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Westfield School is a maintained Special School for over 50 pupils with severe or complex learning difficulties within the age range 2 – 19 years. We are situated in the market town of Leominster, North Herefordshire. Our catchment area is loosely North Herefordshire, but we also host students from South Shropshire, West Worcestershire and East Powys.

Cheese Factory

Cheese Factory

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Robin and Woodpecker classes visited the Cheese Factory in Monkland. They watched how cheese was and is still being made and stored. They were very lucky to sample some different cheeses. Here are some photos from the visit.... Read More

OFSTED Vist

OFSTED Vist

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Yesterday, 11th October we had an Ofsted inspection, which lasted one day. We have received a very positive feedback and are awaiting a written report in the next couple of weeks and will post it on the website as soon as we receive it. Read More

Minecraft Workshop

Minecraft Workshop

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Robin and Woodpecker classes took part in a Minecraft workshop ran by Laura Hobbs from Lancaster University as part of an outreach science project. The session was on the theme of food, in line with our school topic. The students, unsurprisingly, loved... Read More

Stocks Farm

Stocks Farm

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  Woodpecker and Robin classes visited Stocks Farm to learn about the apple and hop harvest. We had a chance to sample the most delicious apples and learn the skill of apple picking. Thank you to Ali for showing us around and making us feel extremely... Read More

Council Elections

Council Elections

Monday, September 25, 2017

School Council Elections 2017 – 2018 On Friday we had our yearly school election for our school council roles. Each student was able to cast their vote for a new chairperson, treasurer and secretary. The results are: - Chairperson- William May... Read More

Westfield Fete

Westfield Fete

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Westfield School Fete 2017 A big thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s fete a wonderful success. To all the organisers, the helpers, stall holders, bakers and donation collectors, thank you so very much, you did us credit. And of... Read More

Sports Day

Sports Day

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Sports Day 2017 In the morning Lowers School students showed their skills to the parents whilst Upper School students entartained their parents in the afternoon. The Sports Day comprised of some cricket, archery, target shooting, boules and curling. The... Read More

Drumming Workshop

Drumming Workshop

Monday, July 3, 2017

Drumming Workshop Students of Stoke Prior School visited Woodpecker class to give a drumming workshop to the students. Please see some photos from the session: Read More

Breast Cancer Care Coffee Morning

Breast Cancer Care Coffee Morning

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Breast Cancer Care Coffee Morning Woodpecker Class hosted a coffee morning to raise awareness of breast cancer care. Lots of lovely ladies came to join in for the coffee as well as students from Robin and Otter classes. The morning raised... Read More

Caribbean Day

Caribbean Day

Monday, June 26, 2017

Caribbean Day We thoroughly enjoyed the whole school Caribbean Day on the school grounds. We made mocktails, walked the plank, had a treasure hunt for golden coins, played coordinates game looking for X that marks the spot and many more. The weather was... Read More

Crucial Crew

Crucial Crew

Monday, June 12, 2017

Crucial Crew visited Westfield School today. Woodpecker and Robin classes joined in talks and demonstrations about staying healthy, looking out for danger, how to respond in case of fire and much more. Police, Fire Brigade and Health Workers talked to the... Read More

DanceFest Yurt

DanceFest Yurt

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

DanceFest - The Yurt Dance Project - Butterflies, Boats and the Beating Hearts   Robin and Woodpecker Classes took part in a two day residential dance project. The workshops took place in a yurt set up on the school grounds. Pupils enjoyed exploring... Read More

Fun Fair

Fun Fair

Friday, April 28, 2017

Pupils in Middle and Upper School were invited yet again to join in some fun at the Leominster Fun Fair. All who came had a fantastics time, including the teachers! Here are some photos, click on each to see a larger image. Read More

Spin Bike Ride

Spin Bike Ride

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sponsored Spin Bike Ride 6th Form and their band of willing volunteers completed a 3 hour sponsored cycle at Halo Leisure to raise funds for their residential holidays. If you would like to sponsor them, please send in your donation in a clearly marked... Read More

Space Museum Trip

Space Museum Trip

Friday, March 31, 2017

Woodpecker Class went to a Space museum to consolidate their knowledge about SPACE. Read More

