We finished today with a new tradition and an old tradition.

We finished today with a new tradition and an old tradition. Well done to Edward and Jessica who received our first ever Governors’ Award and we wish our wonderful Year 6 children the best of luck as they move on to high school. Thank you to all our parents and friends for your continued support.…

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What an exciting day we have planned for tomorrow!!!! Please

What an exciting day we have planned for tomorrow!!!! Please remember to send your children in their own clothes tomorrow that they don’t mind getting wet and please also remember to pack their uniform too as they will need it for the afternoon. Super exciting times ahead!!!

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We are looking forward to our seaside day tomorrow at school

We are looking forward to our seaside day tomorrow at school! Please remember to send your children in their seaside/pirate/mermaid themed clothes!! Looking forward to seeing them have lots of fun!! 🕶☀️🌊🍦🏄‍♀️ It’s going to be another hot one so please remember your child needs a sun hat, sun cream and a water bottle x

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Class 1 have had a wonderful week so far. On Tuesday, We dre

Class 1 have had a wonderful week so far. On Tuesday, We dressed up and took on the role of a different character. What wonderful characters they were! We also had a seaside/pirate day on Wednesday where the children came in dressed up and we enjoyed some fun activities including a treasure hunt 🏝🏖

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Year 2 had lots of fun joining Year 3 for transition day. Af

Year 2 had lots of fun joining Year 3 for transition day. After learning about King Henry VIII’s favourite war ship the Mary Rose, they had a go at creating their our own clay floating vessel, which was more complicated and messy than they thought it would be!

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Class 1 are so excited to see their letter writing pay off!!

Class 1 are so excited to see their letter writing pay off!! Whilst Mr Whiskers was left injured the children set about trying to solve the mystery of who did it! Even though clues were found they needed more help so they decided to write a letter to the police. They were so excited to…

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Class 2 wrote thoughtful and sensitive letters to Her Majest

Class 2 wrote thoughtful and sensitive letters to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the recent loss of her husband. We are exceptionally grateful for this wonderful reply! Writing for a purpose motivates us to compose thoughtful texts here at Kettlewell, and to get a response makes it all worthwhile!

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Key Stage Two have been out, out!

Key Stage Two have been out, out! The children have had a fantatsic day out on the moor at Dallowgill, learning about how the moorland is managed, how mountain rescue work and the importance the moors play with water and vegetation.

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The bee meadow at the end of Springfield Road that the chil

🌼🐝🌸🐝🌼 The bee meadow at the end of Springfield Road that the children helped with is back in full bloom at the moment and looking lovely! Radio 2 are currently running the Big Bee Challenge in association with the Royal Horticultural Society to help save our bees. Children between the ages of 6 and 12…

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Please remember there is a bike event in the morning that ru

Please remember there is a bike event in the morning that runs through school drop off time. We would appreciate every effort to get your child to school on time but we also appreciate difficulties some may experience so please don’t worry if you get caught in it, get here safely when you can x

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‘At the Foot of the Fell’ is a beautiful anthology of poetry

‘At the Foot of the Fell’ is a beautiful anthology of poetry which were produced by children of Upper Wharfedale Primary Federation in memory of Max Leefe. The children who contributed to this anthology will receive a copy this week. We would like to thank Rebecca for taking time to put the collection together. We…

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Thanks to Rebecca, Roger and Sally from Yorkshire Dales Nati

Thanks to Rebecca, Roger and Sally from Yorkshire Dales National Park for a wonderful learning experience in Grass Woods this morning. Class 1 enjoyed treasure hunts, bark rubbing, making clay creatures and their homes as well as appreciating the sensory environment. 🌿🪵🪶🍂🌳🌸🦔We were even lucky enough to see a barn owl on our journey too!…

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We had another successful stay and play in the forest sessio

We had another successful stay and play in the forest session this week. The fairies and pixies came to visit Kettlewell Primary. The children enjoyed finding the fairies, pixies and fairy doors in the forest. They made some wonderful fairy themed creations and had so much fun! 🌿🧚🏻‍♀️

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Would you like to help shape the future of our local schools

Would you like to help shape the future of our local schools? “ We have 12 members on the Federation Governing Board all of whom are appointed by different constituencies. It is a fascinating and rewarding role and a chance to make a contribution to the strategic direction of our four schools. From time to…

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Well done to the house team Ruby. You gained the most house

Well done to the house team Ruby. You gained the most house points this week so are allowed to come to school on Monday in your own clothes. (Can any winning child in class 1 come in or bring with them something suitable for PE)xWell done to the house team Ruby. You gained the most…

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Day 2:

Day 2: The Year 6s have continued to enjoy a fun-packed day, rotating the activities they did yesterday. They have enjoyed chilling out in the grounds on an evening and had a bonfire last night with hot chocolate and snacks…

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Our KS2 children had a lovely day on Tuesday working with lo

Our KS2 children had a lovely day on Tuesday working with local artists as part of a project that we are involved in this term. The children had a fantastic afternoon exploring the different plants in our school field which they then used to create their own natural photographs without the use of a camera.

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Sports tournaments will still go ahead for federation school

Sports tournaments will still go ahead for federation schools because we already operating in year group bubbles. It is times like this that it is so fortunate we are a federation of four schools and we can continue to do the things we love – residentials, sports competitions, transition days. ‘Dream work makes the team…

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Trapping the cheeky seagull!!

Trapping the cheeky seagull!! Yesterday we enjoyed the sunshine – making little traps for the seagull (at the request of the children!) If caught, children have told me that they’d like to relocate the bird to a seaside town, where it can quote: “eat all the chips it wants!” Yesterday we conducted a survey to…

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After arriving safely and settling into Ingleborough Hall, t

After arriving safely and settling into Ingleborough Hall, the children enjoyed a range of different activities. One group have been enjoying orienteering, another group were taught how to use a bow and arrow in an archery session and the final group went off caving (caving photos to follow). The sun has been shining and the…

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Class 1 children across the federation came together for the

Class 1 children across the federation came together for the first time today. They had a wonderful, sunny afternoon at Burnsall, enjoying Lempen Theatre puppet show. It was lovely to see children re-kindle old friendships and form new ones…

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Any child in the house team ‘Emerald’ gained the chance of c

Any child in the house team ‘Emerald’ gained the chance of coming to school tomorrow in non-school uniform by winning the most amount of house points last week. If your child is in Class 1 please ensure they are wearing or bring with them clothes that are suitable for PE int he afternoon.

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Mr Grinling from ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’ story had h

Mr Grinling from ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’ story had his lunch eaten by seagulls… You’ll never guess what happened to Miss Smith last night when she was having her dinner at school… HER fish and chips were stolen by none other than a very cheeky seagull! The children arrived at school to see all of…

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