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 [...]
The whole of the Early Years joined together to celebrate the upcoming Royal Wedding as part of our British Values and Social Development activities. The children from 1 to 5 years of age took part in messy cake decorating, Princess and Prince dressing up and castle building, finishing off with some Sports day activities.
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 [...]
Nursery Mummy's visited Nursery on Friday 9th for a lovely tea party. The children loved to have Mummy stay and play and enjoyed yummy cakes. As part of our special morning, together they decorated a flowerpot, adding soil and a beautiful bulb to take home.
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 [...]
Last week we celebrated World Book Day and we took part in a lot of book-related activities. We had quizzes where we had to search in books and use them to send coded messages. The theme of World Book Day was ‘Share a Story’ and a highlight of the day for the children was the [...]
Years 5 and 6 have been learning how to create electrical circuits and have used these skills and knowledge to create exciting electrical quiz boards. Pop to the Year 5 classroom to find out more! How many times will you get the light bulb to light up?