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20/07/18

Such an impressive winner of the Whyteleafe Sports Award 2018 https://t.co/gE6NGGCRep

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20/07/18

A love of problem solving and support for others in mathematics. This year’s Maths Award. https://t.co/1cbQ3Cye28

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20/07/18

Exceptional flair for writing shown by our literacy award winner. https://t.co/ARUzEgW6Is

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20/07/18

Excellent attitude to sport from this year’s 2018 netball trophy winner. https://t.co/WxkfoV0Kmc

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20/07/18

We have enjoyed so many performances over the years from our 2018 Music Award winner presented by https://t.co/Wp1QU7y69m

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20/07/18

The winner of this year’s languages award was very happy to receive the trophy. https://t.co/H3GtY9R8BY

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20/07/18

A very well deserved friendship award voted by all of the children in year 6 https://t.co/sfeAQyiomt

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20/07/18

Retweeted From John Williams

Looking forward to this photo being worth a lot of money in a few years time when these 2 are gracing the premier league https://t.co/zyRtxSFLvs

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20/07/18

Retweeted From John Williams

A well deserved recipient of the ICT award https://t.co/Ix7rxoACLj

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20/07/18

Retweeted From Nikki Hall

Have a great holiday 4H! You’ve been a super class to have and I’m very proud of you all! Watch out , they’re coming for you! X

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20/07/18

Retweeted From Nikki Hall

Wishing all of Year 6 the best of luck in your new schools. You were my first year group at this school and you’ll always have a special place in my heart. Stay in touch! I want to hear about all of your successes! X

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18/07/18

Tell us how YOU have helped to reduce the use of plastics lately. https://t.co/YbARw3Ay3v

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18/07/18

we're trying to do our bit and spread the message on reducing the use of plastics! https://t.co/YbARw3Ay3v

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18/07/18

Check out our amazing assembly on reducing plastic usage to help protect the environment! https://t.co/YbARw3Ay3v

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18/07/18

School council held an assembly on plastic in the environment. Members produced a ppt, made props, rehearsed it and performed it to KS1. They did a fantastic job and put together a strong message about recycling plastic and reducing packaging in supermarkets. https://t.co/f0mjkQLSQR

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16/07/18

Fantastic show and tell from 1N. We were able to talk about enlargement. This man was 40 times bigger than the traditional Lego man. https://t.co/n4MSAMJJf2

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13/07/18

Retweeted From Mr K Reardon

Well done to Red Reception and Blue Reception for taking part in a fantastic It was wonderful to see so many children smiling as they took part.

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13/07/18

Retweeted From John Williams

Delighted to receive the first Whyteleafe honey this morning made by our very own bees 🐝 https://t.co/ZtztwC4aoK

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12/07/18

Our summer music concert has begun, showcasing our amazingly talented pupils https://t.co/mUb3iw9bLH

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11/07/18

Retweeted From John Williams

Honey production in full swing https://t.co/sBQnLUl5GY

Learning at Whyteleafe School

Aim High • Be Independent • Enjoy Yourself

September 2014 saw the introduction of a new National Curriculum for England and Wales. Our curriculum, is derived from this document and enriched to reflect the values that we hold at Whyteleafe.

Our curriculum is balanced and broad and based on our School Vision. It consists of activities designed and encouraged in the school to develop the intellectual, personal, social and physical activities in the children.

It includes not only the formal programme of lessons, but also the ‘informal’ programme of extra-curricular activities as well as the features which produce the school’s ethos, such as equality of opportunity, the values shown in the way the school sets about its task and the way in which it is organised and managed.

The curriculum is planned by our staff team. The National Curriculum provides a necessary framework and ensures continuity throughout the child’s school life.

Our teaching is child-centred in that our pupils are central to all our planning. We have high expectations of our children. We start topics with what is familiar and, using practical activities wherever possible, extend this knowledge. We plan learning to interest and excite our children whilst promoting pupil independence so that they want to learn and enjoy their new skills. Success is a firm foundation for future learning and we show due appreciation of their successes.

Using the inside and outside learning environment, our children experience high qulaity learning experiences across our wide curriculum.  Our planning is inclusive and differentiated to meet all pupils’ talents, skills and abilities.

Our curriculum is underpinned by our Whyteleafe Wheel of Learning which promotes effective learning behaviours in all areas of the curriculum.  Our weekly celebration assembly highlights those children who have been displaying these during that week.

Class Organisation

Each year group consists of two classes and is organised under the direction of a Teaching and Learning Leader who, in collaboration with the Head and Deputy Head, oversees the curriculum and the quality of its delivery.

Classes in each year cover a similar curriculum – but will have individual delivery depending on teacher personality and class needs. The work is aimed at covering the appropriate attainment targets which are detailed in the National Curriculum.

Curriculum Leaders

Each class teacher is able to teach a broad curriculum including the core subjects. Each subject is led and championed by a member of staff who are able to advise, work alongside and inspire colleagues within the school. Specialist help and advice is also available from supporting consultants and by working closely with teachers in other GLF schools.

Teaching Assistants

We employ a number of teaching assistants who are deployed to help and support the learning of the children across the school.

Phonics:  We use letters and sounds for our teaching of phonics across the school.

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  • July 20, 2018 Such an impressive winner of the Whyteleafe Sports Award 2018 Read more
  • July 20, 2018 A love of problem solving and support for others in mathematics. This year’s Maths Award. Read more
  • July 20, 2018 Exceptional flair for writing shown by our literacy award winner. Read more
  • July 20, 2018 Excellent attitude to sport from this year’s 2018 netball trophy winner. Read more
  • July 20, 2018 We have enjoyed so many performances over the years from our 2018 Music Award winner presented by Read more
  • July 20, 2018 The winner of this year’s languages award was very happy to receive the trophy. Read more
  • July 20, 2018 A very well deserved friendship award voted by all of the children in year 6 Read more
  • July 20, 2018 Looking forward to this photo being worth a lot of money in a few years time when these 2 are gracing the premier league Read more
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