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 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 learning experience that will help all children to make rapid progress, whatever their starting point. 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 the very best that they can.

It's vital that we work closely with parents and carers and we encourage you to take an active interest in your child's education and school life – your contribution is valued and important. Our school is always striving to improve and we are eager to work closely with the whole school community to achieve our ambition of providing our pupils with the best possible start to their education.

Mrs L Bontoft, Headteacher

Information for Parents

We aim to keep parents up to date with school news and information.

The school publishes a weekly newsletter and a termly curriculum newsletter.

Important information is conveniently collected on our Key Information page.

Parent Governor Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for a parent governor. If you feel you would like to take on this rewarding voluntary role please contact the school office for details of how to apply.

Information about the make up and responsibilities of the governing body can be found on our Governors page.

Useful Information

The school day

Reporting an absence

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Upcoming events

Bowmandale News

Year 6 leavers

End of Year Celebrations

The end of the school year always brings mixed emotions – excitement about children moving on to the next stage of their school lives but also a little sadness at saying goodbye to our year 6s, many of whom have been with us since Foundation. This year we must also say goodbye to some of our members of staff who are moving on, either to the next part of their careers, starting families, or hanging up their marking pens for a well-earned retirement. Good luck to them all!

It is traditional to have a formal saying goodbye to the Year 6s at their leavers’ assembly and this year was no different. Parents, carers, children and staff joined together to remember some happy times and wish them all well. We would like to thank Barton Lions for their kind gift of a calculator for every leaver.

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