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New lunch menus
We are now running a 2 week Menu. Please click on the link for each week to see what the options are.
We have a new menu for Term 3.. Please click on the links for more details.
Week 1 - for weeks commencing 8th March, 22nd March, 19th April, 4th May and 17th May
Week 2 - for weeks commencing 15th March, 29th March, 26th April, 10th May and 25th May
IMPORTANT PARENT INFORMATION FOR 08.03.21
Link to Parent Handbook for 2020/ 21 COVID arrangements (08.03.21) is here :
Summary sheet of our Remote Education offer can be found here
The Westbrook Trust's Remote Education policy can be found here
Parent information letter about help with home technology can be found here
National Lockdown arrangements in force. Schools to be open to critical worker and vulnerable children only. Nursery will remain open.
Parent information letter can be found here
To apply for a place in Friday Club please call Mrs Knight in the school office 01634 844153 opt 1
Welcome to our website. We hope you like it. This quick guide is to help you find where everything is.
Home page – this includes a guide to using the new website and finding pages. It includes a key diary dates section and a quick link to the latest newsletters as well as the school Twitter feed.
Welcome page – this is a general welcome and information about staff as well as FAQs, Safeguarding information (with useful links and information) and contact details for the school.
School Performance page – this is a link to our most recent Ofsted report (Feb 15) and links to attainment and progress information for all statutory year groups. It also has reports relating to Primary Sports funding and Pupil Premium grant.
Policies and Curriculum page – this includes links to our key policies and also pages about other key curriculum areas in school – such as British Values, E-Safety, outdoor learning, PSHE, Inclusion (including SEN) etc . it also has the overviews of what we teach in each year group of the school.
Community page – this includes links and information about Forces pupils, Governors, the school travel plan and the facilities the school has to hire.
‘Enrichment’ page –this includes details about Forest School, Peer Mediators, lunchtimes, UNICEF Rights Respecting School award, school council, Eco club etc.
Online Office – this is your one stop shop for all administration and office enquiries. This includes details about letters, forms, clubs, admissions, finance, school dinners etc.
Online Classroom – this is where you will find information about home learning, and weekly blogs. We are hoping to develop this page so that children can have a class page which they manage.
Latest School Events Events
- Last day of term01Apr2021
- First Day of Term19Apr2021
- Last day of term28May2021
PARENT AND FAMILY INFORMATION
- Mrs Shaftoe's next SEND coffee morning is 11.02.21. Details can be found here
- Have you got a child under 6 years old? Are you interested in taking part in a study about sleep with the University of York (for parents and children.) More information can be found here
- Here is information about the Gillingham and Wayfield Children and Family Hub and Wellbeing Centres
Brompton-Westbrook Primary School is part of The Westbrook Trust.
The Westbrook Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 09223515.
The registered office is at Brompton-Westbrook Primary school, Kings Bastion, Brompton, Gillingham, Kent. ME7 5DQ
More information about the Westbrook Trust, including accounts, governance structure and ethos and values, can be found on the Westbrook Trust website which can be found here.
If you are looking for something else to do in addition to your remote learning plans, look no further!
These sessions are optional and are 'extra' to your year group remote learning offer (we are thinking of them as virtual clubs to attend)
- The Westbrook Trust 'Art at Home' project is called Hope and is inspired by the work of David Hockney. Details are here
- Mr MacDonald's Art Masterclass 03.03.21 @ 2pm- Mr MacDonald is offering a final session next week on Notan art (a Japanese technique using light and shade to create designs) Apply via this link
Project Smile - Wellbeing education site 1decision are running a project to help boost the wellbeing of children during lockdown and we would love for BWPS to get involved! Click here for more information.
- Sing Up are inviting all of their partner schools to join them in a remote singing session every Tuesday morning @9am. Join them here for #feelgoodfifteen https://www.singup.org/singupathome
- BW@Home Jan 21 family arts project: Henri Rousseau's 'Tiger in a Tropical Storm' Whole School Project - details are here and on BWPSarts twitter page
- Singing with Medway Music Association
Medway Music Association in partnership with Dynamics CIC have created some teaching videos for KS2 pupils to use at home. We have also included lyrics sheets, backing tracks and sheet music.
They will be using this as part of their celebration videos in the coming months, so we hope that you may like to record yourselves performing one or more of these songs in due course.
Out of the arc
You will find two new songs here each week, along with related activities.https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home
LETTERS FROM MRS MASON
TERM 3 2020
Please see Mrs Mason's Friday letter dated 05.03.2021 here
Remember to check out or Twitter pages to see what everyone else has been up to...
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