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On behalf of our Local Advisory Board and staff, I would like to welcome you and your child to Whiteknights Primary School website.

Our school strives to attain excellence in a happy, caring, secure and dynamic community, where we all have the opportunity to achieve our highest potential. I hope that the years pupils spend here are happy and successful.

 

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8th February 2024

Harmonising at the O2: Whiteknights Choir Shines at Young Voices Concert!

The Whiteknights Choir recently dazzled at the O2 in London during the Young Voices concert. Joining over 8000 enthusiastic children, we rehearsed...

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8th February 2024

Exploring the Beat: Year 6'S Engaging Encounter with Thames Valley Police

Year 6 had a fantastic visit on Wednesday from officers of Thames Valley Police, enriching our study of the history of crime and punishment in...

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8th February 2024

Dancing Dragons: A Chinese New Year Adventure

Reception has had an enriching two weeks diving into the festivities of Chinese New Year. Wednesday's highlight was undoubtedly the Chinese Dragon...

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8th February 2024

Boost Your Child's Education: Free School Meals and Extra Funding Opportunities

Did you know? In the UK, over 10% of eligible pupils miss out on free school meals. At Whiteknights we are committed to ensuring that every eligible...

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2nd February 2024

Wild Adventures: Year 2's Visit to Marwell Zoo

On Wednesday, our Year 2 students embarked on a thrilling expedition to Marwell Zoo, immersing themselves in an enriching experience that seamlessly...

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2nd February 2024

Embracing a Safer Digital Future: Observing Safer Internet Day

In an age where technology continues to advance at an unprecedented pace and screen time becomes an integral part of our daily lives, it's crucial to...

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2nd February 2024

Children's Mental Health Week: My Voice Matters

We're excited to embrace Children’s Mental Health Week 2024 from February 5th to 11th, focusing on the theme 'My Voice Matters'. Alarming as it is...

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26th January 2024

Burns Brilliance: A Palette of Scottish Pride

Congratulations to all the talented pupils who participated in the Burns Night colouring competition! Your creativity and enthusiasm shone brightly...

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26th January 2024

Exciting News: Young Writers Showcase Our Talented Year 5 Pupils

For the past 33 years, Young Writers have been championing the world of poetry and creative writing in schools, offering a platform for young...

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24th January 2024

Outstanding Achievement: 2023 Phonics Screening Check

Today, as we share this moment with you, it's especially meaningful on the International Day of Education . Among the many aspects we hold dear at...

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23rd January 2024

National Handwriting Day: Rediscovering the Fundamentals of Penmanship

Today, Tuesday, the 23rd of January, marks National Handwriting Day—a celebration encouraging us to embrace the art of penmanship, rediscovering the...

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19th January 2024

Tartan and Shortbread: Burns Night Celebration and Competition

Get ready for a flavourful celebration as we mark Burns Night on January 25th at school. Our fantastic caterers, Harrisons, will be treating us...

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15th January 2024

Adventure Unleashed: Year 6's Thrilling Rhos-Y-Gwaliau Experience

In December, Year 6 embarked on a memorable residential trip to Rhos-Y-Gwaliau, nestled in the picturesque countryside of Snowdonia National Park...

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12th January 2024

Become a Teacher: Have you heard? We now offer SCITT (School-Centred Initial Teacher Training)

Discover a teaching career with our collaboration with Teach First and BPET academy trust! Unleash your potential with the School-Centred Initial...

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5th January 2024

Spring Term Welcome: Mrs Reynolds

Dear Parents/Carers, Happy New Year to you all! I hope you all had a wonderful break and we welcome you back for the Spring Term. As Acting...

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15th December 2023

Christmas Decoration Competition: Winners Announcement

Dazzling displays, festive creativity and holiday magic - our Christmas Decoration Competition entries had it all! No wonder we had a very difficult...

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8th December 2023

Year 5's Space Odyssey: Poems and Projects that Illuminate the Cosmos

Year 5 embarked on a captivating half term immersed in the wonders of space. Our cosmic journey included a visit to the Winchester Science Centre and...

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1st December 2023

Enchanting Moments: Reception Pupils Perform for World Nursery Rhyme Week

Reception pupils celebrated World Nursery Rhyme Week by learning and performing two rhymes, highlighting the event's focus on early childhood...

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24th November 2023

Exploring the Cosmos: A Stellar Day at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

Embarking on an exciting educational adventure, our Year 5 pupils recently visited the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium and the experience...

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24th November 2023

Respectful Remembrance: A Proud Moment with Reception

We are immensely proud of the exemplary behavior of all the Reception children during their participation in the school-wide Remembrance Service on...

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24th November 2023

Gull-tastic Tales: KS1 visited by Babs Viden-Cantrell

We were absolutely thrilled to welcome the talented author, Babs Viden-Cantrell, to engage with our KS1 pupils this week and the experience was...

