Well done everyone! A fantastic amount raised for Pendleside Hospice ❤️⭐️? BUNNY HOP UPDATE!! ?⭐️ 22 local schools have taken part in their Bunny Hop for Pendleside Hospice, raising over £20,000 already ??❤️? The schools range in size from between 50 to 650 pupils, and here’s just a handful of totals which have been counted…
A massive warm welcome to all our new Reception children. You will be receiving your ‘Welcome Packs’ and next steps after school opens on the 23rd April. #excitingtimes
Primary School places for September 2019 are out tomorrow! We are so excited to find out which little owls will be joining our Gisburn Road family ?❤️ We hope everyone gets their first choice and is happy ? If anyone needs any help or advice, please contact us through email@example.com (during the holidays) or phone…
Year 2 discovered that bunny hopping for 15 minutes is not easy. Well done everyone with their fundraising today.
Today we bunny hopped all the way around the playground in aid of Pendleside Hospice. We had a lot of fun as well as raising lots of money. Thank you to Penny the squirrel for joining us. Thank you to everyone that sponsored us. #teamgisburnroad ??
The children in Nursery have enjoyed taking part in our ‘Bunny Hop’ today! Please pass on our thanks to all your kind sponsors.
Cricket information for parents of all children from Reception, Year 1 and 2. Barnoldswick CC will be doing the All Stars Cricket programme and this will begin in May.
Year 2 had a busy day sowing seeds today. First we were planting for Barnoldswick in Bloom, and then beans, peas and sweetcorn for our allotment. We are hoping for another good summer so we will have a good crop for our farmer’s market later on in the year.
Don’t forget, tomorrow is non uniform day. We will also be doing the Bunny Hop to raise funds for Pendleside Hospice. Watch this space ?
https://www.gisburnroad.com/sport All sports news on the website is now up to date as the Spring Term comes to an end. Still lots more to look forward to in the Summer Term too! Please have a read of all the sports events and competitions we have been involved in! ⚽️??⛳️ Sport – Barnoldswick Gisburn Road Community…
Thankyou so much to everyone who has helped at the allotment this week. We are extremely grateful! It is now looking neat and tidy, and is ready for the children to get planting. If anyone has any spare time and would like to help out now and again, please let us know. ? ? ???
Year 1 loved performing their innovated story last week! The children used ‘Talk for Writing’ to help them to remember their new characters and events in their story. Fantastic effort by all and some excellent innovated stories written by the children ?
Our Year 2 children had a great lesson yesterday with Joe Scuderi and here they are with their certificates and stickers looking excited and happy after the All Stars Cricket session in PE. They all did very, very well! ?
Well done to our Year 3 Cricket team who really enjoyed their Cricket Festival tonight at Pendle Vale College. The team showed some great potential throughout the evening. Big thank you to all parents who came to cheer us on! ?
Year 5 had a fantastic day out at Manchester Science and Industry Museum. We enjoyed our workshop on Forces and Flight, as well as exploring all the amazing galleries around the museum. The children’s behaviour was exemplary as always ??
Our Year 1 and 2 children have had a fantastic afternoon having a taster in to Cricket with ex Australia Cricket International – Joe Scuderi, who runs the All Stars Cricket programme. The children learnt the 3 main skills of cricket. Batting, bowling and fielding. If your child is in Year 1/2 and would like…
Well Done to all the Gisburn Road School Drama Club for your performance, this evening!? You can tell that you have all worked extremely hard to put on a great showcase for parents and teachers but most importantly for yourselves. You did everybody proud!! Kudos, to my Drama King for his full om Stage Dive!!…
A group of children from Year 5/6 had a fantastic time at the Steven Burke Cycling Hub in a Cycling Festival this morning learning different skills when riding their bike. The children had a wonderful time and showed lots of confidence and excellent riding skills throughout the morning. Thank you to Fiona from the Pendle…
A fantastic performance this evening from our Dance After School Club children from Reception, Year 1 and 2. The children have worked extremely hard over the past 8 weeks to improve their dance skills and shown great progress each week. A big thank you to Jessica from Encore Dance Studios for all her work over…
In ICT Year 5 were learning about digital communication and took part in a live video conference with Ashford CofE Primary School (Surrey). We asked and answered lots of different questions based on school, locality and hobbies. Both classes thoroughly enjoyed the session.
