Welcome to Whickham Parochial
At Parochial we pride ourselves on providing a high quality education which focusses on the needs of children as individuals. We are committed to developing children who have a positive outlook on learning and understand what they need to do to improve and reach their potential. We focus on the importance of having a growth mindset and children taking responsibility for their own learning in preparation for their future lives in secondary school and beyond.
We are also very proud of our school community and the nurturing environment that has been created in partnership between school staff, parents, children and the Church. We want our children to come to school and enjoy what they are doing safe in the knowledge that they are going to be cared for by their fellow pupils as well as our staff. We aim to provide our children with lifelong memories and a desire to learn more.
I hope you will enjoy finding out more about our school on this website. If you are new to our school and would like more information, or to arrange a visit please do not hesitate to contact me.
Peter Armstrong – Headteacher
At the heart of education lies the child...
Welcome to the Summer Term! We hope you all had an enjoyable Easter break. Please find an overview of the learning content for Year Four during this final term: Summer Term in Year...read more
Summer term is in full swing now – whatever the weather may say – and we are deeply into our SATs preparation. The children are doing fantastically and are becoming confident in their knowledge and skills. Hopefully they will enjoy showing off their ability and not be...read more
Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful Easter break. Please click on the link to find out about the interesting things the children will be learning: Y3 Summer Term Learning 2018 Here you can access the letter that will be sent home containing further...read more
We have lots to do during the Summer term from exploring space and forces in Science, discovering the world of letters and correspondence in English and learning all about the Mayas during our History lessons not to mention our Hindu workshop during the first week...read more