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

Car Boot Sale 12/10/19

A huge thank to everyone who supported the school council’s car boot sale, it was a lovely morning and great atmosphere. A special thank to Mrs Fletcher and the school council for organising the event. They raised £81.60 which they will spend to make our school even better from suggestions from the pupils and council …

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Stick Day Monday 14th October

        Bring a stick to school website This year we’re embracing the ‘bring a stick to school’ day as part of an initiative created by The Muddy Puddle Teacher. On Monday 14th October, we ask that all children bring a stick into school. The stick needs to be no longer than the …

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Glossop Jog October 2019

Mr Doyle, Mrs Hennessy, Luca, Mr Woodward, William, Lewis, Chloe, Nathan, Mr Morgan, Chloe, Mr Walshaw, Mrs Allen and Mr Ford and Mrs Morgan hiding behind the camera. Thank you to everyone who took part in the Glossop Jog organised by Rotary. Our pupils, staff and parents ran really well , kept smiling and raised …

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World Mental Health Day 10/10/19

On Thursday 10/10/19, please can children wear non-uniform and if possible something yellow. This could be anything from socks, t-shirts to hair bands. We are not collecting money and do not want donations.  As a school we are passionate about supporting everyone’s mental health and Mrs Fletcher, Mr Ford and Scot (UK Sports) have delivered …

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