Welcome to Whitfield St James’ CE (VC) Primary School

Dear Parents, Carers and Pupils,

This is a child centred school and the staff are caring and compassionate individuals
with a genuine desire to develop and provide the best opportunities for the pupils.
Every pupil has the ability to excel and it is our privilege to help them achieve this.
Our pupils have the right to best quality education in all areas and we will continue to
strive to provide the opportunities to allow your children to develop into independent
learners. The world is changing and the jobs market becoming more diverse and
competitive and we have a duty to prepare our next generation for jobs that may not
yet exist.

There is a strong sense of community and developing links with the local area and
parents is an area I feel very strongly about.  I am very much looking forward to
working with you all over the coming year. I will try to be on the playground both
before and after school and please feel free to come and talk to me and if you would
like to talk privately, we can arrange a meeting. Please contact the school if you
have any questions or worries.

Craig Woodward

Miss Warburton’s class orienteering 12/10/2021

Well done to Miss Warburton’s class who took part in the orienteering event at Glossopdale on Tuesday 12/10/2021.  Well done to the team who came second. All the pupils were great role models and represented school very well. We are all very proud of them.  Mr Woodward

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Parent Drop in sessions W/C 18/10/2021

Good afternoon,  We are having parent drop in sessions during the W/C 18/10/2021. In order for teachers to plan how many people will be attending, please fill in the form below if you intend to come.    We are looking forward to seeing you in school.  Mr Woodward Parent drop in sessions sign up form …

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Parents evening Tuesday 2nd and Thursday 4th November 2021

Dear Parents / Guardians,  The staff have decided that it will be more beneficial for the pupils to have parents evening face to face in school, rather than phone calls.  It will be great for you to see the classrooms and learning environments. Please maintain social distance in the classrooms and please don’t attend the …

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Flu Vaccinations for pupils will be on Tuesday 16th November 2021

The Flu vaccinations for pupils will be on Tuesday 16th November 2021 in school. This is optional but if you want your child to have the vaccination, you must use the link and school code below and sign you child up.  Please see the information below. Mr Woodward Dear Parents/Carers For the school year starting …

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Times Tables Rockstar Day – Friday 15/10/2021

Please find information below for the times tables rockstar day.  All pupils and staff are welcome to dress as rockstars. The event is to promote times tables and there will class against class challenges throughout the day.  I apologise for the late notice, I thought I had put the information and letter out a week …

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