At Westwood with Iford School we are always looking for ways to broaden, enhance and excite the children with the curriculum that they are learning. Here are some of the many ways in which we achieve this:
Visit to BBC Wiltshire to enhance our literacy skills
Making chocolate at Rode!
Going back in time to visit the Romans at Carleon
Broadcasting live from an ICT Conference for Heads and Deputies
Face to Face international learning via Skype
Collaborating with children in the USA as part of our International Award
Working with the community at Wiltshire Heights Residential Care Home
Using our outdoor space for gardening
Opportunities for creativity and drama
Enhancing our understanding of our heritage at Westwood Manor
Learning about how our food is made with Arla foods
Cooking our own food on residential in Simonsbath and...
Remembrance at Westwood Church
Everyone gets involved with the Christmas performance
Science at Langford Lakes
Multi skills and PE sports development
Opportunities to perform the violin for an audience
Visiting The Royal International Air Tattoo
Dance opportunities on the Bath Forum stage for the West Wilts Dance Festival
Enhancing our science at Downside Nursery
Celebrating everyone's achievements
Author visit from Joe Berger
Combining maths and active play with TagTiv8
Being a Victorian for a day!
Family days where we all learn together
Visiting a living rainforest to learn more!
Cooking on International Day
Leading the way with a whole school Ocarina project
Learning from the community with the Westwood Oral History Project
Making and creating with Wiltshire Scrapstore
Sports for all!
Visiting a real pizza parlour!
...having fun making dens
Blogging with David Mitchell to enhance our writing
Learning about Bhutan with specialist visitors
Sports day fun!
Visiting Bristol Museum
Mini rugby tournament at Bath Rugby Club
Learning about how to break sailing world records!
Enhancing our knowledge of the curriculum at the Ashmolean museum
Recording our own CD to develop our vocal performance
Learning the skill of the Maypole
The opportunity to visit the BETT show at London's ExCEL
Challenging ourselves to improve our multiplication
Whole school maths day in the Diamond Maze
Bringing the theatre into school via puppetry
Dads and significant males come into school for special days
Step into Summer with BBC Wiltshire!
Working with emergency services
Visit from poet and author James Carter
Nominated for a radio award and visiting the BBC in London
Exploring the geography and biology of the coast
Celebrating Christmas with an external puppet show
Getting into character at The Roman Baths
The Railway Children live at Westwood school
Enhancing the curriculum with a visit to Wincanton Racecourse
Talking to our local MP, Michelle Donelan
Celebrating reading on World Book day
A day at Kensuke's Kingdom
Developing our musical talents with our Innovation in Music project
Our village is so interesting!
Chances to shine on stage!
Collaborating internationally through GoBubble to develop Digital Literacy