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Young Leaders Award

Throughout this year, our Year 4 pupils have worked towards the Archbishop’s Youth Trust Young Leaders award. They learnt how to be leaders and identified a project in the community that they would like to improve. The wanted to “Be the change that you want to...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016


Have you seen the new dragon in our hall? Our after-school art club has created this magnificent (and scary!) piece of collaborative work. It really looks amazing! Art club will run again for younger children next term.
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

Year 6 visit to Wimbledon

Some lucky Year 6 pupils visited Wimbledon for the final Thursday of the tennis championships. Although there was a lot of interest, we could only obtain 8 tickets in the ballot. Those selected were accompanied by Mr Weights and Mrs Dawber on the 7.30am train from Selby. We...
Posted On 11 Jul 2016

The Big Dig 2016

Monk Fryston Time Team Big Dig! We took part in the Big Dig this year. Our school field was used as a training site for teams that dug test pits in other locations around our village. We then extended the trench on the field to uncover the ancient ‘ridge and furrow’...
Posted On 11 Jul 2016

Sports Day

What a great day we had for Sports Day! The weather was extremely kind and we were able to do a range of different sporting activities throughout the morning and run competitive races in the afternoon. We even had some pre-school children and mums & dads join in! We were...
Posted On 21 Jun 2016

Queen’s 90th Birthday Picnic

We held a brilliant picnic to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday! The whole school ate outside, and although it was a bit cold we had a lovely party. Everyone had made kites with the union flag on that we flew (and got a bit tangled!) and then our Year 6 pupils organised...
Posted On 13 May 2016

Easter Bonnet Parade

We had a brilliant turnout for our Easter Bonnet parade! Lots of children took part and they looked fabulous in their bonnets. They showed them to the whole school, and the Chairs of our School Council chose the bonnet that they thought was best in each year group. The children...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016

Governors’ Award

Congratulations to one of our pupils in Year 6 who is the first winner of the Governors’ Award! This is a new termly prize that is awarded to the pupil who has demonstrated an exemplary attitude throughout the term and has furthered our school aim of ‘meeting their...
Posted On 24 Mar 2016

County Council Debating Competition

Well done to our team of Year 6 pupils who represented the school in the County Council debating competition. They had to debate: “Do you think our climate is changing?”, presenting both sides of the argument as well as asking and answering questions. Our area heat...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016

We are a National Teaching School!

Governors are delighted to announce that our school has been designated as a ‘National Teaching School’ by the Department for Education. Teaching Schools take a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession. They identify and develop...
Posted On 04 Mar 2016