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We are all looking forward to the start …

28th October 2018

We are all looking forward to the start of the next, very busy, half term. I hope you have had a fabulous break with lots of family time ? Don’t forget- send in those holiday projects! See you all at 8:45am. Mrs Walker. ?

This looks interesting.Please share our …

23rd October 2018

This looks interesting.Please share our free family nature events with friends and family ?

Year 2 loved their Big Draw Day on Monda…

19th October 2018

Year 2 loved their Big Draw Day on Monday. Here are some of our photos exploring lines and making a picture in the style of Paul Klee – Castle and Sun.

A quick reminder…. Parents, the deadli…

15th October 2018

A quick reminder…. Parents, the deadline to apply for a secondary school place for your child in 2019 is October 31 2018: https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-secondary-school-place

The children in Nursery have enjoyed mak…

15th October 2018

The children in Nursery have enjoyed making pictures in the style of Kandinsky for our ‘Big Draw Day.’ We used different sized circles to make our pictures and the children were really good at deciding which circles were big and which were small.

Year 4 would like to thank all the paren…

15th October 2018

Year 4 would like to thank all the parents that joined us for big draw day and took part in some performance poetry

Just a reminder tomorrow is non uniform …

14th October 2018

Just a reminder tomorrow is non uniform day- all money raised will go to Bosom Friends. All donations gratefully received £1 or more. Thank you. ?

Year 2 have been practising their tennis…

14th October 2018

Year 2 have been practising their tennis skills this week with Mr. Bradshaw.

This week the Year 2 children have been …

14th October 2018

This week the Year 2 children have been learning hoe to print. First we made printing blocks using our previous line drawings of the school. The results were quite impressive.

The children in Nursery have enjoyed usi…

12th October 2018

The children in Nursery have enjoyed using the bikes and trikes whilst working outdoors today! Watch the videos at www.gisburnroad.com/news/the-children-in-nursery-have-enjoyed-using-the-bikes-and-trikes-whilst-working-outdoors-today

Bikes and trikes

12th October 2018

The children in Nursery have enjoyed using the bikes and trikes whilst working outdoors today.

Our home grown pumpkins have had a make …

12th October 2018

Our home grown pumpkins have had a make over! The children have been working hard with Miss Kitson and just look at what they have achieved ? ? I wonder where they got their inspiration??

A team of children from KS1 has a great …

10th October 2018

A team of children from KS1 has a great time this afternoon at Fisher More High School taking part in an Orienteering Festival. The children had to use their maps to find the correct control card and numbers around the school hall. Well done!

Year 4 have planted some mystery bulbs. …

8th October 2018

Year 4 have planted some mystery bulbs. We can’t wait to see what grows.

Years 4,5 & 6 enjoyed a poetry works…

8th October 2018

Years 4,5 & 6 enjoyed a poetry workshop with the fabulous Andy Craven-Griffiths

Another uplifting singing assembly, than…

5th October 2018

Another uplifting singing assembly, thanks to the wonderful Mr Gilmore. #behappy ?

Year 6 Survival! This week Year 6 have …

2nd October 2018

Year 6 Survival! This week Year 6 have been using what they have learned about survival to build habitats for small creatures. The children worked in small groups and had some great ideas! Following on from this task, we then built shelters for ourselves. There were many ingenious ideas, including… More

Applying for a school place for Septembe…

1st October 2018

Applying for a school place for September 2019? Not sure how to apply for school places? Find all the information you need and apply online ?. It’s quick, easy, and secure! http://fal.cn/VCgE #SchoolAdmissions ?

Well done to our Year 6 High Five Netbal…

1st October 2018

Well done to our Year 6 High Five Netball team who did fantastic tonight in the Central Venue League at Pendle Vale College. The girls won 1 game 3-0, drew 1 game 2-2 and lost the other game 1-0. Super effort to say they have only had one training session prior to this competition. Keep…

Broughton Hall have a scarecrow trail as…

30th September 2018

Broughton Hall have a scarecrow trail as part of the Children’s Literary Festival- Gisburn Road has number of Scarecrows exhibited and James has found them all! Well done James!!