Wow- what a wonderful surprise I have just had! Year 1 presented their ‘Talk for Writing’ to myself and Mrs Toor. It was absolutely fantastic and made my day. ???Mrs Walker ?
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Thankyou! What a lovely message to brighten up our Friday morning even further ? Our wonderful staff do work so hard for the children and it is lovely to be noticed ?After getting a ssshhhhh moment and attending assembly , while I was watching all the amazing children receive there awards and all the support…
Some of the Year 5 and 6 children went on an exciting visit to Rolls-Royce yesterday. During the visit the children were able to enjoy a tour of the manufacturing process which showed the children how Rolls-Royce make their components, and why subjects at school are such an important part of the industry. The children…
We have had such a lovely time welcoming our mums and grandmas in to school for lunch this week. Thankyou to everyone who came (apologies though as we didn’t quite manage to get photos of everyone). Very Special thanks to our wonderful lunchtime staff team – our lunches are always healthy and delicious ? ?
Well done to the football team in tonight’s CVL at Fisher More. Won one game 5-0 and lost the other two games by a narrow margin. Well done boys.
Let’s all be sunflowers this week ?☀️ #anexcitingweekahead #bookweek #teamgisburnroad
Almost home time but still lots of activities to do this morning. ?
Just a reminder that it is world book day on Thursday. As a school we have a timetable of events for the week to celebrate. Monday: Bring your favourite book (you can even bring a teddy and your slippers if you want to get comfy reading and sharing your book). Tuesday:Poem In Your Pocket. Have…
Day 2 of Robinwood has got off to an exciting start.
Thankyou for this lovely message ? #teamgisburnroad #caringHad an awful morning with my little madam but receiving this card that she had help making at nursery put a smile back on my face ❤️ Thankyou to Miss Baldwin for your help this morning.
The Trapeze Challenge!
Year 5 have started their weekend adventure!!
We hope all of our Year 6 children are happy with their Secondary School place. Wherever you go, we are super proud of you all, and know you will represent Gisburn Road well with your excellent behaviour, kindness, respect and passion for learning. ⭐️?Dream it… Believe it… Achieve it. ?⭐️ #teamgisburnroad ?❤️
When our children are upset, it can sometimes trigger us to be upset too and instead of responding to our children, we react. ? Our words to our children when they are upset can either break them down or build them up. https://nurtureandthriveblog.com/what-to-say-when-your-child-is-upset/
Many of you are already aware of the momo online challenge. We take online safety very seriously and National Online Safety have provided this very useful guidance for parents. This affects children of all ages so please be vigilant.
This week the children in Year 2 have been finding out about salad. We started by investigating (and tasting) salad leaves. We weren’t too impressed by rocket, but came up with some good adjectives to describe its strong, peppery taste.
Getting to know plants in Year 2 this week.
In light of recent news about videos targeting children around the internet, here’s a reminder of one step to make sure your children are surfing the web safely. www.nationalonlinesafety.com/resources/platform-guides/youtube-guide-for-parents/
Any of our girls who would like to try out some new sports, there is an opportunity to do just that this Monday (4th March) from 6-8pm at Pendle Vale College in Nelson. All run and organised by the Pendle School Sport Partnership and there will be lots of different sports to try out! ?
Welcome back!! I hope You all had a lovely family holiday. There’s lots in store on the run up to our Easter break. To keep up to date log into our website/parents/what’s on. The calendar will give you details of what is happening and when. Coming up….. World Book Day, Our Reading Cafe, Comic Relief…
Pirate Party day in Reception class. The children had so much fun playing pirate party games: boats and sharks, walking the plank, pass the parrot. We also made some pirate bananas and cheese and apple boats to eat. The children really made an effort to look the part too with some fantastic costumes. A fun…
Well done Year 3 and Year 4! What fantastic performances of Jack and the Bean Stalk. Brilliant hard work. You did yourself proud.
