Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School

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  • 11/07/2017
    Keeping your child safe online

    O2 and the NSPCC have joined forces to help children and their families to stay safe online.  They offer useful tools, support and guidance to help parents and carers to converse with their children about their online lives.  To access this information, please click on the following link:


  • 25/05/2017
    Cashless School

    To pay for school events: 

    Payments for school events (not including Dinner Money or Breakfast Club) must be paid online via schoolmoney.co.uk. Alternatively, payments may be made by credit or debit card at the school office.   

    To pay for Dinner Money and Breakfast Club:

    Payment for Dinner Money and Breakfast Club can be made online at www.feedinghungryminds.co.uk.

    (A quick link to 'School Money' and 'FeedingHungryMinds' can be found on the Home page of  our website)

    Should you need help with any of the above, please contact the school office on 01977 723495.


  • 25/05/2017
    Term Dates 2017-18

    To view the school calendar for the 2017-2018 year, please go to the side menu on the Home page of our website, as follows:

    School Calendar and Events  -> Term Dates  

    To view the school calendar on the Wakefield MDC website, please enter "Wakefield Term Dates 2017-18" into the Google search engine.

  • 25/05/2017
    Parent Info - A new free service for parents/carers

    'Parent Info' is a free service, in which parents/carers can find a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help them to keep up with what their children are doing online. 

    Parent Info is a collaboration between Parent Zone, which has been providing information and support to parents for a decade, and CEOP, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection command of the National Crime Agency.

    Please see the link for Parent Info on our website in the 'Parents' tab, under 'Useful Links'.

  • 25/05/2017
    For the latest letters and newsletters, please see the 'Letters and Information' section of our website
  • 25/05/2017
    Lunch Menu

    The school's lunch menu is available to view in the 'Parents' section of our website.


  • 25/05/2017
    Dates for the Diary

    To find out about upcoming events in school, please go to the side menu on the left of our Home page and go to 'School Calendar and Events'.  

    Then select 'School Events'.

  • 24/05/2017
    Parents/Carers and Grandparent helpers needed in School

    We are hoping to increase the number of parents/carers and grandparents who volunteer in school, assisting with reading and changing of books.  This will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check, which will be carried out by school.

    If you can spare a few hours each week and would like to help, please contact the school office.

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Respect, Appreciate & Value Everyone.

Welcome to Orchard Head Junior Infant and Nursery School's Website

We are a busy, friendly and very active school and we hope that our website will give visitors an overview of the school, as well as providing regular updates.

We hope that you enjoy your visit and that you find the information you are looking for.

Should you wish to seek further information about the school, have a query that is not answered via the school website or if you would like to comment upon the school or the website, please contact us either in person, by telephone (01977 723495) or via our email address:


Thank you for visiting.        


Mrs J Vickers (Head of School)  

   Mr J Parkin (Executive Headteacher) 


To pay Dinner Money and Breakfast Club, please click the following link:

To pay for all other school activities, please click the link below:



 If you would like to request a paper copy of any information contained on our website please do so through the main school office.

Orchard Head J I & N School is a member of Pontefract Academies Trust

Pontefract Academies Trust - a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 08445158. Registered office address: c/o St Mary’s Community Centre, The Circle, Chequerfield, Pontefract,  West Yorkshire, WF8 2AY Pontefract Academies Trust is not registered for VAT. Pontefract Academies Trust is an exempt charity.