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Haxby Road News 21.3.19

A message from the Head of School… 

This week the school received a visit from Gill Williams, Headteacher of Dringhouses Primary School. She came to visit the school as part of her school improvement work with the local authority. Gill spent the morning observing teaching and learning across school. She was extremely impressed with the children’s learning and behaviour. We are so proud of how hard our children work and their enthusiasm for learning. They are a credit to the school.

As part of our Haxby Road 100 pledge, Fossgate went to the University of York. They took part in a range of scientific experiements and learnt how to be ‘Green Scientists!’ Please see the school facebook page for photographs of the young scientists in action. The Haxby Road 100 is a pledge for our children’s creative cultural and everyday entitlement which could include anything from inspiring teaching, school trips, visitors, performances and projects.

Miss Woodward

Attendance Update
Our School Target is 97%
This week our attendance was: 96.61%
The winners this week are…
First Place: Petergate with 100%
Second Place: Gillygate with 99.38%
Third Place: Micklegate with 99.03%


RED NOSE DAY – This year we raised £100!
The money donated to Comic Relief helps to support vulnerable people and communities in the UK and internationally. The vision of Comic Relief is to create a just world free from poverty.

Dates for your Calendar

  • Attendance Easter Egg Hunt- For children with 97% attendance from the 25.3.19-11.4.19 and no more than 3 lates.
  • Tuesday 26.3.19 Tiny Steps/Mother’s Day Breakfast
  • Tuesday 26.3.19 Year 5 York University Choral Festival
  • Wednesday 27.3.19 Year 6 visit to Natwest Bank
  • Thursday 28.3.19 Tiny Steps/Nursery Mother’s Day Breakfast
  • Wednesday 3.4.19 Year 5 Askham Bryan Wildlife Park
  • Monday 8.4.19 Reception Class Easter Inspire morning 9-10am
  • Monday 29.4.19 School starts for Summer Term


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