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...
We have had some visitors in Reception today to help us with our mini beast topic. This week we have been reading 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' and have been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. Over the next few weeks we will be going on a mini beast hunt...read more
Here is a link to what we will be covering in Year Four this term: Summer Term-Y4-2017 overviewread 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 Here you can access the letter that was sent home containing further information: Y3 Summer...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