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Our very own speed cuber - he did it in 36 seconds the first time!

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Tobogganing at Robin Hill Adventure Park 🎢

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Some children faced their fears today and went on the ride at Robin Hill

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Our morning started with an exciting surprise: Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex landed in a helicopter next to our houses!

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🥳🎈Happy birthday from us all at the IOW🎈🥳

Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural

• The Whyteleafe Wheel of learning is embedded in every classroom.

• Whyteleafe Wider Work books in each classroom which reflect the wider curriculum.

• Sapphire gems displayed in every classroom and reflected in the blue ties that are   rewarded during KS1 and KS2 celebration assemblies.

• Weekly assemblies to reflect the Whyteleafe Wheel of learning and promoting British Values.

• Using real life contexts for learning: real vegetables at harvest time, making bread and eating it.

• Themes such as road-safety, anti-bullying, racism, kindness, relationships addressed throughout the year and are incidental when the need arises.

• Learning about the differences between us, our families, abilities, beliefs and celebrations.

 • Valuing everybody equally, celebrating events from a range of different cultures. Visits from family members to share how they celebrate at home.

• Church visits for Christmas and Easter and having an annual Harvest celebration and Christmas celebration at school.

• Celebrating multi-faith festivals and special days through music, art, visits from parents.

• The vicar from St Luke’s Church is a regular visitor to talk to both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 in assemblies.

• Pupil leadership/Sports leaders/Digital Leaders being excellent role models in our school

• From Year 2, children can be elected to join the School Council, where they can represent the opinions of their peers to staff, and report back on important developments.

• Charity events and fundraising organised by the school council.

• Talking and learning about the people who are special to them at home and outside their home.

• Classroom environments allow for children to use their imagination and creativity through outdoor/indoor provision including forest school and outdoor area with chickens.

•  Wishing Well room which is timetabled by Thrive practitioner allows for children to have indoor provision to use their imagination and express their emotions in a supportive way.

• Whyteleafe’s class expectations, rewards and sanctions in each classroom. Understanding the difference between right and wrong.

 • Children have a worry monster in every classroom where children are encouraged to put their worries inside and the teacher responds to these (relates to Thrive actions plans)

 • The French exchange will allow for visitors from different cultures to come and talk to the children about their language and join in socially with our children and experience our culture.

• Year 5 & 6 residential trips that encourages taking risks, encouraging motivation and being independent.

•  Links with the local community, rotary ambassadors and also linking with local charities and events.