The attached link shows an overview of the spellings we are learning this half term. The first 4 words each week (in italics) are taken from the Year 3 word list, and the rest are based on themes from the national curriculum. A2 Spellings
The online safety page of the school website has been updated with some new links to a couple of really useful and informative articles for parents. Use the ‘Quick Links’ tab on the homepage to access it; or click here
The 2017-18 cross-country fixtures for Y4-Y6 are as follows: 23rd Sept Norfolk Park 14th Oct Parkwood Springs 11th Nov Bradfield School 25th Nov Shirebrook Park 9th Dec Longley Park 27th Jan Concord Park 10th Feb Brunswick Primary School 10th Mar City Championships at Graves Park 17th Mar Y4 Relays
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On Friday 30th June Mrs Holmes took 4 children from Y6 to Harrogate. They attended the Yorkshire Primary PE and School Sport Premium Award ceremony. Westways won an award in recognition of how the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding has been used in school to increase children’s involvement in PE and sport.
The Y5/6 girls have completed the treble – winners of the Y5/6 league, Championships and the relay. Well done girls!
Well done to the children from Y4,5 and 6 who represented both Westways and Sheffield in the South Yorkshire School Games Cross Country Finals. Our Y5/6 boys team finished 4th, Y4 Girls were 2nd and our Y5/6 girls were the event winners. See more photographs in our Gallery.
Y4 Newsletter January 2017
Despite his busy schedule, Father Christmas found time to visit the children in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1. He delivered Christmas presents to each class and some lucky children helped to open them.
Well done to everyone who helped to raise over £1100 for this year’s Children in Need. Please take a look at the gallery to see pictures from this year’s activities.
Last week the Y5 classes had a fantastic trip to the National Space Centre in Leicester. They thoroughly enjoyed learning the Ancient Greek stories behind the constellations in the planetarium, took part in a Mars Rover Challenge and made a very good attempt at exploring the rest of the many other exciting galleries.