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Whitchurch in Wonderland

Children at Whitchurch have recently been involved in a whole school writing project, based on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. They even got to experience Wonderland for themselves! Watch the video below to discover more (password: WPSWonderland).

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Year 3 visit to HOAC

Year 3 enjoyed a fantastic day at Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre, where they worked in teams to take on an assortment of exciting challenges including the Swamp, the Nightline and the Spiders' Web! There were also lots of other teamwork games that enabled them...

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Reception visit to Paradise Wildlife Park

Reception enjoyed their trip to Paradise Wildlife Park. They loved seeing the gibbons jumping, the zebras grazing and the alpaca eating! The big cats were the highlight of the trip, the children enjoyed observing their patterns. They also visited the farm and fed the...

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Year 5 Tudor Cooking

As part of their history topic on The Tudors, Year 5 have been cooking some Tudor soup and bread. Children worked in pairs to prepare their Tudor soup and bread which they took home to share with family. "I liked mixing the ingredients because the soup was really...

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Year 4 visit to Grosvenor Hall

Year 4 had an action-packed two day residential at Grosvenor Hall in Kent. Pupils took part in exciting activities such as zip wire, archery, fencing, Jacob’s ladder and a campfire. This helped develop pupils’ teamwork skills, as well as building confidence and social...

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Science Week

Science week 2019 was launched with a whole school assembly introducing events. During the week children from Nursery to Year 4 participated in interactive 'Silly science' workshop experiments including gravity, chemical reactions and molecules, whilst Year 5 and 6...

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Year 3 Viking Day

Year 3 participated in a fantastic Viking Day to celebrate their topic about Vikings. As well as coming to school dressed as Vikings for the day, they enjoyed a wonderful play by Hobgoblin Theatre where they gained an insight into Viking life, and took part in...

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Year 5 visit to Robinwood

Year 5 had a spectacular three-day trip to Robinwood, Cross Lanes site in Wrexham on Monday 4th to Wednesday 6th March. Over the course of the three days, children participated in fifteen activities including zip wire, climbing, giant swing, piranha pool and canoeing....

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World Book Day

Whitchurch celebrated World Bok Day in style! Children and staff across the school came in dressed as characters from their favourite books. There was a special assembly where teachers put on performances of well known stories including the Gruffalo, and prizes were...

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Year 5 see Aladdin at Bentley Wood

Year 5 were invited to Bentley Wood High School for Girls for their performance of Aladdin. We are very grateful to Bentley Wood who invite us every year to see the dress rehearsal before parents and carers attend in the evening. "I really loved it! It was like being...

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Rachel Yankey visits Year 2

This term, as part of their 'Inspirational Women' topic, Year 2 welcomed Rachel Yankey OBE to Whitchurch for the day. Rachel Yankey shared her inspirational story of how she started out playing football.  

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Planetarium visits EYFS!

The children in the EYFS were visited by Star Man Peter and his Planetarium. They were able to go inside the enormous dome for an exciting interactive session about space, with opportunities for star gazing!   "I liked it when we spun around in the rocket."...

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Great Artists Exhibition

Whitchurch welcomed artist Peter Swidrak, who inspired children in years 3 to 6 with an exciting exhibition of famous artwork and enjoyable practical workshops where they had the opportunity to explore creative techniques!   [gallery link="file"...

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Code Week

During Code Week, pupils in year 1 to 6 participated in a number of online and unplugged activities designed to further develop their knowledge and understanding of computer science. Unplugged activities included writing using binary code, designing and playing a...

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Year 4 Ancient Egypt Day

Year 4 celebrated their history topic about ancient Egypt with a special Ancient Egyptian Day, where they came to school dressed in ancient Egyptian themed costumes, such as pharaohs, mummies and archaeologists! “I really liked it because we learnt even more about...

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Year 6 visit to the RAF Museum

Pupils in Year 6 visited the RAF Museum in Hendon on 11th December as part of their History topic on World War II. There was so much to see and do as the Museum has expanded and now features some amazing interactive areas with brand new technology which simulates...

