This afternoon, the children (and staff) were performed to b

This afternoon, the children (and staff😊) 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 🕺💃.

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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 can’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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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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Last week, the children were inspired by the artwork of Andy

Last week, the children were inspired by the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy. They used their Reggie Relationship skills to collaborate and produce their own ‘Art in Nature‘🌿🌸🪵. We were extremely impressed with their amazing team work and superb results! We’re sure that you will be impressed too.

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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 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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Our Year 6 pupils have been getting together as part of our

Our Year 6 pupils have been getting together as part of our transition programme before they go to secondary school. This year we feed to 5 secondary schools: Upper Wharfedale, Ermysted’s, Skipton Girl’s, Settle College and Ilkley Grammar. Our project this week was ‘Stand Up, Speak Out’. Pupils learned about the power of spoken word…

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What a wonderful afternoon we had at the first Kettlewell’s

What a wonderful afternoon we had at the first Kettlewell’s Forest School stay and play. As the sun shone, the children enjoyed having fun in the woodland. The activities were all based around Julia Donaldson’s story, The Gruffalo. Thanks to all the families that attended to make the session so successful. If you would like…

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Yesterday, we had a wonderful afternoon decorating our eggs

Yesterday, we had a wonderful afternoon decorating our eggs for Kettlewell egg rolling competition 😁. The sunshine came out for us too 🌞. Lots of fun was had by all! Well done James for being our egg rolling champion for 2021 🏆

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…Easter garden day 2. The children were so engrossed makin

…Easter garden day 2. The children were so engrossed making their gardens this morning and were putting in so much effort that they didn’t quite finish them. Come back tomorrow to see photos of the final magnificent Easter gardens…

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Another wonderful afternoon in sunny Kettlewell . The childr

Another wonderful afternoon in sunny Kettlewell 🌞. The children showed their resilience and superb teamwork whilst building dens 🏕. It was heart-warming to see the children working so well together. The quote of the afternoon came from Connie, when she said, ”This is epic!” It certainly was 😁!

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To enjoy the wonderful weather this afternoon, Class 1 were

To enjoy the wonderful weather this afternoon, Class 1 were looking for signs of spring in our superb woodland🌷. Whilst they were scavenging, Class 2 were getting out of breath doing their running mile around the field. There were some very red faces 🥵 😎.

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This Friday, 19th March, it’s Red Nose Day!

This Friday, 19th March, it’s Red Nose Day! IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DO SO… wear anything red! Either all red, or something red as part of your school uniform and bring in £1.00 to help support Comic Relief.

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Upper Wharfedale youngsters back at school, though lockdown also had its fun times

https://www.cravenherald.co.uk/news/19146721.upper-wharfedale-youngsters-back-school-though-lockdown-also-fun-times/?ref=fbshr&fbclid=IwAR1nmv_81YKQ3Lb26mHCiLNhnNUguZLcQFdWeD0P2ziZxVrjNTSZAJXt2AQ Upper Wharfedale youngsters back at school, though lockdown also had its fun times

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World Book Day 2021: SHARE A STORY LIVE: Books That Make You LOL

It’s World Book Day! And it’s all gone online! So you can legitimately, educationally, plonk your kids in front of a tablet and let them watch this for 40 minutes! And there are two more: today at 10.30 and tomorrow… #WBD2021 #TwoMoreDaysToGo youtu.be/zTEmWVb4_8w World Book Day 2021: SHARE A STORY LIVE: Books That Make You…

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