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Welcome to Westlands School

Welcome to our school. Here at Westlands we are determined to do our best to ensure that your child receives the best possible quality of education.

For the past few years the school has gained recognition in the community and from Ofsted for the outstanding quality of education we provide across the ability range.

Our pastoral system here at Westlands is simply second to none. We will do all within our power to ensure that all of our pupils feel safe and secure throughout their school life.

Westlands is a school that embodies a set of traditional values built upon mutual respect and hard work. We welcome all pupils and parents who subscribe to these values.

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Parent View

Parent View gives you the chance to tell us what you think about the Westlands School.

Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of the school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour.

By sharing your views, you'll be helping Westlands School to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about the school. Or, if you want to, view the results for any school in England.

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News
  • 02-02-2016 - Year 11 Information Evening - Thursday 11 February 2016

    With exams fast approaching for year 11 pupils, we would like to invite parents/carers to a Year 11 Information Evening on Thursday 11 February 2016. Please click here for the letter emailed out today.

    The meeting will be held in Cryalls Hall at 6.00pm and it will focus on what we can do, both at school and at home, to help support their exam preparation.

    At the meeting, the Heads of Department for English, mathematics and science will share with you key tips on how to help your child prepare for their subjects, and your child’s Learning Leader will be available to discuss any questions you may have.

    We value your support and look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

  • 25-01-2016 - Tutor Time - Selfies and Sexting

    This week form tutors are talking to pupils about 'selfies' and 'sexting'. The web link has some advice and information you may want to use yourself.

     

    http://parentinfo.org/article/selfies-the-good-the-bad-and-the-downright-irritating

  • 21-01-2016 - Quiz Night - Wednesday 10 February 2016

    On Wednesday 10 February there will be a quiz night for parents of pupils from years 10, 11 and Sixth Form. The aim is to raise money for the expedition to India which takes place this summer.

    The event will take place in Cryalls hall from 5.00pm to 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5.00 each or £20.00 for a table of 5. Refreshments will be available and we will also be holding a raffle. Tickets are available to buy from room A26 or on the door on the night.

    Please contact Miss Hughes if you would like further information.

  • 11-01-2016 - Duke of Edinburgh Award

    The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a programme for young people aged 14-25 designed to develop independence and survival skills in the outdoors and general life. Pupils at Westlands are given the opportunity to work towards the Bronze level award where they will be taught basic map reading skills, camp craft and expedition skills. They will be given the opportunity to work as part of a team and above all enjoy themselves. Most universities and colleges value the Duke of Edinburgh Award as it shows commitment and responsibility. 

    We meet every Wednesday lunch time with the occasional after school session to practise hiking in the countryside. The cost of the award is £20 which includes all training and the final assessment.

    All pupils interested in joining the Duke of Edinburgh Award must attend a meeting on Wednesday 13 January at lunch time in room A26 with Miss Hughes. Those already signed up should also come along.

    If your child is interested, please contact Miss Hughes.

  • 06-01-2016 - Year 8 - Options Fayre, Monday 25 January 2016

    Year 8 pupils and their parents are invited to an Options Fayre on Monday 25 January. It will be an opportunity to discuss the options process and preparations for the new Key Stage 4 curriculum that they will be starting in July 2016.

    There will be two talks at this event - they will be in Cryalls Hall at 4:00pm and 5:00pm. There will also be an opportunity, after each talk, to visit the Options Fayre where each optional subject will have staff available to answer any questions you may have about the subject content and what will be involved. They will have information available to help you make an informed decision on the most suitable choices. 

    It is important that parents attend this event as the process of choosing options will be explained fully. A booklet will be provided to help you make informed choices about their future.  

    If you would like any additional advice specific to your son/daughter please contact their Learning Leader either before or after the Options Fayre.

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Telephone: 01795 477475
Attendance: 01795 413920
Fax: 01795 431946
Email: Office

Westlands School  
Westlands Avenue
Sittingbourne 
Kent 
ME10 1PF  

Name and Registered Office: Swale Academies Trust Ashdown House, Johnson Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1JS Company Number: 7344732