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School will Reopen as normal on Monday 18th March

14th March 2024

Thank you for your patience, support and swift change of operations today and tomorrow. You will be pleased to hear that we will be open again as normal on Monday 18 March 2024. The contractors have been on site since 8am and are working throughout the weekend to carry out remedial works. The water supply […]

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School Closed Thu 14th and Fri 15th March

13th March 2024

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to take the decision to close the school on Thursday 14th March and Friday 15th March. Please see the message below from our Headteacher: It is with regret that I have had to take the decision to close school for 2 days from tomorrow. We have detected a […]

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We are oversubscribed for September 2024

5th March 2024

The Wensleydale School and Sixth Form is currently oversubscribed for September and is working hard to arrange additional transport for new students out of the catchment area. The school has also taken in 20 new students since the start of the academic year which is a reflection of its impact within the community. The journey […]

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Becoming a Parent School Governor – Q&A with Julia Polley

20th February 2024

We are currently looking for some enthusiastic parents to help shape the future of the school by becoming Parents School Governors. Here, Headteacher Julia Polley answers some common questions about the prerequisites, time commitments, responsibilities, and rewards of becoming one of our governors. What does a School Governor do? School Governors work together as a […]

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Broadening our horizons with students from China

6th February 2024

We recently hosted 38 students from China for a brilliant two-day cultural exchange program. The visiting 11 to 14-year-olds stayed at the Low Mill Outdoor Centre while exploring our stunning Yorkshire Dales. On Monday 29 January, 18 of our students joined the Chinese delegation at Low Mill for a day rotating between outdoor activities and […]

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Year 9 Options Evening Postponed to Thursday February 8th, 2024

25th January 2024

Due to the closure of school today, we have moved the Year 9 Options Evening from tonight to Thursday February 8th, 2024.  Year 9 parents’ evening remains unchanged on Thursday February 1st.  Parents’ should have received an email with details of how to book parents’ evening appointments.  If you have not received one, first check […]

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