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Date: 17th May 2022 @ 10:39am
Year 6 children were invited to take their level 1 and 2 Bikeability training this week. Their bikes were checked over by cycle experts to ensure they are roadworthy and then children were assessed on basic skills before moving on to more advanced skills such as indicating whilst turning a corner. At the end of the training course children will be ready to cycle on roads and will receive certificates.
Date: 13th May 2022 @ 8:32pm
This week Reception enjoyed a really wild visit to Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire. The children had a fantastic time seeing all of the animals they have been learning about including lions, tigers, monkeys and zebras. Later in the week, the children wrote some lovely letters to the zookeepers about their experience and to thank them for such a memorable visit!
Date: 11th May 2022 @ 12:01am
Year 5 were honoured to visit the beautiful Hindu temple in Kenton which had a calm and spiritual atmosphere. They were able to see some of the congregants praying and to learn about the gods and rituals associated with prayer.
Date: 29th Apr 2022 @ 1:33pm
Year 3 went on an exciting trip to Lords Cricket Ground to watch Middlesex vs Leicestershire. Leicestershire won by 5 wickets! They had a jam-packed day full of exhilarating activities such as practising their throwing and catching skills and they even played a game of cricket themselves! Another exciting part of the day was having a photo with Rob Key, the current managing director of the England Cricket Team.
Date: 21st Apr 2022 @ 1:01am
Everyone at Whitchurch enjoyed an action packed week of activities to celebrate our love of reading! These included our popular Book Exchange and Book Fair, Stay and Read sessions for parents to join in with reading, impressive Book Cover Exhibition and exciting competitions including our reading themed classroom doors! Where's Wally Dress Up Day was a fun way to round off our successful Book Week!
Date: 31st Mar 2022 @ 9:41am
Year 6 enjoyed three days at the Kingswood centre in Aylesbury. They were joined on the second day by children visiting for the day trip.
Children had fun learning new skills, testing their resilience and working collaboratively. They climbed the high wall, learnt to start and build fires using safety techniques, zip wired, fenced and tried to get the bullseye in archery!
Children and staff enjoyed the glorious weather and beautiful scenery.
Date: 18th Mar 2022 @ 11:12am
Year 4 visited The Wesh Harp Environmental Education Centre in Brent to support their learning about water and habitats. The children were interested to learn all about how rivers get polluted and had a great time pond dipping to collect and classify living things!
Date: 5th Mar 2022 @ 1:43pm
Year 5 enjoyed an action packed residential visit to Robinwood in Wrexham, Wales. They developed team playing skills and self-belief in activities including canoeing and the zipline challenge. Back in school, children enjoyed a range of tasks involving cooperation and creativity.
Date: 22nd Feb 2022 @ 4:56pm
Year 1 visited Windsor Castle as enrichment for their topic 'Kings and Queens'. The children had the opportunity to explore the castle and all its features they had been learning about during their History lessons, including the battlements, arrow slits and the portcullis. They were fascinated by St George's Chapel and some of the children were lucky enough to see the changing of guard! Year 1 thoroughly enjoyed this trip and had lots of questions for the teachers on the way back to school!
Date: 13th Feb 2022 @ 9:31pm
Date: 2nd Dec 2021 @ 4:25pm
Year 6 enjoyed a three-day residential visit to Robinwood in Wrexham, Wales. They showed their resilience and perseverance whilst participating in a range of challenging activities included zip wiring, climbing, abseiling, canoeing... and much more!
“I have never been canoeing before! I can’t believe we won the challenge.” Hursh
“You are terrified before you go on the high ropes challenge course, but you don’t realise just how much fun it is until you finish.” Arvin
Date: 2nd Dec 2021 @ 4:27pm
Maz Evans visited our children in assembly and answered some great questions about her well-known books and being a top author. She even signed the wall in our fiction library after the event!