Classes & Year Groups

We currently have 14 classes at Westfield, all named
after animals. We are lucky to have a large team of staff that all work
together to make learning interesting and exciting.

Classes and Year Groups

Welcome to Panda Class

Welcome to Panda Class

Mrs Potts is the teacher in Panda class. She is helped by Mrs Norris and Miss Lanfear. We are also really lucky to work with Miss Greenhead, Mrs Derrick and Miss Carver.

At lunchtimes Mrs Palmer looks after us and helps us eat our food. She is also really good at reading us stories.

We have lots of fun exploring and learning new things. It is great to play on the adventure playground and we have lots of different things to do in our big outside area.
The children in Panda class like our Happy Hands sessions where we have a go at different activities to help us read and write our letter sounds.

Welcome to Badger Class

Mrs Claire Young teaches Badger Class and she is helped by Mrs Derrick who is the teaching assistant. Mrs Paisey helps to look after us at lunchtime.

In Badger Class we have lots of fun exploring and learning through play. We love to learn alongside our friends and explore using our senses. We are curious learners and are learning to ask lots of questions about the world around us.

The children in Badger class say:

‘I like Happy Hands’
‘I love going outside and playing on the bikes’
‘I like counting in Maths’
‘I like the role play area and playing with my friends’

Welcome to Owl Class

In Owl class our Teacher is Mr Marr, our TAs are Mrs Bennie, who is also our lunchtime supervisor, and Mrs Hawkins, so we have lots of grown-ups to help us on our learning journey.

We learn about lots of interesting things like dinosaurs, toys and nature, and write questions to say what we would like to investigate further.

We have so much fun in Year 1 and we love to learn alongside our friends!

Welcome to Rabbit Class

Miss Garland is our teacher in Rabbit Class, and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Young, who also helps to look after Rabbit Class at lunchtime.

In Rabbit Class, we enjoy doing many different activities that help us to learn about our many topics. We enjoy investigating further by asking and writing questions.

We have lots of fun in Year One and love learning alongside our friends, both in Rabbit Class and in other classes.

Welcome to Squirrel Class

Welcome to Squirrel class. Our teachers are Mrs Ainslie on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning and Mrs Phillips on Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday. Our teaching assistant is Mrs Carpenter and sometimes Mrs Carver helps us with our learning too.

In Squirrel class we always try our best and never give up! We also try hard to become independent learners.

Every day we enjoy using and applying maths facts, practising our writing skills, read exciting stories and learn about the world around us.

We are a team and like to help each other with our learning and following our class rules. Every time we impress our teachers, we earn dojo points, reading raffle stickers and at the end of the week our teacher chooses a star of the week.

Welcome to Bumble Bee Class

Mrs Randle is the teacher in Bumblebee Class and Mrs Pride also helps us with our learning in the mornings.

In Year two we will be trying hard to be excellent independent learners and are looking forward to learning lots of new things.

Each morning we are busy with our English, maths, guided reading and phonics. In the afternoons we like to carry out science experiments, find out about the past, exercise our bodies in PE and get creative in lots of different ways.

We like to learn with our friends and look after each other. We are always excited to try our best and learn together.

Welcome to Monkey Class

Monkey Class is taught by Miss Wareham (Mon and Tues) and Mrs Ross (Weds, Thurs and Fri) Mrs Dando our TA.

Monkey class are lively, reflective learners who are encouraged to ask questions and learn from mistakes. We learn in lots of different ways; with a partner, independently or with an adult. Each week, a class member is given the responsibility of feeding our class fish and water snail. We celebrate learning, effort and good behaviour by giving out Dojo points, rainbow points and collecting class marbles.

We enjoy learning outside in the school grounds as well as growing some food in the school garden. Every day we try to walk a mile so we can be healthy and happy learners.

Welcome to Dolphin Class

Mrs Fildes has 27 awesome Year 3 children in her class this year and we are really lucky to have Mrs Ryder and Ms Comley as our teaching assistants!

