Welcome to our school!
This website is your window into St Paul’s Walden Primary School in the village of Whitwell.
Are you looking at us as a possible school for your child for next September? Have a good look around the website, including Mrs Foster's video for this year's new Reception children. Please call the Office to arrange a conversation about our school, including our Willows indoors and outdoors environment.
Our school has four classes for children from Reception to Year 6. (St Paul's Walden Nursery is just next door, and takes children from 2 years old to school age) As well as the four classrooms for the Oaks, Silver Birches, Rowans and Willows classes, we have a learning Hub housing the library, a children’s kitchen and a large hall which is used for assemblies, music lessons, school lunches and our Breakfast and After School clubs.
We know that we are very fortunate that our school is surrounded by its extensive grounds, with a large field, a football pitch, a willow tunnel and a wildlife pond. Our lucky Reception children have their own large outdoor area, with a mud kitchen and writing shed to use whatever the weather.
Our very supportive local community means that we have a fantastic spider sculpture keeping an eye on our Growing Together Garden, where the children learn to grow and enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables. We love taking the learning outside, so that children will have those special memories to treasure.
One way we collect our parents views about the school is via the Ofsted Parent view portal. If you are a parent in our school please click on the link to leave your views. https://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk/
Latest St Paul's Walden Events Events
- Jeans for Genes Day22Sep2023
We would be hope you will enjoy helping us raise money for this worthwhile cause by wearing jeans! If you would like to support this worthwhile cause please click here to donate. https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/j4gday2023primaryschools
- Silver Birches Parents coffee Morning27Sep2023
8:30 am - 9:30 am @ The School
We hope that you will be able to join us supporting each other and why not take a look at your child's work!
- Oaks Class Parent Coffee Morning04Oct2023
8:50 am - 9:30 am @ The School
We hope that you can join us, sharing ideas, supporting each other and your child can share their learning with you.
- Parent Drop in Session05Oct2023
9:00 am - 11:15 am
Why not pop in for a chat! We are happy to discuss any issues, problems or concerns that you have around your child and their education. If you have general questions about the running of the school or you have an idea that you would like to share with us, then this is your opportunity to come and talk to us. We are also happy to discuss wider issues relating to your child and family that we may be able to support you with. Why not come and buy some second hand school uniform!
- PTA Quiz Night!07Oct2023
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ The Village Hall
We hope that many of you will be able to join us for the first PTA event of this academic year! Please check out our events page or the newsletter for more information.