Welcome to Whitehill Primary School
On behalf of the whole school community, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Whitehill Primary School.
At Whitehill, we believe that every child has the right to a first-class education – one that inspires, challenges and motivates learners in all subject areas. You will see throughout our school the motto “Shine like a Star”, which is used to inspire our children to aim high and celebrate their successes. We encourage each child to Shine Academically, Shine Personally and Shine Socially in order to be success in their education, but also a successful member of the community in a modern Britain.
As part of our commitment to a broad and balanced curriculum, we offer a wide range of enrichment to our children. We are proud to have our own minibus, which is used to take learning outside of the classroom and provide ‘hands-on’ learning experiences. Our minibus is also used for the vast number of sporting events that we are involved in. We are also delighted with our Forest School area, which is used by all classes throughout the year and develops great skills and risk-taking, whilst introducing the children to the natural world around them.
We have high expectations of all our children in regards to their behaviour and attitudes to work. This is celebrated around school through: the work of our School Councillors; presentation and good work displays; and our weekly celebration assembly, where two children from each class are celebrated for their high standards of work and behaviour. Visitors often comment on just how calm and productive our learning environments are in school.
As a school, we recognise that some of our children (or families) need additional support at times: we have a fantastic team of staff who work closely with our children and provide the support they need (whether academic, social, emotional or behavioural). Our Learning Mentor works closely with our families and we are delighted to have both a Play Therapist and Speech & Language Therapist for those children who require more specialist support.
Without doubt, it is our children that makes Whitehill a special place to learn. Our children continue to demonstrate their incredible resilience, confidence, respect and tolerance – preparing them well for the diverse community we live in. It is because of the children and the achievements we have made so far, that I am so proud to say that I am the Headteacher at Whitehill Primary School.
I hope you enjoy looking at our ever growing website to see what makes Whitehill so special. However, a website can never replicate the feeling inside a school, so if you would like to see the school first-hand, you will always be made welcome.
Mr Steven Hall
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- Well done to Year 4 and Year 5, who both achieved an attendance of 97% or above this week, so therefore, will have a non-uniform day next Friday.
- Unfortunately, due to sickness across the whole school, no class achieved an attendance of 97% or higher this week. Therefore, all classes will be in school uniform for the first week back after the half-term holiday.
- Well done to Year 2, Year 4 and Year 5 who achieved an attendance of 97% or above this week, so therefore, will have a non-uniform day next Friday. A special mention to Year 4 who achieved 99% and Year 5, who achieved 100%. Well done!
- Well done to Year 4, who achieved an attendance of 97% or above this week, so therefore, will have a non-uniform day next Friday.