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Latest News

  • Christmas arrives at Westfield

    Published on Wednesday 7th December 2016

    The festivities well and truly began at Bourne Westfield, on Friday 1st December, when the Friends of Westfield held their annual Christmas Fair.  Visitors flocked through the doors in search of gifts and festive fun raising almost £2,400 for the Friends of Westfield to support the school.  Choirs entertained while visitors shopped and enjoyed the many stalls providing everything from games to crafts to food and drink. 

  • RotaKids visit their chosen charity

    Published on Wednesday 7th December 2016

    On Friday 2nd December, 12 of the RotaKids from Bourne Westfield Primary Academy visited the local charity Three Counties Dog Rescue. The RotaKids are a group of KS2 pupils who have committed to helping the local community through fundraising and charity events. Their chosen charity to support this year is Three Counties Dog Rescue.

  • Year 4J Forest School

    Published on Wednesday 7th December 2016

    Year 4 started their Advent celebrations with the making of their own Advent wreaths in forest school. They harvested ivy, holly and hedgerow greenery to twist and intertwine together into some beautifully crafted wreaths.

  • Remembering ...

    Published on Friday 18th November 2016

    In the approach to Remembrance Day, Bourne Westfield once again launched their Poppy Day preparations.   Poppy sales are a popular feature for all children, irrespective of age, and our Year 6 house captains led on their distribution around the school.  Poppies are very symbolic of the respect and honour afforded to those who have served their country, irrespective of politics, and our preparations and assemblies provide an age-appropriate understanding of the history and symbology.

  • Lightning strikes twice!

    Published on Friday 18th November 2016

    Last year, as an inspiration for suspense and adventure story writing, Year 6 pupils went on a ‘Flight To Madagascar’ which ended in a crash near a mysterious island after lightning and storm damage caused engine failure.  Well, unbelievably, the same thing has happened almost one year later to the day!

  • We love reading

    Published on Friday 18th November 2016

    At Bourne Westfield Primary Academy, we believe that children should be strongly encouraged and supported to develop a love of reading for pleasure.

  • Singing in the new Mayor

    Published on Friday 18th November 2016

    Bourne Westfield Senior choir were delighted to be invited to perform at the Mayor’s Ball on Friday 21st October.  They performed three songs along with musicians from Bourne Academy and Bourne Grammar.

  • Harry Potter Studios

    Published on Friday 4th November 2016

    The latest inspiration event for the pupils in Year 6 had a somewhat magical quality!  The school had arranged an ambitious trip to the Warner Brothers Studios so children could experience the Harry Potter Tour.  The trip built on the Hogwarts Day enjoyed a few weeks before when all Year 6 children spent a day tutored by teachers from Hogwarts under the watchful eye of Professor Dumbledore himself.  The studio tour generated huge excitement amongst the Year 6s from the moment they were told in advance of it;  a lengthy coach trip was little price to pay for what proved the highlight of the year so far!  For the children, the studio tour itself blended the art of the filmmaker in capturing the spectacle, mood and atmosphere of what must be one of the most popular fantasy genre stories for many with the means to capture and truly inspire the imagination.   All children were in awe to see and touch the very sets, props and costumes that previously they had enjoyed seeing in the Harry Potter film series.  Quite literally, ‘Awesome!’ was the very word that many used throughout the tour!  

  • RotaKids Face Their Fears

    Published on Friday 4th November 2016

    Last week, five of Bourne Westfield’s RotaKids faced their fear of spiders by holding a tarantula! Delicia Johnson, Archie Gaunt, Amy Booth, Briony Nelson and Anne-Marie Green all faced and overcame their fear! Before holding the tarantula, Delicia explained that she was “freaked out, but looking forward to the challenge!”.  Archie admitted to being “absolutely terrified”, whilst Amy thought it would “feel hairy and scary!”. 

  • A Tropical Paradise

    Published on Friday 4th November 2016

    Butterflies, moths and a host of mini-beasts delighted Year 5 children from Bourne Westfield Primary Academy.  A visit to a Butterfly Farm with a tropical glasshouse was planned to inspire their writing and to see first-hand the stages of metamorphosis, which has been part of their science focus of life cycles. They also saw Indian stick insects, giant African snails and a rather wriggly cockroach.

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