At Gisburn Road Community Primary School in Barnoldswick we nurture, inspire and challenge every child 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’.
In Year 3 we have recently finished reading Roald Dahl’s AMAZING book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and so, when we were asked to create a scarecrow for the Broughton Estate Children’s Literature Festival, we knew exactly which book character we were going to choose: Willy Wonka in his Candy
Nursery, Year 3, Year 4 and Year 5 pupils have all been involved in making scarecrows for Broughton Estate Children’s Literature Festival. The festival takes place in the estate grounds on 28-30th September and promises to be a truly SPECTACULAR weekend. We look forward to seeing the children’s scarecrows in
Well done to our school choir who sang their little hearts out last night at The Pendle Music Festival. You were AMAZING! The choir sang four songs: Zimbole (African Folk song), Count on Me (Bruno Mars), Che Che Kuley (African folk song) and This is Me (from the film The Greatest Showman).
Nursery have been busy exploring how plants grow and what they need to be healthy. We then planted beans, sweet peas and herbs. The children have been carefully caring for their plants by watering them and making sure they have enough sunlight. As the plants grow we will be
Year 3 had an amazing experience with a real life historian. We learnt about life as an ancient Roman and what it would be like to be in the Roman army. We dressed in Roman Armour and we even took part in a battle! We held and observed artifacts from
Before & After School Club Can we please remind all parents to make sure you book your Before & After School sessions on in advance as much as possible either via the office or through ParentPay. Sessions need to be booked no later than lunchtime on a Friday for the
ParentPay Unfortunately, due to being short staffed in the office for some time, the cash payments brought into school took a while to go onto the system. As this is now up to date, please check ParentPay accounts for correct amounts owing. We thank you for your patience during this
Well done to everyone who participated in the Year 5 assembly on Friday. Extra special congratulations go to Mahek and her charity team of cake sellers extraordinaire who raised a fantastic £99.10 for the Save the Children Syria Relief Appeal! Thank you for your support
A really warm welcome to all our new Reception (2018/19) parents!! We are so pleased you have chosen to join our Gisburnm Road family. There is a letter coming home today, either with your child or through the post, with details of our Induction Evening. #teamgisburnroad 😁
Year 3 Trip to Harlow Carr on Thursday 3rd May 2018 Year 3 enjoyed a wonderful day in RHS Garden, Harlow Carr, on Thursday. We spent the first little while with Harlow Carr’s Education officers, Elizabeth and Barbara, who taught us all about pollination. They showed us which insects are
Year 2 have been busy this week making bug hotels for our allotment. We learnt how to use a hacksaw safely and along with our measuring skills, have begun to cut up lengths of bamboo. More work to do next week.
We are really excited to announce that we are taking part in the We Are Reading initiative, a Lancashire-wide campaign aimed at promoting and encouraging reading for pleasure for all young people. The campaign runs from March 2018-March 2019. There’s more info at https://www.facebook.com/Lancashirewearereading and you can look forward to more
Big thanks to Ross from Lancashire County Cricket Club for doing an afternoon of All Stars Cricket fun games with Year 1&2. All the children had a very enjoyable afternoon learning the key skills for cricket. Remember if your child wants to start cricket, Barnoldswick Cricket Club will be starting