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13/02/19

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

It was quite warm today so the bees did some house work removing dead bees from the hive https://t.co/zjtxdOBvae

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13/02/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Science

Congratulations to the KS1 and KS2 Scientist of the year! https://t.co/jOpg5TzA2E

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06/02/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Science

The science fair is up and running. Well done to all the children who have taken part! https://t.co/vZTv28yk34

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06/02/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Science

Science fair judging taking place. This was a tough job this year! Finalist will be announced on Friday https://t.co/zM2IwTNTvT

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06/02/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe Computing

At Whyteleafe we're supporting . We know that it can be a safe and rewarding place to connect with family & friends, and to learn, so here's some of our favourites: https://t.co/8CfSHR3GAz https://t.co/fhYvAXdvAM https://t.co/3BTPGEZXXO https://t.co/hZJQ9mqg4T https://t.co/mWelmIAbvZ

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03/02/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Art

... and 4 more! It's so difficult to just put 4 photos on when there were so many amazing young artists. https://t.co/d0kfQIrpMf

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03/02/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Art

Even more! https://t.co/jNPAFZLz04

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03/02/19

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School Art

Final pieces using watercolours. Our Artist Studio is in full swing with some very excited children. https://t.co/lqEmJT4FUV

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01/02/19

School will be open today. Registration will close at 9.30am to allow for travel disruption. Remember gloves and a warm coat!

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30/01/19

School is open as usual. Remember gloves and scarves!

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23/01/19

Retweeted From UK Safer Internet Centre

We're giving away another 25 cardboard VR headsets to UK primary schools. Just retweet from your school Twitter account by 27/01/19 to enter!

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14/01/19

Exciting opportunity to join the teaching team at our fabulous school. Please contact the school to arrange a visit. https://t.co/Gm8oorhw8R

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14/01/19

Retweeted From John Williams

A fantastic opportunity to join the teaching team at one of these fantastic GLF schools Please contact the schools for a visit or send me a DM for more information

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19/12/18

Retweeted From Gareth Parker

Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all of our lovely pupils, parents and staff enjoy your holidays and we will see you next year!!!

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13/12/18

Retweeted From Sharon

Fab Carol Concert this evening ... the children were as amazing as always but particularly enjoyed the ‘12 days of christmas’ fun! https://t.co/xpAXUeQTTW

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29/11/18

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

So excited to have the finished product to sell at the fair on Saturday. Whyteleafe school lip balm. https://t.co/9lnHKVMcCY

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20/11/18

Retweeted From Whyteleafe School PE

BREAKING NEWS: Congratulations to Mrs Martina, Mrs Reilly and the Swimming Team for winning the Caterham District Swimming Gala for the 12th Year in a row!

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09/11/18

Retweeted From Mr K Reardon

I love Imman’s Cross Country race report. I love her reasons for the ‘Runner of the Day’✍️🏃‍♀️🏅 https://t.co/j1cOKHo96H

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08/11/18

You are welcome any time!

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08/11/18

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

Great to be there with you this morning. I’ll be back for some proper art lessons...if I had a natural ability for clay work then it’s hidden well! Brilliant to have an Artist’s Studio https://t.co/61Kg7T0feV

Who We Are

Stuart Wilson - Chair

SWStuart joined the governing board in March 2016 and has two children at Whyteleafe. 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 Whyteleafe school.  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.

John Williams - Executive Principal

JWJohn is the Executive Principal of the Chalklands Cluster. He was previously Head at Whyteleafe and has worked in numerous schools across 4 different local authorities and has been a governor in 4 different schools.

Gareth Parker - Head of School

Gareth 2Gareth Parker became Head of School at Whyteleafe in September 2018 and was previously Deputy Head at Whyteleafe and another GLF school in 2017.  He is married with a daughter.

Julie McGowan - School Business Leader

JMJulie has been School Business Leader at Whyteleafe School for 3 years but has worked at Whyteleafe for over 10 years.

Carol Everingham - Safeguarding and SEND

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.

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.

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.