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’.
FOGR are busy raising funds for us all again. Our next event is…. Fancy Dress Disco Thursday 26th October Infant building for Nursery, Reception and YR1 (6-7:15pm) Junior building for Yr2,3,4,5&6 (6-7:30) Entrance £2 including a drink and a biscuit. Tuck shop, Tattoos and Hotdogs available to purchase. Parents we
The Big Draw will be happening next Thursday here at Gisburn Road. Get your creative caps on! The Big Draw The World’s Largest Drawing Festival www.bigdraw.org www.bigdrawshop.co.uk www.bigdrawblog.org
Our Year 5/6 Girls Netball team did brilliant in the Central Venue League tonight at Pendle Vale College despite the windy and cold weather. They won 2, drew 2 and lost just the 1. Great improvement girls. We hope you enjoyed yourselves! 🏀
Year 6 really enjoyed Zoolab today. We learnt how and why the animals have adapted over time. We had SO much fun meeting Gary the giant African land snail, Millie the millipede, Rose the tarantula, Tango the snake and Ratty the rat 😃
Four of the Year 6 children enjoyed their Hockey Competition at Marsden Heights College. They learnt new Hockey skills before winning all 3 of their games… scoring 11 and conceding just 1 goal! Well done all of you! 🏑
Reception have had a busy week investigating what has happened in our classroom. We have today noticed that the three teddy bears are missing. Please keep your eyes peeled! 👀 The children have been writing letters asking the adults in school if they have done it. Do you have any
We have had a wonderful time settling children into our fabulous new nursery setting! Today the children received a special parcel! Percy the owl baby was lost …we looked everywhere for him!! The children then used their fantastic creative and critical thinking skills to save Percy and return him to
The Year 2 children enjoyed a story telling session with the author Frank English today at the Civic Hall. Frank told us how he uses his imagination to write stories. We had a try and wrote some amazing stories in the afternoon.