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Nurturing Achievement: Growing and learning together

Welcome to Battyeford CE (VC) Primary

Expectations for pupils’ behaviour and conduct are consistently high.Lessons are focused and this is reflected in pupils’ good attitudes to learning. Pupils are proud of their school and are courteous and confident to engage in conversation. They listen well to adults and their peers, and show respect for the views of others. Attainment at the end of key stage 1 has been consistently good for the last three years and has steadily increased in KS2 and is now above the national average in reading, writing and mathematics. Ofsted 2017

Swimming Gala Success!

Last Monday, 24th March, 9 children took part against 10 other schools in the Junior section of the Spenborough Swimming Gala, bringing home 11 medals and 2 shields for the school.


Niamh Moorhouse (4K) came second in the girls breaststroke, Grace English (5J) 5th in the girls front crawl, Georgia Cook (5J) represented us in the back stroke and Louisa Fillbrook (5J), Niamh and Grace came 6th in the girls relay. Jack Hill (6B) came 2nd in the breaststroke, Connor Heywood (6B) came 2nd in the boys back crawl and Ben Midgley (6B) came 1st in the boys free style. The boys relay team, consisting of Ben, Kieran Holmes (6B) and Myles Aveyard (6B) won the race as well!


When all the points were added together the Boys came top overall out of all the Junior Section, bringing home a shield, and Battyeford school came second overall when including the girls and the boys. We also won the banner competition with a banner designed by the whole of Year 5.


All the children supported each other and the whole school is extremely proud of them all!