Welcome to Bowmandale Primary School

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Welcome to the website for Bowmandale Primary School. I hope that this site gives you a good insight into our school and demonstrates our commitment to creating a safe, positive and rewarding environment in which our pupils can learn and grow.

We have high hopes for all our pupils and it is important to us that children enjoy the time they spend here. Our aim is to provide a positive, nurturing learning environment for all children to enable them to achieve their potential and be the best that they can be. We want them to have the best possible start in life and help them to acquire the skills, knowledge, understanding and ambition to prepare them for life beyond the classroom. We want all of our children to achieve their very best.

Mrs E Dunstan, Head Teacher


Key Information

Statutory information about our school is conveniently collected on our Key Information page.

Bowmandale News

Roald Dahl Day 2017

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On 13th September we celebrated Roald Dahl's 101st birthday with lots of Roald Dahl Day activities.

In the morning we read some of Roald Dahl's poetry and stories, found out about his exciting life and created our own Roald Dahl inspired work.

At 2 o'clock we joined hundreds of other schools around the country to take part in a live video feed from the Roald Dahl museum. We heard lots about the book 'Billy and the Minpins', took part in a quiz to find out which Roald Dahl character we were most like, and even drew along with the famous illustrator Quentin Blake!

Some classes will be continuing their Roald Dahl work for the rest of the week.

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Parents and Carers

Keeping in Touch

We aim to keep parents up to date with school news and information. The school publishes a monthly newsletter and a termly curriculum newsletter.

If you have an Apple or Android phone, you can keep up to date via our app.

Parent View

Parent View is an online service provided by Ofsted which allows parents to give feedback about their child's school. We welcome comments and opinions and encourage parents to use this service.

Parent View website

Useful Information

The school day

Reporting an absence

School uniform

Home learning tasks

Starting school



The Bowmandale App

The Bowmandale app is designed to keep you well informed about your child's life at school. It is a quick and easy way to stay up to date with news, events, curriculum information, contacts details and the like, and offers the benefit of instant alerts and reminders.

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The Bowmandale app is available to download for free for Apple and Android devices on the App Store and Google Play. Friends and relatives are welcome to download the app too.

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