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

Whitfield Christmas Lantern Parade Saturday 14th December

Come along to Whitfield Lantern Parade! Date: Saturday 14th December 4-5pm lanterns on sale at St Mary’s school 5pm parade to Pure Vibes, Ebenezer street via Wood St & Freetown 6pm Carols around the tree with Old Glossop Band Stalls of sweets, cakes and gifts, refreshments and a special visitor! Finishes at 8pm !

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Whole School Chester Zoo Trip 26/11/19

We all had a fantastic time at Chester Zoo and all will have memories to treasure. 

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PTA Update

A big thank you to all who supported our 50/50 raffle.  We paid out £245 in 4 prizes.   Another thank you for all the donations of bottles and jars for the upcoming Festive Fair.  Our next donation day is next Friday the 29th of November and we are asking for the following donations:   Nursery, reception, …

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Harvest Food Bank Donations

Thank you to everyone who donated for the harvest food  bank collection. It has made a huge difference in our local area. We have a food collection box in our entrance hall all year. Please donate if you can.  Glossopdale Foodbank Certificate of Appreciation Whitfield St James’ Primary School

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Children in Need and TTRockstars

This year we are celebrating Children in Need and Times Table Rockstars day on the same day, which is Friday 15th November.  Children in need is a very worthy cause and we are requesting a £1 donation, which will all go to children in Need. We are asking that everyone dresses as a rockstar.  There …

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PTA Film night 22/10/19

Thank you to the PTA for organising this event, it has been really successful and the children have had a great time.  All money raised will go towards books for our library. All books no longer needed will go to the library project in Zambia.    

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