -Side Football tournament on Saturday 8 September.The competition was fierce, but the squad maitained good spirits and tried their best throughout, encouraging and motivating their team mates. Special mention should go to Dylan for outststanding goal keeping and good outfield play. Marcus also had spells in goal and did well.

Hampton 5-a-Side Football - Year 6

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The Year 6 football team enjoyed a productive day at the Hampton 5-a-side Footbaall Tournament on Saturday 8 August. The team started slowly, but gained momentum, with a four game unbeaten run. Nishaan, in goals and Henry , up front, both had a good tournament.

Yea 6 Play - The BFG

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After a lot of work and preparation the big day for the performance of the BFG arrived - Wednesday 11 June. By all accounts the play was thoroughly entertaining and was enjoyed by the childen in the morning and the parents in the afternoon. An extract was performed at the Year 6 Speech Night much to the delight of the audience. Well done to all concerned.

Year 6 Fun Day - Flip Out

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The Year 6 childern had a really great day on Tuesday when they went to Flip Out in Basingstoke. Looking at the photos it looks quite an exciting place to be. The day was ended with a meal at Pizza Express.

QPR Visit

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On Saturday 30 June the ISA football teams from 2017 and 2018 were lucky enough to have a tour around the QPR stadium - Loftus Road. The boys ten went on to Vandals Rugby Club where they palyed eachother and then they took on the Dads. The Dads vs Lads match ended in a very fair draw. A good day was had by all.

Hampton School Leadership Day

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On Thursday 21 June, 6 boys from Year 5 & 6 attended a most informative Leadership Day at Hampton School.

Yera 4 trip to Painshill Park.

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Last Friday Year 3 & 4 went to Painshill Park for an ecological day out. The children had a thorough enjoyable day and learned a lot.

Year 3 trip to Painshill Park.

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Last Friday Year 3 & 4 went to Painshill Park for an ecological day out. The children had a thorough enjoyable day and learned a lot.

ISA National Athletics

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On Tuesday 19 June the Westward contingent of the London South Athletics team travelled to Birmingham to take part in the ISA National athletics Championships. The children did their very best and had an enjoyable day out.

The Children's Trust - School's Recognition Day

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Luke, Holly and Miss Luksch were invited to represent Westward School at the'Schools' Recognition Day, organised by The Children's Trust, to say "Thank You", for supporting them. The afternoon started with a presentation about the work of the Children's Trust, followed by a guided tour, a hands on workshop and finally a prize giving ceremony.

Year 1 & 2 Trip to Painshill Park

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The Year 1 & 2 classes went on a really exciting outing to Painshill Park on Tuesday. They learned a lot and had a lot of fun doing so.

ISA London South Athletics

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On the Tuesday after half term twenty two aspiring athletes travelled to Bromely to take part in the ISA London South Athletics meeting. The Westward team tried exceedingly hard and had a measure of success. Four children will represent London South at the ISA Nationals in Birmingham on Tuesday 19 June.

Year 6 PGL

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Just before the half term, the Year 6 class went to PGL Windmill Hill. Despite some rather wet weather, they had a really great time and experienced some exciting sessions. As you will see in the final photos it was a rather tiring trip and half term was much needed.

Year 6 Stalls Prize Giving

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The Year 6 Prize Giving was held on Friday afternoon. There were some very happy children after they had received their prizes. Well done Year 6 on a job well done.

Year 6 Stalls

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The Year 6 class put together a really enjoyable afternoon with their stalls. The school had a fun time visiting the various stalls and buying the delicious goodies that were provided. The proceeds of the afternoon's entertainment will go to the MND Association.

Year 5 Bikeability

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The Year 5 class did their Level 1 Bikeability session in the school playground. The children definitely learned a lot and hopefully their road safety is so much better.

Year 1 Science homework -

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The class was tasked with designing a house using lots of materials. Here are the results of all their hard work.

Year 5 PGL Trip

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The Year 5 class went to PGL Windmill Hill on their residential trip recently. They had a thoroughly enjoyable time and apart from Wednesday, had good weather.

Year 2 Pedals

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The school was busy this week with Bikeability and Pedals sessions. the children learned a lot about road safety which will stand them in good stead. A few photos of some of the Year 2 Pedals gives an insight into what the children did.

The Science Centre

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On a very wet and windy Wednesday the Year 5 class stopped at the Science Centre on their way to PGL. The class had a very exciting time looking at the various exhibits and building bridges. A very informative and worthwhile visit.

