Mrs Blair-Garvey

Mrs Blair-Garvey plans to retire at the end of this academic year (June 2017).  This is her 40th year of teaching in Whitehead PS.  She is a wonderful asset to the school, we really appreciate all of her hard work and she will be very sadly missed.  We do wish her a long and happy […]

Peer Tutoring programme

peer tutoring
Today saw the beginning of our Peer Tutoring programme.  Each week the Year 5 pupils will read alongside their Year 7 tutor.  There was such excitement as the children were paired up and got to know a little bit about their partners.  The programme is designed by Professor Allen Thurston (QUB) an

Parent feedback

Thank you to all those parents who took the time to complete a questionnaire following or Parent / Teacher consultations in October.  We had 27 responses from parents of Nursery children and 287 responses from parents of Year 1 to 7 children.  The feedback was overwhelmingly positive as outlined

Family Donations

Thank you to all those parents who supported us though the Family Donations which totalled £2615.  This money will be used to purchase additional equipment for the playgrounds, PE hall and after school activities.  We will keep you informed of how much additional money we receive through the Gift

Applications for Nursery & Year 1

Application forms for Nursery & Primary 1 are now available from the school office.  If you have a child or know of a child due to start Nursery or Primary 1 next September, please collect a form.  The closing date for applications is Wednesday 13th January 2017 at 12.00 noon.