What an exciting day we have planned for tomorrow!!!! Please

What an exciting day we have planned for tomorrow!!!! Please remember to send your children in their own clothes tomorrow that they don’t mind getting wet and please also remember to pack their uniform too as they will need it for the afternoon. Super exciting times ahead!!!

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We are looking forward to our seaside day tomorrow at school

We are looking forward to our seaside day tomorrow at school! Please remember to send your children in their seaside/pirate/mermaid themed clothes!! Looking forward to seeing them have lots of fun!! 🕶☀️🌊🍦🏄‍♀️ It’s going to be another hot one so please remember your child needs a sun hat, sun cream and a water bottle x

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Year 2 had lots of fun joining Year 3 for transition day. Af

Year 2 had lots of fun joining Year 3 for transition day. After learning about King Henry VIII’s favourite war ship the Mary Rose, they had a go at creating their our own clay floating vessel, which was more complicated and messy than they thought it would be!

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Class 1 are so excited to see their letter writing pay off!!

Class 1 are so excited to see their letter writing pay off!! Whilst Mr Whiskers was left injured the children set about trying to solve the mystery of who did it! Even though clues were found they needed more help so they decided to write a letter to the police. They were so excited to…

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The bee meadow at the end of Springfield Road that the chil

🌼🐝🌸🐝🌼 The bee meadow at the end of Springfield Road that the children helped with is back in full bloom at the moment and looking lovely! Radio 2 are currently running the Big Bee Challenge in association with the Royal Horticultural Society to help save our bees. Children between the ages of 6 and 12…

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Please remember there is a bike event in the morning that ru

Please remember there is a bike event in the morning that runs through school drop off time. We would appreciate every effort to get your child to school on time but we also appreciate difficulties some may experience so please don’t worry if you get caught in it, get here safely when you can x

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'At the Foot of the Fell' is a beautiful anthology

'At the Foot of the Fell' is a beautiful anthology of poetry which were produced by children of Upper Wharfedale Primary Federation in memory of Max Leefe. The children who contributed to this anthology will receive a copy this week. We would like to thank Rebecca for taking time to put the collection together. We…

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Would you like to help shape the future of our local schools

Would you like to help shape the future of our local schools? “ We have 12 members on the Federation Governing Board all of whom are appointed by different constituencies. It is a fascinating and rewarding role and a chance to make a contribution to the strategic direction of our four schools. From time to…

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Well done to the house team Ruby. You gained the most house

Well done to the house team Ruby. You gained the most house points this week so are allowed to come to school on Monday in your own clothes. (Can any winning child in class 1 come in or bring with them something suitable for PE)xWell done to the house team Ruby. You gained the most…

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Day 2:

Day 2: The Year 6s have continued to enjoy a fun-packed day, rotating the activities they did yesterday. They have enjoyed chilling out in the grounds on an evening and had a bonfire last night with hot chocolate and snacks…

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Sports tournaments will still go ahead for federation school

Sports tournaments will still go ahead for federation schools because we already operating in year group bubbles. It is times like this that it is so fortunate we are a federation of four schools and we can continue to do the things we love – residentials, sports competitions, transition days. ‘Dream work makes the team…

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After arriving safely and settling into Ingleborough Hall, t

After arriving safely and settling into Ingleborough Hall, the children enjoyed a range of different activities. One group have been enjoying orienteering, another group were taught how to use a bow and arrow in an archery session and the final group went off caving (caving photos to follow). The sun has been shining and the…

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Class 1 children across the federation came together for the

Class 1 children across the federation came together for the first time today. They had a wonderful, sunny afternoon at Burnsall, enjoying Lempen Theatre puppet show. It was lovely to see children re-kindle old friendships and form new ones…

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Any child in the house team ‘Emerald’ gained the chance of c

Any child in the house team ‘Emerald’ gained the chance of coming to school tomorrow in non-school uniform by winning the most amount of house points last week. If your child is in Class 1 please ensure they are wearing or bring with them clothes that are suitable for PE int he afternoon.

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Don’t forget to bring your tube of Silver Smarties back to s

Don’t forget to bring your tube of Silver Smarties back to school tomorrow. If it’s not full, then that’s absolutely fine. All the money raised will go back to helping the school and pupils, including hoodies for leavers and book bags for our reception children in September.

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Class 1 are in search of some new items to add to our provis

Class 1 are in search of some new items to add to our provision please. If anyone has any of the following or know someone who does please would you be able to send it into school as we will make great use of it. Thank you! Metal tea pots Doll and clothes/ accessories Small…

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Wow, what a start to our ‘Travel around Africa ‘ spotlight w

Wow, what a start to our ‘Travel around Africa ‘ spotlight week. So far we have had storytelling from Zimbabwe, we have played the African Steel Drum, learnt about different African countries, found out how chocolate is made (sampling required of course!), looked at artefacts from Africa and we have had a go at gum…

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It’s our first spotlight week starting tomorrow and we are ‘

It’s our first spotlight week starting tomorrow and we are ‘Travelling around Africa!’ Please remember to wear those African flag colours tomorrow and we are looking forward to working out which country you are representing. Also can all of Class 1 please remember their wellies!x

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SPOTLIGHT WEEK: Lets’ Travel around Africa.

SPOTLIGHT WEEK: Lets’ Travel around Africa. Children at Upper Wharfedale Federation kickstart the global mindedness week with a storyteller from Zimbabwe. We have dancing, music, cookery and an assortment of surprises from Monday as part of our spotlight week.

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Oops! We forgot it was SATs week. We are too busy having fun

Oops! We forgot it was SATs week. We are too busy having fun! The key stage 2 children came back together this Friday, enjoying their time together once a week is what makes our federation special. Children have specialist qualified teachers in PE, music, French and RE. In PE the children were learning how to…

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We are so lucky to have our own cookery teacher in the feder

We are so lucky to have our own cookery teacher in the federation. Mrs Allen is currently working with children at Grassington Primary. The children learned how to make their own dough, use a range of utensils and finished their Italian masterpieces with a smile!

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We’re really enjoying seeing your pictured from The Red Trac

We’re really enjoying seeing your pictured from The Red Tractor Challenge. There is still time to sign up and support our school. Simply pick your distance, from 5, 10 or 26.2 miles. You can do your miles in one go or over the course of May. Sign up here www.justgiving.com/campaign/redtractorchallenge and help to raise money…

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We pride ourselves on providing a nurturing, holistic and fa

We pride ourselves on providing a nurturing, holistic and family environment within which children flourish. Each of our schools offers the privileges of small class sizes and as a federation every pupil benefits from specialist teachers, joint learning sessions within a wider group. We offer opportunities beyond the prescribed national curriculum. We are proud of…

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It’s school photographs tomorrow everyone, please send your

It’s school photographs tomorrow everyone, please send your child in full school uniform, including a jumper or cardigan. If they have PE they can bring their kit and get changed later. Thank you!It’s school photographs tomorrow everyone, please send your child in full school uniform, including a jumper or cardigan. If they have PE they…

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