The Plague Doctor visited the fabulous Gisburn Road School Year 4 Class this afternoon in keeping with the schools curriculum! Educational & Fun our Doctor travelled in time and found himself in 2018 seeking help from the younger generation of how to cure The Great Plague! The children gave the…
The Year 2 children were busy drawing today. We have been looking at the work of the Scottish artist Adrian McMurchie and his line drawings of buildings. Here we are practising our technique.
Our school mini bus had a make over during the summer holidays and now looks amazing! It has been a real team effort!! ? We are very grateful to Craven Digital for the design, Lloyd BMW for sponsoring the wrap and finally to Ash, at Wrapped, for the final part of the transformation. A big,…
Today Billy set off on his first outing! He has had a complete make over and is looking pretty fab. The children reported back that the journey had been amazing ? #youwillseeuscoming!
Year 3 had a busy afternoon in Science. We were thinking about how our bones protect the organs in our body and the challenge was to make a structure to protect a chocolate teacake when dropped from a height.
Our Year 6 playground leaders enjoyed their training this morning and learnt lots of new skills/ideas to use for break and dinner time when they’re on duty. These 10 children from Year 6 will now be in charge of organising small games, keeping the equipment safe and trying to keep everyone active… More
Year 3 had a super time at Bancroft Mill today as part of our topic about the history of Barnoldswick. We found out lots of interesting information. We also learnt a lot on our journey too as Mrs Dunn was an excellent tour guide! Ask your child what they can remember.
YR 6 PARENTS – West Craven Open Evening 4th October 2018 6pm – 8pm Secondary School Applications If your child is in year six you should apply for a place at a secondary school. Applications are open between September and October each year and are done online at the link below:- https://… More Apply for…
Do you have a child due to start school in September 2019? If you do, we are inviting you to come and see our fabulous community school on Wednesday 10th or Thursday 11th October. To book a tour simply visit our website www.gisburnroad.com or contact our office on 812287. ******Please share********
If you have a child in Year 1, Year 2 or Year 6 -don’t forget we would love to see tomorrow evening at 6pm. The meeting will take place in your child’s classroom and last for around 30 mins. I will also be available to speak to if you have any questions. Hope you all…
Year 4 have really enjoyed taking part in Roald Dahl Day. We especially enjoyed drawing the centipede from James and the Giant Peach ?
Our Year 4 children love their new Year 3/4 football kit, which we successfully applied for before the holidays and won for free! They are going to look the part in this new kit and already keep asking when they can have a football match to wear it! A HUGE thank you to the Football…
We can’t wait to welcome you all back tomorrow!! We hope you have had a fabulous summer. ? A very warm welcome to our new Gisburn Road families.Here’s to an exciting year ahead ?? Doors open at 8:45am.
GOOD LUCK to all our previous Year 6 children who are starting various secondary schools next week. We are extremely proud of you all and know you will represent our school well starting your next chapter. The world is your oyster; just remember… Dream it… Believe it… Achieve it. ?❤️ #gisburnroadfamily #dreamitbelieveitachieveit #anythingispossible
The school office is open 10am-1pm for the remainder of this week for any queries before the new term starts next week 🙂
Eid Mubarak to all our families celebrating ❤️
Wow! What a year! Full of exciting learning experiences and huge progress! Thank you to our dedicated and passionate staff for all of your hard work over the year- for helping our children to ‘grow’ in so many ways. And a huge Thank you to parents and the wider community for all of your support…
We had a special visit today from Bertie Bee! ? The children all were very shocked but happy to meet him.
Well done to these 8 children from KS2 who won silver medal on Tuesday at Seedhill in the KS2 Athletics Festival. ?♀️ ?♂️
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… More
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… More
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 Garden! The children loved painting…
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 situ on the estate grounds.…
We are very proud to announce that Gisburn Road have achieved the Sainsbury’s School Games GOLD Award for the 2017/18 school year and we are therefore now a Gold awarded school in PE and Sport! A huge thank you to everyone who has helped us achieve our goal for the 2017/18 school year including… More
Nursery have been working hard creating an alien from the book ‘Aliens love underpants’ for the book character scarecrow trail at Broughton Hall Estate.
Year 4 need your help. If anyone is able to bring in the following items tomorrow it would be much appreciated. They need to be unwanted as we won’t be able to return them. * umbrella * Harmonica * Plastic/wooden toy food * A white dog soft toy * Old fashioned car horn * Cable…
Year 5 bric-a-brac yard sale for the endangered animals charity. Isla, Lily, Emily, Fanni and Lia-J have worked hard over the past couple of weeks setting up colouring competitions and naming the soft toy competitions as well as carrying out the bric-a-brac sale on Wednesday afternoon. Their… More
The children from Year 1 and 2 had a super afternoon at a KS1 Sports Day held by Church School. They all enjoyed the different activities and put in 100% effort in each event. We walked away in bronze position. Thank you to Church School and their Year 6 children for a brilliant afternoon. ??
