23 April 2021

The course of true love never did run smooth

Walking across the school site this week in the warm spring sunshine, I needed a double take as a group of boys appeared to be wearing fancy dress on the top...

16 April 2021

Roots and Wings

The first week back after the easter break has been positive.  Much of the focus for staff has...

26 March 2021

Working hard, working together

As we break for Easter, and the evenings become a bit lighter, there will be a desire to participate in more sporting activities.  Hopefully, observing any...

19 March 2021

We go again, working together

Today our boys have had a focus around Comic Relief.  Led by our own red noses, Miss Fisher and Miss Jedd, boys were able to wear silly socks or even odd...

12 March 2021

Staff + all boys back in = a happy school

A full week with a full cohort on site, a happy new year start.  After the uncertainties of this calendar year to date, it was so good to have West Hill...

5 March 2021

In good times and sad

After a week of West Hill School doubling up as a covid testing centre, as well as a school, we have successfully tested boys at least once.  Testing will...

26 February 2021

An improving outlook

One of the best pieces of news we have received in a long time is the Government’s announcement regarding the full reopening of schools. We will therefore...

12 February 2021

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison

So today marks the end of an interesting half term.  The instructions to the boys are; unless they are still finishing work, they should take a break from their school routine and...

5 February 2021

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

One of the things that many people have missed in recent times is the flexibility to travel.  Whilst some may hanker forlornly for a warm Mediterranean...

29 January 2021

More than one way to succeed

One of the conversation points across the media in recent weeks, has been the challenge parents and carers are facing in striving to support their children...

22 January 2021

Learning and getting better

Another week, not quite as challenging as the last in terms of Covid cases, but even more hectic in many other respects.  We also had some additional snow...

15 January 2021

Toughest week to date

This week really has seen the most significant impact to date, of COVID on the school population.  School has remained open, but there has been a...