Well done to a team of Year 3/4 children…

26th September 2018

Well done to a team of Year 3/4 children who enjoyed their Foot Golf festival tonight at Fisher More High School. They all had to work as a team to get the ball in the hole around the 18 hole golf course. ⚽️⛳️

Year 1 have been reading the story Lost …

26th September 2018

Year 1 have been reading the story Lost and Found. We have been using Pie Corbett’s Talk for Writing to help us to remember some of the key events and vocabulary in the story. The Year 1 children have written some fantastic innovated stories. They have changed the character and setting in their… More

Gisburn Road would like to say a big tha…

25th September 2018

Gisburn Road would like to say a big thank you to all the families that donated food for our harvest assembly. Your donations have already been passed on to West Craven Food Bank, an organisation run entirely by volunteers, who do such a fantastic job in our local community.

The Plague Doctor visited the fabulous G…

24th September 2018

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 to…

24th September 2018

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 duri…

24th September 2018

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!…

21st September 2018

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. …

20th September 2018

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 th…

19th September 2018

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…

19th September 2018

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.

Apply for a secondary school place

19th September 2018

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 …

18th September 2018

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********

What can the children in year 4 tell you about the plague doctors?

18th September 2018
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If you have a child in Year 1, Year 2 or…

17th September 2018

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 ?

14th September 2018
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Our Year 4 children love their new Year …

6th September 2018

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 to…

3rd September 2018

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 chi…

2nd September 2018

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 t…

28th August 2018

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 celebrat…

21st August 2018

Eid Mubarak to all our families celebrating ❤️

Wow! What a year! Full of exciting learn…

21st July 2018

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…

19th July 2018

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 w…

19th July 2018

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 read…

17th July 2018

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 pupil…

17th July 2018

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

Year 3’s Willy Wonka scarecrow

17th July 2018

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…

Gisburn Road go scarecrow crazy!

17th July 2018

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 Gisbu…

16th July 2018

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

News from school

16th July 2018

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 abl…

15th July 2018

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 end…

14th July 2018

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 sup…

13th July 2018

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 Lanca…

12th July 2018

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

Year 3 Parents in class

12th July 2018

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 …

12th July 2018

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 B…

12th July 2018

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 Blackpo…

12th July 2018

The Cricket team have arrived in Blackpool ready for the day ahead.

A few photos from Yr.6’s amazing perform…

12th July 2018

A few photos from Yr.6’s amazing performance of Rock School. Well done everyone, you did us proud!

**Tonight’s Yr6 Performance** Children …

11th July 2018

**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 …

10th July 2018

‘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, organi…

10th July 2018

Time to taste our freshly picked, organic broad beans and peas in Year 2 today.

Due to World Cup developments the Yr6 pl…

9th July 2018

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 Va…

6th July 2018

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 L…

6th July 2018

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…

Congratulations to our two Year 4 finalists in the ‘Yorkshire Young Writer of the Year’ competition. They both wrote fantastic 500 word stories. We are looking forward to the awards ceremony in September. Well done girls!

6th July 2018
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The Year 6 children have had a good nigh…

6th July 2018

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 t…

5th July 2018

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…

5th July 2018

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 par…

5th July 2018

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 …

5th July 2018

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…

5th July 2018

We are shortly starting our city tour of York.

Dinner time in the park!

5th July 2018

Dinner time in the park!

We’ve had breakfast and just had a look …

5th July 2018

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 Roa…

5th July 2018

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 Ch…

4th July 2018

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 i…

4th July 2018

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 t…

3rd July 2018

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 …

2nd July 2018

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 th…

29th June 2018

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 tod…

28th June 2018

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.

Year 4 had a great afternoon walking in the sunshine whilst discovering the different streams and rivers around Barnoldswick. Can they tell you what a bend in the river is called?

27th June 2018

Thank you for all the support with sun c…

27th June 2018

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…

27th June 2018

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 …

26th June 2018

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 mi…

26th June 2018

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.

26th June 2018

A great Summer camp for all ages.

A few more photos from today’s Year 2 tr…

25th June 2018

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 Bla…

25th June 2018

A few photos from the Year 2 trip to Blackpool today.

On our way back now.

25th June 2018

On our way back now.

If the weather forecast remains as it sa…

24th June 2018

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 Frida…

24th June 2018

The school choir with Ella Shaw on Friday.

This week the children in Year 2 have fo…

24th June 2018

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 …

24th June 2018

Mr. Lewis came into Year 2 to perform a few tunes on classical guitar recently.

A bit more from Ella…..

22nd June 2018

A bit more from Ella…..

Today we had a special visitor- Ella Sha…

22nd June 2018

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…

21st June 2018

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 o…

21st June 2018

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 enjoye…

21st June 2018

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 …

20th June 2018

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 Thursd…

19th June 2018

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!