UNICEF RRS ARTICLE OF THE WEEK : Article 2, 12 and 30 – Every child has the right to learn and use the language, customs and religion of their family, whether or not these are shared by the majority of the people in the country where they live
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.
Week 1 - for week commencing November 8th
Week 2 - for week commencing November 1st
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.
Medway Culture Club
Diversity: Inspiring Literacy & Creativity!
In this interactive session Medway Culture Club will welcome accomplished children's Author Tọlá Okogwu. Tọlá is a British-Nigerian Author, Journalist and Hair Care Educator. Born in Nigeria but raised in London, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Having spent several years exploring the world of blogging, haircare and freelance writing, she finally returned to her first love...fiction.
Now residing in Kent with her family, in 2016 Tọlá published her picture book trilogy, "Daddy Do My Hair", which is a firm family favourite. Tọlá also writes as Lola Morayo and the first book under this name, "Aziza's Secret Fairy Door" was published by Pan Macmillan earlier this Summer. The first book in her new middle grade duology, "Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun" will be published by Simon & Schuster in June 2022.
Tọlá will work with the Medway Culture Club teachers to deliver a fun and fictitious session which includes storytelling, creating a cover artwork and creative writing, also touching on the journey from student, to blogger, to author.
Tailored for 5–16-year-olds, there are limited spaces and this session bookings are made on a first come, first served basis, until Wednesday 29th September.
To finish, they will be served a hot Caribbean lunch from local food vendor, Jerk Cafe.
How to book: The two-and-a-half-hour-long classes are charged at £8 per child.
This workshop will take place at Woodlands Youth Centre, Woodlands Road, Gillingham, ME7 2BX.
If you would like your child(ren) to be among the first to benefit from this fun, sociable learning experience, secure your place(s) by booking online at https://www.medwaycultureclub.co.uk/book-online.
Latest School Events Events
- First Day of Term01Nov2021
- Coffee morning meet up04Nov2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am @ The Pavilion
Come along, make new friends and find out what is happening
@ Whole school
PARENT AND FAMILY INFORMATION
- This term, Mrs Shaftoe is offering some coffee mornings in the Pavilion.
Thursday 30th September at 9.00- 11.00am in the Pavilion, reachable via the reception office.
New Parents from Nursery and Reception are invited to come along to a coffee morning meet-upCome along and meet other new parents
- How are the children settling in?
- Do you have questions you would like to ask about nursery/school.
- Meet Marina School Home Support Worker
- Hear plans about future coffee morning meetups
- Refreshments available
- Babies/Grandparents/carers welcome
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.
This school operates a No Smoking and No Vaping Policy on the whole site, including for visitors and parents.
Watch this space for more information about our 'Poetry Together' initiative
LETTERS FROM MRS MASON
TERM 1 2021
Please see Mrs Mason's Friday letter dated 22.10.2021 here
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