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Year 4 visit to the British Museum

Year 4 visited the British Museum to enrich their study of ancient Egyptian history. At the museum pupils viewed ancient artefacts such as sarcophaguses, Canopic jars, and human and animal mummies. “At the British Museum there were gargantuan statues. I was astonished...

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Pantomime!

Children across the school enjoyed pantomimes including the Gingerbread Man and Robin Hood Saves the Day to mark the start of this festive period. "I can’t believe they picked me to run down the aisle with the prop sword screaming my head off - and on my birthday!...

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Maths Competition

Pupils in Year 6 were chosen to compete in a regional competition with hopes of getting through to the national competition. They worked hard, practising everyday and ensuring teamwork and collaboration during tasks. "I really enjoyed the competition and working with...

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Year 5 visit to the Tower of London

Year 5 visited the The Tower of London as part of their topic about the Tudors. Here are some of the children's comments: ‘My favourite tower was the Crown Jewels because we got to see the actual crown that the Queen wears.’ ‘The Tower of London was beautiful. I loved...

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Be Internet Legends Assembly

Pupils in years 3, 4, 5 and 6 were visited by members of the Google team during a fun and interactive assembly, where they were taught the important Be Internet Legends pillars – to be Sharp, Alert, Secure, Kind and Brave – to help keep them safe online.  ...

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Year 3 visit to the Natural History Museum

Year 3 visited the Natural History Museum to enrich their learning about Volcanoes in geography, as well as Rocks, Fossils and Soil in science. They visited various exhibitions including Restless Surface and Volcanoes & Earthquakes, and enjoyed an interactive...

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Year 6 World War II Day

Year 6 celebrated their topic about World War II with a special WWII Day, where they came to school dressed in wartime costume! Aesop’s Theatre put on a moving World War II performance, which gave the children a fascinating insight into the life of a London family...

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Year 5 Tudor Day

Year 5 celebrated their Tudor topic with a special Tudor Day, where they came to school dressed as people from Tudor times, including kings and queens! Aesop's Theatre put on a wonderful show about Henry VIII where the children gained an insight into life in Tudor...

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Year 2 Food Festival

Year 2 held their first annual food festival as part of their topic 'Food Glorious Food'. The children made and brought in their favourite traditional home cooking to share with their friends. Everyone got a taste of food from around the world and parents got to see...

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The Animal Man visits Year 1

Stu the Animal ranger came to visit Year 1 children with a variety of his animal friends, including an owl, armadillo, boa constrictor and Tula the tarantula. Children enjoyed learning new facts about these animals and their animals groups, and they were brave enough...

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Year 6 visit to Stanburn Blast Shelter

Year 6 visited the blast shelter at Stanburn Primary School. Children had opportunities to look at World War II artefacts and memorabilia. They also had a chance to ask the curator, Mrs Lawrence, lots of questions. “It was a great opportunity to see old games and...

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Rastamouse visits Whitchurch!

Rastamouse creator Michael de Souza came to Whitchurch to share some of the classic stories from his hit children’s book and television series in a wonderful assembly and workshop! It was an unforgettable experience​ and children enjoyed watching the staff acting as...

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Year 3/4 Quad Kids

A group of children from Year 3 and 4 headed to the Bannister Stadium to participate in the QuadKids event. All children competed in each of the four events – 50m, 400m, Long Jump and Vortex Howler. Well done to all the athletes involved!   [gallery link="file"...

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Year 3 visit to HOAC

Year 3 enjoyed an action packed day at Hillingdon Outdoor Activity Centre. They solved the Spider’s Web and mastered the Swamp together using team work and cooperation.  

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Year 5 Residential

Year 5 visited Croft Farm Water Park for a fun-filled weekend residential. The children enjoyed exciting activities such as rowing, climbing, archery and team building.

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Year 6 Residential

Year 6 enjoyed their residential experience at Condover Hall. Pupils participated in exciting activities such as abseiling, high ropes, survival skills and fencing.

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Year 1 Visit to Canons Park

Year 1 children visited Canons Park. They identified different kinds of trees and did some lovely observational drawings of flowers and plants inside the secret walled garden. Thanks to the parent volunteers for supporting us. It was a lovely day for a visit!  ...

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