Active members of the community

Community Links

Children at Wheeler Primary School are ‘Change Makers’ and are regularly out in the wider community carrying out projects or supporting its local members.

Helping Hands of HCAT

Pupils from all year groups participated in different ways all with the aim of helping the community. Some made posters for Doctors and Dentists Surgeries or invited volunteers and members of the community to attend a picnic while others supported the elder members of the community.

Cecil Gardens

Wheeler Primary believe strongly in supporting the elderly members of our community as we know that they may be vulnerable or feeling isolated. It is for these reasons that we visit the residents of a local residential home to share lots of fun and laughter. We have shared many experiences with our friends at Cecil Gardens including; singing and dancing, gardening, afternoon tea and story telling to name a few.

Leaders are passionate about preparing pupils to be good citizens for the world beyond Wheeler Primary School

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It is a safe and happy place to learn.

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Pupils are encouraged to develop a positive attitude towards themselves and others.

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Classrooms are calm and purposeful places for pupils to learn.

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There are
opportunities for pupils to attend different clubs and raise funds for charities

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They want pupils to ‘Be Respectful, Responsible and Resilient in Learning and Life’

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Pupils are proud to be part of the Wheeler family.

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The leader’s vision for the school is demonstrated in the way pupils behave

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Pupils take books home which contain the sounds that they are learning in class. This gives them plenty of practice.

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Parents say that the school is ‘fantastic’ and that staff ‘greet the children come hail, rain or shine’ every morning as they arrive.

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Being at Wheeler is like being part of a family and that makes learning fun

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Pupils report that bullying is rare, but if it happens, staff will sort it out quickly and fairly.

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The school has made recent changes to the teaching
of phonics to help pupils get off to the best start with their reading.

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The best thing is having someone to go to when you’re upset

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Leaders have designed and implemented an ambitious and well-planned curriculum.

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I think the best thing about being a Wheeler pupil is that all of the staff listen and care about you

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Leaders give pupils the opportunity to complete well-planned and exciting
activities, such as performing in front of an audience, in order to create a ‘bag’ full of life experiences as they progress through the school. .

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The staff are really encouraging. They always help us to be the best we can be

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The support that leaders provide for families is a strength of the school.

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Pupils are excited about adding experiences to their ‘Bag for Life’.

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Leaders and teachers have high expectations for every child.

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The pastoral team works well together to ensure that pupils are safe.

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Pupils enjoy coming to Wheeler Primary School every day.

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Throughout my time at Wheeler, I have been given so many opportunities to experience and learn new things

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Pupils in key stage 2 talk confidently about a wide range of authors and texts they have read.

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The teachers are so supportive they help and guide you all the way through the year

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Everyone cares for each other and that every teacher adds a little bit of fun into every lesson

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