Latest News Updates
Newsletter - 8th September 2017
WELCOME… To a new school year - and what a GREAT year it promises to be! We are thrilled to welcome new children in to the FS and Y4- we hope you love your new school! Welcome also to our new team members: Mrs Anna Evans- School Business Manager Ms Lucy Grace-F1 Teacher Miss Evie Orchard-F2 Teacher Mr...
Newsletter - 14th July 2017
WHAT A WAY…TO HAVE FUN! It all began with the PTA Summer Fair on Sunday 2 July – a magnificent and record breaking £5400 was raised! Caroline Hopkin and her team really went the extra mile. A special mention to Janice Sardone who has helped with the raffle for some years, to the Draper family for their support with...
Village Newsletter - 1/7/2017
Includes: Dinosaur visit Mill Adventure Base Rand Farm
Village Newsletter - 1/6/2017
Includes: Rainbow Toast Swimming Castleton
Newsletter - 25th May 2017
FAREWELL AND THANK YOU We made sure Mr O’B had an appropriate and well-earned send-off yesterday, after three fun filled years at Abbey Gates! Adam really is a true original and we will MISS him and Emilie but wish them all the very best as they move to London as part of their Ministry work. Adam has...
Newsletter 31st March 2017
MOBILE PHONE REMINDER As you know it our policy NOT to allow children to bring mobile phones/tablets in to school. It has come to our attention that some older children have these devices in school - PLEASE DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CHILD TO DO THIS. WE WILL MISS YOU Abbey Gates has been a designated National Support School since 2012...
Newsletter - 8th March 2017
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL… PART 1… QUEEN BEE! The inaugural Abbey Gates Spelling Bee found us buzzing with excitement! Well done to all who took part in the grand final: Peter in Y1 Jack in Y2 Kavita in Y3 Leo in Y4 James Y5 Lily in Y6 Kavita was Queen Bee- with all of her spellings correct! Great Progress...
Newsletter - 24th February 2017
Dear Parents MEETING WITH MARK SPENCER MP You may be aware, from news articles, of the funding crisis affecting schools. Abbey Gates is no exception. Despite our excellent budget monitoring and ensuring best value for our paid for services, external factors are having a huge negative impact. The proposed national school funding formula will see a £20,000 drop in our...
Newsletter - 2nd February 2017
Dear Parents/Carers, Safety First A number of initiatives are taking place over the coming month: next week we will be running a whole school E-Safety week- the children will learn more about how to stay safe online, Year 6 have started their 10 week DARE programme and further to this we are working with the children on “Stranger Danger”...
Newsletter - 13th January 2017
WELCOME… To 2017 at Abbey Gates! We hope everyone had a restful Christmas break and is raring to go! As ever, this will be a busy term so do make a note of the dates for your diary sent separately. It is great to have Kaye McGuire back and we also welcome Ruth Keen and Helen Day to the midday...
- Nov 16 - Children in Need Spotty Non-Uniform Day
- Nov 20 - FS1/FS2 Naughty Bus
- Nov 21 - PSDC Governors’ Meeting
- Nov 22 - KS1 Visit to Victorian Christmas at Newstead Abbey
- Nov 26 - Orchestra
- Dec 3 - Orchestra
- Dec 4 - Y3 Yorkshire Wildlife Park Visit
- Dec 7 - Flu Vaccination 2018 for F2 and Years 1 to 5
- Dec 11 - Aladdin Panto
- Dec 13 - FS/KS1 Performance
- Dec 14 - FS/KS1 Performance
- Dec 18 - KS2 Carol Concert