A selection of photos from today’s Lancashire county cricket finals day at Blackpool Cricket Club. Our Year 3/4 mixed cricket team represented the Pendle District at the Lancashire finals for the first ever time. The children had a great day and experience playing against other districts from across… More
On Thursday, Year 3 welcomed parents into class for some shared learning. We all made Roman shields and serpent bracelets. The results were AMAZING! Thanks to all parents who helped out on the day.
The children are enjoying the favourite part of the day (for them as they say) since they have been asking for it since 8.15.
Gisburn Road are enjoying their day in Blackpool representing Pendle for Lancashire in the Kwik Cricket competition organised by Lancashire Cricket Board. We are really proud of how far they have come.
The Cricket team have arrived in Blackpool ready for the day ahead.
A few photos from Yr.6’s amazing performance of Rock School. Well done everyone, you did us proud!
**Tonight’s Yr6 Performance** Children need to be back in school at 4.30pm tonight please, ready for their performance at 5pm. If your child is not able to walk home at the end of the performance (6pm), please ring school to let us know. Children must be collected at 6pm 🙂 There are still tickets available…
‘African Marsh Owls Marvellous Medieval Melee’ On Friday Year 5 enjoyed a wonderfully weathered day at West Craven High School learning all about life in Medieval times from the maid, archery experts, combat techniques with the grotesque Phillipe d’Avignon and heroic Sir Denny, and blood and bones… More
Time to taste our freshly picked, organic broad beans and peas in Year 2 today.
Due to World Cup developments the Yr6 play will now start at 5pm on Wednesday. Sorry for any inconvenience. Tickets are still available from the office, priced at £3 each.
Yr. 6 having a fab time at Lightwater Valley today.Thank you to Mrs. Bradley, Miss Pearson and Mr. Bradshaw for their hard work over the last 3 days.
Some of Our pupils went over to Coates Lane and enjoyed a Reading Picnic in the glorious sunshine. This was part of the Lancashire We Are Reading project. #collaborativelearning ? Today we welcomed lots of other primary schools to our school for a Reading Picnic as part of the ‘We Are Reading’ campaign. It was…
The Year 6 children have had a good nights sleep and are all fresh for Light Water Valley today. We are leaving Light Water Valley at 3pm and aim to be back to school for 4:30pm. If you hear differently a text will be sent out to you in due course. Please can all parents…
Year 2 have been busy today harvesting their crop of peas and broad beans from the raised beds in the infant playground and allotment. Our crop weighed over 10kg (not counting the ones we ate). We will be cooking and tasting next week.
We’ve had a good play on the park and we’re now walking home, getting showered and ready for an early night… hopefully!
Pizza Hut demolished. Now off to the park for a quick play before heading home for a shower and early night ready for Light Water Valley in the morning.
We survived the York Dungeons! Quick 30 mins chilling out before Pizza Hut at 5 and games in the park later.
We are shortly starting our city tour of York.
Dinner time in the park!
We’ve had breakfast and just had a look around York Minster before our Viking tour at the Jorvik Centre at 11am.
Year 2 children representing Gisburn Road at the Barlick in Bloom judging yesterday. The judges came to look at our planter near the Co-op zebra crossing and visited our allotment.
A few pictures from today. We did the Chocolate Factory followed by York Museum. We then had McDonalds for tea and a play on the park. The children are all now showered and getting ready for bed.
Year 6 have landed in York and are now in the hostel getting all sorted for the Chocolate factory at 1:30 this afternoon.
How well did they do? The children in the drama club put on a F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S Pirating play which included singing, dancing and acting. ??? So proud of all your children #ihavethebestjobintheworld!! Mrs W. X Give us a wave if you agree. ?
Our third BRONZE in 3 weeks!! The Year 5/6 boys Cricket team won bronze medal this afternoon at Colne Cricket Club in the Pendle Schools finals day. The boys won 1 game and lost 1 game in the group stages before setting up a place in the 3rd/4th place match for Bronze medal. The boys…
The allotment is looking fantastic at the moment. We have harvested strawberries, peas and are about to collect our broad beans. Thank you Mr. Bowes for your support.
Spreading the happiness in Reception today. We had a little water fight to try and cool down a little. ? The children could choose if they wanted to take part or not.
Thank you for all the support with sun cream and hats for your child. Please keep this up during this hot weather. We have kept the children cool today in their PE kits if needed and by having shaded tarpaulin on the yards. Not forgetting of course ice lollies which are sold by the year…
Another BRONZE medal!! A team of Year 5/6 children came 3rd out of over 10 schools that entered this morning at Holt House in the Pendle Schools Orienteering Competition meaning we came away with another bronze medal – carrying on the great recent news in our sports competitions. Well done everyone! ????
Well done to the Year 4/5 mixed cricket team who very narrowly missed out on getting to the final this afternoon at Colne Cricket Club and finished the competition in joint 3rd position. Great work guys! ?
One of our Year 6’s rucksack has gone missing from the school playground today. It’s a pale blue Dan TDM rucksack with some trainers inside. If anyone has seen it, please contact the office. Thankyou x
A great Summer camp for all ages.
A few more photos from today’s Year 2 trip to Blackpool – At the tower and making sand art in the style of Andres Amador.
