Recent News

UPDATE – Westwood to go Cashless

From 15:45 on the  20th July 2017, Westwood College will no longer be accepting cash or cheques.

We will only be accepting online payments through ParentPay.

Parents and Carers, please ensure you have confirmed your ParentPay registration, and that your email and mobile phone numbers are correct.
From September 2017, we will be using ParentPay for sending emails and text messages to parents and carers.

If you have forgotten or mislaid your ParentPay details, or if you require a PayPoint card or letter for use with ParentPay, please contact the College on our main phone number during normal College hours 08:30-16:00.

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Message from Staffordshire Police

Dear Parent/Carer,

We have received a request from Staffordshire Police to circulate the attached letter.

It refers to issues that relate to a small but significant number of young people and highlights the possible consequences for those who may be involved.

Richard Hey
Headteacher 

Staffordshire Police Letter to parents
Adobe Acrobat Format
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Y9 Parents Evening – 22/03/2017

Y9 Parents Evening (Wed 22/03/2017)

Notice to parents/carers of Yr9 students: Wednesday 22/03 is Yr9 Parents Evening. Letters went home to parents/carers last week via students. Bookings can be made on the online booking system via the school website.

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Yr11 Parents Evening (15/03/2017)

Yr11 Parents Evening (15/03/2017)

Notice to parents/carers of Yr11 students: Thursday 16/03 is Yr11 Parents Evening. Letters went home to parents/carers last week via students. Bookings can be made on the online booking system via the school website.

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Sixth Form Options Advice Evening – Tuesday 7th March 2017

Notice to all Yr11 students and parents/carers

Sixth Form Options Advice Evening

On Tuesday 7th March 2017 Westwood is holding its annual ‘Sixth Form Options Advice Evening’ starting at 7pm in Old Hall Diner. Subject staff and a representative from Keele University admissions team will be on hand to offer advice and answer questions. All welcome!

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Year 9 Options Evening, Tuesday 14th February

On Tuesday 14th February Westwood is hosting the annual Options Evening for all current Yr9 students and their parents/carers. This event starts the process of options choices at GCSE and will provide valuable information for students and their parents/carers, enabling informed decisions around future study to be made. The format of the evening is a short presentation, followed by the opportunity to visit departments and speak to Subject Leaders. The event will be held in Old Hall and will begin at 7pm. All Yr9 students and their parents/carers are very welcome to attend.

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Theatre production coming to Westwood

Exciting news of the theatre production ‘In a Thousand Pieces’ coming to Westwood for one night only on 21st March 2017 (please see flyer attached for more details). The production will start at 7pm in Old Hall, all tickets £5. To avoid disappointment, please contact the College early to book your tickets! Further details to follow.

Flyer ‘In a Thousand Pieces’ Production March 2017

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Yr11 Revision & Support Sessions 2017

Notice to all Yr11 students and parents

In the coming days all current Yr11 students will receive information on revision and support sessions currently taking place during lunchtimes and after school. This information is available to parents/carers by following the links below. In addition, please find attached advice to parents/carers on how best to support your son/daughter. Please encourage your son/daughter to attend the relevant sessions in order to maximise their chances of success ahead of their GCSE examinations.

Y11 Student Revision Information 2017

Parent Advice for GCSE success 2017

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Westwood Homework Club – notice to all lower school students

Starting this January, all students are invited to attend homework club taking place every Tuesday after school from 3:45pm-4:45pm in the LRC. Staff and 6th Form students will be available to support students in completing homework from all subjects. Computers will also be available for students to access the internet and/or word process.

We look forward to seeing you.

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Westwood Christmas Jumper Day

Westwood Christmas Jumper Day

Friday 16th December

Dig out and put on your best Christmas jumper (os something Chirstmassy)!
In support of local families less fortunate than ours, we ask all students this year to bring in a food item for dontation to the Leek Food Bank.

Westwood_Christmas_Jumper_Day

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