Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School


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:


10/07/2017 - End of Term Dates - July 2017

Orchard Head School will finish for the end of the school year on Friday 21 July 2017, NOT Tuesday 25 July as stated on the Wakefield MDC website.

Please see the 'School Calendar -> Term Dates' section on our school website, to view all term dates for 2017-18.  


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'.

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 - 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.

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.