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Year 6 Bikeability (May 2022)

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.

 

Reception visit to Paradise Wildlife Park (May 2022)

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!

 

Year 5 visit to Hindu Temple (May 2022)

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.

 

Year 3 Cricket Trip (April 2022)

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.

 

 

Whitchurch Book Week (March 2022)

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!

 

Year 6 visit to Kingswood (March 2022)

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.

 

Year 4 visit to the Welsh Harp Centre (March 2022)

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!

 

Year 5 visit to Robinwood (March 2022)

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.

Year 1 visit to Windsor Castle (February 2022)

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!

Year 2 visit to the Florence Nightingale Museum (February 2022)

Date: 13th Feb 2022 @ 9:31pm

Year 2 visited The Florence Nightingale Museum in London to enrich their topic about influential women in history. They 'met' Florence Nightingale herself, who re-enacted her life story, and took on the role of nurses to support her in her daily work at the hospital. The children loved exploring a range of artefacts from her early life, listening to recordings of her voice and they even tried on some period clothing that was worn back in the 1800s. 
 
 

Year 6 visit to Robinwood (September 2021)

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

Author Maz Evans visits Whitchurch (October 2021)

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!

Contact

Whitchurch Primary School and Nursery Wemborough Road, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 2EQ
Headteacher | Mrs C Rowley