What a beautiful day for a Cross Country run! Well done to

What a beautiful day for a Cross Country run! 🏃🏃‍♀️ Well done to all our children who were selected to run for our Federation Team today at our cluster event – you are all superstars! ⭐️

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We love our Friday get togethers…

We love our Friday get togethers… Someone came to visit and was atonished that small schools like ours having specialist teachers – Yes, we do – RE, music, PE and French!

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Wildlife friendly Dales churchyard declared the best in North Yorkshire

Kettlewell pupils have helped contribute to this church garden over the years and it has won the regional award! Well done Kettlewell community! https://www.cravenherald.co.uk/news/19584751.wildlife-friendly-dales-churchyard-declared-best-north-yorkshire/ Wildlife friendly Dales churchyard declared the best in North Yorkshire

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If you would like to come and visit any of our wonderful sch

If you would like to come and visit any of our wonderful schools then please see dates below for our open days! Monday 11th October Open morning at Cracoe Tuesday 12th October Open morning at Kettlewell Wednesday 13th October Open morning at at Burnsall Wednesday 13th October Open afternoon at Grassington We are a federation…

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Children at Kettlewell Primary School had the opportunity to

Children at Kettlewell Primary School had the opportunity to visit the cast and crew of ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ when they came to film in the village. “We had to be very quiet and patient” Isabella commented. “When the director and actors came over to chat we all went quiet, I think we were…

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Now recruiting! Grassington Juniors Football Club seeks new

Now recruiting! Grassington Juniors Football Club seeks new players, aged 6 to 14 for the 2021-22 Season. Clubhouse, qualified coaches, teams for all ages, girls welcome, plays next to Grassington playground to keep younger children happy, starts early September! Take a look ➽ grassingtonjuniorsfc.co.uk

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We finished today with a new tradition and an old tradition.

We finished today with a new tradition and an old tradition. Well done to Edward and Jessica who received our first ever Governors’ Award and we wish our wonderful Year 6 children the best of luck as they move on to high school. Thank you to all our parents and friends for your continued support.…

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Key Stage Two have been out, out! The children have had a

Key Stage Two have been out, out! The children have had a fantatsic day out on the moor at Dallowgill, learning about how the moorland is managed, how mountain rescue work and the importance the moors play with water and vegetation.

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‘At the Foot of the Fell’ is a beautiful anthology of poetry

‘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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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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Our KS2 children had a lovely day on Tuesday working with lo

Our KS2 children had a lovely day on Tuesday working with local artists as part of a project that we are involved in this term. The children had a fantastic afternoon exploring the different plants in our school field which they then used to create their own natural photographs without the use of a camera.

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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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For our final day, on the continent of Africa, the children

For our final day, on the continent of Africa, the children have baked a delicious South African pudding, tasted some Ethopian delights, made some wonderful African inspried jewellery and even managed to squeeze in learning about how some villages in African countries have to collect their water. Quote of the day, “I’ve loved everything that…

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We’ve had a fantastic start to our African Spotlight week. W

We’ve had a fantastic start to our African Spotlight week. We’ve been dancing, singing, looking at items from Africa, drinking Moroccan mint tea, learning about Zimbabwe and this afternoon we learnt how to play some traditional games from around Africa.

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