10 September 2021

A new start

it has been an especially warm welcome back this week.  Our efforts in working over the weekend to complete the required Covid testing regime, has allowed a full week of uninterrupted learning to take place.  Given the various disruptions over the past 18 months, we wanted...

16 July 2021

The family

Today is the final day, in what has been a somewhat unique year at school.  As ever there is an element of fatigue combined with excitement as we all...

9 July 2021

Speaking truth to power

One of the issues associated with having a school environment that has been built in one time period, and then extended over different time periods, is ensuring...

2 July 2021

No letting up

Last night we held our Class of 2026 Transition Evening.  In previous years we would have hosted 170+ families of Y6 boys looking ahead to starting West...

25 June 2021

The legacy continues

This week has seen the appointment of our new Head Boy and Senior Prefect Team.  It follows a testing process.  This began earlier this term when Mrs...

18 June 2021

Learning to love Cookies

Many of us are irritated by  the recent frequency of messages about accepting cookies when accessing websites.  I am reassured that they can be a help,...

11 June 2021

Work hard ... play hard

The return following the half term break has seen the reintroduction of face coverings in lesson times.  This has felt like a step backwards in some...

28 May 2021

Once a West Hill boy

Today marks the end of half term and also saw the final day of timetabled lessons for our Year 11.  They had a leavers assembly delivered via untraditional...

21 May 2021

The important thing is to never stop questioning [or learning] - A Einstein

There has been a shift this week in the requirement for boys to wear masks.  The boys have adapted as ever and their abilities to cope with limitations and then changes has been a...

14 May 2021

The history boys

Our school vision includes the desire to ensure our boys have the knowledge, skill and confidence to become fully engaged citizens in the community.  A key...

7 May 2021

Not this summer

A major disappointment last week was the cancelation of our Camp Cambodia 2021 expedition.  The 4 week adventure was the latest in a line of overseas...

30 April 2021

Business ... as usual

Earlier this week a group of our Y10 boys achieved success participating in the annual stock market challenge. ...