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Westgate Primary School

Friday Letter

Friday 14th June 2019


Non-uniform Day

Last Friday, the children all looked great in their own choice of clothes and really seemed to enjoy wearing them in school. Many, many thanks for all your fantastic donations for next week’s Summer Fair, Mrs Purcell is delighted with the quantity and quality of the goods she has seen this morning and wanted to pass on her own personal thanks. Don’t forget to keep on returning any unsold raffles tickets into school.

The Fair takes place on next Friday, 21st June and we are crossing our fingers for some lovely weather! If anyone would like to help on a stall at the fair, or contribute in any other way, please ring up school and ask to speak to Mrs Purcell.  Mrs Purcell would also like to send a plea to any bakers out there – she would love them to bake cakes for the Summer Fair, but obviously, these would need to be sent into school on the day of the Fair.


Race For Life

Next week is Westgate's first ever 'Race for Life Week' so we thought we would share the link for our 'Just Giving Page'. We are delighted that lots of children have been working hard already to fill in their sponsorship forms, but here is another way you can donate. Follow the link and give what you can. THANK YOU! Also, please look out for the letter that came home earlier this week, which gave you all the arrangements for the week. We can't wait to see you there!


Lost Property

The school has again acquired a large amount of lost property. There are many different unclaimed items that we would like to return back to the rightful owners! On Wednesday 19th June, we will be displaying all lost items in the hall after school for you to come and take away. Any unclaimed items after this date will be sent to local charity shops so please try and make it if you can.


Sports Day Dates reminder

Tuesday 2nd July 1pm -   Y3&4

Wednesday 3rd July 1pm - Reception

Thursday 4th July 1pm – Y1&2

Friday 5th July 1pm - Y5&6

Sporting News

On Wednesday, Westgate’s athletic team took part in the Lancaster and Morecambe annual competition. As ever, the children showcased their fantastic athletic talents and made Westgate proud. All the children who took part put 100% effort into their events and Westgate qualified for various finals. A special mention must go to Paige Burgess who broke the Year 3 record for shot putt and received a gold medal! Many other children also earned medals in their events and, as a result, Westgate came 4th overall. Well done to all the children involved as well as the parents for their support on the side of the track. Finally a big thank you to Miss Dalton who took the time to organize this for our school. Photos of the event can be seen on the school Facebook Page.



Westgate Wonders After School Club

The After School Club currently have spaces available Monday to Friday. As well as a large selection of toys and planned activities, the club also provides a healthy snack all for the price of £7.50 per session (£8.00 per drop-in session). As you may be aware Westgate Wonders have recently purchased the artificial grass at the rear of the school therefore our children are able to participate in a wide range of outdoor games keeping them busy after their school day.

Westgate Wonders is registered with Ofsted therefore parents/carers may be entitled to up to 85% off their childcare costs through Universal Tax Credits. If you are not eligible for Universal Tax Credits we also accept a number of Childcare Vouchers which could result in saving you money in childcare. If you would like to book sessions or have any questions please contact Sharon on 07834 556617.

Super Work certificates

Certificates are given out in assembly each week to children who have been working extremely hard and we would like to share their success with you.

This week children in the following classes received certificates:

Mrs Livingstone – Jasmine Baines

Mrs Charnley – Willow Donlon

Mrs Atkinson – Darcy-Mae Hope

Mrs Parkinson – Aarron-Leigh Blackhurst

Mr Tait – Milo Watson

Miss Thompson – Maja Orawiec

Mrs Daniel – Gracie Gregory

Miss Moore – Jaiden Wilson-Stone

Miss Readman – Lillie-Rose Banks

Mrs Johnson – Nikoletta Bielewska

Miss Willacy – Sam Waugh

Miss Montgomery – Alexia Callan

Miss Earnshaw – Shane Monks

Mrs Newton – Zofia Sadowska

Mr Walton – Maja Ksiazek

Miss Dalton – Jessica Faron

Miss Rogers – Zuzanna Klonowska

Mr Breeze – Madison Furlong

Mr Clarke – Keeley Blackburn & Rihanna Magill

Miss Robinson – Martyna Gemza

Miss Helliwell/Mrs Reid  - Honey-Lei Gilder









Dear Parents,

 On Tuesday of this week, at around 7.45 am, a vehicle in the Children’s Centre car park narrowly missed hitting a young child walking through the car park with their parent. We want to avoid any accidents on the school site at any time of the day. Consequently we will make sure the pedestrian gates are both open as early as possible to reduce the numbers walking through the Children’s Centre car park.

 We would be very grateful for your assistance in keeping the school site safe by considering the following actions:


  • Park outside on the road and walk in through one of the pedestrian gates
  • Do not use the Children’s Centre car park as a short cut to the Children’s Centre main entrance – walk up to the school entrance and turn right along the perimeter of the car park
  • Do not park in the bay reserved for disabled parking
  • During the dark mornings wear something light or reflective
  • Breakfast Club parents park on the school car park to reduce traffic on the Children’s Centre car park (which is much smaller)
  • Drive very slowly on the school site even though you may be pushed for time – be very aware there could be small children around

 Thank you in advance for your cooperation in keeping our children, and their parents, safe and sound.

 If there are further incidents like this our only option will be to consider closing the car parks to any vehicles during the early morning period.



S.W.Robinson (Headteacher)














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