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Newsletter 40 19th July 2024

What a busy and exciting end to our term we have had this week. Key stage 2 went on a geography field trip around the village visiting key grid references and completing tasks on Monday. Key stage 1 and Reception had a fabulous visit to Lotherton Hall enjoying the...

Newsletter 39 15th July 2024

Last week we were delighted to welcome Rev Gamble into school to lead her final Collective Worship of the school year. She talked to the children about one of our school Christian values, trust. Also on Monday Class 1 enjoyed a fantastic Forest School session where...

Newsletter 38 8th July 2024

It was a really busy week in school last week. On Monday John from the North Yorkshire library service visited school to talk to the children about the Summer reading challenge. This year the theme is ‘Marvellous Makers’ and the challenge starts on 13 th July. Anyone...

Newsletter 37 1st July 2024

What a fantastic sunny week we’ve had in school. It has been great to see the children playing so well together on the field at break and lunchtimes and to see our reception children and year 6s out on their bikes. Year 6 Bikeablity was a huge success with all eight...

Newsletter 35 17th June 2024

Last week our year 1s did us proud with their amazing work completing their Phonics Check. They all showed off their amazing confidence in recognising sounds and blending them to read both known and ‘alien’ words. They all did brilliantly and their results will be...

Newsletter 34 10th June 2024

I am delighted to report that last week the Year 4s did an excellent job completing their MultiplicationChecks. It was brilliant to see them answering with such confidence and feeling so proud of theirachievements. We will receive their scores into school in due...

Newsletter 32 20th May 2024

It was a big week last week for our Year 6s who had their SATS. We are all so proud of how well each and every one of them tackled the challenge. They worked really hard and did their absolute best and whatever their results, we know they have done themselves and our...

Newsletter 31 13th May 2024

It was fantastic to see the sunshine last week and see the children playing out on our field building grass houses, playing football and chatting in the shade. Let’s hope it continues. Our Year 6s had a really busy week completing their final preparation for their...

Newsletter 30 7th May 2024

As I come to the end of my first month in school, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank everyone for making me feel so welcome. Parents, carers, staff, children, governors and everyone in the village has made a real effort to help me settle in and I feel very...

Newsletter 28 22nd April 2024

Headteacher’s Message We had another super week in school last week. I really enjoyed going around the classrooms and talking to everyone about what they’ve been learning. I saw dancing, planting, building, playing, counting, writing, programming and a lot more...

Welcome to Dishforth Church of England

Primary School

We are a small, friendly Church of England school and nursery, situated in the heart of the village of Dishforth in North Yorkshire. We are well-resourced and offer wonderful grounds, an enthusiastic and dedicated teaching staff, high quality teaching and learning opportunities and excellent pastoral care.

We are committed to providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment in which children will be happy, enjoy learning, and develop positive relationships with others. We work hard every day to encourage and support children to achieve their full potential and develop a life-long passion for learning.

Our Christian ethos and values are very important to us and we strive to make our school a welcoming, open and friendly environment to work and play in, where the views of all members of the school community are valued. We are ‘rooted and grounded in love’ Ephesians 3:17.

This website aims to give you an overview and useful information about our school, but visitors are always welcome. If you would like to find out more about us, please don’t hesitate to contact the school office. We would be delighted to welcome you into our school community.

Mrs Katey Lacey


Friends of Dishforth School


School Opening Hours

School is open from 8.45am – 3.15pm which amounts to 32 ½ hours per week.