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  • Year 5 are Victorians for the day

    Published 08/12/23

    Year 5 visited Leeds Castle and experienced what it was like to be a Victorian child at school.  Following this, they had a tour of the castle with Lord Philip and Lady Elizabeth.

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  • Year 4 set sail on a learning adventure to the National Maritime Museum

    Published 09/11/23

    As part of their current Humanities topic, 'Anglo-Saxons and Vikings', Year 4 pupils spent a fascinating day at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to enrich their learning. 

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  • Kent and Bexley Tests 2023: Well done to all our Year 6 pupils

    Published 03/11/23

    We are incredibly proud of the success of every pupil in our hard-working Year 6 class who continue West Lodge School’s excellent record of academic success, particularly as West Lodge is a non-selective school at entry.

    100% of our Year 6 cohort sat either one or both of the Kent and Bexley tests.  77% of the children achieved grammar status in at least one of the tests and 74% of pupils were deemed selective in both the Kent and Bexley tests.  67% of those who sat the Bexley Test were assessed as selective and 85% in Kent, with two pupils scoring sufficiently highly to be placed in the Top 180 of the Bexley Test. 

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  • Year 3 travel back to the Stone Age

    Published 13/10/23

    Year 3 travelled back to the Stone Age and enjoyed a full day of workshops learning about early trading, beliefs, using stone to grind grain, cave painting, hunting and farming and how weapons were made thanks to our amazing opposable thumbs and well-developed brains.

    Read some of their recounts here:

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  • Year 5 complete a 'mission to Mars' at the Science Museum

    Published 13/10/23

    Year 5 attended a variety of workshops at the Science Museum in order to develop their learning of their current Science topic, 'Earth and Space'.

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  • Year 2 'meet' Florence Nightingale

    Published 13/10/23

    Year 2 enjoyed visiting the Florence Nightingale Museum in London.  They have enjoyed learning about Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole this half term, looking at how they both improved nursing.

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  • Year 6 visit Houses of Parliament

    Published 28/09/23

    Year 6 enjoyed an informative visit to the Houses of Parliament. They had the opportunity to view the House of Lords and House of Commons and learn about democracy, the UK government and how laws are made. 

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  • Congratulations to Chef Paul and the Catering Team

    Published 08/09/23

    Congratulations to Chef Paul and our Catering Team who have been selected as the Holroyd Howe Team of the Year for South East England.

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  • Sports Days....healthy competition, teamwork, plenty of fun and the opportunity for older students to take on leadership roles.

    Published 23/07/23

    The EYFS event was held on our new multi-purpose all weather sports pitch and older students enjoyed competing on the grass track which provided the opportunity for them to run a mini marathon.

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  • Year 6 wrote to King Charles ahead of his coronation

    Published 25/05/23

    Here's just a small selection of their eloquent, informed and persuasive letters...

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  • Early Years Pupils are enjoying their new outdoor learning space.

    Published 24/04/23

    It was wonderful to welcome the children back to school today after the Easter break.

    This morning Reception pupils were excited to try out their new Early Years outdoor area and everyone enjoyed playtime on the new sports pitch.

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