St. Stephen’s are celebrating an award of £9,430 from the Big Lottery Fund to help build a new outside play area for their early years outdoor area for Nursery and Reception children.
The school have chosen Cool Canvas who featured on George Clark’s Amazing Spaces when Oliver the designer built a hobbit hole den for his children. Cool Canvas was chosen because of their enthusiasm, emphasis on natural play and great ideas. Work is planned to start in February 2017.
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St Stephen's Skipton News Stories
Year 5 children at St Stephen’s, Skipton have enjoyed a pilgrimage to Assisi.
The ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Celebration at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Friday 11 May 2018.
Nursery are holding an Open Day on 28th March 2018 from 1.00pm to 2.30pm. Come along and visit our wonderful Nursery. Please contact the school office to confirm your visit.
Wensleydale visited the Town Hall to listen to a music concert.
The 10 schools in our Trust have all been celebrating Advent
Image Theatre Company performed a fantastic production of ‘Wind in the Willows’ for the children.
Year 5 children at St Stephen’s, Skipton have enjoyed a four-day pilgrimage to Assisi.
The ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust participated in the Bishop’s annual Good Shepherd Service at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Friday 19 May 2017.
Children at St. Stephen’s Catholic Primary School in Skipton are really excited as they can now enjoy their new outside area which includes a ‘Secret Garden with a hobbit hole’, sand pit, texture kitchen and natural climbing structure. This has only been made possible with help from the Big Lottery Fund that awarded the school £9,430 to develop the outdoor area.
Wensleydale are learning about Fairtrade and how it benefits Fairtrade workers and farmers. A visible demonstration of this is the 90kg rice challenge.