second hand uniform available at discounted prices

Reminder: Second Hand Uniform available

Welcome back to the spring half-term 2.  We are working with BPET Central Team on uniform policy updates after the Government announcement last autumn on new statutory guidance on school uniform which will come into force in September 2022. In the meantime we wanted to remind all parents and carers that the PTCA run a great website selling second-hand uniform …

National Story Telling Week and Mental Health Week

Last week, we celebrated National Storytelling Week. Storytelling is important as it develops children imagination, supports cultural understanding and appreciation, develops a love of reading and supports children’s reading, writing and speaking skills. Ms Foster organized lots of activities, including a morning journaling session and the children had a wonderful week, exploring stories. This week, we have celebrated  Children’s Mental …

PSHE this week focused on ‘Mental Health’ and ‘Growth’ as part of Children’s Mental Heath Week 2022

This morning PSHE Leader Emma Taylor, shared an assembly based around the concept of tree growth (looking at tree rings) and how each tree tells its own story about the weather and the conditions in each year of its growth.  However, whether the conditions are good or bad, a tree still grows a new ring. People can be like trees. Sometimes …

Orchestra Club wows with fabulous performance!

Talented children from the school orchestra, shared with us this amazing piece they had learned in just one club session! Taught and inspired by Mr Bell, our Music specialist leader the pupils proudly played to staff members at the end of the club session. We cannot wait to see what they will achieve with more lessons, club sessions … which …

Fundraising for LEGO Steam Sets for new afterschool club

We are very excited to share our new crowdfunding project with you!   We are aiming to raise £1,500 to put towards buying some LEGO Steam Park Sets which will be used in the Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 classes and during a LEGO afterschool club which will be run by Miss Thomson.  We would love it if you could donate …

Updated 31/1/22: Whitehall Park takes part in Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Whitehall Park children attended an assembly with Natasha Kaplinsky and Ed Balls to commemorate the Holocaust Memorial Day 2022. We learnt about we can learn from the past to be better for the future, in a society based on tolerance and respect, free from prejudice,  discrimination and hatred. We painted stones which will form part of a giant memorial for …

Year 1 have talk from NASA Expert

On Tuesday 25th January, Year 1 had an exciting opportunity to speak to Emily Matula who is an Extra Vehicular Activity Flight Controller and Engineer – NASA Johnson Space Center.  The talk is part of this half term topic ‘To the moon and back”.    

All classes will take part in Big Stone Paint for Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Whitehall Park School will be joining schools and community groups up and down the country in making a personal contribution to the new UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre this Holocaust Memorial Day. Foundation Stones invites the children to paint a stone in remembrance of the six million Jewish men, women and children murdered in the Holocaust and all other …