Wheldon Infant School and Nursery


Please take a look at our gallery to see all the exciting things we have been learning about in school.

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Year 1 children had a fantastic day at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. 

Computing Club

The children have really enjoyed computing club this half term. 

York Castle Museum

Year 2 children had an amazing experience on Tuesday when they went to visit York Castle Museum as part of their new topic- Street Detectives.

Christmas 2019

In school we have all been so busy getting ready for Christmas with our open morning, the nativity, the Christmas Fayre and lots of other fun crafts and activities.

Stick Man

Reception children have had a lovely time reading the Julia Donaldson book Stick Man. They enjoyed creating their own Stick men.


Children in year 1 have had a fantastic time making space ships and planets for their space topic.

Children in Need

We have all really enjoyed Children in Need this year. We made Pudsey biscuits and even had a visit from Pudsey himself!


Year 2 children thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon at Funalot soft play as part of their topic 'Bounce'

Soup making

The children were looking forward to making soup using the vegetables from our Harvest festival.

Pirate day

We all really enjoyed Pirate Day. We dressed up as Pirates and enjoyed eating a pirate lunch.

Artist Visit

Year 2 children enjoyed a visit from the artist Miss Shaw. The children were so excited to create some of these fantastic pieces of art.

Messy Morning

The children enjoyed a day of  flick painting, colour mixing, finger painting, printing and making bubble pictures. It was so much fun!

During the summer holidays staff were very busy making our school a great place to learn in 2019/2020

We have new flooring in all the communal areas and corridors and our walls and display boards are now painted in some lovely bright colours. 

100% Attendance 2018-2019

A huge well done to everyone who achieved 100% attendance this year.

Motorbike 2019

The children in reception class had a great time when Joel and his dad brought in his motorbike to show all of his friends.

Sports Day 2019

The children had a great time and showed great sportsmanship cheering on their team colours.

Castleford Academy Sports Achievement 2019

Well done to all the children who took part in the achievement evening.

Filey  2019

We had such a brilliant day at Filey. The children really enjoyed playing on the beach and eating their Ice creams.

Countryside Live 2019

Children in reception and key stage one had such a fantastic day! We all took part in lots of different activities and watched a range of shows.

Tour de Yorkshire 2019

The whole school were so excited to watch the Tour de Yorkshire and give their support.

Multi-Skills 2019

Well done to all the children who attended the Multi-Skills competition at Castleford Academy.

Easter Parade 2019 

The whole school took part in an Easter bonnet parade through the town with our grown ups. We sang Easter songs and played musical instruments as we walked around town.

Postman 2019

Nursery children had a visit from Roger the Postman. He let the children explore his van and ask questions.

Red Nose Day 2019Image result for comic relief

Staff took part in a 'Great Wheldon Bake off'
Well done to everyone who took part. Kieran Gill from Castleford Tigers presented the winners with their prizes. We then had a bake sale in the hall (which was queuing out of the door!) We raised a fantastic £324.21 for Comic Relief!

We all wore something red and took part in a flash mob 'Put a nose on it' throughout the day.

Balance Bikes 2019

Peter Ward came to visit school with some balance bikes. All children in early years will now be taught how to ride a balance bike.

World Book Day 2019

We have had a fantastic day dressing up and we really enjoyed showing our class assemblies to our parents and carers.  

Pancake Day 2019

We had so much fun flipping and tasting our pancakes.

100% Attendance treat February 2019

Well done to everyone who achieved 100% attendance.

Chinese New Year 2019

The children loved tasting Chinese food.

Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas everyone!

100% Attendance treat December 2018

Well done to everyone who achieved 100% attendance.

Library 2019

Take a look at our new library area! The children are so excited to use this new space in school.

Year 2 Multi-Skills 2018

Well done to all the children who attended the Multi-Skills competition at Castleford Academy.

KS1 Open Morning 2018

Thank you to all the parents who attended our KS1 open morning. It was a great success. The children really enjoyed having you in school and showing you all their hard work. 

Children in Need 2018 

Thank you for your support. We raised


We are always busy learning and having fun. Click on the photographs below to see more.

Please note- Photos of children from previous academic years have been removed.