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REACH FOR THE STARS THROUGH LEARNING...POSSIBILITIES...MAKING A DIFFERENCE...BOOKS BUILD BRAINS... ADVENTURE...Latest whole school attendance for the year stands at 95.9%. Help us to achieve 96% by the end of term. LATEST OFSTED REPORT PUBLISHED. Our school is 'good' in all Ofsted Framework areas. 'Thoughtful, high-quality care contributes well to the happy and harmonious school atmosphere.' Well done to all our pupils, staff and school community for their efforts in contributing to an excellent report. Department of Education data indicates no better performing school within a 75 mile radius with similar key stage 1 scores. WELL DONE WESTERHOPE.

BOOKS BUILD BRAINS

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This page will demonstrate how ‘books build brains’ as part of our curriculum offer.

This pupil travelled with his family to the sites of the Great Fire of London. His reading topic in class was a great inspiration!

This pupil travelled with his family to the sites of the Great Fire of London. His reading topic in class was a great inspiration! 1

These pupils were inspired to recite a poem to a whole school audience after our Reading Week event.

These pupils were inspired to recite a poem to a whole school audience after our Reading Week event. 1

Working with local writer Beda Higgins gave us the opportunity to consider how feelings can be conveyed through poetry.

Working with local writer Beda Higgins gave us the opportunity to consider how feelings can be conveyed through poetry. 1

This pupil was inspired by his ‘Harry Potter’ texts and the visit to Alnwick Castle to write in the style of J.K.Rowling.

This pupil was inspired by his ‘Harry Potter’ texts and the visit to Alnwick Castle to write in the style of J.K.Rowling. 1

Quality children’s literature such as ‘Stitch Head’ by Guy Bass is an excellent stimulus for writing about our ideas and thoughts about characters.

Sharing a book is a wonderful way to think about how the book makes you feel.
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