Letters

Letters

2017

Measles, chicken pox and shingles

Please may we ask for you cooperation in a vitally important matter? One of our pupils is
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Year 6 leaving meal and awards night

On Thursday 19th July there will be a leaving meal for Year 6 followed by their awards
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Key Stage 1 Sports Day

There will be a sports day for key stage 1 children held at Barnoldswick Church Primary School
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Year 3 and Year 4 Cricket Competition

There will be a cricket competition taking place at Stanley Park, Blackpool Cricket Club on Thursday 12th
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Year 3 Parents in class

As part of our topic, The Romans, we will be making a Roman shield, Roman jewellery and
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Year 5 Medieval Day

Our African Marsh Owls Class has been invited to attend a ‘Medieval Day’ on Friday 6th July
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Art Shirts

Art is an important aspect of the curriculum and allows children to show off their creative skills.
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Year 6 Diary Dates

We are nearly at the end of term and it is an extremely busy time for Year
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Year 6 End of Year Production

This year, we have been fortunate to have had the skills and expertise of a professional drama
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Year 4 and Year 5 Mixed Cricket Competition

There will be a mixed cricket competition taking place at Earby Cricket Club on Tuesday 26th June
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Year 3 and Year 4 All Stars Cricket Festival

There will be a cricket festival taking place at Earby Cricket Club on Monday 25th June for
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Year 5 and Year 6 Orienteering

There will be an orienteering event taking place at Holt House on Wednesday 27th June 2018 for
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Year 6 Weets Walk

Due to an unexpected meeting being arranged at short notice, the Year 6 Weets walk has been
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Boys’ Football

There will be a boys’ football festival taking place at Fisher More High School for Year 3
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Tennis Competition

There will be a tennis competition taking place at Pendle Vale College on Monday 18th June for
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Year 6 – Fundraising

As you are aware Year 6 are going on their annual residential trip to York in a
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Year 6 fundraising – Non uniform day

On Friday 22nd June there will be a non-uniform day to raise money for the Year 6
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Year 6 Swimming

As part of your child’s continuous learning throughout their school life, swimming lessons will begin next week
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Pendle Schools’ Festival

Gisburn Road School Choir will be taking part in the Pendle Schools Music Festival on Monday 11th
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School Choir

This year, our school choir will be participating in the Pendle Schools’ Festival on 11th or 12th
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Year 3/4 athletics competition

There will be an Athletics competition for Year 3/4 students taking place at Seedhill Running Track on
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Mixed cricket competition

There will be a Year 5/6 cricket competition taking place at Earby Cricket Club on Tuesday 12th
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Girls’ Cricket Competition

There will be a girls’ cricket competition on Tuesday 5th June held at Earby Cricket Club
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Drowning Prevention Week

The week commencing Monday 21st May, Pendle Leisure Trust are taking part in Drowning Prevention week.
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Year 2 SATs

Next week, the children in Year 2 will take part in the end of Key Stage 1
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Sports Day 2018

On Friday 18th May we will be hosting our annual Sports Day.
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What’s On Guide – May-July 2018

Here’s a list of what is going on in school over the next few weeks.
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QuickSticks Hockey

There will be a Year 5/6 Quicksticks Hockey competition taking place at Marsden Heights College, Nelson on
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Girls’ Football – 9th May 2018

There will be a girls’ football event taking place at Fisher More High School on 9th May
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Slapped Cheek and Chicken Pox

There have been a number of cases of ‘Slapped Cheek Syndrome’ and Chicken Pox brought to our
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Nursery Lunchtimes

We feel the children that stay all day at Nursery are now ready to eat in the
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Girls’ Football

There is a girls’ football event to take place at Fisher More High School on Wednesday 25th
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Orienteering Festival

A year 3/4 orienteering festival will take place at Coates Lane Primary School on Friday 20th April.
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Badminton Competition

A Year 5/6 Badminton Festival which will take place on Monday 16th April at Pendle Vale College.
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Cross Country Competition

This event will take place on Thursday 19th April at Holt House in Colne. This competition will
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Swimming lessons 2018

As part of your child’s continuous learning throughout their school life, swimming lessons will begin next week
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Nursery Teacher Recruitment

As you are aware Miss Hall is finishing her post as Nursery Teacher this Friday, to pursue
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ParentPay

Now all our issues with ParentPay have been resolved, I wanted to take this opportunity to outline
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Year 3/4 – Dragon Days Stage Production

Traditonally, the spring term is when Year 3 and 4 put on their stage production. Due to
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What’s On Guide – March/April 2018

Here’s a list of what is going on in school over the next few weeks.
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Sports Relief 2018

Sports Relief week is Monday 19th March to Friday 23rd March 2018. For this week we have
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Burnley Football Club Stadium Tour

We have an exciting opportunity to go on a Burnley Football Club Stadium Tour next Wednesday (14th
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Swimming Gala

A swimming gala for children from year 5/6 is to be held at Colne Leisure Centre on
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Mrs Toor’s Maternity Cover

Mrs Toor will be starting her Maternity leave after the Easter holidays. After very careful consideration, we
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Year 6 York Trip

As a reward for their hard work, we have arranged a 2 night residential trip to York.
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Parents Evening

This year we are trialling a new system. School will close at 2pm on Tuesday 28th November
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BBC Children In Need 2017

Children In Need day is fast approaching
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Rotary Club Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

This year we will be taking part in the Rotary Club Christmas Shoe Box Appeal.
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Year 3 trip to Bancroft Mill

The Year 3 children will be visiting Bancroft Mill, in Barnoldswick, as part of their topic work
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Behaviour systems

At the start of the new school year, we would like to remind you of our Behaviour
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Uniform changes

I would like to re-iterate my thanks for your overwhelming support with the changes to our uniform.
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Years 5 and 6 walking home

As children enter Year 5 and Year 6, some parents would like their child to be able
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Reception school dinner experience

We would like to invite you as a parent/carer to have lunch in school on Wednesday 27th
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Welcome to Nursery

A very warm welcome to Gisburn Road Nursery
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Year 5 Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons will begin from Tuesday 12th September, in school time and will last for 10 weeks:
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Gisburn Road School added a new photo to…

Help Wanted from Green Fingered Parents/Carers/Grandparents!
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New Teachers Appointed

We are really pleased to inform you that we have appointed two new teachers to join our
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Headteacher Update About Logo And Uniforms

An update about logos and uniforms.
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Mrs Larnach will not be returning to school

We would like to inform you that Mrs Nicola Larnach will not be returning to Gisburn Road
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Mrs Adele Dickinson, new nursery teacher

As you may be aware, Miss Hall is moving to Year 1 from Monday to cover a
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Welcome Mrs Mitchell

This week we are really pleased to announce that we have appointed a new teaching assistant for
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Events in February and March

What’s coming up at Gisburn Road, including: Author in School – Caryl Hart Y6 SATs Meeting FOGR
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End to pre-ordering of school meals

As you are aware, we have been trialling a new pre order lunch token system since October
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2016

Parents Coffee Afternoon

Social Media

Deputy Head

Pancake Day Flyer

Y5 Helmshore Textile Museum Jan 2016

Year 6 Study Books

Forest School for Year 1