Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School

Latest news
  • 30/06/2016
    For all the latest information, please see the 'Letters and Information' section of our website
  • 30/06/2016
    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.
  • 30/06/2016
    New Class Name Nominations for 2016-17

    Next academic year, each class will be named after a famous person.  We are looking to name them after inspirational people who have done things to make the world a better place.  

    Please can parents/carers discuss this with their children and return their nominations to school by 4 July 2016.

    Further details and the nomination slips can be found in the 'Letters and Information' section of our website.

  • 30/06/2016
    Possible Industrial Action

    The National Union of Teachers is planning to take industrial action on Tuesday 5 July 2016.

    Please see full details in the 'News and Information' section of our website.

  • 21/06/2016
    June Newsletter
    Please see the latest newsletter in the 'Letters and Information' section of our website.
  • 23/05/2016
    Cheerleading and Rugby After-school Clubs

    Two new after school clubs will be starting in June for Years 4,5 and 6, as follows:

    Tuesday 7th June:   Rugby  -  £12 for 6 weeks

    Thursday 9th June:   Cheerleading  -  £12 for 6 weeks

    Please find further details in the 'Letters and Information' section of our website.

  • 20/04/2016
    Dates for the Diary

    The latest newsletter is now available to view under the "Letters and Information" of our website.

    The newsletter includes the dates for your diary up to the end of the summer term.  A list of these events can also be found on our website under the "School Calendar -> School Events" section of our website (This can be found in the 'box' at the left had side of the Home Page).

  • 16/03/2016
    Lunch Menu

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

    This menu will remain in place up to, and including, week commencing 3rd October 2016.

  • 09/03/2016
    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.

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Mr M Letham (Headteacher)


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.