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Dog tales earn pupils a pooch

David Wilson Homes presented cuddly toy dogs to pupils at a local school after encouraging children to let their imaginations run wild and write their very own short stories.

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ach child was loaned �5 from Virgin Money for the Make �5 Grow enterprise.

Kids show enterprise as fivers add up to £841

As part of an all-class project, Class 4 at St Martin’s CofE School in Fangfoss, recently took part in an enterprise initiative from Virgin Money called Make £5 Grow.

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Britcom's Rachel Reed is pictured with the Woldgate School Equestrian Team.

Britcom backs Woldgate team’s bid for victory

The newly formed Woldgate School Equestrian Team, an all female team of five local equestrians aged between 11 and 17 years old, has been sponsored by Britcom International.

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The Woldgate School Year 8 rugby team dominated the tournament at Driffield.

Woldgate team are East Yorkshire champions

After qualifying for the East Yorkshire Schools Rugby Finals day in November the Year 8 Rugby team recently headed to Driffield well rested.

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A total of 19 of the 118 primary and infant schools are oversubscribed.

New starters find out if they have been accepted at the school of their choice

Parents and carers of children starting infant, junior and primary schools in September 2018 have been told which school their child will be attending.

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Parents get to see what their children really get up to when they are at Melbourne School.

Melbourne School invites parents to join class

Parents of reception and nursery children at Melbourne CP School were recently invited into the classroom to find out what their youngsters really get up to when they are at school.

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The Sixth Form led Musical Theatre Society members with head of music Martin Kettlewell.

The Headteacher Column with Pocklington School’s Mark Ronan

Lent term began and ended on a high note at Pocklington School, with the musical talents of our pupils taking centre stage in, respectively, the House Music Festival and the Musical Theatre Society’s Musical Extravaganza.

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Bishop Wilton pupils plant a tree to attract pollinating insects.

Pupils creating a real buzz

As part of the National Polli-Nation project, Bishop Wilton CofE Primary School has just started work on its new bee garden.

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Dr Sheena McNamee, Mark Ronan, speaker Christopher Oughtred, Trevor Loten, president of the Old Pocklingtonians.

Family business focus at Pock School event

The Pocklington School Foundation (PSF) Careers and Business Network held its latest event in Leeds recently, with the focus for the evening on family businesses.

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Florence Colbeck is pictured with Steve Ellis, head of design and head of art Dan Cimmermann.

Florence has designs on new building foyer

Sixth form student Florence Colbeck has produced a winning design for the entrance foyer at Pocklington School’s new Art and Design Technology Centre.

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Pocklington Community Junior School pupils took second place in the recent J Rock Challenge at Hull's Ice Arena.

Pocklington Junior School pupils rock

Pocklington Community Junior School scooped second place in the 2018 Be Your Best Humberside Police and J Rock challenge with their ‘Dream Big, Fight Hard’ performance.

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An Olympic themed window.

Turning the lights fantastic

Pocklington Community Junior School held the delayed Window Wanderland festival on 15, 16 and 17 March.

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The Welly Week activities raised �57.80 for the Send a Cow campaign.

Moovers’ welly successful week

Moo Music, which provides music sessions for children between 0 to 5 years in the Pocklington and Market Weighton areas, has held a very successful Welly Week.

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Mrs Harros presents the Head Teacher's award to Tom.

Bishop Wilton School Easter service

Bishop Wilton School held its annual service to celebrate Easter at St Edith’s Church. The service was led by Canon Rodney interacted with children’s reading and poetry. During the service, the school’s important Head Teacher’s Award was presented to year 6 pupil Tom.

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Bugthorpe School pupils get digging as they start to create a 'Reflective Garden' for all the children to enjoy.

Bugthorpe pupils on garden mission

Children at Bugthorpe School are currently creating a ‘Reflective Garden’.

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Pocklington Junior School will take part in the Rock Challenge. Pictured: A scene from last year's event.

Pock Junior School taking on Rock Challenge

A school in the Pocklington area is set to take part in the annual Rock Challenge on Thursday 22 March at Hull’s Ice Arena.

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Archbishop of York John Sentamu joins the drumming group during his visit to Woldgate School.

Archbishop pays visit to Woldgate School

The Archbishop of York John Sentamu visited Woldgate School where he joined a discussion with pupils who have received the Archbishop of York’s Youth Trust

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Letters to parents telling them the outcome of their applications for secondary places in September are being sent out today, Thursday 1 March.

Nearly all East Riding parents of children moving to secondary school have secured places

Nearly all East Riding parents of children moving to secondary school this year have got places for them at their preferred school.

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Pocklington School will host the roadshow on Tuesday 20 March.

School set to showcase overseas universities

Pocklington School is set to host the Student World Study Abroad Roadshow on Tuesday 20 March in the Annand VC Cadet Centre.

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Bishop Wilton School pupils are pictured with the new books.

Dress down day at Bishop Wilton School

Bishop Wilton Primary School recently held a dress down day as part of a PTA fundraising event.

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