All of the students participated in activities for Safer Internet Day. This year’s theme was focused on developing an understanding of consent in the digital world. After discussing the different ways we use the internet across a range of devices, we considered those situations when we need to either give permission or seek permission from [...]
Last month, Year 3 and 4 were learning about the structure of the earth and how earthquakes occur and are measured. They have worked in small groups to build and test their own seismographs, replicating the tremors and producing traces to show the strength of the tremor.
After months of exciting build-up, the Junior children travelled to London's O2 Arena to perform at YOUNG VOICES 2019. As part of the largest schools' choir in the world, a total of 8148 children, they sang their hearts out and danced their socks off to songs as diverse as Cold Play's 'Viva La Vida' and [...]
Last term, the children in Year 6 were being Journalists. We practised interviewing and taking notes. We then worked in the News Room to complete reports in time for the publication deadline of midday.
The hardworking students who attended Chinese Club this term were treated to a delicious finale today. The home-cooked set menu began with dumplings, followed by egg fried rice and tofu skins. Rice is considered a lucky food, whilst dumplings and tofu symbolised wealth in ancient Chinese culture, so here's to good fortune (and a bit [...]
Last week, the Year 6 children undertook their Bikeability Training. They spent four mornings, under the careful supervision of two excellent instructors, learning how to ride their bicycles safely on the roads near school. We are happy to say that all of the children who did the full course achieved their level 2 and now [...]
On Friday 23rd March, Whitehall School celebrated Sports Relief by taking part in a variety of activities relating to homelessness, immunisation, refugees and education to raise awareness, and money, for those around the world who are less fortunate than us. We finished the day off with a whole school trip to the field where we [...]
Year 5 and 6 have had an interesting afternoon conducting an experiment into the amount of force needed to drag an item across smooth and rough surfaces using Spring Balances! We discussed how to measure force using Newtons and the children enjoyed measuring the friction between classroom objects and different surfaces, whilst recording their findings [...]
The children in Foundation and Reception had a French Mother's Day breakfast; the children served their Mummy's using the French food vocabulary they have learned and had a yummy French breakfast with them.
Year 1 and 2 and Early Years were visited by the animal charity, Wood Green, as part of their writing topic. Jenny, from Wood Green, told the children all about how to care for pets. As part of the visit, they handled all the equipment needed to house a pet mouse including it’s bedding, food [...]