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Welcome to Whitkirk Primary School...

On behalf of the children, staff and governors, I would like to welcome you to Whitkirk Primary School. We are a warm and friendly school situated in East Leeds that is committed to providing high-quality, inclusive education for all our pupils. Our dedicated and passionate staff work hard to make sure everyone feels cared for, safe and valued. 

At Whitkirk, every child is recognised as individual and unique and our vision ‘to be the best that you can be’ underpins everything that we do. It is my firm belief that children only get one chance at an education and as such every moment is precious and it deserves to be the very best. We want our children to enjoy learning and to respect each other so they become confident and happy young people who when they leave us in Year 6 are ready for their next phase in their learning and are independent and compassionate members of our local, national and global communities.

Gemma Quarmby
Headteacher

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Gemma Quarmby

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24 June 2022

Latest newsletter from Whitkirk

It has certainly been a sunny week at Whitkirk, and we’re not just talking about the weather! Our superb rugby team made us proud once again at their second tournament, and returned to school as champions for the second week in a row!

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24 June 2022

Whitkirk Warriors Rugby League Team!

Our superb rugby team made us proud once again at their second tournament, and returned to school as champions for the second week in a row!

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20 May 2022

National Numeracy Day

It was National Numeracy Day on Wednesday this week. Across school, children have talked about how they use numbers in everyday life, and how they may use them in the future.

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9 March 2022

Parent View survey

Read the results from our survey

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20 June 2022

Rugby cup winners!

Well and congratulations to our UKS2 rugby team, who won the Watson's Cup at Leeds Rhinos' training ground

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15 March 2022

Fundraising for the British Red Cross

As a community, we would like to raise money for The British Red Cross who are currently supporting women and children who have been impacted from conflict in Ukraine.

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24 June 2022

Whitkirk Warriors Rugby League Team!

Our superb rugby team made us proud once again at their second tournament, and returned to school as champions for the second week in a row!

Read more

20 June 2022

Rugby cup winners!

Well and congratulations to our UKS2 rugby team, who won the Watson's Cup at Leeds Rhinos' training ground

Read more

20 May 2022

National Numeracy Day

It was National Numeracy Day on Wednesday this week. Across school, children have talked about how they use numbers in everyday life, and how they may use them in the future.

Read more

15 March 2022

Fundraising for the British Red Cross

As a community, we would like to raise money for The British Red Cross who are currently supporting women and children who have been impacted from conflict in Ukraine.

Read more

9 March 2022

Parent View survey

Read the results from our survey

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Whitkirk Kidz Club (WhiKidZ) (Wrap Around Care)

An ‘OUTSTANDING’ Provision for Before and After School Care We offer quality childcare provision before and after school in our Whitkirk Kidz Club (WhiKidZ). The Club is open each day from 7.30am before school and until 5.55pm after school.

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Tiny Tots

Our pre-school offers your child a safe and secure environment with indoor and outdoor learning areas enabling us to enhance the holistic development of each child as an individual. We provide free choice learning through play activities and also planned topics designed to develop children’s emotional, physical and intellectual capabilities.

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Our Vision and Values: The Whitkirk Way

At Whitkirk, we spent a lot of time with our children to come up with our vision, values and rules. Our Assistant Headteacher, Mrs. Martin, met with the School Council and their class representatives to work on ensuring that Whitkirk really is ‘The best that we can be’.

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We always try our best

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We take care of our resources and move around school safely

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We respect and value the opinion of each other

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We actively listen to our friends, family and teachers

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We are always honest with ourselves and others

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We forgive ourselves and others for mistakes that are made

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Whitkirk Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Harrogate Grammar School, Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0DZ

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