Year 3 found out how to play a new game in golden time today. See if they can tell you how to play Beetle.
https://www.gisburnroad.com/sport Please have a read of all the Sports News that has happened in the Autumn and Spring Term up to now. Lots of events have already occurred and lots more to look forward to as well! ? Sport – Barnoldswick Gisburn Road Community Primary School Sport News 2018-19 2017- 18 Sports News Fixtures &…
Year 3 were very surprised this afternoon. First they were told to scrunch their paper up, then to rip it and finally to do their art work on the floor and under the tables! We tried to make the classroom as ‘cave like’ as we could. I think they enjoyed learning all about Cave drawings.
This handy leaflet from Primary Junction is full of hints and tips to help your child become a better reader ?
Well done to our Year 5/6 Athletics team who came runners up this morning at West Craven Leisure Centre in the West Craven Cluster B Team Athletics competition. They all recorded some great scores throughout their running, jumping and throwing events! ?♂️
Ok everyone- it’s that time again!! Let’s see if we can win. Follow the link and comment Gisburn Road Barnoldswick ? Let’s get voting #Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it!! ??☕️?♣️♥️ EASTER SCHOOL COMPETITION! ❤️♣️?☕️? Did you know?! We run 4 school/town takeover competitions each year which is one of our ‘Giving Back’ initiatives to…
Well done to this team of children who enjoyed the Year 5/6 B team football competition at Fisher More tonight. They drew 2 games 0-0 and lost just 1 game 1-0. Good work team! ⚽️
The Year 1 children had a fantastic time celebrating Marvin’s birthday last week. We played party games, ate party food and sang to Marvin. The children will be writing a recount of Marvin’s birthday this week to share with the Reception children.
The chair challenge. Year 2 were challenged to program a Bee-Bot to make a complete circuit around four legs of a chair. Can you spot the mistake with one of our algorithms?
Last week, as part of their explorers topic, Year 2 were busy testing materials to make the soles of space boots. Green, shiny card was a popular choice, however, it didn’t last long on planet Gisburn Road. The children are now experts at explaining whether a test is fair or not.
To keep up to date with events in school, please visit our website using the following link:- https://www.gisburnroad.com/calendar Calendar – Barnoldswick Gisburn Road Community Primary School February 2019 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 Year 1 Parents Assembly – Junior Hall Year 1 Parents Assembly – Junior Hall 1st February 2019 3:00 pm –…
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Well done to our Year 3/4 Athletics team who did great this afternoon at the West Craven cluster Athletics competition which was held at West Craven Leisure Centre. The children all underwent some throwing, jumping and running events and recorded some excellent scores! #teamwork ?♂️?♀️
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School is open as usual today. ?
School staff members are taking part in the Fitness February challenge to raise money for Cancer Research ?♀️ We are asking if anyone has an exercise bike that school could borrow during February please??♂️
Gisburn Road were lucky enough to receive a visit from the Mayor of Pendle, Councillor James Starkie and the Mayoress Janet Starkie. They told the children all about their role and their chains of office. The children asked some very thoughtful questions, although they were disappointed to find out the position of Mayor didn't come…
School is open as normal today. Take care on the yards- please follow the salt and grit path. ?
Our children were so inspired by John’s visit to school earlier this year. We wish him the very best of luck with his latest challenge! ?CHALLENGE SAHARA ?⚽️ Very excited to announce my latest challenge – Crossing the Sahara Desert while keeping a ball under control. A huge test as we will be travelling over…
We hope you have all got home safely. All our staff living outside of Barnoldswick have been able to set off home safely too. We will see you tomorrow at the usual time. If anything changes we will keep you updated. ?
Year 1 have been reading the story Little Red Riding Hood. We used ‘Talk For Writing’ to help us to remember the story and vocabulary used. The children have written their own innovated stories changing the ending and one of the characters. They read their innovated stories to Reception this afternoon.
Year 1 enjoyed running a mile today. They were all very excited about using the bands to count how many laps they could do and gave 100% effort. The children were praised for their fantastic behaviour and excellent manners. Well done Year 1!
Climbing today in Year 2 as part of our explorers theme. We will all get a go over the next week or two.
Fortnite:Battle Royale – A number of vbuck scams and attempted grooming incidents have been reported in the press recently along with a 9 year old child beginning NHS treatment for addiction to the game. Here is National Online Safety’s guide for parents. Gisburn Road would like to remind parents that this game is rated at…
Programming our new Bee-Bots. The children in Year 2 were challenged to write code that would make their Bee-Bots travel in a rectanglar pathway.
