Welcome to the Spring Term

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…
“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…”Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

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Application deadline for primary school places – a reminder

A reminder that the deadline for “on time” applications for a full-time place in the Early Years unit is fast approaching – parents and carers should apply by 15th January! For more details, why not have a look at our page all about admission arrangements?

If you have an enquiry about a part-time place for your child in the Early Years unit, please contact Mrs Deighton in the school office.

Bake Off Final 2019

Thank you to all Key Stage 2 pupils who made a cake or biscuit for this year’s Great Fishergate Bake Off. The judges had an excellent time eating all your baked goodies and said the standards were amazing. Well done…

Public Health England letter about winter illness

At this time of year it is not unusual for schools across the region to see an increase in winter illnesses such as diarrhoea/vomiting and flu-like illness.

Please take a moment to read the following information and guidance for parents and carers regarding winter illness, issued by the Yorkshire & Humber Health Protection Team of Public Health England*. We would ask parents and carers to pay particular attention to the requirement that children who are affected by diarrhoea and vomiting should stay off school until at least 48 hours after they last had diarrhoea or vomiting.

Click here to download the letter as a .pdf

*Public Health England are an executive agency of the Department of Health and Social Care and provide government, local government, the NHS, Parliament, industry and the public with evidence-based professional, scientific expertise and support.

A Spellbinding Story

Inspired by our Harry Potter topic, the children in Year 5 and Year 6 have been working some extended pieces of writing. We have been developing our understanding of narrative and our in skills in editing and redrafting. Susannah in Year…