Whitley And Eggborough Community Primary School

Caring, Helping and Sharing

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Steven Minter(about a month ago)

I’ve donated £100 for this as it’s a great cause. Well done Whitley Eggborough School . Mental Health awareness means a great deal to me .

Helen Bond(less than a year ago)

Would just like to say a huge thank you to all the teachers in this challenging time, especially to Miss Moughan who made the videos engaging for the children which can't have been easy when filming to no one. I have seen an improvement in Aaron's knowledge which just goes to show that the homeschooling has worked which the school has set. Fingers crossed everything goes well for everyone when school returns.

Mrs Cooke(less than a year ago)

Would just like to say a massive thank you to all the staff at whitley and eggborough community primary school, for helping all of our children through these tough times and allways making sure they have a smile to welcome the children on google classroom and insuring there is more than enough work to keep there brains active, so I would like to wish you all the very best off luck getting the children back into a learning routine at school,

dana johnson(less than a year ago)

I just wanted to take the opportunity to let you know that the online learning is working really well for our child who is in year 6. You have looked at his individual needs and provided extra one to one google meet support in the areas that he is struggling with. The class forum with his teachers and peers is working really well and lots of children are engaging in really informative chat and encouragement. We are able to work through the daily activities that are set by his teachers , who are on hand to ask any questions through google classroom. We submit his work daily and this is marked promptly by his form teacher and constructive/informative feedback is given. He is really enjoying the google meets with his teachers and peers. These sessions also giving him the opportunity to ask any questions about any subject area he is struggling with. The google meet with his peers, teachers and head mistress at the beginning and end of the day completes what is a brilliant package. Well done to all the staff at Whitley and Eggborough school. You are a credit to our community.

Mr R - Parent(less than a year ago)

As the government requires children to be educated at home because of the Covid situation, it is incumbent on all those involved to ensure the children’s education suffers as little as possible. In this respect, WECPS has put in place very comprehensive learning facilities to accommodate all situations. The Head teacher keeps parents up to date on a daily basis with the sometimes, bewildering changes that have to be made. Miss Langridge makes sure everyone is aware of every aspect of Covid that effects the schoolchildren education and welfare. Individual teachers and staff of the school follow their Head’s example. My son is in Year 2 in the care of Class teacher Miss Frier. Her excellent preparation of remote schooling lessons make it easy for the parents of her children to cope with the stress of having multiple roles at home. Miss Frier, and all the other teaching staff, work far beyond their required hours to make sure the education of her pupils carries on smoothly. The teaching staff as WECPS are available to respond to all questions from parents on a daily basis and epitomise the CHAS school motto, Caring, Helping and Sharing. The biggest compliment I can give to WECPS is that if I was offered a chance to go back three years and choose any school for my four year old son to begin his school career with, I would choose Whitley and Eggborough community primary school again. Thank you Miss Langridge.

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As we head into our final hours of this academic year I wanted to say a few words of thanks for what has been a truly tough year.

Firstly - THANK YOU to ALL the staff  who have given their all yet again to educate and support all the children both in school at home.

Thank you to the governors who have continued to support the school from behind the scenes - we look forward to welcoming you back into school in the Autumn Term.

Thank you to our parents and carers who have continued to support us - it is much appreciated.  The words of kindness and generous gifts that have been arriving this week are truly appreciated.

A BIG  thank you to the Year 6 teachers - Miss Shaw, Mrs Holt, Mrs Lightowler, Mrs HR and Mrs Levitt, Mrs Brown and  Mrs Coventry and who have worked hard to ensure that our wonderful Year 6 Leavers have had a great end to their time at WECPS.

A SPECIAL THANKS TO Mrs Leyssens who organised our very own

"WHIT FEST" for the Year 6's. 

The children had an amazing time and it was the perfect treat for them to end with - so many happy memories.

Take a look at some of the photos from the event.


The Year 6 leavers have one last special treat - thanks to Mrs Lee Stokes.  Sorry to keep you waiting = here is your Year 6 Leaver Video - we hope you enjoy!



 and finally thank you to our AMAZING AND WONDERFUL  children - you are all superstars.  Have a great summer!


Please note that we are following NYCC guidance and continuing with current restrictions and measures due to the number of cases in school over the past 14 days.  

We will review the guidance in preparation for the Autumn Term over the Summer holidays.

Welcome to Whitley And Eggborough Community Primary School 


Opened originally in 1877, the school was extensively rebuilt in the early 1970's and was recently further extended in 2011.  It has a pleasing but unique aspect to the rear of the buildings, looking over farm and woodland and for our younger transport enthusiasts, the "M62".

We have our own special woodland and pond area, which we enjoy and use as an integral part of our curriculum work weekly throughout the year.

Whitley and Eggborough school provides a high standard of teaching for ALL children.  Our children receive a well-balanced and fun curriculum education from experienced, committed, and proven in 2020 /2021, very adaptable teaching staff who ensure that they are well prepared for not only their next step in education but their future working lives in what is a diverse and continually changing world.  Whilst we fully promote high levels of achievement, we base our learning from the very beginning in Reception to the final year in Year 6 on the principles that we all learn better when we:

  • are enjoying learning,
  • are challenged and intrigued by learning
  • can see a real purpose in the learning and have a sense of belonging by feeling part of our school family community.

At Whitley and Eggborough School, our vision is fulfilled through a rich range of memorable learning experiences across all areas of the curriculum.   We pride ourselves on celebrating the achievements of our children from academic success, sporting success and the enjoyments of the arts.  We aim to instill our sense of PRIDE for ALL in everyone who enters our wonderful school.  Our values (CHaS) of Caring, Helping and Sharing also form a  strong foundation of our learning

We want to encourage learning for the future and so it is vitally important that the children are happy, secure and that their learning journey is fun. 

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find any information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

Thank you for visiting!

Miss Sarah Langridge


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Return to School - Summer Term 2021

Times and locations for arrivals and Departures






KS2 only


SMO  through car park to playground – W Ch through car park and  head right to classroom


Oak / Maple and Sycamore – Annex

Willow and Chestnut – Green Gate

KS1 and KS2 family groups


SMO E Ch – through car park to playground

W Ch through car park and head right to classroom


Parents enter through car park to meet on playground




E Ch – through car park to playground


A P – through car park and head right to classes entrance



Parents enter through car park and collect children from the front door of school area.

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Contact Us


Learning Lane,



East Riding of Yorkshire

DN14 0WE





Headteacher: Miss S Langridge

Inclusion Manager: Mrs K Davies

School Admin: Mrs A Hodgeson