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West Winds Primary School and Nursery Unit

Welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to our school website.  Our school motto, ‘Caring and Sharing’ is at the heart of everything we do. West Winds is a nurturing school and all staff work together to ensure the children are valued and have every opportunity to succeed.  We are a busy school with lots happening throughout the school year. I hope you enjoy looking through our website and that you will be kept informed of the work of the school.

Thank you

Jim Todd

Principal

Latest News

 
9th Feb 2018
P4 looked at Chinese New Year celebrations.  We looked at the fashion, the customs...
 
 
 
8th Feb 2018
On Tuesday P4 and P3 went to Castleward to Pack up their Troubles, a World War 2...
 
 
 
 

Latest Photographs

 
 
Helping to pack the evacuees Margaret and John's suitcase.
Helping to pack the evacuees Margaret and John's suitcase.
 
 
 
 
 
Playing with toy soldiers and planes.
Playing with toy soldiers and planes.
 
 
Pupils of the Week 2nd Feb
Pupils of the Week 2nd Feb
 
 
Here we have an Air Raid Warden, an American GI, a soldier holding a decommissioned incendiary bomb and a British soldier.
Here we have an Air Raid Warden, an American GI, a soldier holding a decommissioned incendiary bomb and a British soldier.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Polly the cook divides the cake into portions.
Polly the cook divides the cake into portions.
 
Talking about Margaret and John's suitcase contents.
Talking about Margaret and John's suitcase contents.
 
 
Pupils of the Week 9th Feb
Pupils of the Week 9th Feb
 
 
 
 
Lucky Margaret and John have been given some chocolate by the American soldiers stationed at Castle Ward!
Lucky Margaret and John have been given some chocolate by the American soldiers stationed at Castle Ward!
 
 
 
 
 
Buying a week's ration of brandy balls.
Buying a week's ration of brandy balls.
 
 
Buying a week's ration of dolly mixtures.
Buying a week's ration of dolly mixtures.
 
 
Master Edward has sent a telegram. He's been freed from his POW camp and is coming home!
Master Edward has sent a telegram. He's been freed from his POW camp and is coming home!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discussing alternative recipes like parsnip jam, carrot cookies and potato scones.
Discussing alternative recipes like parsnip jam, carrot cookies and potato scones.
 
Wow the gas rattle is very noisy!
Wow the gas rattle is very noisy!
 
Learning about sweet rationing.
Learning about sweet rationing.
 
 
Pupils of the Week 2nd Feb
Pupils of the Week 2nd Feb
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Helping Agnes the Land Girl plant broad beans
Helping Agnes the Land Girl plant broad beans
 
 
 
 
 
 
Helping Agnes the Land Girl make newspaper plant pots!
Helping Agnes the Land Girl make newspaper plant pots!
 
 
 
 
 
Playing some games.
Playing some games.
 
Dressing like a soldier. Look at the American helmet.
Dressing like a soldier. Look at the American helmet.
 
We learn how the bear came to Castle Ward.
We learn how the bear came to Castle Ward.
 
Mmmmm buttermilk!
Mmmmm buttermilk!
 
Making sure Margaret and John have everything packed for going back to Belfast.
Making sure Margaret and John have everything packed for going back to Belfast.
 
 
 
 
Pupils of the Week 2nd Feb
Pupils of the Week 2nd Feb
 
 

Upcoming Events...

Tuesday, 27th February 2018
School Photographs
Thursday, 1st March 2018
World Book Day