Recent News Archive

‘Wellbeing & Mental Health – A Guide to Looking After Yourself and Others’ Booklet

It is Mental Health Awareness Week, and we are pleased to share this booklet with you

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Lockdown Cooking Competition

Over Easter, our Key Stage 3 students were challenged to cook for their families and submit their creations as part of our Easter Lockdown Cooking Competition.

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A Message from Headteacher, Mr Swallow

“Today marks the end of our Spring Term. As such, I wanted to write to you before we embark on what promises to be an unusual Easter holiday.”

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Free School Meal Vouchers

We are pleased to let you know that if your child qualifies for Free School Meals we will be sending you a voucher that can be used for your food shopping.

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Year 11 Music Performance

On Wednesday before the half term break, our year 11 musicians gave their final performance of the academic year.

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Year 11 Art Trip

Our year 11 Art Students were taken along to the Hauser & Wirth Gallery to see an exhibition of photographer Don McCullin’s landscape photography.

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Celebration of Dance

Congratulations to our dance students and teachers on a wonderful Celebration of Dance show!

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Inspirational Trip to the Guardian

Year 11 English students travelled to London in November to experience life in a professional newsroom.

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What Does Jasmine Love About Whitstone School?

Whitstone News has been catching up with Jasmine, Year 9, to find out what she loves about Whitstone School.

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Conor’s Equestrian Success

Conor, Year 7, recently went to Ireland for an Equestrian Mounted Games competition.

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Presentation Evening

The annual Presentation Evening for last year’s Year 11 students took place earlier this term.

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Celebrating Excellence

Whitstone School held a special celebration evening for one hundred and four students and their parents to recognise their outstanding achievements.

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Art Workshop with Local Artist

Year 10 students recently worked with local artist Fiona Campbell in a two hour art workshop.

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What Does Keigan Love About Whitstone School?

Whitstone News has been catching up with Keigan, Year 7, to find out what he loves about Whitstone School.

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Articulacy Success

Year 10 students have excelled in an articulacy project and gained a nationally recognised qualification from the English Speaking Board.

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What Does Megan Love About Whitstone School?

Whitstone News has been catching up with Megan, Year 10, about what she loves about Whitstone School.

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Primary Maths Challenge

Teams from local primary schools recently joined us for a day of exciting mathematical puzzles and games, culminating in a team based UK Maths Challenge event.

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Great Results for Mollie and Olivia

The recent Key Stage Three Maths Challenge resulted in a series of impressive scores from our Year 7 & 8 students, with two girls taking the top prizes.

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Kindness Project Collaboration

Schools from across Shepton Mallet and the surrounding area have been engaging in a collaborative project on the theme of kindness.

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What Do Ren and Lauren Love About Whitstone?

Whitstone News has been catching up with Ren and Lauren, Year 8, about what they love about Whitstone School.

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Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

This year’s Duke of Edinburgh Award students have made an excellent start to their expedition season with a training weekend on the Mendip Hills.

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Year 5 Taster Day

Year 5s from the local primary schools joined us on Friday 3 May for a fun day of lessons and activities.

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Conor at Exeter Food Festival

Conor, Year 9, has recently been demonstrating his cooking skills at the Exeter Food Festival.

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Year 7 ‘We Speak’ Competition

Every student in Year 7 recently researched, wrote and performed a speech as part of the ‘We Speak’ competition.

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What Does Mikey Love About Whitstone?

Whitstone News has been catching up with Mikey, Year 8, about what he loves about Whitstone School.

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