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Whitchurch Combined School remains a 'Good' School - OFSTED February 2024

Whitchurch Combined School

Growing Today, Ready for Tomorrow

Whitchurch Combined School

Growing Today, Ready for Tomorrow

Information For Parents

What is synthetic phonics

Phonics Workshop Dates

A phonics workshop is held in school each year for the parents of reception children, to help parents understand a little more about what phonics is and how to help their child at home.  However, it is also open to parents of other year groups to attend should they wish.


Thursday 6th October 2022 

Thursday 5th October 2023 


What if I would like some additional training to help support my child with phonics? 

Additional phonics guidance can be found on the Reception Class pages.  Lesley Clarke also offers parents online workshops to help further develop knowledge and understanding. 

How do I know if I am pronouncing the sounds correctly? 

How can I prevent my child's reading from dipping in the summer holidays? 

Whitchurch Combined School Values

Be Kind
  • No matter how tough your day has been for you: always be kind - Emily, Year 5.
Be Respectful
  • Accept people's ideas or games you might play on the play ground - Edward H, Year 5.
Be Proud
  • Being proud to me is doing your best work and looking for ways to improve - Freddie, Year 5.
Be Resilient
  • You don’t give up! You keep trying your best until it gets easier! - Henny, Year 5.
Be Curious
  • Being Curious to me is asking questions, being interested and wanting to try new things - Edward W, Year 5