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Prospective parents and children for the September 2018 intake are invited to our school Open Day on Thursday 21st September. The morning session will take place from 10:15 until 11:45 and the evening session from 17:00 until 19:15 (parents and children are welcome at both sessions). The morning session will give you the chance to see a normal day at Westacre while the evening session will be a more hands-on experience with a range of activities and the chance to speak to current pupils, parents, staff and governors. Headteacher talks will take place at 17:15 and 18:00.
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Speech and Language Tips

It's time to talk! 


Watch this space for weekly speech and language tips which could help you make a positive difference to your child's communication skills.

 

Tip Number 1:

Here are our 5 favourite ways to make a new word stick!

 

Tip Number 2:

 

Everyone gets worried sometimes.  For children this can sometimes be even more difficult because they might not have the vocabulary to express how they are feeling.  Here are 5 helpful ways to speak to an anxious child.

 

 

 

Tip Number 3

 

It's all about praise!  Make it as powerful as possible to have a real impact on how your child is feeling and how to encourage in times when reassurance is required.

 

                        

Tip Number 3:

 

Wait a moment! Provide the opportunity for children to do something independently.

 

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