Term Dates


Autumn Term 2023

Wednesday 30th August 2023
Inset: Thursday 31st August 2023

Starts: Friday 1st September 2023 

Half term: Monday 23rd October 2023 – Friday 3rd November 2023

Ends: Friday 22nd December 2023  

Spring Term 2024

Friday 5th January

Starts: Monday 8th January 2024 

Half Term: Monday 12th February 2024 – Friday 16th February 2024 

Ends: Thursday 28th March 2024  

Summer Term 2024

Monday 15th April 2024
Starts: Tuesday 16th April 2024

May day: Monday 6th May 2024  

Half Term: Monday 27th May 2024 – Friday 31st May 2024

Ends: Monday the 22nd July 2024

Inset: Tuesday 23th July 2024

           Wednesday 24th July 2024

Autumn Term 2024

Inset:         Monday 2nd September 2024

Starts:       Tuesday 3rd September 2024
Half term: Monday 21st October 2024 – Friday 1st November 2024
Ends:          Friday 20th December 2024

Spring Term 2025

Inset:         Monday 6th January 2025

Starts:       Tuesday 7th January 2025
Half term: Monday 17th February 2025 – Friday 21st February 2025
Ends:         Friday 4th April 2025

Summer Term 2025

Starts:       Tuesday the 22nd April 2025
May day:   Monday 5th of May 2025
Half term: Monday26th May 2025 – Friday 30th May 2025

Inset: Monday the 2nd of June 2025

End:            Friday 25th July 2025                                                      

Inset days: 3 + 2 over twilight sessions

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Adventure swim

On Monday 25th March we visited Ribby Hall to use their swimming facilities. On the way there all the students were in good spirits, as some of them sang songs from the radio and they were all very happy. When we arrived they all demonstrated great behaviour by following all instructions and they all managed […]

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Muck, Mess and Mixture

Potters Barn Cafe. During our last Spring Cultural Capital trip children were able to show their artistic side! At Potters Barn Cafe children were given the opportunity to choose their own dog figure or egg cup to decorate. They used previous skills, as well as learning new ones, using various techniques and brushes to create […]

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Pupils in a Calder class having fun with Literacy.

Pupils enjoying collaborative literacy work.

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Getting ready for the growing season

Pupils have been getting ready for the growing season down in our forest dell. We give the plants a headstart in our greenhouse.

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Clay designs in Fairsnape class

Pupils recreated stone age artifacts using clay as part of their topic.

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First day of spring

The pupils in Oakenclough have been learning all about the beginnings of plant life.

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Oakenclough Class enjoyed a trip to Leighton Hall

Oakenclough Class enjoyed a trip to Leighton Hall, a family owned house which dates back to before the Victorian period. We were fortunate enough to have a lovely guide, who told us all about the history of Leighton Hall and how it has been in the same family for 800 years.  The children were shown various artefacts dating […]

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Birds of America

As part of our ‘Roadtrip to the USA’ topic in Calder class. We ventured to Turbury woods owl and birds of prey sanctuary in Preston where we saw a variety of owls and other birds such as the Kookaburra and the Eagle. The children walked around the enclosure learning all about the American eagles and […]

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Signs of spring with Parlick

This term in Science Parlick class are learning all about plants and their different parts. Through this topic we have also been discussing the different seasons and how plants change throughout the year. To further investigate this the children went on a Signs of Spring walk around Kepple Lane Park. We took bags for collecting […]

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Road to America.

As part of our ‘road trip to the USA’ class topic, Calder class wenton a trip to Billy Bob’s diner and play. We arrived at Billy Bob’s and the children went to the outdoor play area. After playing we took a seat in the diner and ate burgers, chips and hotdogs in an American themed […]

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Judges’ Lodgings

Oakenclough Class enjoyed a trip to Judges’ Lodgings, in Lancaster. Judges’ Lodgings dates back nearly 400 years on a site that has been at the centre of Lancaster’s history for nearly 2000 years. The children immersed themselves in history, when they were able to experience what school was like in the Victorian era. They saw real […]

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Caton moor wind farms

As part of the Science topic in Calder class which is circuits andconduction. Calder class took a trip to Caton Moors Windmill Farm onTuesday 30th January. Calder class put on their wellies and enjoyed a walk around the windmill farm discussing how electricity is created by them.

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