Welcome to our school
As we reach the end of another busy term, I would like to say a BIG thank you to you all. We have been very impressed with lots of the work the children produced during our lockdown and also how well they have done on their return to school.
I wish you a safe, peaceful and restful Easter break and look forward to seeing you all at the start of the Summer Term.
Celebrating Our Success
On Wednesday 10 March the school was finally able to celebrate last year's Good Ofsted report, as well as celebrate everyone being back together in school. We had a fantastic day.
Well-deserved thanks go to everyone who makes our school the great place it is!
The Huddersfield Examiner ran an article about the day. You can read it here.
The Winners Are...
Here are the photos of our World Book Day winners for the website and newsletter. The children with the spoons and chocolates are our Craft Spoon winners and the children holding books won our Masked Reader competition.
A lovely, thoughtful gift from Maks and Alex, which is now proudly displayed in the main entrance. It really brightened everyone’s day
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Free School Meals During School Holidays
The Government has provided a COVID Winter Grant Scheme to support those most in need across England with the cost of food, energy and water bills and other associated costs. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will provide funding to the Council who will administer the scheme and provide direct assistance to vulnerable households and families with children particularly affected by the pandemic. This will include families who normally have access to benefit related Free School Meals during term time. Eligible families will be contacted by the Welfare and Benefits team to make arrangements for one payment to be made directly to them in December which will cover the school holidays over Christmas and February half term. There will be support from Easter through the Department for Education’s Holiday Activity and Food programme which will provide funding from Easter to Christmas 2021.
Latest COVID Arrangements
With COVID cases still high in Calderdale, we need to do all we can to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus over the Christmas holidays. As school closes over the Christmas period, it continues to be very important that you let us know if your child has tested positive for COVID (Coronavirus) and may have had contact with other children in our school whilst infectious.
If your child tests positive for COVID, having started to feel unwell in the last few days of term or over the first weekend after the end of term it’s really important that you let us know as they may have been infectious whilst in school and other children or staff may need to self-isolate. Please contact school email@example.com Your message will be picked up daily and responded to in the run up to Christmas. We will seek advice from Public Health and will alert others who are required to self-isolate.
From Christmas Day onwards, the school does not need to be contacted if your child tests positive for COVID-19. From this date until the return to school, you should follow any advice given by NHS Test and Trace and provide them with any information they request.
What to do if someone in your household develops symptoms of COVID
The most common symptoms of COVID are:
A new continuous cough and /or
A high temperature and/or
A loss of, or change in, normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia)
If you or a family member have one of the above symptoms your household must self-isolate and seek a test. Your household should continue to self-isolate until you get your test result and are advised what to do next by NHS Test and Trace.
Halloween Colouring Winners
Well done to all!
Our Ofsted Report
Our Ofsted report is finally available to the public and we are delighted to announce that Ofsted judged us to be a GOOD school in all areas. Thank you for all your continued support.
Read the report below.
The logo for our school vision
Each letter of the word CREATION inspires us to think about things we wish our school to provide for everyone who learns and works here.
Can you find the word for each letter?
Click below for the latest information we have about coronavirus
To report cases of coronavirus, please email:
End of Thursday 1st April - Last day of term - Break for the Easter Holidays
Monday 19th April - School reopens for Summer Term
Wednesday 28th April - Postponed Whole School Easter Service