Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School

Latest news
  • 26/05/2016
    For all the latest information, please see the 'Letters and Information' section of our website
  • 26/05/2016
    Enterprise Week 2016

    Our Enterprise Week will take place during the week beginning 6 June 2016 and we would love for you to take part!

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

  • 26/05/2016
    Half-term Dates

    Just a reminder that school closes for half term at the end of the day on Friday 27 May.

    We reopen on Monday 6 June 2016.

  • 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.

  • 13/05/2016
    London 2016 photos available to view!
    The London photos are now available to view in our Gallery (see the menu on the left hand side of any page on the school website).  Please take a look!
  • 12/05/2016
    Summer Fayre 2016

    Our fantastic fundraising group, the "Friends of  Orchard Head School", are holding their Summer Fayre on Saturday 11th June.  

    If you are able to help on the day, or would like to join our wonderful fundraising team, please download the letter under the 'Letters and Information' section of our website, then print off, complete and return the attached slip to school.

    Extra help and new members will be warmly welcomed.

  • 25/04/2016
    Ordering school uniform for September 2016

    Parents/carers should have received a letter (via their child), which contains an order form for school uniform.  If parents/carers wish to order school uniform via school (no charge for delivery), please complete the order form and return it to school by Friday, 27th May at the latest.  Orders received after this date cannot be accepted, as it will be after the suppliers' deadline.

    The letter and uniform order form can be found on the school website, under the 'Letters and Information' section.

  • 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.

  • 05/01/2016
    Parent Info - A new free service for parents/carers

    'Parent Info' is a new free service, where parents/carers will find a collection of articles, tips, expert advice and resources designed to help them keep up with what their children are doing on-line. 

    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'.

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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.