Our class pride themselves on their awesome learning superpowers where they exercise their strengths and develop areas they feel need to be improved. We earn class dojos every week for demonstrating our superpowers, which include super learning, super kindness, super perseverance, super tidying, super problem solving and many more I am sure the children would be happy to explain.

Our light and airy classroom gives us a lovely view of the school playing field, which allows us to see the seasons change as we grow throughout the year.

Welcome to Turtle Class

Learning in Turtle Class is creative, collaborative and most importantly, fun!! We consist of 32 wonderful children along with our teacher, Miss Baker and our brilliant teaching assistant is Miss Bush.

Our main aim in Turtle Class is to make sure that we enjoy learning, we do this by exploring lots of different topics where we can share our ideas!

Wherever possible, we try to take our learning outdoors which enables us to enjoy our learning in many different contexts.

Welcome to Dragonfly Class

Dragonfly class is a team of 30 fantastic children, who making our class fun, exciting and caring place to be in. With our teacher Mrs Rich and our fabulous teaching assistants Mrs Flag and Ms Vick, we enjoy our friendly and supportive classroom environment and we thrive learning from each other.

In our learning, we are creative and always trying to explore our exciting ideas as well as we are keep striving to achieve our best. We also love taking part in our exciting cross-curriculum and Enrichment activities! We are kind and very friendly class, who loves their learning!

Welcome to Panther Class

Panther Class is friendly, fabulous and fun! We work hard, but we make sure that we are looking after each other too. Our aim is to be happy at school and feel confident to do our very best; everyone is important.

Every time we impress Mrs Chaudhuri or Mrs Gilkerson with our outstanding behaviour and excellent work, we earn dojo points. We can ‘spend’ these on a little treat or save them up for later. We can choose a treat for the whole class when we have all worked together to save enough!

Panther Class are keen to take on the responsibilities of being in Year 5. We like to set an example and take care of our environment; from our own tiny space in the classroom to our planet as a whole, we want to help look after our surroundings and belongings. We reuse and recycle!

Welcome to Butterfly Class

Butterfly class is a fun, exciting and caring class to be in. With our teacher, Mrs Plaxton, and our fabulous teaching assistants Miss Hayman, Miss Vick and Mrs Flagg, we enjoy our friendly and supportive class environment and we love learning together.

Every day we are creative and always strive to achieve our best. We also love taking part in our exciting cross-curricular and Enrichment activities.

We have a wonderful classroom overlooking the field and forest, with a buddleia bush just outside our door – the butterflies love to come and visit us!

Welcome to Falcon Class

In Falcon Class, we are a team of 27 wonderful children who are kind and inquisitive. As our classroom overlooks our fantastic playing field, it is a bright and colourful space where we enjoy learning together with our teacher Miss Offer. We are a welcoming, yet lively class who enjoy improving our learning and having lots of fun. We are also very lucky to be supported in our learning by our fantastic teaching assistant Mrs Topping.

As learners, we are always looking to broaden our knowledge and look forward to investigating our exciting topics including Kenya, WW2 and Georgian Bath. As we are the oldest children in the school, we also aim to set the best example and are fantastic role models to the rest of the school. In Year 6, we also have an amazing opportunity to go on camp to the Forest of Dean where we build lifelong friendships and grow as learners. To end the year, we also prepare for our important transition into Secondary School.

As Falcons, we always strive to try our very best whilst being kind and considerate friends who enjoy having lots of fun.

Welcome to Eagle Class

Eagle class is a kind, creative and fun class to be in. Together we have made our own Eagle class rules to follow so that we always make sure that we look after each other and our classroom so that we are all happy at school and feel confident to do our very best.

Every time we impress Mrs Brixey with our outstanding behaviour and excellent work we earn a class or individual dojo, which we can spend later in the term on some treats for the class!

We are all looking forward to going on our Year 6 trip to the Forest of Dean later in the year!