Year 2 - Chertsey Museum Visit

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The Year 2 class were treated to a visit by Chertsey Museum. Their topic was Early Man. The session was very intensive, but really informative and the class gained a lot.

Maths Week - Year 6 Challenges

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The Year 6 class were set challenges as part of the Maths Week. The challenges were very testing, but good fun. Mr Gale had a go as well.

Maths Week - Assembly

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With the Maths Week coming to an end, an assembly was held and the awards presented to the winners. Well done to everyone who took part, we are sure you had a really enjoyable and learning week. A big thank you to Mrs Stevenson for all her hard work.

Maths Week -Year 3 - 3D Models

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The Year 3 class attempted to make 3D models using newspaper. There was lots of discussion and experimenting. The end products were well worth the effort.

Maths Week - Robotics

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The Robotics Club members showed the school what they do in Robotics. The younger children of the school found this most interesting.

Maths Week - Year 1 Computing

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The Year 1 class worked hard at their computing during the Maths Week.

Maths Week - Design a Hat Competition

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The Design a Hat Competition produced some really outstanding mathematical hats. Well done to everyone who took part, the display was amazing and the competition was really very difficult to judge.

Year 3 & 4 School Journey

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The Year 3 & 4 classes have just returned from their school journey to New Barn in Dorset. They had a really fantastic time.

Maths Week - Year 3 Shape Work

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As part of the Maths Week, the Year 3 class had to solve problems using shape.

Maths Week - Year 5 & 6 Quiz

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As part of the Maths week the Year 5 & 6 classes were involved in an Inter House Maths Quiz . The eventual winners were St. George with St. Andrew runners up.

Maths Week - Puzzle Day

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The Maths Week kicked off with a great day doing puzzles that the Happy Puzzle Company provided and oversaw. All the classes had an opportunity to get to grips with the various different puzzles.

Reeds Launch Car Challenge

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On Monday 23 April, Wilhar, the Westward team took part in the Reeds Launch Car Challenge. The boys really shone, with their display the best on show and their car travelling the furthest twice. Wilhar spoke with knowledge and passion when asked about their work and were justifiably declared the winners. Well done boys!

Cougar Invitation Football Tournament

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On the Saturday after school broke up a combined Year 5 & 6 football team played in the Cougar Invitation Football Tournament at the Cobham International School. The boys played well and had a thoroughly enjoyable day out and came a creditable 5th.

ISA 5-a-side Football Finals

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On the last day of last term seven Year 6 boys travelled to Market Bosworth to take part in the ISA 5-a-side Football finals. The team did really well eventually finishing third in the Plate Event.

Year 6 Fun Day

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On Wednesday 14 March the Year 6 class was treated to a Fun Day at the Guildford Spectrum. They had fun in the pool and a great time in the bowling alley. A lovely way to spend the day after the exams.

Year 1 - Design a Plant

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The year 1 class had to design a plant for their Science homework. what a lovely garden of plants they made.

Year 4 Tudor Workshop

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Year 4 was visited by Chertsey Museum and the class had a fun session learning about the Tudors.

World Book Day

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On Friday 2nd March the school celebrated World Book Day with the children dressing up as book characters. There were a stunning array of characters and the children had a really enjoyable day.

Year 2 visit the Seaside

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Chertsey museum paid the Year 2 class a visit to talk about the Seaside during bygone days. Everyone had a thoroughly good time and enjoyed Punch and Judy.

Gunnersbury Park - Victorian school

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On Tuesday 20 February, the Year 6 class went on a trip to Gunnersbury Park to experience what it was like in a Victorian school. They were very happy to return to westward.

RNLI Assembly

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On Monday 19 February the school had a visitor from the RNLI to tell us all about their work.

Inter House Quiz

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The annual Inter House was held on Wednesday 7 February . The eventual victors were St. David.

I.S.A Regional Hockey Tournament

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The school sent two teams to the London South I.S.A Hockey Tournament. The 'A' team did really well and were eventual winners! Well done to both teams.

Year 6 trip to Pizza Express

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The Year 6 class had a fun trip to Pizza Express and made their own lunch.

Year 1 & 2 visit to Haslemere Museum

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The Year 1 & 2 classes spent a very enjoyable day at the Haslemere Museum

Year 5 Reeds Launch Car Challenge

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On Thursday 25 January the Year 5 class took part in the annual Reeds Launch Car Challenge

Roald Dahl Museum

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On a very wet Wednesday 24 January, the Year 3 & 4 classes went on a trip to the Roald Dahl Museum. A fun day was had by all.

