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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

World Book Day

All our children made a fantastic effort for World Book Day. KS1 dressed up as animals and KS2 came in their pyjamas. They did book-related activities all day and produced some amazing work. You can see photos of some of their outfits in our gallery page.
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

Black History Month

Our Year 6 pupils have created some incredible WOW work as part of their learning about Black History Month. This work can be seen on display in the KS2 corridor. They have all put together interesting presentations about famous black people, showing genuine care and...
Posted On 01 Dec 2015

We are a Top 120 School!

We are very proud to have been placed 120th in the ‘Top 500 Schools’ list published by the Sunday Times. This ranks the best primary and prep schools in the country according to assessment results. It is testament to all the hard work done by our staff, parents,...
Posted On 20 Nov 2015