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07/04/20

Retweeted From John Williams

Are you looking for your first DHT appointment? Take a look here and please get in touch if you’re interested 👇 https://t.co/Z519kaS7cG

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03/04/20

from Whyteleafe School. https://t.co/lxxS5FHyTJ

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25/03/20

Retweeted From Department for Education

Please share with other parents and carers. If your work is not critical in the response to coronavirus then please keep your child at home. 👉https://t.co/Xdt98lWTgO https://t.co/6x8kaJ7AUH

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22/03/20

Retweeted From NAHT

AN URGENT MESSAGE FROM NAHT. Only leave your child at school if you have no other choice. Please, please watch and share this important video message from our general secretary Paul Whiteman. https://t.co/36PR3rUzEB

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22/03/20

Retweeted From Gavin Williamson

You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response. If you are able to keep your child at home, you should. https://t.co/n1B1gngVWr

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20/03/20

Retweeted From John Williams

Blown away by how the staff across Chalklands Schools have stepped up this week - just amazing. Very grateful to have such a dedicated team.

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20/03/20

Retweeted From John Williams

To all of the parents that have taken the time to say “thank you” to the staff this week across all 4 schools. It is massively appreciated.

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19/03/20

Updates and the letter from the CEO is now on the website as ParentMail is not working. Please follow this link for school closure updates https://t.co/ISJ1GDbcfP

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19/03/20

Retweeted From ParentMail By IRIS

Due to unprecedented volumes of school communications today, ParentMail is currently unavailable. Please be assured we understand the critical nature of ParentMail to you and will provide a further update at 8.30pm this evening. https://t.co/KL1FLdPgZ7

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19/03/20

ParentMail are currently experiencing technical issues. The update will be sent as soon as it is working.

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17/03/20

Retweeted From John Williams

Impressive work by staff across the Chalklands schools - working as a team of 4 schools in very challenging circumstances with great parent support.

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14/03/20

Retweeted From Year 1 at Whyteleafe School

1N were excited at the toy handling workshop yesterday. They learnt so much about how toys have changed over the years, the materials and the forces! Some of their favourites were the jack in the box, the wooden animals, the pull along toys and the old teddy bear! https://t.co/CsW8opDQ9U

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14/03/20

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

EYFS made an obstacle course for the slug. Love the imagination involved. https://t.co/s0S1yWkiDS

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14/03/20

Retweeted From Year 1 at Whyteleafe School

1KM were excited at the toy handling workshop yesterday. They learnt so much about how toys have changed over the years, the materials and the forces! Some of their favourites were the marbles, the pull along toys and the puppets! https://t.co/aM8tQ2eQYg

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14/03/20

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Chocolate coated popcorn cooked on the fire aa part of our survival skills challenge https://t.co/UOxQzpnFhC

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14/03/20

Retweeted From Whyteleafe SMSC/PSHE

Some of our Sports Relief Winners for 2020. Our children showed resilience and great sense of teamwork today! Thank you so much to the Sports Crew and School Council, we are all so proud of you! https://t.co/56bUBW6EOD

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11/03/20

Retweeted From Carl McCarthy FCCT

I had the privilege of visiting on Monday and loved how senior leaders shared such an ambitious, positive vision for their pupils and school community. The collaboration and teamwork at is fantastic to see! 👏👏

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06/03/20

Thank you to everyone for putting such an effort into their World Book Day costumes. We all had a lovely day celebrating and sharing our favourite books. Congratulations to the winners of the costume competition - it was a tough decision! https://t.co/h2Oi5AstlM

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02/03/20

Grand opening of the Beach Hut Project! Mrs Faulkner and her Monday afternoon group have been working hard to design and decorate the shed to create a calming space. All their hard work has finally paid off https://t.co/MjCGw3UF3i

Feedback & Testimonials

Feedback from parents:

Whyteleafe is good at “…providing advice at Parents’ Evenings on how we can support our children.”

“Our child has had the most amazing time so far at school.  They love going and  thoroughly enjoys it.  Thank you so much for all you do for our children.”

“We are thrilled with our child’s report – They are very happy at Whyteleafe and obviously in an environment where they are encouraged to thrive.”

“We are delighted with our son’s progress and enthusiasm towards school this last year.  He has shown growth in social skills, mathematics and his writing.”

“I would just like to take the opportunity to thank everyone at Whyteleafe School for giving my daughter so many wonderful opportunities during her primary school years.  She has achieved her personal targets whilst enjoying learning through the dedicated teaching staff at Whyteleafe.”

“Good environment for learning and excellent teachers.”

“…there is a good sense of community within the school.”

“The school has always offered a variety of activities and my child feels safe, secure and enjoys a well-balanced approach to education.”

“The school provides so many opportunities and is very inclusive to all children.”

“The progress in my child has been amazing and we are amazed by how much they have learnt already.”

“I think that it is positive that the school looks at manners, healthy eating and all-round being to develop them as people as well as the academic attainment.”

“The teachers get to know the children very well which creates a lovely family atmosphere.”

“Children get exposure to all sorts of exciting experiences through which they learn and build their confidence.”

Whyteleafe is good at “…fostering a positive attitude to learning.”

“The school feels very welcoming so I know that if I have any questions there will be a member of staff to help.”

“Older children have many possible leadership roles, enabling them to support the younger ones, creating bonds throughout the year groups.”

“We are delighted with the progress she has made during her time at Whyteleafe.  She has grown socially and academically.  She has loved school and fully involved herself in all activities, she will miss attending Whyteleafe and we thank all the staff for their efforts over the years.”

“A wide variety of topics are taught, along with plenty of extra-curricular activities, allowing children to develop in all areas.”

“I like the pride that the school takes in appearance and uniform.”

“There is a very good atmosphere of working hard but also having fun and being motivated.  My children are very happy here.”

“I am very pleased with my son’s progress this year; he has had a lot of extra help which has given him a lot more confidence.  He has been very happy at Whyteleafe and I can’t thank you enough.”

 

Feedback from prospective parents:

“It was lovely to look around the school. The children all seem engaged, staff friendly and there are great opportunities for success.”

“Great tour.  Out of all four schools I have looked at the kids showing us round they were the most confident and knowledgeable.”

“Lovely tour. The two year 6 students were very informative and answered all of our questions.”

“Lucy and Jake were fantastic. They answered all of our questions with great enthusiasm. The school is really lovely.”

“Children were wonderful with the tour - very insightful and lots of activities available. Great involvement with parents and teachers.”

“Great feel to the school. Daniel and Nael were fabulous guides.”

“Our year 6 guides were great and very polite. School has changed so much since I was there - can’t wait for our daughter to start.”

“Fantastic tour guides, really helpful.  Really impressed with the school, has a wonderful feel to it. Great that you have a swimming pool on school grounds.”

“Amazing tour, Louisa and Ava were fantastic!”

“Brilliant tour. Love how classrooms are open. Our tour guides, Jake and Lucy, were very nice. Lovely to have pupils taking us around.”

 

Documents

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Parent Survey 01st Feb 2018 Download
Pupil Survey 01st Feb 2018 Download