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Latest News from across the school

Year 1 Dance Festival.

Year 1 had a fantastic time today at Whickham school Dance Festival. They took part in a range of dance sessions discovering new dance styles including jazz, freestyle and disco. The children had a great attitude towards the event and had lots of fun reproducing the...

Spring Term in Year 1

Happy New Year! It was lovely to welcome the children back last week after the Christmas break. They have come back ready to work and have settled well into their routine again. This term is a busy term in year 1. Our topic is castles, and through this we will be...

Spring Term in year 2

6.1.17 Happy New year! Welcome back to the next term in year 2.   This Spring half term is busy with lots of topic themed work. Our history topic is ‘Life in the 1950s’ looking at significant people and events from that period. All the work we will be doing will...

Spring Term in Reception

Happy New Year to you all. This half term we will continue to work hard with our phonics, I am so impressed with their reading and writing already. The first half term topic is all about Space. We are learning about the planets and space travel and within this we will...

Spring Term 2017 in Year Four

Happy new year to you all and welcome to our updated website!  Hopefully you all had a restful time over the festive period. Spring Term in Year Four is going to be busy and interesting.  Please find a link here to some of the things the pupils will be learning this...

Spring Term in Year 3

Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and I wish you a very happy New Year. Please click on the link to find out about the interesting things the children will be learning: Y3 Spring Term Learning Here you can read the letter that will be sent home...

Spring Term in Year 6

I hope you have had a happy and restful Christmas break and that 2017 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.  We’ve already had our...

Festive Christmas Party Fun!

This afternoon Year 3 and Year 4 had great fun at their Christmas party playing traditional games and dancing. Everyone looked fabulous in their party clothes. At the end of the party each child was given a present which was generously bought by the Friends. A big...

KS1 Christmas Nativity

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 performed ‘What’s behind the stable door?’ last week for parents. They all did an amazing job and all the teachers are very proud of them. There were lots of laughs and applause at both performances and the children sang...

Thank You Mr Houlsby

A huge ‘Thank you’ to Mr Houlsby for making the children’s first term in Reception so enjoyable.  Mr. Houlsby is taking up a new post in January at Brunton First School.  We will all miss him and wish him good luck. I have enjoyed my first two days...

Merry Christmas Everyone.

After a very busy term we have eventually reached the Christmas holidays. May I take this opportunity to wish you all a very restful, joyful and  merry Christmas. I look forward to seeing all of the children back in the new year, ready to work hard and refreshed for...

Happy Christmas from Parochial

With the end of term rapidly approaching, I would like to take this opportunity to wish everybody associated with Whickham Parochial a very happy Christmas.  We have been overwhelmed by the support from parents for the various Christmas events and look forward to your...

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