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Sumdog National Mathematics Competition 2017

Sumdog National Mathematics Competition 2017 We are extremely proud to announce the results of the Sumdog National Mathematics Competition, held last week. 216 students from Windsor Park took part in the competition, which was focused on speedy mental maths. Fifty of our students were ranked in the top 10% nationally. The best class at Windsor [...]

Maths Blog

We are delighted to announce that Windsor Park has been recognised for its work with STEM ambassadors. These are people, working in industry, who use science, technology, engineering and maths in their line of work. They have visited the school to talk to students about career routes for these subjects and to do some hands [...]

PE Blog Sptember 2017

The PE department have hit the ground running after the summer holidays. Football fixtures have come thick and fast with there being a number of games each week and the netball fixtures are about to start in the next few weeks. We look forward to hopefully some pleasing results!   Since we have returned to [...]

Art Blog September 2017

The Self- Portrait Tree    Since returning to school after the summer holidays, every student at Windsor Park created a monochromatic self-portrait following a fast paced portraiture workshop. This was an opportunity for the whole school to work on a collaborative display and learn basic portraiture skills, whilst still being able to explore their own [...]

Science Blog September 2017

We have had a great start to Science this year and have a lot to look forward to, including Science week in March with a trip to the Big Bang exhibition for the year 8s and a number of challenges and activities for other year groups. We are again hoping to run our forest school [...]

Library Refurb During Summer

During the summer holidays, the library had a refurb. Pupils can now enjoy the quiet areas around their chosen genre. Accelerated reading was reintroduced last month, where pupils now have the opportunity to take a quiz, during Pastoral and lunchtime about the book they have been reading. They can see their progress on the achievement [...]

English Blog September 2017

National Poetry Day – 28th September Recently, we’ve had an exciting day of poetry based activities in the English department.  This year’s theme for National Poetry Day was Freedom and all classes created their own poems relating to texts that are currently being studied.  Year 5 students, currently studying ‘Peter Pan’, had lots of fun [...]

English Blog September 2017

National Poetry Day – 28th September Recently, we’ve had an exciting day of poetry based activities in the English department.  This year’s theme for National Poetry Day was Freedom and all classes created their own poems relating to texts that are currently being studied.  Year 5 students, currently studying ‘Peter Pan’, had lots of fun [...]

DT September

Well another exciting year in DT is well under way. Year 8 have been involved in a two week technical challenge designing and manufacturing garments using newspaper.  Students have learnt how they need to consider the characteristics of the materials they use and their restrictions, joining methods and strengthening methods along with ergonomics (the comfort [...]

Maths Hub

We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new maths hub. Staff have been very busy over the holiday transforming the space into an inspiring learning zone. We have created spaces where students can work in small groups, receiving interventions to build their confidence about the trickier aspects of maths. We are also [...]