Building Update 15 – 20th July 2016

WHITEHALL PARK SCHOOL AGREES TEMPORARY NEW HOME We are delighted to announce to our parents and families that there is now a firm plan in place in terms of a solution to the current issues surrounding a site for our school in September.   After many discussions and the exceptional hard work of colleagues across Bellevue Place Education Trust, the Education …

Building Update 14: 9th May 2016

The new temporary administration block is in position and operational and the dining hall has been moved from its previous location increasing the amount of playground space on the top playground.  We have also walked around the site and identified any areas of concern which have been  put right by our contractors ExtraSpace Solutions. The planning permission required ExtraSpace Solutions …

Building Update 13 – 22.2.16

Exciting news! We have received final approval from Islington to the contractors proposals for the new Whitehall Park School building.  As a result of this tree work has already commenced on the site and demolition is scheduled to start this Wednesday.  This is likely to take around four weeks, so demolition will still be ongoing when pupils return to school …

Year 1 – Spring 1 – Break and Remake 2016

Year 1 have been studying the topic ‘Break and Remake’ which is linked to the building of our new school which you can follow here. They have been looking into the history of buildings and structures, learning about famous architects, designing their own schools and creating their own classrooms using junk modelling. The children have had the chance to work …

Building Update 12 – 14th October 2015

We are delighted to announce that at the Islington Council Planning Meeting on 13 October, councilors approved the design proposal for a new school building for Whitehall Park School, on the former Ashmount School site. With this approval, work will begin on demolishing the old school over the winter, with construction of the new building expected to start in Spring …

Building Update 11 – 5th October 2015

We are happy to be able to confirm that Islington Council’s planning officers have confirmed they will be taking our planning application in front of Councilors on the 13th October at 7.30pm at Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, N1 2UD Public support for a scheme within a committee meeting can really help with decision making and it would be really useful …

Building Update 10 – 7th September 2015

As you may have been aware the planning committee date scheduled for the delivery of our new school was expected in September 2015. Unfortunately, following a meeting on Friday 31st August with Islington Council, it was confirmed that the committee date will now be October 2015. One of the reasons for the rescheduling of the committee date it to enable …

Building Update 8 – 20th May 2015

  The Trust can confirm that the planning application for Whitehall Park School was submitted to the London Borough of Islington (LBI) on 13th March by our planning advisers. This was strictly in line with the original timescales provided to achieve the hand-over of the building in January.  Since the application was submitted, due to various unforeseen circumstances, the authority has not yet been able …

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 …