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Y2 – Do you want to build a snowman?

December 1, 2020

Y2 were welcomed into school by ‘Olaf’ this week at the start of their ‘Do you want to build a snowman?’ learning journey. Their classrooms had also been turned into winter wonderlands, ready for them to learn about everything cold and frosty over the next few weeks.


Year 3 – Iron Age Matt

November 26, 2020

On Friday 19th November, Year 3 welcomed Iron Age Matt (Matt Russell) to school.  He came to give the children an insight into what life was like for the Iron Age people and explained how the hierarchy of society was organised in Celtic tribes. The children loved the hands-on experience, whilst following the Covid guidelines, […]


Children in Need 13th November

November 13, 2020

What a colourful day we had on Friday 13th November. Thank you to everyone who dressed up in rainbow colours for Children in Need, raising an amazing £957.11 for the BBC appeal. Well done to Owls and 4T who won the class prizes for the best class rainbows. The staff joined in the fun too! […]


Remembrance 11th November

November 12, 2020

The children and staff from Y1-Y6 were supported in their act of remembrance by Mrs Davies who played the Last Post and the Reveille on her bugle to mark the start and end of our silence. It was the first time we had come together as a school community for a common event since March. […]



November 5, 2020

October 2020 has seen us have our first proper crop of apples from our orchard – the Y1 children had fun picking and collecting for some tasty, healthy snacks!


Painted Pebble ‘Snake’

September 3, 2020

We set a challenge for the children to paint pebbles and create a ‘snake’ along the fence at the front of the school – we have now moved them inside the grounds to cover a flower bed at the front of the school to provide a reminder of how we continued to work as a […]


World Book Day Competition

March 10, 2020

Thank you to everyone who sent in a cardboard tube book character for our World Book Day competition. There were some amazing ideas and it was a very difficult competition to judge. We could see how much effort and enjoyment went into each of them. With some assistance, Mrs Yeo and Mrs Pennington have selected […]


Winners of the Rotary Club Christmas Painting Competition

January 31, 2020

“Members of Whiteley Rotary Club visited the school to present prizes to the winners of the Christmas Painting Competition that they ran in December. Congratulations to all the children who took part”


Name the Gritter Competition—Whiteley Winner!

January 14, 2020

Last term, the JRSOs invited children to enter a Hampshire competition to name one of the county’s gritting lorries this winter. Congratulations to Eddie Robertson whose suggestion, ‘Grizzly Gritter’, was one of the county winners—a fantastic achievement out of 800 entries! As a prize, his class had a visit from the named lorry for a […]


Y6 Senior Choir singing at Beck Lodge retirement homes

December 17, 2019

Y6 senior choir sang at Beck Lodge retirement homes last week for their Christmas gathering. The group of 12 did a fantastic job and enjoyed the chocolate treats they were given as a gift by Churchill Homes for their singing.