Science Week

Science Week

Friday, March 17, 2017

Science Week   13 - 17 March 2017 Throughout this week pupils at Westfield School carried out lots of scientific investigations and experiments. Some classes looked at and measured different temperatures of items in freezing, cold, and warm... Read More

Easter Mug - Enterprise

Easter Mug - Enterprise

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Easter Mugs - Enterprise Please order your Easter mugs see letter below and look at sample of designs on the main news link page.   Dear Parent/student, This Easter the 6th Form would like to produce personalised Easter mugs for students to... Read More

World Book Day

World Book Day

Thursday, March 2, 2017

What a lot of Wallies Westfield was awash with Wallies for World Book Day.  Everyone got into the spirit of the day and were set the challenge of finding all 10 hidden Wallies around the school — whoops of delight have been heard all day from... Read More

Sponsored Silence

Sponsored Silence

Monday, February 27, 2017

Sponsored Silence - Woodpecker Class - A huge well done to Woodpecker staff and students on Monday 27th February for completing their sponsored silence.Staff stayed silent from 9am till 3pm and students stayed silent from 11am till 12pm, it was a great... Read More

Sport - Winter Games

Sport - Winter Games

Friday, February 10, 2017

Woodpecker and Robin Classes took part in Winter Games. Some pupils chose to do football whilst others decided to try the archery. The event was extremely well organised and the pupils had a great time and made Westfield school proud. At the end of the day... Read More

School Council Minutes

School Council Minutes

Friday, February 3, 2017

Please read the most recent School Council minutes.       School council meeting on 1-2-17 Attended:Jordon, Callum, Ryan, Levi, Jack, Jez, George, Nicki M, Naomi, and Emma N Apologies:Megan, Jasmine and Katie Jez talked about a camping... Read More

Explorer Dome - SPACE

Explorer Dome - SPACE

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

To launch this term's topic - SPACE - the school was visited by the Explorer Dome - travelling planetarium. The pupils in Hedgehog, Fox, Otter, Robin and Woodpecker classes were amazed by the stars in the dark sky and learnt about the planets, the Sun and... Read More

Bingo Night

Bingo Night

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Fantastic BINGO Night - great turn out - lots of superb prizes - huge amount raised - approximate total raised £1679 - a possible Westfield record! Thank you to PTFA who organised the event and to all who attended. Click here Read More

Romeo and Juliet Performance Appraisal

Romeo and Juliet Performance Appraisal

Friday, December 9, 2016

" Did my heart love 'till now?" - a remarkable production of Romeo and Juliet! - produced and performed by Westfield School. Please follow the link below to read the appraisal of the fantastic Romeo and Juliet performance. Full appraisal   Read More

Christmas Fayre 2016

Christmas Fayre 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Christmas Fayre 2016 Thank you to the pupils of Westfield School for making all the craft and prepare refreshements for the very successful Christmas Fayre. Each class worked very hard to put together a selection of trinkets and edibles to raise funds for... Read More

Children in Need

Children in Need

Friday, November 25, 2016

 Children in Need A big thank you for your money donations for Children in Need. We were able to cover our large Pudsey Bear and raised a massive £137.37 for a great cause. Thank you also to Marion Wall for the donation of spotty cakes and to... Read More

Sixth Form Leavers Certificates

Sixth Form Leavers Certificates

Friday, November 4, 2016

Certificate assembly   Sixth form leavers retuned to Westfield School to receive their certificates from Head Teacher Nicki Gilbert. Oliwia, James and Shannon all achieved the highest accreditation. Read More

Sascha Kindred visiting Westfield

Sascha Kindred visiting Westfield

Monday, October 31, 2016

A visit from Sascha Kindred to launch our new Value for the Term Six times Paralympian Sascha Kindred visited Westfield to launch our newValue for the Term: Respect.Sascha has won a total of 62 major championship medals including seven golds at Paralympic... Read More

The Big Pink

The Big Pink

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Thank you to everyone for taking part in The Big Pink event in aid of canser reserch. We raised £126. A special thank you to Woodpecker Class for organising and hosting the event. Read More

Sea Life Centre

Sea Life Centre

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Sea Life Centre Birmingham Woodpecker and Robin Classes had a wonderful time exploring the life of the oceans at the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. We saw sharks, sting rays, a giant turtle, and a variety of big and small sea creatures and colourful... Read More

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