Maths Mastermind Workshop – Feb 20 - On Wednesday 26th February, 6 girls from Y3 and Y4 took part in a Maths Mastermind workshop at St Meryl School in Watford. Safer Internet Day – Feb 20 - Tuesday 11th February was Safer Internet Day, and across the school at Westfield we have been looking at identity online. Feel Good Week - As part of our continued focus on supporting mental health and wellbeing at Westfield, we started this month with our annual ‘Feel Good week.’ Year 6 sing out at the O2! - On Thursday 23rd January our Year 6 children had the fantastic opportunity to sing with a choir of over 8,000 other children as part of the Young Voices Choir. Y4 Climbing at the XC – Jan 2020 - Team Monet had the fantastic opportunity to go rock climbing at the XC Hemel on Wednesday 22 January. Chinese New Year Ribbon Dancing – Jan 2020 - Children from Years 1 –Years 6 enjoyed working with Emma Beard, a dance teacher, from One Day Creative. Christman Kenyan Stall – Dec 2019 - Thank you to all of the classes for making delicious Christmas treats and origami books marks for the School council. Inter- schools Maths quiz – Dec 2019 - Well done to the team from Westfield who attended Berkhmasted's inter-school Maths quiz at Ashlyns. Bikeability Course – Dec 2019 - Thank you to Mrs Wortley-Taylor for organising Bikeability cycling training this month for our Year 5/6 this month. Children in Need - Thank you to everyone who sent in a donation for Children in Need. Cool to be kind Week – Nov 2019 - From the 11th – 15th November the whole school celebrated our annual ‘Cool to be kind week’. Verulamium Museum – Nov 2019 - Team Monet had a great trip to the Verulamium Museum. Diwali Workshop – Nov 2019 - On 5th November, as part of our learning where we celebrating Diwali KS2 children took part in an Eastern dance workshop. Fire Engine Visit – Nov 2019 - On Monday 4th November, the children in EYFS and KS1 were excited to welcome the team for Berkhamsted Fire station. Harvest Festival – Oct 2019 - Thank you to all the parents and carers who joined us at St Mary’s Church for our Harvest celebration. Y3 Celtic Harmony – Oct 2019 - On Thursday 10th October, Team Warhol went on a class trip where they travelled back in time to the Stone Age. Y2 Mountfitchet Castle – Oct 2019 - On Tuesday 15th October, Year 2 dodged the rain and managed to snatch the only sunny day for weeks for their school trip to Mountfitchet Castle. Y6 Crucial Crew – Oct 2019 - On 7th October, Year 6 spent an interesting and informative morning at Hemel Hempstead Fire Station with “Crucial Crew”, a team of experts from the emergency services. Day Of Languages – Sept 2019 - On Thursday 26th September, we celebrated European Languages Day. Early Years Coffee Morning and Reading and Phonics meeting – Sept 2019 - Thank you for all the parents who came to these events. Dr Kathy Weston Parent Talk – Sept 2019 - Parents had the opportunity to hear from our guest speaker, Dr Kathy Weston. Dick Moore’s Talk – Emotional Health and Well-being in Adolescents – Sept 2019 - On Monday 23rd September, it was a privilege to welcome Dick Moore into our school to deliver a talk on emotional health and well-being in adolescents. Y5 Lincolnsfields Trip – Sept 2019 - Year 5 took a trip back in time. It was 3rd September 1939. Southend-on-Sea – July 2019 - Reception, Year 1 and 2 had a fabulous, sunny day at the beach! Annual Music Recital – June 2019 - On the Thursday 20th June 2019, Westfield hosted their Annual Music Recital. We were very proud of all our performers. Y2 & Y5 Science Made Simple – June 2019 - Year 2 and Year 5 visited Greenway for a fun and engaging Science show. Y4 Residential trip to Hudnall Park – June 2019 - Team Monet's Hudnall Park trip was one of the wettest ones on record! Parent Drug/Alcohol Workshop - Westfield also hosted a Parent drug and alcohol workshop for all of the local schools. Y6 Drug and Alcohol Awareness and First Aid Training- June 2019 - Year 6 have been broadening their skills and knowledge this month through a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Workshop and First Aid Training. Open Learning Morning – June 2019 - Thank you to all of the parents and carers who attended our Open Learning morning on Friday 7th June. Visit from author Catarina Peterson – May 2019 - Year 1 and Year 2 received a visit from author, Catarina Peterson. Governor in School – May 2019 - On Thursday 2nd May, we invited our Governors into the classrooms to experience our day-to-day culture and ethos and learn alongside our children. Drama Workshops – May 2019 - Inspirational drama workshops, led by Drama teacher Kate Hopewell. Y6 Residential to Osmington Bay – March 2019 - This year, Year 6 travelled further afield to Osmington Bay for their week’s PGL residential trip. K’Nex Challenge – March 2019 - Year 5 took part in a ‘hands on’ morning using their Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills to create a futuristic flying machine out of K’Nex. Science Day – 21st March 2019 - On Thursday 21st March, we had our annual Science day. We were extremely lucky to have a visit from Night Owls. Book Week – March 2019 - The month started with us celebrating our annual ‘Book week,’ where each class enjoyed celebrating stories from other cultures. Parent Literacy Open Morning – Mar 2019 - On Friday 1st March 2019 we opened our classroom doors for our children to share the literacy strategies they are learning in class. ‘Feel Good Weeek’ Feb 2019 - As part of our continued focus on supporting mental health and wellbeing at Westfield, we started this month with our annual ‘Feel Good week.’ Internet Safety Day – Feb 2019 - On Tuesday 5th February Sam Hollier from Digitally Yours came in to speak to Years 4, 5 and 6 about internet safety. Year 6 Young Voices Concert – Jan 2019 - On Thursday 31st January our Year 6 children had the fantastic opportunity to sing at the 02, with a choir of over 7,500 other children as part of the Young voices choir. Year 4 Maths Mastermind Workshop – Jan 2019 - On Monday 28th January four children from Year 4 were lucky enough to attend a Maths Mastermind Workshop at Markyate Village School. Year 5 Lincolnsfields Centre – Jan 2019 - Year 5 started the New Year by stepping back to the 1940's. Year 4 Affinity Water Visit – Jan 2019 - Year 4 used their skills and learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) to solve some real-world problems when Jo from Affinity Water came to run a workshop. Year 5 Thomas Coram Jazz Festival – Jan 2019 - Year 5 were treated to an enjoyable afternoon of Live Music on Wednesday 23rd January. Felt Workshop – 28th Jan 2019 - On Monday afternoons this month and next, a class of children are enjoying rolling up their sleeves and getting creative by making their very own felt, inspired by their class artist. Parent Maths Open Morning – 18th Jan 2019 - Thank you to all of the parents and carers who attended our open maths learning morning.