Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School

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  • 30/09/2015
    Teacher training vacancies within the Wakefield area

    Are you interested in becoming a teacher within the Wakefield area?

    If so, you may wish to attend one of several open evenings for aspiring teachers, at The King's School, Pontefract, Horbury Academy and the Chesney's Centre in Featherstone.

    To find out more about the events, including the dates and times for each venue, please visit the 'Vacancies' section of our website.

  • 25/09/2015
    Marrick Priory 2015

    This year's residential visit to Marrick Priory for Year 6 pupils will commence on Monday 30th November 2015, returning to school on Friday 4th December 2015. 

    If your child would be interested in going on this exciting visit, please see the letter sent out to parents on 25th September 2015.  The letter is also available to view under the 'News and Letters' section of our website.

    Expressions of interest must be returned to school no later than Friday 16th October 2015.

    Thank you.

  • 10/09/2015
    Parent, Pupil Teacher Interviews (PPTI)
    Our first PPTIs of the year will take place on Mon 12 Oct & Tues 13 Oct. To book, please complete & return the form attached to the recent letter to parents, dated 9/9/15 (please see the News & Letters section of the website to access the letter). 1.30pm to 7.00pm. Pupils finish at 1.15pm, both days.
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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 (contact@orchardhead.net).  

Thank you for visiting.                                               

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.