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17th November 2023

Children in Need: Generously Supported

What wonderful support on our non-uniform day! Gratitude in every donation! Your generous contributions to our BBC children in Need charity drive are...

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16th November 2023

Sweet Delight: Year 5 Chocolate Workshop at Leighton Park

This week, Leighton Park School hosted an engaging and delectable chocolate workshop that left a lasting impression on a select group of Year 5...

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10th November 2023

Solemn Reflections: Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony

In a poignant blend of solemnity and hope, our school's annual Remembrance Ceremony unfolded beneath the clearing skies following a rainy start to...

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3rd November 2023

Readifood Thanks You: Report Back on Harvest Celebration Donations

Readifood (Reading’s Foodbank) were overwhelmed by the incredible generosity of our Whiteknights Community! We were able to donate over 160kg of...

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3rd November 2023

Autumn Adventures for Little Explorers

This week, Reception have been immersing themselves in the captivating world of autumn. Through a range of engaging activities, we aim to not only...

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20th October 2023

BPET Autumn Newsletter

As a family of schools, we are brought together by a shared vision: igniting children's passion for learning, fostering their enjoyment of...

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19th October 2023

Musical Showcase

The Rock and Pop Foundation Assembly had our pupils enthralled with a captivating performance this morning.  This yearly event serves as a...

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18th October 2023

Year 5 and Year 6 Shine at Performance and Power Test!

  Congratulations to our Year 5 and Year 6 pupils for their impressive performance in the Performance and Power test conducted by Fundamental...

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18th October 2023

Year 3's Journey Through Time: Exploring Butser Ancient Farm

What an extraordinary day Year 3 experienced this past Tuesday! The sun graced us with its presence as we embarked on a fascinating journey back in...

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16th October 2023

Our Harvest Celebration: Nourishing Hope on World Food Day

This year our Harvest celebration happened to coincide with the global observance of the United Nations'  World Food Day (16.10.2023) an...

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10th October 2023

Celebrating World Mental Health Day!

Continuing the momentum from National Libraries Week, we thought we’d shed a light on the many ways reading enriches our wellbeing and mental health...

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5th October 2023

Shining the Spotlight on our school Librarian, Mrs Lee

Mrs Lee, our esteemed school librarian, has shared a remarkable journey with our school spanning over three decades. Her connection to Whiteknights...

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5th October 2023

Circus Spectacular at Whiteknights!

On a crisp October evening, our school transformed into a magical circus wonderland. The excitement was electrifying as we gathered under the big top...

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29th September 2023

Introducing the Year 6 Leadership Team

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we introduce to you our newly appointed Year 6 Leadership Team. These individuals have been chosen for...

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29th September 2023

Celebrating National Libraries Week

We take immense pride in our school library, and our students eagerly embrace the opportunity to visit, borrow, and return books. Their dedication to...

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15th September 2023

Year 6 Cooking up a Storm!

As part of Nutritional and Outdoor Learning, pupils in Year 6 (Tiger’s Eye Class) have been cooking up a storm this week! Today they made Dutch...

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11th September 2023

The circus is coming to Whiteknights!

Did you know the circus is visiting Whiteknights? The WPCA are proud to host  Happy's Circus at Whiteknights on the eve of Wednesday, 4th...

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8th September 2023

New Reception Parents Coffee Afternoon

We were delighted to host a coffee afternoon for parents of the new Reception pupils.  Along with having the opportunity to meet other parents...

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4th September 2023

Welcome Back!

We wanted to extend a warm welcome back to our Whiteknights Community, especially to all new staff and pupils! We’re excited for the school year...

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7th July 2023

Dancing Showcase - Pupil Success

Hasya, and her group from the Starlet Dance School, performed Musical Theatre, Jazz, Ballet and Tap Dance in the Hexagon on Saturday 1st July...

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7th July 2023

District Sports Day

On Tuesday, 4th July, 34 children from KS2 represented Whiteknights School at the 67th District Sports. Everyone was very excited to be taking part...

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30th June 2023

IGA Nationals Gymnastics - Pupil Success

Congratulations, Eliana, for your achievements at the IGA Level 6-1 National Competition in Milton Keynes on 18th June. Eliana (Year 5) received two...

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30th June 2023

Bulmershe Gymnastics - Pupil Success

Victoria, in Year 4, competed in an Inter Club Competition in June. We are pleased to announce that she won a gold medal for her floor routine...

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30th June 2023

Year Reception visit Wellington Country Park

On Wednesday, the children in Reception went on a school trip to Wellington Country Park . They had an amazing time doing a range...

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30th June 2023

Year 6 Leavers Fundraiser Fair

Year 6 held a fundraising event last Friday to raise money to spend on a fun day out. We are pleased to announce that due to their hard work, and...

