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  • A busy week for KS4 drama students

    Published 10/05/19

    Year 11 and Year 10 GCSE Drama trip to Theatre Royal, Windsor and Year 10 and Year 9 devising workshop.

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  • Successful Westgate6 Curiosity Exit day

    Published 26/04/19

    In Years 7 and 8, students at The Westgate School have a bespoke curriculum called ‘Westgate 6’. This involves focusing on a ‘Big idea’ each half term which supports the development of each student to be equipped for life. The curriculum aims to make every student an effective communicator, resilient learner, adaptable leader, analytical thinker, creative initiator and independent organiser.

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  • World Book Day

    Published 22/03/19

    On Thursday 7th March, the English department celebrated the 22nd year of WORLD BOOK DAY in our LRC with a group of Year 6 students from Cippenham Primary School.

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  • Author Mark Walden Visit

    Published 22/03/19

    Year 8 students were treated to an author visit with Mark Walden in our week-long celebration of World Book Day.

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  • The Big Bang Fair

    Published 18/03/19

    As a part of Science week 130 Year 9 students had the opportunity to attend The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair NEC Birmingham, the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.

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  • Philosophy at Reading University

    Published 15/03/19

    A-Level students tackle philosophical questions at Reading University.

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  • Life in the Gurdwara

    Published 15/03/19

    Year 8 students spent half the day at the local Gurdwara to get an insight into Sikhs daily lives.

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  • International Women's Day STEM Careers Event

    Published 15/03/19

    Sixth form students met STEAM Industry ladies (and gents) for an inspiring International Women’s day careers speed networking event

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  • World Book Day at Windsor Castle

    Published 13/03/19

    Student librarians and dedicated readers attend a library trip to Windsor Castle on World Book Day.

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  • GCSE History Elizabethan England Lectures

    Published 01/03/19

    Westgate students are given the opportunity to engage with one of the world’s greatest historians.

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  • Performances to Remember

    Published 01/03/19

    Professional theatre company ‘The Globe Players’ visit The Westgate School to perform to Year 11 students. 

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  • Year 7 Creativity Westgate6 Exit Day

    Published 25/02/19

    £5 Challenge reaps great rewards.

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