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03/02/23

A Victorian playtime with activities including skipping, hopscotch, chalk, marbles and clap songs https://t.co/QPqw3Rr80L

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03/02/23

Today Year 5 experienced what life was like for Victorian children at school! They learned the 3 R’s, took part in a Victorian drill lesson, the girls learned sewing and the boys technical drawing. We had an amazing day! https://t.co/6rNdNGG7Vq

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30/01/23

Retweeted From Jane Considine

“They realised help is better than harm.” Just stunning! ✨📝☺️📝✨📝✨📝☺️📝 https://t.co/6CftxXomMb

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30/01/23

Hedraclash, a poem by Sam in year 5, inspired by The Malfeasance. we hope you like it! https://t.co/BQbNh9VBB9

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26/01/23

Well done to Y6 on a fantastic and informative Proud showcase this morning! https://t.co/dqS1Vm7TxR

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25/01/23

Well done to this week’s hot chocolate with the head children! We are so proud of you! https://t.co/GfpCq154Cb

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23/01/23

Looking forward to singing along with our parents later. https://t.co/zqqnUr7HJR

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23/01/23

Enjoying our rehearsal and looking forward to the performance later with https://t.co/vy2giACObA

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23/01/23

Arrived safely ready to sing our hearts out! https://t.co/rPthUy0YWE

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20/01/23

Year 3 enjoyed an excellent and informative science workshop about the different types of rock from a geologist! https://t.co/00CYdFBwGE

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20/01/23

An excellent portrait of Queen Victoria! https://t.co/58ErY7heMD

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20/01/23

Year 5 had an arty afternoon learning about William Morris and the block printing technique. We went outside and used nature to help inspire our own patterns https://t.co/t0ND53CB7Z

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16/12/22

Retweeted From de Stafford School

Thank you to the lovely Year 5 students (and staff) from St Francis' Catholic Primary School & for coming to watch our 'Merry Mince Pies' performance this morning. We had so much fun having you here and wish you all a very Merry Christmas! https://t.co/Wxs6iMBAbt

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16/12/22

A great night of Christmas music making and singing was enjoyed by all at our Christmas Carol Evening last night. https://t.co/tFPzMzFn6Q

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14/12/22

Choir, Orchestra and mini-singers enjoyed entertaining their Grandparents at the Grandparents' Tea Party held this afternoon. All of the children performed brilliantly. https://t.co/KSWvd18t1R

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09/12/22

Amazing to have so many parents, carers and families of our children in school for our sharing afternoon today. https://t.co/MpMf3Wtjfq

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09/12/22

Year six have had a wonderful immersive day doing all things World War 2. They have enjoyed taste testing biscuits and writing postcards home as evacuees. https://t.co/51zW8WMQqe

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08/12/22

An amazing Christmas dinner was enjoyed by all yesterday. Thank you to Ange and the rest of the catering team. https://t.co/ggOTdjs4Mp

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02/12/22

Well done to all of our amazing pupils who have gone 'Over and Above' this week and enjoyed Hot Chocolate with the Head.#aimhigh https://t.co/FirQvRVBiN

Who We Are

Liam McGivern - Acting Chair, Safeguarding and SEND

I am an accountant by profession (member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) with wide experience in various roles in finance, including budgeting, performance reporting, internal audit, risk management and governance. 

After taking early retirement, I took the opportunity to use my skills to add value, by becoming a school governor, supporting school leaders in providing the best possible educational environment for the children. I joined the Hillcroft SSB at the end of November 2019 where I am now chair of the SSB. In addition to being a governor at six schools in total, a secondary school, special school and four primary schools I am also a member of the GLF Finance committee.  

I regularly undertake training to keep up with changes and to broaden my knowledge. 

John Williams - Executive Principal

John 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.

Kelly Hunt - Head of School

Miss Hunt has been the Head of School since September 2019.

Revd Annie Kurk - Community Member, Global Curriculum, Quality of Education

Revd Annie Kurk is the vicar of St Luke's Church in Whyteleafe and Governor with special responsibility for the Global Curriculum. Annie moved to Whyteleafe in 2019 leaving a post as a Church Minister in Battersea and School Chaplain and Governor at Saint Cecilia's Church of England Secondary School in Southfields where she served for 14 years. During her time living in the Wandsworth area, she was also a governor of two local primary schools. Annie has a masters degree in Pastoral Theology from Heythrop College UCL and a first class Hons degree in Ministerial Studies. She serves on the board of the Southwark Diocesan Board of Education and is a member of both their Audit and Schools Committees. Annie is keen to support the welcoming and nurturing ethos of the school which means that pupils are encouraged to be independent, confident and to enjoy their learning.  

 

Chris Green - Parent Member, Vice Chair, Personal Development

Chris is a parent Governor with special responsibility for Personal Development. Chris moved to the area in 2014 and has two children at Whyteleafe School. Chris has a Law degree, completed the Legal Practice Course and now works in Risk and Compliance at the Financial Conduct Authority. Chris is keen to apply this experience to an education setting and to build on the positive experience he has had of the school so far through his children. 

Bounty Enahoro - Parent Member, EYFS

Bounty joined in September 2021. 

Paul Robins - Community Member, Leadership and Management

Paul joined in September 2021. 

Jette Wainwright - Clerk to SSB

Jette has been clerk to SSB 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. She has successfully completed the nationally recognised Accredited Clerk qualification. Prior to this Jette was Marketing Co-ordinator in a large actuarial firm.