Whitehill Primary School & Nursery
Developing confidence, ambition and independence through the highest aspirations for all

We value communication with our parents, external agencies and friends of the school

For urgent matters please come in and speak to or phone a member of the school office team. Please allow five working days for responses to all non-urgent emails or telephone calls.

Teaching staff, in particular, do not have access to messages whilst teaching, and we are privileged that so many of our staff supervise activities for our students both at lunchtime and beyond the school day. Hence, it is important to allow all staff sufficient time to read and respond to messages.

In common with other publicly-funded organisations, such as the NHS and Police, Whitehill Primary School expects that all members of its community are treated with courtesy and respect. The school has a zero-tolerance approach to any individual who behaves aggressively towards members of staff or students, or who uses vulgar or inappropriate language. In situations where such behaviours or language are exhibited – whether in person or via telephonic or electronic media – the school or its representative will terminate the conversation/meeting and, if appropriate, will ask the individual concerned to leave the school site until such time as s/he is able to conduct her/himself appropriately. Should any individual not accede to such a request, other authorities, including but not limited to the Police, may be contacted. Please click HERE for more information.

Parents/carers wishing to meet with a member of staff should telephone the school office to arrange a meeting. At least 72 hours’ notice is required. Parents/carers should not expect a member of staff to be able to see them if they arrive in reception and ask to see a member of staff immediately. In such instances, parents/carers will be politely reminded of the need to make an appointment.

Contact Details

Whitehill Primary School and Nursery
Sun Lane
Gravesend, Kent
DA12 5HN

Switchboard Telephone Number: 01474 352973

Finance office: 01474 369502


• Headteacher: Mrs Angela Carpenter
• Main Office: Mrs Lisa Webster
• SENCo: Miss Alex Haddaway
• Emergency out of hours contact number:  Tony Bishop, Caretaker – 07403 745660

Office Hours


Whitehill Primary School and Nursery is part of The Decus Educational Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company number 07685923.
The registered office is at Gravesend Grammar School, Church Walk, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2PR – 01474 331893
To contact the Chair of Governors, Gary Outred, please do so via Jen Turner, Clerk of Governors, via her email: jen.turner@governance-connected.co.uk

The school will be happy to provide a paper copy of any of the information on our website if requested.