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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...

Newsletter 27 15th April 2024

We had a super start to the term last week. Everyone made me feel really welcome and I am beginning to learn everyone's names – the challenge I set myself on my first day. One of the highlights of my week was celebrating the children's successes in celebration...

Newsletter 25 18th March 2024

Dear Parents / Carers,I have written many newsletters home to families over time but this is without doubt the most difficult of them all as I leave the school at the end of this week. I would like to thank you all for your support over the last three and a half years...

Newsletter 24 11th March 2024

Dear Parents / Carers, We have another busy week in school this week with a science workshop and Comic Relief Day on Friday! Comic Relief Day – Friday 15th March On Friday 15th March school will be supporting the Comic Relief Day where children can wear red noses and...

Newsletter 23 4th March 2024

Dear Parents / Carers, We have a lovely week to look forward to in school this week with World Book Day on Thursday along with our promotional  school dinner and vegetable book character competition! A huge thank you as well to everyone who has supported the book fair...

Newsletter 21 20th February 2024

Dear Parents / Carers, I hope you all had a super half term. We have much to look forward to over the comingweeks as we head towards Easter.

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.