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RUGBY - Training for years 4, 5 and 6 takes place on a Tuesday 3.30pm until 5pm every week. Matches usually take place on Friday afternoons. Mr Dennis and Mr Tunnadine are responsible for rugby in the school.

 

 

NETBALL - Years 5 and 6 girls are offered the opportunity to play competitive netball against other local schools. Training takes place after school on Tuesday until 4.45pm. Miss Britten is the teacher in charge of netball.

 

 

CRICKET - In the summer term, years 6 are able to play rounders and compete against other local schools. Training takes place with Mr Tunnadine.

 

 

BASKETBALL - In the summer term year 6 are able to play basketball. Years 6 compete weekly against other local schools and take part in inter-school championships. Training takes place on Thurday evenings during the Summer Term with Mr Jones.


 

CROSS COUNTRY - West Park started cross country in 2007/2008 and had a very successful first season. Races are every month on Saturday mornings, at various locations in Bridgend. Training takes place during lunch hour on a Wednesday. Mrs Hancock organises the cross country in school.


 

SWIMMING - In years 5 and 6 pupils attend swimming lessons at Pyle swimming pool as part of the national curriculum. Once a year the junior children in the school have the opportunity to participate in an inter-school gala.

 


DANCE - Children get to 'get their groove on' at Dance club on Thursdays at 3.30pm - 5pm with Miss Griffiths.


CHOIR - The choir is comprised of year 5 and 6 children – auditions are held when the children reach year 5. Mrs Mainwaring arranges choir practice during school time.
The choir perform at school events, such as the Christmas concert and leaver’s concert. They also participate in many community events such as: carol services, RNLI concert, visits to old people’s homes, charity concerts and the musical extravaganza at St. Davids Hall.
 

 

MUSIC LESSONS  - Junior pupils have the opportunity to learn brass, woodwind and string instruments including violin, cello, double bass and guitar.

Woodwind, Brass and Guitar lessons are provided by CAVMS. There is a charge for each lesson.

Violin, cello and double bass lessons are provided by the county and there is no charge to learn these instruments.

Children who play instruments have the opportunity to play in the school orchestra, string group and wind band in the Christmas and Leaver’s concerts.
 

 

ECO CLUB - West Park is registered with the Eco-Schools programme and has received the 'Green Flag Award' as recognition of our efforts towards environmental sustainability.
We believe we should not just talk about environmental issues, but should also do something about it!

 

 


Coolkidcomputers - Coolkidcomputers is a club held weekly at 3.30pm - 4.30pm on Thursdays. The club further extends the knowledge and practical application of technology through a range of fun and interesting activities for all those who attend. The club runs for a half-term, with new themes each term.

 

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