Class 1 have had a wonderful week so far. On Tuesday, We dre

Class 1 have had a wonderful week so far. On Tuesday, We dressed up and took on the role of a different character. What wonderful characters they were! We also had a seaside/pirate day on Wednesday where the children came in dressed up and we enjoyed some fun activities including a treasure hunt ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ–

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Class 2 wrote thoughtful and sensitive letters to Her Majest

Class 2 wrote thoughtful and sensitive letters to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the recent loss of her husband. We are exceptionally grateful for this wonderful reply! Writing for a purpose motivates us to compose thoughtful texts here at Kettlewell, and to get a response makes it all worthwhile!

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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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Thanks to Rebecca, Roger and Sally from Yorkshire Dales Nati

Thanks to Rebecca, Roger and Sally from Yorkshire Dales National Park for a wonderful learning experience in Grass Woods this morning. Class 1 enjoyed treasure hunts, bark rubbing, making clay creatures and their homes as well as appreciating the sensory environment. ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿชต๐Ÿชถ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿฆ”We were even lucky enough to see a barn owl on our journey too!…

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We had another successful stay and play in the forest sessio

We had another successful stay and play in the forest session this week. The fairies and pixies came to visit Kettlewell Primary. The children enjoyed finding the fairies, pixies and fairy doors in the forest. They made some wonderful fairy themed creations and had so much fun! ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿงš๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

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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? โ€œ 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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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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This afternoon, the children (and staff) were performed to b

This afternoon, the children (and staff๐Ÿ˜Š) were performed to by Mr Hinchcliffe. He played his accordian, whilst taking us on a journey around the world with his super music. We enjoyed joining in and danced along to the wonderful tunes ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ’ƒ.

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Earlier in the week, we had another successful afternoon of

Earlier in the week, we had another successful afternoon of Forest School activities at Kettlewell. The children enjoyed exploring the woodland and making lots of memories. We canโ€™t wait for the next session! Please contact admin@kettlewell.n-yorks.sch.uk to express your interest to join the next session.

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As part of our spotlight week we were very lucky to have a s

As part of our spotlight week we were very lucky to have a steel drum workshop this afternoon. The children were taught about itโ€™s origin and how to play them too. What talented musicians we have at Kettlewell! ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿช˜๐ŸŽผ

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