website-frontWelcome to West Meadows Primary School and thank you for visiting our website. We hope that by browsing our site, you will get a picture of our vision, our aims and the values we uphold.

At West Meadows Primary School we strive to create a secure and happy environment which inspires high aspiration, success in all areas and creates memorable experiences. The happiness and well-being of all of our children is at the centre of everything we do. Through hard work and respecting ourselves and others, we develop and strengthen our wonderful, supportive West Meadows family.

We aim to master key skills enabling children at West Meadows to become independent, creative, considerate to others and to maximise all talents and abilities.

Our goal is for our children to leave us with the skills required to be successful in the 21st Century: problem solving, critical and creative thinking and successful team work.

We strive for excellence by working hard together to provide the very best education for our children in an environment which nurtures and cares for every individual – ensuring they will aspire ‘to be the best they can be.’

Our school’s life is underpinned by our inclusive motto,

‘Aim High, Succeed, Be Happy.’

We are very proud of our #WonderfulCommunity; if you would like further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

With kind regards,

Mr. Daniel Wood
Headteacher

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Remembrance Sunday 2018

 

Our School Council led us to the 11am Remembrance Service at Hoyland’s Cenotaph. Father Richard led the service to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women involved in the two World Wars and later conflicts. This year, with Remembrance Sunday falling on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, we saw a vast number of people viewing the ceremony. The school’s wreath was laid and looked beautiful alongside similar offerings from our #WonderfulCommunity. A pleasure for West Meadows to attend such a moving and special occasion. Thank you to Ms. Steele & Mrs. Walton for their fabulous support.

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Key Stage 2 Football 2018

 

West Meadows staged our locality Key Stage 2 Football Tournament. Many thanks to Mr. Armstrong and Miss Grange, the field looked terrific as we hosted all of our local schools. A thrilling afternoon for the West Meadows’ Faithful ended in semi-final defeat to eventual winners Ward Green. However, a strong group stage showing featuring a draw with Hoyland Common, a win against Hoyland Springwood and a draw with Birdwell made Miss Grange extremely proud of her stars. Thank you to Daz Wilkie and the firefighters who helped with the tournament officiating by way of their work in the community. A great day, well done to all of the teams who played some terrific football.

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Learn to Ride 2018

 

Many thanks to our friend ‘Bike It Dave’ who visited us to teach our Year 1 and 2 children how to ride without the use of stabilisers. The day was superb as lots of Mums and families joined our peddling stars in a bid to boost their skills further. A great effort from everyone, really well done.

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Year 1 Cross Buns

 

Sensational work from Year 1! They have been working hard on their Glockenspiel skills with Mr. Ormondroyd and are sounding absolutely terrific. Our marvellous musicians even enjoy the limelight by way of playing solos. Enjoy their progress here. A great effort so far.

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Learning Council Minutes- 12th November 2018 at 1:15pm

Council minutes 1

 

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Memorable Homework

This Year 5 superstar has produced some wonderful work at home. Based upon the 100 year end to WW1, she has been inspired by the efforts of the Royal British Legion and our #WonderfulCommunity in raising money and awareness for this wonderful cause. Some sensational work, really well done.

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Year 3 Fire Safety

Many thanks to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue. They visited our wonderful Year 3 children with a host of crucial safety messages. The children were challenged to make an escape route at home with their families in case of fire. A wonderful and essential afternoon, full of powerful safety messages.

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Super Volunteers

 

We love these pictures of the new South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue recruits reading with our wonderful children. As part of their training course, the new recruits have been working with our community safety team to take the time to get to know the communities they hope to soon be serving. Eleven trainee firefighters visited us – they ae the 62nd class of new recruits. It was a pleasure hosting them at West Meadows. Thank you for inspiring us all.

 

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Remembrance 2018

 

Many thanks to our lovely friend Father Ricard for joining us for Remembrance 2018. He reminded us of the ending to World War 1, discussed important anniversaries, why we should remember and also the importance of the Poppy Appeal – supported beautifully again in school. We held a minute’s silence and listened to the Last Post. A moving and emotional time, thank you Father Richard. We hope to see many of our #WonderfulCommunity at the Hoyland Cenotaph on Sunday.

 

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Crucial Crew 2018

 

We visited Crucial Crew to find out about how to keep safe in all aspects of life. We learned about road safety, arson, crime and punishment, as well as some basic first aid. We had a great fun and learned how to keep up safe as we think about moving to secondary school. We weren’t quite so sure about the new Bus Drivers however! A brilliant day, well done Year 6.

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Newsletter : Friday 9 November 2018

Autumn 2 Week 1

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