WestdaleInfant School

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

We hope that this page might answer any questions that you have about our school. If there is anything that we haven't answered please speak to our office.


Q1. How does my child get a place at Westdale?

If you would like to apply for a full time place in F2 for a September start or a full-time place in any other year group please contact Notts County Council Admissions but you are welcome to make an appointment to look around the school with Mrs Estell or Mrs Lewis.


Q2. Do I need to book my child on to after school clubs?

Yes, this can be done through our office. Places are limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis. The cost of each after school club differs -  please see the office for more information.


Q3. Are there opportunities for the children to go on residential visits whilst at Westdale?

Yes, children from Y2 get the opportunity to go to Perlethorpe in the Summer term each year.


Q4. Does my child need to wear school uniform at Westdale?

We recommend a school uniform which is outlined in the school prospectus and on the website.


Q5 Will my child receive home learning whilst at Westdale?

Yes your child will receive home learning and it is important that parents you support your child with this as much as you can. We encourage all children to regularly read and practise spellings at home. Teacher will organise sessions to support parents and these usually take place at the beginning of each academic year.


Q6 Will I receive regular updates on how my child is doing at school?

Yes- teachers will contact you directly if there is something that they need to discuss with you and formal parent interviews regarding pupil progress are arranged during the Autumn & Spring terms with a school report at the end of the academic year.