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Our school serves the villages of Crakehall, Langthorne, Newton-le-Willows, Patrick Brompton and further afield both up and down the dale. Children from Newton-Le-Willows and Patrick Brompton have access to a free school bus. We have 97 children on our roll, taught in 4 classes. This affords us an excellent adult to child ratio.
Our staff and governors are committed to ensuring that all children in our care achieve well in all aspects of their development and that they enjoy a rich and varied curriculum that will leave them with happy and lasting memories of their time with us.
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On a bitterly cold (wind chill factor of -6) Friday afternoon 13 Crakehall girls went to play in a cluster football tournament. The afternoon was a great success and despite the cold , although no moans were heard from the girls, Crakehall A came 2nd in their games and Crakehall B came 3rd. Well done for showing such determination, tenacity and skills.
On Friday I was very excited because it was the day my friends and I went off to the girls football match. I couldn’t wait as I sat down in my seat in the classroom-I couldn’t control it anymore I felt to exhilarated to be quiet! My friend Lauren and I exchanged excited looks then giggled!
As the clock struck twelve and the bell rang five times it was time for lunch. We belted down our food as fast as we could then broke into a run as we were in a hurry to get there, “I hope we don’t miss the match!” said Lucy the A teams top striker.
“Putting on football boots is harder than I thought.” I exclaimed as we were getting ready to go to the competition. I was getting nervous but I was ready, as we clambered onto the minibus we started talking about our strategies. We also played games to take our minds of the nerves.
“I loved playing the ministers cat it is the best game to take your mind of things that are worrying you!” said Saige the A teams best player
Finally the mini bus screeched to a halt we had arrived! We felt over-run with pride. The Ref warmed us up then we split into our teams Crakehall A and Crakehall B. I was in team B and I was captain! On my team were Philippa, Frankie, Roxie and Sophia they are all really good players. First the Ref made the captain(me)flip a coin, I chose heads and we won so I took a deep breath of relief and took the shot from the middle, it went straight down the pitch to Frankie and we scored! We won 1-0 as we finished that match I heard Saige from A team shouting “Come on Crakehall well done!” As we made it back to the mini bus to get a drink we practised tackling and shooting. Time flew by like we hadn’t even started and it was time to announce the winners.
Crakehall A came third and Crakehall B came sixth but we all really enjoyed it and we all were really really tired. So we banged our boots and got on the mini bus to go home. As we pulled up beside the school everyone started to cheer and said well done. I was so very tired and I still had music club. But I still can’t wait until next time and I can’t wait to see what happens next.
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TRAINING DAY 5th SEPT 16 – SCHOOL CLOSED
Start of term – 6th Sept 16
Swimming starts Yr 3/4 + half EYFS – 7th Sept 16
Forest School starts Yr 2 – 12th Sept 16
School Photographs – 13th Sept 16
Calculations Parents Evening – 29th Sept 16
Harvest festival – 7th October 16
Year 1 hearing check – 10th Oct 16
Year 5/6 boys football – 19th Oct 16
Parent consultations – 17th and 20th Oct 16
Half term – 24th – 28th Oct 16
Bikeability Grp 1 (Yr 6) – 3rd and 10th Oct 16
Bikeability Grp 2 (Yr 6) – 4th and 11th Oct 16
Open morning and Big Breakfast – TBC
Forest School starts – Yr 3/4 – 31st Oct 16
Anti-bullying week – 14th – 18th Nov 16
Swim gala Yr 5/6 – 16th Nov 16
WWII Tea Party – 17th Nov 16
Children in Need – 18th November 16
Choir to Care Homes – 25th Nov 16
Music Club on Tour – 9th Dec 16
Christmas Nativity – 12th Dec 16
Christmas Nativity – 13th Dec 16
Christmas Lunch/Party – 14th Dec 16
Carol Service/End of term – 16th Dec 16
TRAINING DAY – 3rd JAN 17 – SCHOOL CLOSED
Start of term – 4th Jan 17
Swimming starts Yr 1/5 + half EYFS – 11th Jan 17
Forest School continues – Yr 3/4 – 9th Jan 17
Girls football Yr 5/6 – 27th Jan 17
Parent consultations – 13th and 16th Feb 17
Half term – 20th – 24th Feb 17
Forest School start (Y5) 27th Feb
World Book Day – 2nd March 17
Tag Rugby – W/C 6th March 17
Cross country – 9th March 17
Netball Yr 5/6 – 15th March 17
Red Nose Day – 24th March 17
Quikstiks Hockey Yr 3/4 – 28th March 17
Gymnastics- W/C 4th April 17 TBC
Easter Service – 7th April 17
End of term – 7th April 17
TRAINING DAY – 24th APR 17 – SCHOOL CLOSED
Start of term – 25th April 17
UK Bank Holiday – 1st May 17 SCHOOL CLOSED
Forest Schools Yr 5 continues
Swimming starts Yr 2/6 + Booster – 26th April 17
KS1 SAT testing period – 2nd – 26th May 17
SATS week 8th – 12th May 17
Kwik Cricket Yr 5/6 15th May 17
Drax Cricket Yr 3/4 – 18th May 17
Half term – 29th May – 2nd June 17
Forest School starts Y6 – 5th June 2016
EYFS new starters evening – 7th June 17
Year 1 phonics screening week – 12th – 16th June 17
Y3/4 Residential Trip TBC – 15th – 16th June 17
KS2 Rounders TBC – 22nd June 17
New to EYFS – 12th/19th/26thJune/3rd/10th July 17
Sports Day – 27th June 17
Athletics YR 5/6 – 29th June 17
Reports out to parents – 3rd July 17
Optional parents meeting – 6th July 17
Reserve Sports Day – 7th July 17
Forest School Y1 Taster – 17th July 17
Leavers Lunch – 18th July 17
Leavers’ service/End of term – 21st July 17
TRAINING DAYS – 24th-25th July 2017 – SCHOOL CLOSED
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