Weston Green 8th February 2013
Weston Green School
 
Pupils Perform For Parents at First Teatime Concert

We are thrilled to have a growing number of young musicians and, following the success of our Instrumental Concert in June, we are keen to provide opportunities for the children to share their progress with parents and to perform to an audience in a relaxed atmosphere. We therefore held our first Teatime Concert on Tuesday afternoon. Parents were invited to come for tea and biscuits from 4.00pm.
 
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Reception’s Exciting Visit from the Fire Station!
 
Weston Green's
Maths Newsletter
-Issue #2
 

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This half term, the pupils in Reception have been thinking about people who help us, in particular firefighters. They have discussed the dangers of fire, introduced vocabulary to do with fire fighting and looked at pictures and books about fire fighters and fire engines. This culminated in a visit this Monday from Esher Fire Station.
 
Weston Green's second Maths Newsletter has information about:
  • MathsWhizz Presentation
  • Magical Maths Week
  • Number Stories
Click 'Read more' to download the newsletter.
 

 
Hockey Successes
for
Key Stage 2
 
Year 1 Learn About Toys at Gunnersbury Park Museum
 

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Key Stage 2 pupils have been displaying their hockey skills in the past week, playing in fixtures against two other schools. Last Friday, Year 3 boys and girls hosted an all boys squad from St George’s College Junior School Weybridge. This was an eagerly awaited contest with Weston Green Year 3 pupils determined to showcase their developing skills on the hockey pitch.

On Monday, the pupils in classes 1W and 1G enjoyed a day trip to Gunnersbury Park Museum where they participated in a hands-on session about toys throughout history. The pupils observed and were able to interact with a variety of museum artefacts such as wax dolls, wooden soldiers and spinning tops. The Year 1 pupils have created some wonderful news writing about their visit to the museum.
 

Dates for your diary
  Dates for your Diary
 
FEBRUARY

Mon 11 Feb
Kindergarten Chinese New Year @ 9.30 p.m.
Parents welcome for coffee from 9.00 onwards
 
Tue 12 Feb
Parent Interviews
6.30 – 8.30 p.m.
Entry through the front door
 
Wed 13 Feb
Parent Interviews
6.30 – 8.30 p.m.
Entry through the front door
 
Fri 15 Feb
Reception assembly for parents
9.00 a.m.
 – Mrs. Reynolds’ & Mrs. Smit’s class
 
Year 5 watching the Artillery Parade in Esher High Street
 
(No games this afternoon)
 
School closes at 3.15 p.m.
 
Mon 18 Feb - Fri 23 Feb
HALF TERM
 
Mon 25 Feb
School reopens
 
Year 2 visiting Gunnersbury Museum
 
Thu 28 Feb
Mathswhizz presentation
6 p.m.

 
MARCH

Fri 1 Mar
Reception assembly for parents
9.00 a.m.
– Mrs Mossop’s class
 
Year 3 match @ St. George’s Junior School
3.00 p.m.
 
Tue 5 Mar
Year 2 match v. St. George’s Junior School
10.00 a.m. @ Kingston Grammar Sports Ground
 
Fri 8 Mar
Years 3 & 4 hockey matches
3.00 p.m. @ Surbiton 
 
Year 2 match @ Shrewsbury Lodge School 
 
Mon 11 Mar
Year 2 hockey match @ St. George’s School
10.00 a.m.
 
Tue 12 Mar
“Book week” – Author Anna Bryant in school
 
Wed 13 Mar
Reception visit to Bocketts Farm
 
Fri 15 Mar
Bellevue Music Festival @ Reading University - KS2 choir participating
 
Sat 16 Mar
Parkside 7-a-side football tournament
10.00 a.m.
 
Wed 20 Mar
Science Day 
 
Thu 21 Mar
Last swimming lesson this term
 
Fri 22 Mar
House matches Years 2 – 5 at Surbiton Hockey Club
 
Sat 23 Mar
Parents' Association – First Aid course
 
Mon 25 Mar
No clubs this week – sibling care continues
 
Tue 26 Mar
Spring concerts
9.30    EYFS
1.45    KS1
3.00    KS2
 
Wed 27 Mar
School closes @ 12 noon

 
     
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Message from Mrs Skivington
    A Busy Half Term
Our first teatime instrumental concert took place on Tuesday afternoon as those pupils who are taking individual piano, guitar, violin and singing lessons entertained their parents, siblings and teachers.  This was a wonderful occasion and one that we hope will be become a regular feature of the timetable.
 
Year 1 travelled to Gunnersbury Park Museum supporting their work on toys of long ago and straight after half term Year 2 pupils will visit the Museum to learn more about Florence Nightingale.
 
The final week of this half term sees the Kindergarten pupils welcoming their parents to a celebration of Chinese New Year on Monday morning and finishes with Mrs. Reynolds pupils inviting their parents into school to watch their assembly.  
 
Also on Friday morning Year 5 pupils will be travelling in the school minibus down to Esher High Street to watch the Artillery Parade. In between these events all parents have appointments to meet the teachers on either Tuesday or Wednesday evening for an update on your child’s progress. 
 
This week concluded with W.G.S. hosting the Governance Meeting for those schools within the Bellevue Group who are based in the South of England.  Six pupils from Key Stage 2, Sophie and Oscar from Year 5, Milo and Jessica from Year 4 and Olivia and Joshua from Year 3 were chosen by their teachers to show our visitors around the School.
 
So a busy half term both in and out of school – enjoy the break.
   
 
  Contact Details

Telephone
020 8398 2778

Email:
info@westongreenschool.org.uk
Weston Green School,
Weston Green Road, Thames Ditton,
Surrey, KT7 0JN
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