Your child will have received this letter yesterday. Please ensure your child returns this on Monday and no later. We are launching Marathon Kids this Monday which entitles us to see the children’s progress using a digital tracking system when they have ran the Daily Mile with their class. This will benefit all our children…
A team of children from Year 3 & 4 had a very fun afternoon today. Gisburn Road hosted a Football Festival on our school MUGA with all the West Craven cluster of schools attending to make it a great afternoon with lots of football matches being played. Thank you to Kelbrook, Earby, Coates Lane, Salterforth…
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A group of children from Year 3 & 4 had a fantastic time tonight at a Multi-Skills Festival at Pendle Vale College. Lots of skills were learnt and lots of fun was had! ?
If any of our girls would like to start playing either Netball or Football, please have a read of this flyer. Every Wednesday evening at Fisher More High School. Great way to get active, stay healthy, learn new sports and meet new friends! ? ⚽️ ?
Year 3 have been examining fossils very carefully as part of our Art work. They used magnifying glasses to look really carefully before sketching them. This week we used charcoal and other media to create larger versions of these fossils – it got a little bit messy!
Year 3 used a freeze frame activity to retell the story of Stig of the Dump. They knew all the key events and could act it out as well as write it. Ask the children what they were in the pictures.
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Well done to this team of children from Year 5/6 who thoroughly enjoyed the Pendle Schools Dodgeball competition tonight at Fisher More High School ?
Sports After School Clubs – Important info: We still have spaces left for the following clubs for Spring Term 2019. Taekwondo Club – Years 3/4/5 & 6 – Monday’s Football Club – Years 5 & 6 – Tuesday’s Athletics Club – Reception/ Years 1 & 2 – Thursday’s Dance Club is now full! If your…
A photo from Friday's assembly – Ilsa and Lesley from Barnoldswick in Bloom dropped in to thank the children for their help in winning a gold certificate in the North West in Bloom competition this summer. The judges especially liked our allotment which they visited, along with our planter near the Co-op. A special well…
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Waiting for the start of Dick Whittington at Colne Muni.
Wishing all our Gisburn Road families a very merry Christmas!! Thank you for all your continued support- lots of love from the team. ??
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For anyone struggling with the sudden closure of Safehands, we do have a few places left. Xx Looking for a Nursery place? We offer 30 hour places as well as 15 hour places. Combine 30 hours with our Before and After School option too. For further details ring 812287.
Looking for a Nursery place? We offer 30 hour places as well as 15 hour places. Combine 30 hours with our Before and After School option too. For further details ring 812287.
Just a couple of reminders- uniform as normal tomorrow please and school closes at 2pm. ??
https://www.gisburnroad.com/sport As our Autumn Term comes to an end, please have a look at all the exciting Sports news that has happened since September at Gisburn Road. Lots of events/competitions have already occurred and lots more planned throughout the year too! #sportyschool Sport – Barnoldswick Gisburn Road Community Primary School
Year 1 had a very special visitor today. The children were very excited to have breakfast with Santa and loved spending some time with him in class.
Big well done to all the children from Key Stage 2 who all completed their mile at Victory Park this morning during the Santa Fun Run. The children completed 4 full laps around the park with their Santa hat on their head. Well done everyone. Ho Ho Ho! ?
Our special visitor had presents for the children.
Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 had a very special breakfast today – with a very special visitor.
It was Christmas party day today!
Enjoying a Christmas dinner today.
Due to the poor weather conditions which are due to continue throughout this morning, the Key Stage 2 Santa Fun Run has been postponed until tomorrow. The forecast is much better tomorrow and we wouldn’t want the children getting drenched and miserable today when it is supposed to be having fun. The run will now…
Our special visitor yesterday. Will there be any more visitors this week?
?A busy week ahead….. Tuesday 18th December ⭐Nursery children to wear party clothes all day ? ⭐Reception, Yr1 & 2 Children are to come to school in uniform and bring a change of clothes for Christmas parties in the afternoon ? ⭐Yrs 3-6 children are to come to school in running kit for the Santa…