Easter Bonnet Parade

At Whitehall Park, we learn about a variety of different traditions and celebrations from a range of settings, cultures and religions from around the world in order to develop our children’s understanding of the world around them. We have been learning about the important symbols of Easter and Spring and we held our first ever Whitehall Park Easter Bonnet Parade which …

Comic Relief Day

On Friday 13th March we celebrated Comic Relief day by having everyone dress in red, wear a red nose and make their face funny. It was brilliant to see all the fantastic noses and dressing up outfits from all the children, parents and staff. We spent the day learning about the importance of charity and looking at how the money …

Nikki Uppal – Parent Adviser

Nikki Uppal – Parent Governor  Nikki was elected to the role of governor in 2014.   She is one of two governors with specific responsibility for Parental Voice, Community and Equality within the school.  As such, she works with the school to ensure that it complies with its responsibilities within these areas in accordance with its policies, development plan and best practice …

Parsley Class Pizza Making Workshop

On Wednesday we were lucky enough to be involved in a pizza making workshop at Pizza Express in Camden. The children were introduced to Italian cooking with a quiz about food and hygiene and they then had a chance to roll, stretch and top their pizza bases before they cooked in the pizza oven. The children took their pizzas home …

Building Update 6 – 5th March 2015

The design team presented to the Islington Design Review Panel in mid-February.  The revised plans were reviewed positively with a small number of clear recommendations to make prior to submission of the planning application which is now scheduled to be submitted in mid-March, enabling the matter to be considered by the planning committee in their meeting in June 2015.  Subject …

Ducklings at Whitehall Park

The children at Whitehall Park have been learning about lifecycles of living things. They have been comparing the lifecycles of animals and plants and talking about changes which happen over a lifetime. We have been lucky enough to have our own ducklings hatch this week. The children have watched fascinated and learnt all about how to care for the ducklings.