Christmas Lights Switch On
As is becoming tradition, the Westacre school choir took part in the official Droitwich town 'Christmas lights switch on' ceremony again this year. The children did a fabulous job entertaining the crowds with a range of popular and festive songs. Well done to all involved!
Junior NBA - Round 2
Primary STEM Challenge
Over thirty of our most able mathematicians and scientists in Years 5 & 6 took part in this year's Stemworks Primary STEM Challenge. This involved the children working together in pairs to design and create their own futuristic car model, before then presenting to the rest of the group about how they felt that had met all of the design criteria. Stuart from Stemworks commented on how impressed he was with the children's reasoning and problem solving! In the end, he chose Zac and Alex from Year 6 as the overall winning pair - the boys will go on to represent Westacre in a Worcestershire STEM event later in the year. Well done to every single pupil for their achievements with this challenge!
Year 6 & 7 Netball
Children In Need
For this year's Children In Need, we held a non uniform day and asked children to donate loose change to a special house mascot - CiN's very own Pudsey! As a result of all of this fundraising, we raised an incredibly £512.72 for this very worthy cause. Thanks in particular to Jess, Elizabeth and Daisy in Year 7 who volunteered their own time to help collect and count all of the money donated
Tea with Mrs E
Well done to all the hard working children who joined Mrs Evans for this term's Tea with Mrs E.
To mark Remembrance Day, we held a special whole-school assembly on November 11th and displayed 450 medals that pupils had each created - each of them honouring a member of the Worcestershire Regiment that has fallen in war. During the assembly, Year 7 pupils read a selection of war poems that they have been writing in their English lessons over recent weeks. Our Head Boy Finley Jones and Head Girl Alexis Smith also joined Mrs Evans and Mrs Doolin at the Remembrance Sunday commemorations in Droitwich on Sunday and lay a school wreath in Victoria Square.
Basketball Team First Junior NBA Games
Well done to the Year 7 Basketball team in their first round of the Junior NBA competition winning both matches!
Westacre 27 - 12 St Bedes
Westacre 12 - 4 Studley
Harvest Food Collection
Staff from the Droitwich foodbank came into school to collect the wide range of donations made by Westacre families as part of our Harvest celebrations this year.
All of us at Westacre would like to wish Poppy & Lexi in Year 5 and Daisy & Amy in Year 7 (and the rest of the cast) all the very best as they begin their roles performing in the production of Annie over at the Norbury Theartre in Droitwich!
Charity Cake Sale
As a result of the tremendous efforts of Westacre pupils and their families, we are delighted to announce that we raised £300 for the Worcestershire Breast Unit Haven during cakes sales that spanned over two days. Thank you to everyone who donated so generously!
We were pleased to welcome Simon King from Worcestershire's Young Carers in to school. He chatted to the children and put on a variety of activities that helped explain what makes a young carer and the support available.
Thank you for all your support in collecting the Aldi stickers. We have now completed one poster and are part-filled on our second one. Keep bringing in the stickers - we have until 3rd November to complete it.
Selected children from all year groups had the opportunity to meet author Robin Stevens at Worcester Cathedral. The children came back to school full of excitement and were definitely inspired to read more of the books they heard about!
Head Boy and Girl
Here are Head Boy Finley and Head Girl Alexis. They have been chosen to take on these vitally important roles for the 2019/20 school year. They will work alongside the other pupil-elected MPs in the Westacre Pariliament but will also work closely with Mrs Evans, Mrs Doolin and Mr Barber in making important decisions about school life. Well done Alexis and Finley for your appointment- we are sure you will be amazing role models this year!