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The Westfield Family of Schools includes three nursery infant schools, three junior schools, three primary schools and a secondary school located in the south of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. This website provides a link between the family of schools and is packed with information for our children and parents. We hope you enjoy your visit!
The Westfield Trust is a charitable organisation that runs within the area of our Family of Schools. The Trust is currently offering grants for sport to individuals, who attend one of the schools within the Family of Schools, or organisations who use the facilities at Westfield School Sports Centre.
An application form and guidance can be downloaded below and should be returned to Mrs A.Anderson at Westfield School.
TRUST APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED.
Some of our Y6 children went on our annual activity residential to Caythorpe Court. They eagerly took part in lots of challenging activities ranging from climbing walls, quad biking and survival skills amongst many other fun things. Many children really pushed and achieved things they didn’t believe themselves to be capable of! The weather and children were extremely well behaved and an amazing time was had by all.
Musical performance at Joseph Stone centre:
All ten schools in the Wetsfield Family of Schools took part in the Singing Festival on 28th and 29th March. The children worked hard to learn songs and them performed them for families at Westfield School.
A big thank you to all the teachers involved, and to Laura and her team from the Sheffield Music Hub.
As part of their creative curriculum topic, Ancient Greece, Year 5 children at Brook House enjoyed a visit from Historical Interpretations.
During this topic, they have studied Greek Life, Gods and Goddesses and during the days visit enjoyed workshops and dressing in Greek Togas to add to the experience.
Music at Brook House
The Y5 children have been working this term on their tuned percussion, and this is going lead to all year 5s going to the City Hall to watch the Hallé Orchestra play a special school's concert on 31st March 2017.
Parents also got the chance to come into school and watch the children perform.
5-4-3-2-1 Blast off
The year 4 children blasted their way to the National Space Centre as part of their topic on Space. The museum had a diverse range of workshops, programmes and trails that the children took part in.
A particular highlight was the visit to the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium, and some children enjoyed controlling the Micro-6-manoeuvre chair.
Waterthorpe Easter Bonnet Parade 2017
Year 5 Residential Visit
During the Easter half term, The Year 5 children from Brook House enjoyed a residential visit to Dobroyd Castle activity centre in Todmorden.
During the visit the children carried out a range of fun activities including; archery, canoeing, raft building, obstacle course and the Dungeon of Doom!
This was their first visit to the centre and both the children and weather were extremely well behaved over the course of the visit.
World Book Day
World Book Day at Brook House was a HUGE success. Lots of activities took place during the day including, a book swap, the older children reading with the younger children, dressing up as book characters and ‘drop and read’, where children and staff stopped what they were doing and sat down to read for 5 minutes when a bell rang (they even did this when the bell went for break!). Some of the pupils said that “ this was the best book day ever”.
Disability Awareness Day
Brook House had a visit from John McCorkell, who has Cerebral Palsy. His work provides a great opportunity for all participants to experience first-hand the real meaning of disability.
An assembly was held during the morning, this was then followed by each year group working with John on 4 different activities representing different disabilities.
This was a fantastic experience for the children.
Laughter throughout Brook House
Brook House had a visit recently from the ‘That Poetry Bloke’, Craig Bradley. Craig worked with all year groups throughout the day and we had a special assembly at the end of the day for whole school. Raucous laughter was heard throughout the school from both the children and staff.
If you get chance look for him on youtube, it’s well worth a look.
Year 6 – Crucial Crew
Y6 pupils from Brook House took part in Crucial Crew which is run by South Yorkshire Police. The children took part in a variety of staged incidents relating to travel advice, internet safety, fire and emergency procedures, first aid and several other situations. They are taught how to react responsibly to these circumstances.
Our winning poem was from Lillie M in Year 1 at Waterthorpe Nursery Infant School:
Pick up your dog’s pooh,
Or it will go on my shoe.
I will walk it through the door,
or the carpet,
or the floor.
Mum will get very mad,
For a new carpet we’ve just had!
2nd prize went to Sophie in Year 2 at Waterthorpe NI School:
When you take your dog for a pooh,
Always take a bag with you.
Put the bag on your hand,
Otherwise, in it you will land.
Never leave it on the floor,
Or I will walk it through the door.
3rd prize went to the School Council at Waterthorpe NI School:
When you put your dog on a lead,
Don’t forget there’s something else you need.
Before you leave your own front door,
Collect your poo bags; don’t leave it on the floor!
Bag it, tie it, look for a bin,
When you see one put it in.
Dog poo, dog poo, put it in the bin.
Dog poo, dog poo, keep it off my skin!
Year 3 day out exploring
Year 3’s had a great day out visiting Creswell Crags as part of their creative curriculum topic.
During the visit the children did a selection of activities based on the Stone Age and Prehistoric Britain, including reassembling a skeleton and spotting 27 caves, one of which they toured. This cave had particularly large spiders and mummified rats, which the children found extremely interesting.
As part of an Religious Education topic at Brookhouse, a visit from The Education Group was arranged. They worked with classes in Y4 and Y5 teaching them dances and exploring the Hindu and Indian Culture.
Year 3 Stone Age Day
The Year 3 children had a visit from the History Van. This was a unique, interactive experience where all the children dressed and acted as prehistoric cavemen. The children made weapons and clothes and designed their own jewellery. The whole day was a great success and was enjoyed thoroughly by children and staff.
Year 4 pupils go back in time
Our year 4 children enjoyed going back to Roman times when the History Van arrived in school.
The day consisted of interactive workshops, dressing up as Romans and re-enacting important events from this period.
The children thoroughly enjoyed the day, asking lots of questions and showing huge amounts of interest as they participated during in the day.
Year 5 trip to Yorkshire Museum and Danelaw Centre
As part of their Viking Topic, our Year 5 children visited the Yorkshire Museum and Danelaw Centre in York.
Despite the cold weather, the children had a fantastic time learning about the way the Vikings lived. They made clay oil lamps, ground flour to make bread and practised their battle skills! It was great fun and the children had a brilliant day.
On 14th October 2016 the School Councils from schools across the Westfield Family of Schools joined together for a team building day at Rother Valley. Our theme this year was 'Working Together'. Children had previously met together at Westfield School to plan the activities for the conference.
The children worked in mixed teams at Rothervalley, with Westfield Sports leaders, on a range of problem solving activities. This was an exciting event that brought together children from all of our schools. The children enjoyed the opportunity to meet and work with pupils from other schools. The School Council members all made their schools proud through their fantastic behaviour, enthusiasm and team spirit!
A big thanks to Mr Millns and the Westfield Sports Leaders for their excellent support.
Read below to find out what the pupils at Beighton NI School have been working on!
We are extremely proud of all our schools, to visit their individual websites please click here.