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World Book Day – Friday 8th March

We are looking forward to celebrating World Book Day on Friday 8th March; one day later than the official date. To promote a love of reading, we have decided to have a ‘hat’ themed day, where the children will come into school wearing their normal school uniform, but wear a hat inspired by a particular...
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The Highwayman – Class 4

Class 4 have studied the narrative poem The Highwayman.  They analysed both the structure and content before hot-seating a character.  I am sure you will agree that their finished work is outstanding. The Highwayman (by Alfred Noyes) is written in true ballad form and is full of action, drama and anguish…
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Safer Internet Day 2019

At Crayke Church of England Primary School, we believe that educating our children about being safe online is very important. As part of our computing curriculum, children learn how to identify some of the risks they may encounter when on-line, and what to do to keep themselves safe. As part of Safer Internet Day (Tuesday...
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Crayke in the top 1% of all primary schools in the country!

We were thrilled to receive the letter below from Nick Gibb (Minister of State for School Standards) and Damian Hinds (Secretary of State for Education) on our outstanding Key Stage 2 results last academic year. What makes the aforementioned even more impressive is that 94% of our pupils reached the expected standard in mathematics…
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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

After successfully climbing Mount Snowdon, Ben Nevis and Scafell Pike, we are attempting to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. The Yorkshire Three Peaks route is 24 miles (38.6km), and includes 1585m (5200ft) of ascent. The challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, in under 12 hours. These peaks form part of...
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Winter Weather & Possible Disruption

Following the recent drop in temperatures the winter is upon us yet again and we all need to be prepared for the possibility of snow and ice. We will of course make every effort to keep the school open throughout the winter but in severe circumstances it may be necessary to close the school to...
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Sickness in School

Unfortunately we have had several cases of sickness in school this week. The aforementioned sickness has resulted in a number of cases of children feeling unwell, very shortly followed by vomiting and/or diarrhoea. Please understand that due to the nature of sickness, we are taking every precaution to reduce the risk of it spreading, by...
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Year 6 SATs Meeting Materials

Please find attached a copy of the PowerPoint used during the meeting on Tuesday 22nd January: Year 6 Parents’ SATs Workshop 22.01.19 In order to support the children with the spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG) aspect of the assessments, please find attached the SPAG Companion: SATs Companion SPAG  
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Wrap-around care for Crayke school pupils

Please click on the attachment below to access information about Patchwork and their initial offer: Crayke 2019
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Cluster Cross Country

A massive well done to all the children who represented the school so successfully at Wednesday’s Cross Country Competition. All the children put a huge amount of effort into their races and were a real credit to our school. Children who finished in the first six will compete in the regional finals at Knayton Park...
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