A few photos from the Year 2 trip to Blackpool today.
On our way back now.
If the weather forecast remains as it says for the next week please ensure that you put plenty of suncream on your child before school. They will also need a sun hat. On days when it is really hot in school if the children appear hot we will change them into PE kits to keep…
The school choir with Ella Shaw on Friday.
This week the children in Year 2 have found out about John Boyd Dunlop and the invention of the pneumatic tyre. We devised our own tests to compare a solid tyre with a pneumatic tyre. Ask the children about what we found out.
Mr. Lewis came into Year 2 to perform a few tunes on classical guitar recently.
A bit more from Ella…..
Today we had a special visitor- Ella Shaw!! ? Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Ella, came into school today to sing for us all. She shared with the children how she started with her karaoke machine to ending up auditioning for BGT. Thanks Mrs Baptie for organising the visit- Ella was amazing!!!
Year 6 completed their sponsored walk up to the top of Weets today!! A massive well done to them. We are all so proud of them- great effort, great attitude and to top it off – they sang too! ??? Did you hear them?? ?
Thank you everyone for coming along to our beach party disco, we hope the children had lots of fun. An extra big thank you to all the staff and volunteers who gave up their evening to help out x Mrs Holman x
A group of children from Year 5/6 enjoyed their Duathlon Challenge this afternoon at the Steven Burke Cycling Hub in Barrowford organised by British Cycling. They all had to run 400 metres, cycle 800 metres and then run another 400 metres. They all completed the challenge and scored some great individual times! ? ?♂️
The Year 3/4 Boys Football team enjoyed their first competition tonight at Fisher More High School. They all did fantastic and scored some great goals! ⚽️
Summer Term Beach Party Disco ??♀️? Thursday 21st June Nursery/Infant disco 6-7:15 Junior disco 6-7:30 £2 entry (including a drink) DJs in both buildings Dress for the beach ? shorts t-shirts etc See you there!
A selection of photos from today’s competition at Pendle Vale College. Year 3/4 won the bronze medal and Year 5/6 also did fantastic, winning lots of matches and playing lots of games but most importantly had lots of fun!
Massive well done to our Year 4 tennis team who won BRONZE medal at the Pendle Schools tennis competition at Pendle Vale College this afternoon. ??
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). You all looked great in…
Our amazing choir performing on Monday night at Pendle Schools’ Festival. What talented, wonderful children we have ???
A HUGE well done to all of the children who took part in the choir at Pendle Schools’ Festival. What a super performance, we are very proud of you. ?????? A big Thankyou to our families and staff for your help and support ? #teamgisburnroad
Happy Eid Mubarak to all our families that are celebrating today. ??
Our Year 3/4 Quad Kids Athletics team thoroughly enjoyed their competition today at Seedhill Athletics Centre competing against 8 other local schools. The children all did fantastic and won many of their events too. We now eagerly await the results tomorrow. Well done everyone!
Can the year 4 children tell you all about their magic visitor? It’s not everyday we get wax sealed letters hand delivered by a professor from Hogwarts ?
Can the year 4 children tell you all about their magic visitor? It’s not everyday we get wax sealed letters hand delivered by a professor from Hogwarts ?
Y5 assembly and charity bake sale: 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… More Y5 assembly and charity…
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 measuring and recording how tall…
The boys have had an excellent morning in the Cricket competition at Earby Cricket Club and to top it off they came 1st and won the competition! This means they will go through to the next round at Colne Cricket Club in 2 weeks time. Well done to everyone that took part.
The boys are warming up ready for their cricket matches this morning. Watch this space for more photos to follow.
The children in Year 4 had a surprise visit on Friday. They were all left with these beautiful letters that have been personalised for each of them. ❤️❤️❤️ ✨?✨ A magical morning visiting Year 4 teaching wand etiquette and hand delivering 25 x Magical Mail Co letters! Each letter is hand illustrated, coloured and written…
On Tuesday Year 1 enjoyed a surprise visit to the space dome. They asked lots of fantastic questions about space and looked for stars. Can they tell you any facts about space?
How lovely to receive a message from a parent telling us that they saw these children picking up litter in valley gardens (with their parents of course). Fantastic job at keeping our local community clean and tidy! Well done boys!!! ??????
This group of children from KS2 thoroughly enjoyed their festival at Earby Springfield Primary School in the sun. The children played Foot Golf where the objective is to kick the football into the hole. Well done everyone – hope you had a lovely afternoon! ⚽️⛳️
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 Roman times. We now know…
Reception and Nursery have had a really good experience enjoying their time in the Space dome today. Can they tell you about it?
A great afternoon at Earby Cricket Club. Well done Gisburn Road you played really well as a team.
Warming up ready for the competition this afternoon. More to follow later on.
We hope you have had a fabulous half term break! See you all tomorrow.
We can’t wait for this delivery ? We are super busy preparing the templates ready for a huge delivery to Gisburn Road School! Each letter is sketched and coloured by hand, personally answered and written specifically for the recipient and hand written in the finest calligraphy. Envelopes are then magically wax sealed and delivered… More