Orchard Head Junior, Infant & Nursery School


01/11/2017 - Term Dates 2018-19

The school calendar for 2018-2019 is now available. 

It can be accessed via the menu on the left side of the Home page, i.e. "School Calendar and Events  -> Term Dates". 

To view the school calendar on the Wakefield MDC website, please enter "Wakefield Term Dates 2018-19" into a search engine.

31/10/2017 - 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:


31/10/2017 - For the latest letters and newsletters, please see the 'Letters and Information' section of our website

30/10/2017 - 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'.

30/10/2017 - 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'.

27/10/2017 - 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.

26/10/2017 - Cashless School

To pay for school events: 

Payments for school events, including Dinner Money, Breakfast Club and After-school Club must be paid online via www.schoolmoney.co.uk.  Alternatively, payment may be made by credit or debit card at the school office or over the telephone.   

Should you need help with any of the above, please contact the school office on 01977 723495.


25/10/2017 - School Dinner Menu

The School Lunch menus for the Autumn Term (September to December) 2017, are now available to view.  Please see the 'Parents/Carers' section of our website, under 'School Meals'.