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Goodbye…

So, here we are! Having known for such a long time that I would be leaving Whitkirk, it still seems to have crept up on me and this week has been a really strange and difficult one. While it is … Continue reading

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Red Nose Day!

Time flies, doesn’t it? I suddenly find myself entering what will be my last week here at Whitkirk and it certainly seems to have crept up on me. That said, there has been a lot of work going on behind the … Continue reading

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Storytelling This Week, Red Nose Day Next!

Yes, it’s been another fun-packed week in school and there’s more to come next week. We are always looking for ways in which we can enhance and enliven the curriculum for children and this often involves visits out to exciting … Continue reading

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First Signs of Spring?

We have certainly enjoyed an early taste of some nicer spring weather this week and the children and staff have been taking full advantage. When the weather is pleasant it opens up more opportunities for outdoor learning and activities, which … Continue reading

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World Book Day

I hope that you all managed to make it to parents evening this week to hear about the progress that your children are making in their learning. Teachers tell me that the turn out was really good and that the … Continue reading

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Parents Evening Reminder and World Book Day

It was nice to see everyone back after the half term break on Monday morning. I hope you all had a restful break. The children were straight back into their learning and we are looking forward to sharing their progress … Continue reading

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Half Term Next Week

Yes, it doesn’t seem two minutes since we were welcoming everyone back after the Christmas break and here we are at the start of the half term holiday. School closes today for one week and we reopen on Monday 20th … Continue reading

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Anyone Want A Lunchtime Job?

Isn’t nice to see the days lengthen – slowly at first, but very noticeable now at either end of the school day? We talked to the children in assembly last week about how (and why) the days were shorter in winter … Continue reading

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Sports News and Wear Red Friday!

What a cold week! Luckily, as ever, things were typically warm and bright inside school and we have had another super week of learning. We have a few special events to report on and one departure to mark, so let’s … Continue reading

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Fuel for School and Trust News

This week has seen the usual mix of visitors to school and children going out for special events – we really ought to have a revolving door fitted in school as there is constant traffic these days! We started the … Continue reading

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