Gisburn Road Community Primary School Barnoldswick
Serving the community for 110 years
Together we dream it, believe it, achieve it!
Our school is busy, thriving and popular, with everyone involved working hard and being committed to helping our children be the best they can be. Our curriculum is designed to promote enjoyment, active learning and a thirst for knowledge.
Our values are respect, trust, honesty, friendship and perseverance. We nurture every child to become a confident, thoughtful and considerate member of society. We work hard with families to ensure every child’s needs are met….
At Gisburn Road we nurture, inspire and challenge every child
to have the confidence, skills and values to thrive and achieve
A GOOD School
Our school 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 we prepare our children to have the confidence and skills to thrive.
In our last Ofsted inspection we were graded ‘good’.
So our last culinary delight in Year 5 was a delicious vegetable curry🍛. The aroma wafted right across the playground. Well done to all our Year 5 chefs and a particular mention to Miss Hartley our Masterchef who made it all happen.👍
The Year 1 children have been looking at different poems this week. We have been identifying rhyming words, discussing what we like and don’t like and explaining our reasons why. We have been learning a poem about The Great Fire of London. Can your child tell you the poem?
Our Year 6 Playground Leaders have had a food party this afternoon as a show of appreciation for their hard work at break and dinner times. Every day these children try keeping all the equipment safe and also ensure the younger children are kept active and busy by organising games!
Year 3 enjoyed their final Taekwondo lesson this morning in PE. They have learnt lots over the past 6 weeks and become much more confident. Also, a huge thank you to Phil from Taekwondo School of Excellence for giving our children a wider range of sports. They have loved having
In the words of the children, here are some photos from, “the best time of our lives” 😃😃 GUARD OF HONOUR BFC. Burnley 1 Stoke 0 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 What an amazing experience! Thankyou Mr Bradshaw for organising it.
Well it’s been freezing and wet…. but 12 children from Year 6 have had an amazing experience tonight. They took part in the Guard of Honour at Turf Moor and to make their night even more memorable… Burnley scored late on to win 1-0. ⚽️
Today in PE, some of our classes took part in a taster day learning something called Pound. This involves using some drumsticks, your arms and legs to the beat of the music. Thank you to the Fitness Evolution team for another enjoyable day.
Well done Year 3 for their planting contribution when they were in Year 2 that helped Barnoldswick win a gold medal in the North West in Bloom competition and a silver award in the National Britain in Bloom 2017 competition. Well done to Ilse, Lesley, Barnoldswick schools and everyone else
Year 1 enjoyed spending time in the Library on Thursday with Mrs Dunn. The children listened to a story, changed their books and took part in Tai Chi. Don’t forget Library for Year 1 is every Thursday. Thank you Mrs Dunn ☺
Our Nursery children have worked so hard this week during their nativity we thought we would spread the happiness and enjoy some hot chocolate in the snow! ❄️Some children had some very chocolatey faces 😊 Can you spot them?