Elm Class 2018 - 2019

Mrs Ross

Mrs Ross

I am thrilled to be working at Whitegate C of E Primary School teaching Elm and being part of the wider community. Although this isn’t the first time that I have worked at Whitegate, prior to starting my teacher training I volunteered in the classrooms and worked as a midday assistant. Since completing my training I have been teaching in Cheshire for 10 years. I am passionate about teaching and like to make learning fun and exciting for all the children.
Outside of school I enjoy walking, swimming and reading. Music is also a passion of mine, although I am not an expert musician, I love listening to all genres of music and thoroughly enjoy attending live performances.



Class teacher - Mrs S Ross (sross@whitegate.cheshire.sch.uk)

Teaching Assistants -  Mrs Rowland, Miss Barlow and Mrs Feast



Our exciting new topic this term is 'Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!' This will involve learning all about living by the sea,, seaside holidays, seaside animals and visits to the seaside.  The topic will be supported by the texts 'Harry and the Jaggedy Daggers' and 'Jack and the Flumflum Tree'.


Enjoy Achieving Together At Home 

Week beginning Monday 23rd July 2018



Continuing with number work:

Solving problems with addition and subtraction.



Spelling, punctuation and grammar activites.

Comprehension skills.



Art work based on our 'Seaside' topic.



Studying what Christain symbols teach about the Holy Spirit.


Author of the Month

Jan Fearnley


Don't forget.......

     * Reading books and home contact books in school everyday.

       Please ensure children are reading at least 5 times a week.

     * Please can you make sure that your child brings a named bottle of water

        to school, a hat and suncream especially in the warmer weather. 

        Many thanks.


Diary dates:

    *  Leavers' Service - Tuesday 24th July at 2:15pm in the school hall

    *  School finishes for the Summer Break - Tuesday 24th July at 3:15pm


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Whitegate CE Primary School


Chair of Governors:
Mrs Teresa Finney

Head teacher:
Mrs Caroline Mackenzie

Clerk to Governors:
Mrs Susan Knight

Main Contact: Mrs Caroline Mackenzie Mrs Michelle Shephard (Bursar)

Tel: 01606 288080
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