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Latest News

  • Year 3 enjoy Stone Age activities

    Published on Wednesday 7th February 2018

    Year 3 children visited Newball Woods last week for a Stone Age experience day.  The children had an amazing day learning about the hunting methods used during the Stone Age.  They built Stone Age shelters, learnt how food was cooked and even prepared and ate fish.  The children built fires and were shown a bow drill demonstration – it was a very hard way to make a fire!

  • Year 5 welcomes parents to school

    Published on Wednesday 7th February 2018

    Year 5 parents were treated to a fantastic ‘Golden Ticket’ event last week as pupils opened up their classrooms to showcase their work. The event was extremely successful with over 120 parents and grandparents attending.

  • New Year - New Sports Kit!

    Published on Wednesday 10th January 2018

    The Children and the staff at Bourne Westfield were very delighted this week when Santa brought one last present!!

  • Maths Week

    Published on Wednesday 10th January 2018

    Bourne Westfield Primary Academy celebrated Maths week this week. This has become an annual event to promote one area of maths to not only excite the children but to see that maths can be taught across all curriculum subjects. 

  • Year 4 visit The Collection

    Published on Wednesday 10th January 2018

    Bourne Westfield Year 4 pupils experienced a wonderful History day at “The Collection” museum in Lincoln.

  • Christmas Activities

    Published on Wednesday 13th December 2017

    Christmas has now well and truly arrived at Bourne Westfield with a flurry of activities for children and parents alike.

  • All the fun of the 'Christmas Fair'!

    Published on Wednesday 13th December 2017

    The festivities well and truly began at Bourne Westfield last Friday, when the Friends of Westfield held their annual Christmas Fair.  Visitors flocked through the doors in search of gifts and festive fun raising almost £3,000 for the Friends of Westfield to support the school.  The school choir entertained while visitors shopped and enjoyed the many stalls providing everything from games to crafts to food and drink.  

  • 'Bridging the Gap'

    Published on Wednesday 13th December 2017

    Over the last two terms, 20 Bourne Westfield pupils from Years 5 and 6 have been learning to play Bridge at a weekly after school Club.

  • Shakespeare for Schools

    Published on Thursday 23rd November 2017

    Last term, 26 of Bourne Westfield’s Year 5 and 6 children took part in a Shakespeare for Schools project sponsored by Tesco Bourne.

    Deputy Headteacher; Mrs Finch, Arts Director; Miss Beavis and Reception teacher; Mrs Hanson directed the rehearsals and prepared the children for their performance which took place at the Key Theatre in Peterborough on Monday 30th October.

    As part of the project, the children had the opportunity to work alongside professional actors, who helped to prepare them for their performance in a large theatre, coaching them throughout their dress rehearsal for their production of Macbeth.

    The children performed alongside Bourne Academy and Bourne Grammar School to a full house of families, teachers and members of the public.  Vivienne Hamilton, Community Champion at Tesco Bourne, who was invited to watch the performance, commented “it was a joy to see the children perform. They had obviously worked incredibly hard to learn their lines and to polish their performance in such a short space of time”.  Arts Director Rebecca Beavis added “The whole project has been amazing, we are very lucky to have had such fantastic support from Tesco and we are all incredibly proud of our children.”


  • Magical Day for Year 6

    Published on Thursday 23rd November 2017

    Year 6 pupils made an enchanting journey to Warner Brothers Studio Tour in London last Wednesday, linked to the term’s theme of ‘Magic and Mystery’. The trip built upon the Hogwarts Day at the start of the year, when the pupils had received a letter inviting them to the school of magic to learn a variety of magical skills, such as how to make potions and about mythical creatures.

    The studio tour generated huge excitement amongst the Year 6 children and staff from the moment it began. For the children, the studio tour itself revealed the art of filmmaking through the presentation of sets, costumes and props, as well as through the many opportunities to access interactive activities. The pupils were amazed to be able to see and touch the actual production paraphernalia that previously had been used in the making of the Harry Potter film series.  All of the children were also given a free photo download as part of the school’s package of their flight on a broomstick in the green screen area.

    Katie Knott, Year 6 class teacher, commented, “It was a brilliant day. The children loved every minute of it and so many have said that it was the best trip ever.”

    The children have been really inspired by this memorable experience.  Being part of such an exciting trip has provided them with the chance to write from first-hand experience and to express both what they saw and felt about the day effectively. As a follow up to the trip, the Year 6 pupils will be writing both a recount text, and creating a leaflet persuading others to visit the studios.

    At Westfield, we use such events to give the children a sense of familiarity with their writing subject, from which they can then draw upon to generate engaging writing.  What better experience could we have desired than to visit the very place this incredible production was created? 


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