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  • 16/06/22

    SENCO Parent Workshop

    19.05.22: The Whinless Down Academy Trust Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) recently hosted a parent workshop on the topic of supporting anxiety. It was lovely to see so many parents from all 3 schools attending this informative event.     
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  • 16/06/22

    Sports News

     Whinless Down Academy Tag-Rugby Event- Kent School Games On Tuesday 29th April 2022, 12 pupils from the Whinless Down Academy participated in a Tag-Rugby event at Betteshanger Sports Club. The Tag-Rugby team played 6 separate matches against other Schools in Kent. The Tag-Rugby team de...
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  • 14/03/22

    Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

    Children from Vale View have been planting trees as part of the Queen's Green Canopy initiative.  We are very keen on being green at the Whinless Down Academy and planting trees is a great way of reducing our carbon footprint as well as providing a great habitat for wildlife...
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  • 20/01/22

    Academy Pupils Complete 9-Week Police Cadet Training

    Children from our schools recently took part in a 9-week police cadet course.  They learnt about the role of a police officer and took part in training and team building exercises.  Parents were invited in for a graduation ceremony at the end and were undoubtedly proud of their child's...
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  • 29/11/21

    Year 6 Children get together for WW1 Collaboration Day

    On Thursday 25th November, the Year 6s from across the Whinless Down Academy Trust joined together for a day of collaboration at Priory Fields School. We were joined by an actor from The Education Group who relived the lives of two real soldiers who fought in the trenches of World War 1. He reliv...
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  • 02/11/21

    New Wall Art Transforms Corridors in Academy Schools

    Stairways and corridors in all three schools have recently been transformed with fantastic wall art timelines.  These eye-catching displays highlight key events and figures in world history from ancient to modern times.  As well as brightening up the corridors, the displays wi...
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  • 02/11/21

    Academy Children Join Amal on her Incredible Journey

    In October, children from the Whinless Down Academy schools took part in the Walk With Amal event in Dover town.   Little Amal is a 3.5-metre puppet artwork of a young Syrian child refugee which is being walked across Europe to focus attention on the needs of young refugees. The children...
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  • 30/04/21

    Academy Triathlon Competition

    Whinless Down Academy Triathlon Competition. During the final week of Spring term, each child across the academy took part in the Whinless Down Academy Triathlon Competition. Due to current circumstances, this was the first chance the children have had to compete in an intra academy event since O...
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  • 24/03/21

    Academy 'Dress a Potato' Competition - Winners Announcement Video!

    Exciting news! The judges have made their final decision! Watch the video below to see the winning entries and to find out which school has won the coveted Academy Cup!  
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  • 23/03/21

    Academy 'Dress a Potato' Competition Nominations

      It's the moment you've all been waiting for...
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  • 09/12/20

    Early Years Admissions 2021

    Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are unable to host the usual visits to the school at this current time.  We can, however, share with you a video that gives you a peek into our Early Years.  Please feel free to contact the school if you require any further information...
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  • 08/12/20

    A Special Message From Father Christmas!

    Here is a special video message from Father Christmas for all children in the Whinless Down Academy schools:      
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