Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School

Latest news
  • 11/10/2016
    For all the latest information, please see the 'Letters and Information' section of our website
  • 11/10/2016
    Nursery Updates
    Please see the 'Letters and Information' section of our website to read about the latest updates in our Nursery.
  • 07/09/2016
    Term Dates 2016/17

    It has been confirmed that Orchard Head J I & N School will be following the Wakefield 2016-17 term dates, with one exception:

    Our school will finish on Friday 21 July 2017, not Tuesday 25 July, as stated by Wakefield.  Please see the 'School Calendar -> Term Dates' section on our school website, to view all term dates for the rest of this year and 2016-17).  

    To view the school calendar on the Wakefield site, please enter "Wakefield Term Dates 2016-17" into the Google search engine.

    Full details can be found under the 'Letters and Information' section of our website.

  • 07/09/2016
    Residential Visits 2016-17
    Please see the 'News and Letters' section of our website for information about the residential visits that will be taking place in the 2016-17 academic year and the reply slip(s) for parents/carers to complete and return to school.
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Thank you for visiting.        


 Mrs J Vickers (Headteacher)


Mr J Parkin (Executive Headteacher)


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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.