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Newsletter 39 17th July 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, We have had a super year in school and we are all looking forward to spending time at home with our families for a few weeks over the summer break and hopefully we will be able to enjoy some lovely weather as well! We have much to be proud of at...

Newsletter 36 26th June 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, I hope you all enjoyed the extended weekend due to the staff training day. We have a very enjoyable and busy few weeks left of the academic year – please keep checking diary dates at the end of the newsletter for any last-minute changes to...

Newsletter 35 19th June 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, I hope you all had a lovely weekend and enjoyed the sunshine. Just a reminder that school is closed for the children this Friday (23rd June) for a staff training day.

Newsletter 33 5th June 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, I hope you all had a fantastic week off school and enjoyed some sunshine which looks set to continue this week. We have a busy half term ahead as we move towards the end of the academic year with many things to look forward to – please keep...

Newsletter 32 22nd May 2023

Dear Parents / Carers What a wonderful weekend of weather we have had! I hope you all managed to enjoy the beautiful sunshine. It looks like we are going to be having a warm week ahead as well so please can I remind everyone to ensure that your child/ren has a base...

Newsletter 31 15th May 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, I hope you all enjoyed the lovely weekend weather. Just a reminder to keep checking diary dates as new dates are being added regularly.

Newsletter 30 9th May 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, It was lovely to see so many families on Friday for our Coronation assembly – despite the weather! I hope you have all enjoyed the events over the Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate a moment in history.

Newsletter 29 2nd May 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, I hope you all had a super Bank Holiday weekend with another one to enjoy next week! We have a very busy week in school this week with a balance bike session for EYFS, Music for Life concert on Thursday and our Coronation event on Friday. I have...

Newsletter 27 17th April 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, I hope you have all had a great Easter break and enjoyed the time off – it certainly seemed like we had all four seasons of weather over the two weeks. It’s lovely to see the children today who are full of chatter as to what they have been up...

Newsletter 23 6th March 2023

Dear Parents / Carers, It looks like we are going to have quite a cold spell this week weather wise! It’s another busy week in school with Aquatic Finatic visiting EYFS today and Year 5 are going to Thirsk High School for an enrichment day. I’d also like to thank...

Head Teacher’s Welcome

Our vision is to be a welcoming, friendly and caring inclusive village school, which is committed to working in partnership with Parents, Governors and the Church to enable pupils to develop a life-long passion for learning.

“Pupils flourish in this inclusive school. The strong Christian ethos permeates all policies and practice.”


Ofsted Inspection

On behalf of the staff and governors, I would like to welcome you to Dishforth Church of England Primary School website!

Dishforth C of E is a small, friendly village school, situated in the North Yorkshire village of Dishforth. The school offers small class sizes, high quality teaching and excellent pastoral care.

At Dishforth School, 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.  Our vision is for academic excellence whilst promoting the moral, cultural, spiritual, social and physical development of our pupils. We will strive to make our school welcoming, open and friendly with a positive ethos where the views of the children and parents are valued

We are a fully inclusive school and strive to ensure equality of opportunity for all our pupils.  Our aim is that all children are supported to fulfil their potential in all aspects of the curriculum.  We believe a close partnership between home and school is central to achieving this and look forward to working with you and your child throughout their time at Dishforth CE Primary School.

This website aims to give you an overview of the school, as well as providing regular updates and information for both parents and pupils.

We hope that you enjoy your visit to the Dishforth C of E website. If you would like further information or would like to come and visit us, please contact our school administrator, Mrs McBride on 01845 577206 or e-mail: admin@dishforth.n-yorks.sch.uk. Paper copies of the information on our website may be requested from the school office.


I look forward to meeting you and your child and to welcoming you to our school!

Julie Lyon

Friends of Dishforth School