17th February

We made it to Friday!! We hope you all have a lovely half term next week, we re-open on Monday 27th February. We are looking forward to hearing what you’ve got up to over the half term break. Below is some information about what is happening in School in the first week after Half term.

Dance ASC

We have Dance ASC starting on Monday 27th February after the half term break, sessions will run from 3.30pm – 4.30pm for 5 weeks. There will be NO CHARGE for this club. Please let Hannah in the office know before half term if your child would like a place.

Upper Junior Climbing Day

Our year 5 & 6 children will be experiencing an introduction to climbing on Tuesday 28th February.  These sessions will be led by an experienced instructor from Tower Wood Outdoor Centre, along with Mr Stafford-Roberts and will take place at a venue chosen by the instructor.   There is no charge for these sessions, school will be funding the full cost.  Children will need a packed lunch on the day, please see information sheets attached.

World Book Day

After the half term break we will celebrate World Book Day in school on Friday 3rd MarchThe children can bring in their favourite book and if they want to, they can dress up as a book character too! We will have a time during the day when Infant and Juniors can look at their favourite books together, there is also a special lunch available on Thursday 2nd March to celebrate World Book Day too 😊

In the Friday bags this week you will find a book token, The Book Lounge in Kirkby Lonsdale is accepting the World Book Day vouchers and have a range of the £1 books available. 

Regional Strike Day  Tuesday 28th February

School will be open as normal on Tuesday 28th February. We will keep parents / carers informed of the decision regarding the other planned strike days (15th / 16th March) as we move forward.  

REMINDER: Proposal to Federate 

All parents / carers should have received an email detailing the Schools proposal to federate with Hornby St Margaret’s. If you have any comments or questions, please complete the feedback questionnaire before 27th February when the consultation period closes. Thank you.



Lower Juniors

Upper Juniors

Eric and George

For fantastic descriptive writing based on the text we have been reading.


For amazing diary writing


For excellent science homework making Shuttleworth parachutes!





Our value this term is

Self- Control







For showing self-control by choosing to help others in class.









For showing self-control and giving 100% in learning times tables







For showing self-control in his work by working hard each day.



This week…


Monday 27th February

School re-opens

Dance ASC starts 3.30pm – 4.30pm -please see Hannah to book a place.

Federation consultation deadline

Tuesday 28th February

Upper Juniors Climbing Day – see information sheet

Malham Residential Instalment 2 deadline (£35)

Wednesday 1st March

Netball Tournament

Thursday 2nd March

Y3,4,5 Swimming lessons

Friday 3rd March

World Book Day

This Term…


Tuesday 14th March

Parents Evening

Tuesday 21st February

Junior 5-a-side football at Arkholme

Saturday 25th March

PTA Easter Fair – more details coming soon

Wednesday 29th March

Junior trip –Outdoor learning day at Abbeystead

Friday 31st March

End of term, school closes 3.30pm