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19/04/18

More Roman Day activities and outfits. Thank you to all parents and guardians for such impressive outfits! https://t.co/7ieR7vZOKN

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19/04/18

Time for the Roman quiz - the children are learning so much about chariot racing, where the Romans lived and the gruesome gladiators! https://t.co/QJxAukG9ow

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19/04/18

Year 4 enjoying their Roman Day! Lots of history, finding out how the Roman Empire spread and looking at fascinating artifacts, some of which are almost 2,000 years old! https://t.co/SIbGjssanr

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18/04/18

Retweeted From Alan Mackenzie

In this month's edition of DITTO, the free online safety magazine for schools and parents, we're looking at privacy, skin gambling, risky behaviour, Fortnite, challenges - Pse RT https://t.co/cd7E4rwcpn https://t.co/dmQby5FLJ4

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14/04/18

Retweeted From Kim Scudamore

Looking for any local businesses who would like support Whyteleafe Primary School Summer Fair 23rd June. We are looking for sponsors for our Fair Programme. Email whyteleafepta.com

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29/03/18

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Year 1 found a beautiful European hornet (about 4cm long) in their favourite tree, so respectfully decided not to climb that one today https://t.co/f3T6JKv9rh

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29/03/18

Retweeted From John Williams

The three children who won the Easter bonnet competition were presented with their prizes in our whole school assembly. Well done! https://t.co/TRJiajsj8b

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29/03/18

At our assembly this afternoon we said thank you and good luck to for all he has done for over the last 6 years https://t.co/4zF76en9eo

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29/03/18

We are delighted that we have been awarded the Achievement for All quality lead status recognising how we enable ‘every child to be the best they can be regardless of background, challenge or need’ https://t.co/lbEa4HGDpR

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29/03/18

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Grace Hopper worked on some of the earliest computers and developed advanced software programs. She was involved in the development of the COBOL programming language. Tap to learn more: https://t.co/9NWJn6Twir https://t.co/MmI2JBu1Lv

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28/03/18

Retweeted From Girls Who Code

Want to show off your spirit? Check out our new merchandise store, new this week! Get shirts, sweatshirts, dog tees and totes for the family- https://t.co/qkfB354BEw https://t.co/xYCUSwHPxC

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27/03/18

Easter Egg Hunt in full swing https://t.co/5DB1p79MjC

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23/03/18

Retweeted From John Williams

We had the pleasure of being welcomed into assembly this morning by our fabulous recorder group https://t.co/9Bps70K6Af

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22/03/18

Retweeted From Scratch Team

🎉 Scratchers have created and shared more than 30 million projects with Scratch! Visit https://t.co/iCs8Fxdlt9 to check out the wide variety of stories, games, and animations that young people are creating everyday. https://t.co/IqwE2CggYE

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21/03/18

Retweeted From Nikki Hall

Huge congratulations to netball team. Fantastic teamwork led to a super win 9-2 against a brilliant team from Woodlea.

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20/03/18

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20/03/18

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Congratulations to the amazing Year 5 football team for winning the District Football tournament

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20/03/18

Retweeted From Mr K Reardon

Congratulations to the year 4 football team for finishing 3rd in the District football tournament! Really, really proud!

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16/03/18

Retweeted From Nikki Hall

Well Done ! A great 5-0 win against a strong team. Excellent sportsmanship shown by both sides! You made and myself very proud! A big thank you to the parents for your support!

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16/03/18

Retweeted From John Williams

Blue Reception ready for their circuit https://t.co/wEtUYeuxc4

Who We Are

Stuart Wilson - Chair

SWStuart joined the governing board in March 2016 and has a child in year 2 and Reception.  He is Commercial Director for a British manufacturing company and hopes to share his business experience and skills with the leadership team of Whyteleafe school..  Being his first post as a Governor, Stuart is keen in developing his knowledge of the educational system through regular visits and training so as to appreciate the challenges faced and hopefully provide advice and guidance so that all pupils can achieve their best.

Mark Beach - Vice Chair

MBMark joined as a governor in March 2017. He has one child at the school in year 2. Mark works for a consultancy firm in the City of London and is keen to merge the skills learned in the corporate world with the governing body to support and challenge the leadership team to provide the best education for all children attending the school.  As Mark's first post as a governor, he is keen to understand the education system to effectively offer guidance for improvement.

Rev Timothy Goode BA Hons (Music), BA Hons (Theology) PGCE

TGRev Timothy Goode has been a governor since 2013 and the governor responsible for ensuring the delivery of SEN provision throughout the school since 2014. He is also a governor at St Peter and St Paul's C of E Infant School in Chaldon. He is the Vicar of St Luke's Whyteleafe and St Peter and St Paul's Chaldon and the Southwark Diocese Disability Advisor.  Before he was ordained in 2009 he was a full time teacher. He was a music classroom teacher at St Philomena's Comprehensive School in Carshalton from 1991-1995 and Director of Music at Homefield Preparatory School from 1995 - 2007.

Carol Everingham

CECarol Everingham joined as a Governor in January 2016.  She is a speech and language therapist and has worked independently and for the local NHS service in a range of educational settings.  She was Head of Therapy at a special school and a member of the Senior Management Team.  She is also a Governor at a dyslexia school and has been a Trustee of a national charity for people with language and communication difficulties.  She was impressed by the high level of educational standards at Whyteleafe School when she visited, and the provision for children with special needs.  She was enthusiastic about being asked to join the Governing Body so that she could share her knowledge and support and promote the school.

John Williams - Head Teacher

JWJohn is the Head Teacher here at Whyteleafe School. He has worked in numerous schools across 4 different local authorities and has been a governor in 4 different schools.

Julie McGowan - School Business Leader

JMJulie has been School Business Leader at Whyteleafe School for 2 years but has worked at Whyteleafe for 10 years.

Tim Rogers - GLF Education Partner

TRTim is the Education Partner for six schools within GLF, including Whyteleafe School. He oversees KS1, Early Years and Childrens' Centres. Formerly a Headteacher of two schools in the primary sector, Tim joined GLF Schools in 2015.

Luke Nicolaou - GLF Central Team

LNLuke is the Director of IT Services for GLF Schools. Luke joined in 2014 and leads the team of IT technicians committed to supporting schools in terms of administration and learning and teaching. 

Jette Wainwright - Clerk to Governors

Jette has been clerk to governors at Whyteleafe for four years, and became a clerk after being a governor at her children’s Junior School.  She was in post for five years, during which time she was Chair of Children & Learning Committee, Link Governor, and Vice Chair of Governors.  She has been a clerk for almost six years and has gradually increased the number of schools she works for to six.  All six are in the primary sector - The Earlswood Federation, Salfords School, Warlingham Village Primary School,  Marden Lodge, and Hillcroft as well as Whyteleafe.  She regularly attends training to ensure that the advice and support she provides to her governing teams is up to date.  Last year she successfully completed the nationally recognised Accredited Clerk qualification. Prior to this Jette was Marketing Co-ordinator in a large actuarial firm.