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Latest News from across the school

Y3 Spring Term

We have lots to enjoy learning about again this term. Here are some potential highlights: Our History theme is the Stone Age - we will be placing this era on a huge timeline, stretching back hundreds of metres to the creation of Planet Earth. We will learn about...

Welcome to Spring Term in Year 5

The children have been hard at work today thinking about how they can make aspects of their lives better through the making of realistic New Year’s resolutions. Each member of Year 5 came up with three goals: the first to improve themselves, the second to improve...

Happy New Year and Welcome to Spring Term in Year 6

I hope you have had a happy and restful Christmas break and that 2015 has got off to a good start for you! This term is a very busy one in Year 6 – preparation for our SATs tests steps up a few gears, and it also includes our visit to Robinwood.  With regard to these...

Keeping in touch via Facebook and Twitter

In addition to our wonderful school website, you can also keep in touch with what is happening in school by 'liking' our Facebook page: Whickham Parochial Facebook page You can also follow us on Twitter by following @parochialschool  (there is a link on the right hand...

Anti-bullying workshops

Our thanks to ViVa who presented entertaining and informative workshops to parents, staff and children today. We were reminded what is/is not bullying and helpful strategies to use if bullying becomes apparent....

Whickham Light Up

Well done to all those who attended the Whickham Light Up! Mr Armstrong and Mrs Walton were pleased and proud of the number of children from our school who came with their families to represent us at this lovely event. We were especially thrilled with the singing! Our...

Book Fair a Success!

Thank you so much to all parents and grandparents, uncles and aunties who supported our book fair to make it such a success! We took £800 in three days, giving us 60% commission! This money is to be spent on sets of Guided Reading books chosen by our teachers to help...

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