2017 Christmas Service

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The Year 5 class led the annual Christmas service. Reception were excellent at creating the Nativity and the rest of the school all participated to make it a wonderful afternoon celebrating the spirit of Christmas.

Mrs James' farewell tea

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After 32 years at Westward, Mrs James was bid farewell at a 'secret' tea by the school at St Andrew's Hall. A sad, but happy occasion.

Year 3 & 4 Concert

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The year 3 & 4 classes entertained the parents with a superb afternoon on the stage.

Year 5 & 6 sing at Adelaide House

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The Year 5 & 6 classes entertained the residents of Adelaide House with a medley of Christmas carols.

Year 1 & 2 Nativity Concert

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Year 1 & 2 took part in the traditional Nativity play on Tuesday 5 December and thrilled their parents with their performance.


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Westward competed in the ISA 5-a-side Football Tournament and came away as Champions. Well done boys!

Year 6 Science Experiment on thrust.

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The Year 6 class had to design and launch their rockets. They had to try and send it the furthest.

Year 5 Growth Mindsets

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The Year 5 class are learning about the brain. Their mantra at the moment is, 'My brain is like a muscle that grows.'

Remembrance Assembly

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The Year 6 class led the schools' Remembrance Assembly. The event was very moving and poignant.

Year 6 Science Experiment on thrust.

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The Year 6's were asked to see who could create the most thrust to launch he rocket.

Year 6 Chertsey Museum visit

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The Year 6 class went to the Chertsey Museum to do a workshop on World War 2.

Year 3 Half Term Homework

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Year 3 were asked to make something depicting either the ancient Greeks or Romans

Year 1 Harvest Homework

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The Year 1's made different items depicting Harvest. Aren't they wonderful?

Wagamama trip

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The Year 5 & 6's had a trip to Wagamama to see what they do. A great time was had by all.

Harvest Festival Assembly

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Year 4 led the Harvest Assembly. All donations were given to the Walton & Hersham Food Bank

Fishbourne Palace

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The Year 3's spent the day at Fishbourne learning about the Romans.

Homelessness Assembly

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Elmbridge Rentstart comes to Westward

Nursery photos

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EYC Photos

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Macmillan Coffee Morning - 29/9/17

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Thank you to everyone in the Westward community. Our coffee morning, cake sale and mufti day raised an amazing 530.40. Congratulations to Mrs Werenne who guessed the correct height of the cake tower.

ISA Sailing Regatta - 28/9/17

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Ashwyn and Rohan became the first pupils to represent Westward at an ISA Sailing event. Both performed extremely well with Ashwyn winning his wave and 'The Regatta Cup'. Read the full report in the news section.

Rob Lloyd Jones - Author Visit - 27/9/17

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Rob Lloyd Jones shared his latest novel 'Jake Atlas and the Tomb of the Emerald Snake'. He told the Upper School pupils about how he became a writer and gave Year 5 and 6 lots of great story writing tips in the workshop sessions.

Year 6 Chertsey Museum Workshop - 26/9/17

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Year 6 developed their knowledge about World War 2 during their Chertsey Museum workshop.

Year 3 Topic Launch - 25/9/17

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Year 3 launch their new topic 'The Great, The Brave and The Bold'. They constructed 3D models based on Ancient Greek and Roman architecture.

Year 6 Science Topic - Forces - 25/9/17

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Year 6 carried out a thrust experiment as part of their 'Forces' science topic.

Westward School Election Day - 15/9/17

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Year 6 shared their campaign speeches in assembly on Friday 15th September followed by the Upper School pupils casting their votes to decide the posts of responsibility for the 2017/18 academic year. Everyone in the school learnt about the importance of democracy.

Year 5 River Boat Trip - 14/9/17

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Year 5 took in the sights and sounds of the River Thames during their cruise from Walton Bridge on Thursday 14th September. A super start to our 'Rivers' topic.

Hampton School Primary and Prep Schools' Five-a-Side Football Tournament - 9/9/17

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The Year 5 and 6 football teams had a busy morning of football with the Year 6 team placing joint third in their section.

Athletics at the Elmbridge Sports Hub - 7/9/17

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Year 4 and 5 enjoyed their first athletics session at the newly completed and very impressive Elmbridge Sports Hub.