Gisburn Road Community Primary School
Serving the community for 111 years
At Gisburn Road Community Primary School in Barnoldswick we nurture, inspire and challenge everyone to have the confidence, skills and values to thrive and achieve
A GOOD School
Our primary school and nursery is a community in which we are all valued equally as individuals. We treat each other and everyone in our community with respect: valuing trust and honesty in all we do. We strive constantly for our children to enjoy school and become life long learners. Our curriculum promotes active learning that engages all children, promotes a healthy lifestyle and encourages enterprise. As a school community we value commitment. At Gisburn Road, located at the very heart of Barnoldswick, we prepare our children to have the confidence and skills to thrive.
In our last Ofsted inspection we were graded ‘good’.
A group of children from Year 4 have had a fantastic time this afternoon at Pendle Vale College! They have been working on their climbing skills- the challenge was to climb 10 metres 😱 The children learnt new skills and techniques to help them grow in confidence throughout the afternoon.
***BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CLUB*** As our Before & After School Club is becoming increasingly popular, we are asking for parents to give us as much notice as possible and avoid turning up without booking your child’s place first. This is to ensure the sessions are staffed correctly and to
Today we welcomed our parents into Nursery to see all the things we have been learning about Remembrance Day. We enjoyed marching, making poppies, watching our (cbeebies) War video and looking at pictures.
We can’t wait to open doors to all our lovely parents next Friday from 2pm. We would really like all the children to dress up for the day in an outfit from the war period (either). #celebratinglearning
It’s that time of year – the frost is back! ❄️ A pathway of grit and salt is placed on the yards. Please see the school notice board in lower yard for the gritting procedure and to stay safe! This is also available on our website under Key Policies and
We are aiming to make our school more environmentally friendly by sending less paper copies home of letters and newsletters where possible. All newsletters and letters that do not require a signature will be on the website/Facebook/or emailed each week from now on. Please update the office with an email
This week in nursery we have been learning all about the story ‘Pumpkin Soup.’ The children have enjoyed learning about what happens to Duck in the story. Yesterday we chopped up our pumpkins, and today we made our own Pumpkin Soup, it tasted delicious.
✨Neon themed Disco tomorrow! ✨ Thursday 1st November, £2 per ticket (includes a drink). We also have… a DJ, tuckshop, hotdogs & neon items available to buy on the night, plus more! Juniors (Junior hall) – 6pm-7.30pm Infants (Infant hall) – 6pm-7.15pm
The Year 1 children have been using Pie Corbett’s Talk for Writing to help them when writing an innovated rhyme. The children remembered the original rhyme so well they were able to independently write their own innovated rhyme in their extended write. Fantastic effort Year 1, well done!
Some of the Year 1 children have created fantastic Tudor houses in the holidays. We have displayed these outside our classroom for everyone to see. The children explained how they had made their houses and the materials they used. Well done, they all look amazing!!
A group of children from Year 5 & 6 had a great time this afternoon learning how to become a football referee on the MUGA. The children learnt what a referee wears during games, what they need to remember, the correct hand gestures, how to use a whistle and also