Our School

Contact Details

Suzanne Stace, Headteacher Westfield Primary School Durrants Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 3PJ Tel: 01442 862 729 Fax: 01442 874467 Email: admin@westfieldprimary.herts.sch.uk Westfield Primary School & Nursery is a community school. Please contact Denise Arnold, School Secretary for any queries from parents or from others members of the public. If you require a paper copy of …

Admissions

If you decide you would like to apply for a place at our school, you will need to apply through the Admissions department of the Local Education Authority. We do not handle our own admissions or have any influence over who is, or is not, offered a place from Reception to Year 6.  Parents moving …

Awards

We have been awarded the Healthy Schools Enhanced status following our work towards broadening and deepening the Healthy School themes within our school by creating opportunities to promote health throughout the school day. The four key themes within the Hertfordshire Healthy Schools Programme are Personal, Social & Health Education; Healthy Eating; Physical Activity; and Emotional Health …

Berkhamsted Educational Trust

Multi-Academy Trust PROPOSAL TO CREATE THE BERKHAMSTED EDUCATIONAL TRUST The school Governing Body has been carefully considering the future strategy for Westfield Primary School and Nursery given the wider Government policy on education and the running of schools. Our school is performing well with a current Ofsted judgement of outstanding. However, in an increasingly challenging …

Ethos & Values

“Our children are at the heart of everything we do.” Our Vision Our vision is for our children to become confident, independent and resilient learners. We believe that this is best achieved by applying a ‘growth mindset’ which is about encouraging our children to believe in themselves and their abilities. Through hard work and effort, …

Extended Schools

Little Westies Children’s Club Little Westies Children’s Club operates after Westfield School nusery from 11.45am until 3.10pm and is open Monday to Friday for children aged 2 years 4 months to 5 years. Nursery children can stay for lunch (packed lunch not provided) until 1pm or join in the fun until 3.10pm. We are open …

Forest School

The Forest School approach to learning Forest School is an exciting part of Westfield Primary School and Nursery’s focus on Growth Mindset.  It encourages learners to take themselves into the stretch zone through learning new skills, making choices, working co-operatively and taking supported risks. This helps them to develop their growth mindset – believing in …

Governors

School governors work on a voluntary basis and are central to the life of the School. The Governing Body is made up of parent governors, staff governors, Local Authority governors and community governors. The governors meet on a regular basis to discuss such things as finance, curriculum, personnel issues and matters relating to the use …

Healthy School

We are a healthy school because we have…. Colour coded choices at dinner time to help us eat balanced meals Drinking water in the playground Fruit snack during playtime A walking bus each half term Cycling skills in Year 5 Swimming lessons for Years 3 and 4 Breakfast club each term A vegetable garden Running club …

Lettings

Our school hall, classrooms and grounds are available for letting on application to the Headteacher. For further information on lettings please email our school office at admin@westfieldprimary.hert.sch.uk

Policies

On the 1st September 2014 our school changed from Westfield First School & Nursery to Westfield Primary School & Nursery. Our policies will be updated with our new school name as and when they are next reviewed. Our policies are available to download as PDF documents or, alternatively, please contact the school to request a …

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Staff

Mrs S Stace Headteacher Miss S Branigan Teacher / Deputy Head Mrs S Evans Teacher / FS & KS1 Leader / SENCo Mrs C McGovern Teacher / KS1 Leader (Mat Leave) Mrs J Edwardson Teacher / KS2 Leader Miss R Davis Teacher Mrs C Banton Teacher Mrs K Cheshire Teacher Mrs L Williams Teacher Mr A Bethune …