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23rd June 2023

Year 5 and Year 6 visit the STEM fair at Evendons

Some of our year 5 and 6 pupils had the opportunity to attend the STEM fair at Evendons this week. They had an exciting hands-on time exploring...

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23rd June 2023

Year Reception visited by a special guest

This week reception have been learning how to keep our teeth healthy. We had a special visitor Abi, who is a dentist, come into school to talk to the...

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16th June 2023

Sports for Schools - Nerys Pearce visits Whiteknights

We had the privilege of being visited by Nerys Pearce (through the Sports for Schools Programme ) last Tuesday. Nerys ran a fun fitness circuit...

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9th June 2023

Reading Chronical - published article about Whiteknights

Read the Reading Chronical Press Release about our recent Ofsted inspection.     

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9th June 2023

Year 3 - Mummify a Tomato

Last term, Year 3 had a go at mummifying a tomato in history, as part of their work on the ancient Egyptians. The children first dug...

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9th June 2023

Year 1 - Space Adventures

Year 1 enjoyed celebrating Space Day. All the children wore their fantastic helmets on the space rocket and had a great time having a...

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25th May 2023

The circus is coming to town!

Save the date for Happy's Circus - visiting Whiteknights this coming October! Tickets now on sale via SCOpay.  

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19th May 2023

Something exciting is happening to our website!

We are getting a fresh new look!

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19th May 2023

Football Tournament - Pupil Success

Isaac, Year 5, took part in an U10's football tournament on Saturday, along with Reuben and Yunus. We are proud to announce that their team won. On...

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19th May 2023

BPET Summer Newsletter

As a family of schools, we are brought together by a shared vision to inspire children to Learn, Enjoy, Succeed.  Read more...

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19th May 2023

Year 3 visit the Living Rain Forest

Year 3 had a brilliant visit to The Living Rainforest in Newbury on Tuesday. This trip perfectly complimented our learning about plants. The...

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12th May 2023

A Memorable Coronation Celebration!

A massive thank you to everyone who made the Coronation celebrations possible. The children had a memorable day!    

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12th May 2023

Year 5 meet author, Cressida Cowell

Year 5 were given the fantastic opportunity to meet the author of the book 'How To Train Your Dragon' , Cressida Cowell at Leighton Park School...

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5th May 2023

MWTA British Championships - Pupil Success

On Saturday 29th April, Zaakirah and Khadijah competed in the MWTA British Championships (Taekwon-Do/Kickboxing), near Margate. This was the first...

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8th February 2024

Harmonising at the O2: Whiteknights Choir Shines at Young Voices Concert!

The Whiteknights Choir recently dazzled at the O2 in London during the Young Voices concert. Joining over 8000 enthusiastic children, we rehearsed...

Read More

8th February 2024

Exploring the Beat: Year 6'S Engaging Encounter with Thames Valley Police

Year 6 had a fantastic visit on Wednesday from officers of Thames Valley Police, enriching our study of the history of crime and punishment in...

Read More

8th February 2024

Dancing Dragons: A Chinese New Year Adventure

Reception has had an enriching two weeks diving into the festivities of Chinese New Year. Wednesday's highlight was undoubtedly the Chinese Dragon...

Read More

8th February 2024

Boost Your Child's Education: Free School Meals and Extra Funding Opportunities

Did you know? In the UK, over 10% of eligible pupils miss out on free school meals. At Whiteknights we are committed to ensuring that every eligible...

Read More

2nd February 2024

Wild Adventures: Year 2's Visit to Marwell Zoo

On Wednesday, our Year 2 students embarked on a thrilling expedition to Marwell Zoo, immersing themselves in an enriching experience that seamlessly...

Read More

2nd February 2024

Embracing a Safer Digital Future: Observing Safer Internet Day

In an age where technology continues to advance at an unprecedented pace and screen time becomes an integral part of our daily lives, it's crucial to...

Read More

2nd February 2024

Children's Mental Health Week: My Voice Matters

We're excited to embrace Children’s Mental Health Week 2024 from February 5th to 11th, focusing on the theme 'My Voice Matters'. Alarming as it is...

Read More

26th January 2024

Burns Brilliance: A Palette of Scottish Pride

Congratulations to all the talented pupils who participated in the Burns Night colouring competition! Your creativity and enthusiasm shone brightly...

Read More

26th January 2024

Exciting News: Young Writers Showcase Our Talented Year 5 Pupils

For the past 33 years, Young Writers have been championing the world of poetry and creative writing in schools, offering a platform for young...

Read More

24th January 2024

Outstanding Achievement: 2023 Phonics Screening Check

Today, as we share this moment with you, it's especially meaningful on the International Day of Education . Among the many aspects we hold dear at...

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