Address: Portington Road, Eastrington, Goole. DN14 7QE
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A warm welcome to Eastrington Primary School in the rural village of Eastrington. We are a vibrant primary school with years of teaching experience and a strong involvement with the local village community. Our children find themselves in a busy and enthusiastic learning environment where there is always much to do, see and learn. We are glad you are visiting our website and we hope you enjoy browsing to see all that we do at school.

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Governor Information

 Name  Category  Role  Declared
Pecuniary Interest
 Other Governorships
Alvin Fernandes Authority Chair
Health & Safety
Pay & Performance
Julie Hill Co-opted Vice Chair
Child Protection
Behaviour & Safety
Pay & Performance
Graham Thornalley Co-opted Finance
Religious Education
Collective Worship
Gina Walker Co-opted Pay & Performance
Health & Safety
Dianne Bonser Co-opted Finance
Kev Waites Co-opted Safeguarding
Health & Safety
Jenny Preston Parent Safeguarding
Health and Safety
Donna Goodwin Parent  Safeguarding
Educational Visits
Early Years
Child Protection
Special Educational Needs
Marilyn Cowling Co-opted  Safeguarding
Foundation Subjects
Religious Education
Collective Worship
Caroline Butterwick Staff  Teacher Governor X X
Heidi Gallagher Staff Voting Head  Headteacher X X

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Dates for the Diary – April – July 2016

Wed 13 April East Barnby residential meeting for parents – 3.30 – 4 pm
Wed 20 April PTFA Quiz Night – Black Swan- 8 pm
Thurs 21 April Class 1 and 2 visit to Cannon Hall Farm
Thurs 5 May Swimming sessions begin each Thurs and Fri morning for
  Year 2 and 3 children (10 sessions in total)
Mon 9 May KS2 SATs week begins
Tues 17 May Class Photographs
Wed 18 – 20 May Yr 5/6 Residential trip to East Barnby
Tues 24 May Swimming Gala Final – Beverley Leisure Centre
Fri 27 May Buswise Presentation for Yr 6 children
Half term  
Tues 7 June New starters parents information meeting 2.30 – 3.30 pm
  (including an opportunity to order uniform)
Tues 14 June New starters play session with parents 2.30 -3.30 pm
16 and 17 June Cycle skills training – Yr 5/6 children
Tues 21 June New starters 1st classroom session (parents stay) 2.15 – 3.15 pm
Fri 24 June Sports Day (1.30 pm)
Tues 28 June New starters 2nd classroom session (parents leave pupils) 2.15 – 3.15 pm
Wed 29 June KS2 summer production – village hall – 2 pm and 6 pm
Fri 1 July Back up Sports Day (1.30 pm)
4 – 8 July Howden Secondary School Yr 6 transition week
Tues 5 July KS1 summer production – school hall – 2 pm and 6 pm
Fri 8 July PTFA Summer Sizzler

3 Diary Date Events

PTFA Quiz Night – Wednesday 20th April – Black Swan – 8 p.m.
Please join us at the Black Swan on Wednesday to raise money for the school. There is a prize of a meal for four at Zolsha for the quiz winner!  There is also a raffle with lots of great prizes including afternoon tea for two at Gilberdyke Garden Centre, a flower arrangement from Flowers by Hattie, cakes from the Kitchen in Howden, a hamper, wine and much much more!  Please support us – it should be a great night and we are all looking forward to it!

Trip to Cannon Hall Farm – Class 1 and 2 – Thursday 21st April
Many thanks to everyone for returning permission slips and contributions. The children will absolutely love their day out – please remember packed lunches and drinks in disposable containers, and that we will not be returning to school until 4 p.m.  Many thanks for your support and also to our PTFA team for their kind donation towards the cost of transport.

For Parents of Children who have Guitar and Piano/Singing tuition
On Thursday 28th April, two short presentations will take place by children who have lessons with Daniel Hardcastle and Natalie Walker as follows ……..

  • Guitar students will present a concert to their parents in the morning at 9 a.m.
  • Piano/Singing students will perform for their parents in the afternoon at 3 p.m.

Diary Dates

Monday 5th October –  – Class 4 trip to the National Coal Mining Museum
Tuesday 13th October – Parents’ Evening – 4 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday 14th October – Parents’ Evening – 5 – 7.30 p.m.
Tuesday 15th December – Christmas Concert – 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Thursday 17th December – Christmas Concert – 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Monday 9th – 13th May – SATs week Year 6
Wednesday 18th – 20th May – East Barnby Residential for Year 5 and 6 pupils
Friday 24th June –  – Sports Day (Fri 1st July – 1.30 p.m. –
–  –  – if wet) –  –
Monday 4th – 8th July – Induction week for Yr 6 children going to Howden

Piano/Singing Assembly – Tuesday 14th July – 2.45 p.m.

Natalie Walker, our piano and singing tutor, would like to invite the parents of those children having lessons with her, to a special performance assembly on Tuesday 14th July. If you can make it, you are most welcome to join us. The assembly will take place in the afternoon and will last around 30 minutes. It will be a great way so see how these children have progressed with their music and their confidence.

PTFA Summer Sizzler – Friday 10th July – 5.30 – 8 p.m.

Things are really heating up for our PTFA Summer Sizzler. We hope that you can make it. It promises to be a great family event with lots of stalls, activities, food and drink. Thanks to everyone who has donated raffle prizes and other items – you are so kind and generous. We are looking forward to an evening of family fun and we all have our fingers crossed that the lovely weather will stay!

‘Pirates versus Mermaids’ – Tuesday 7th July – school hall – 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Our summer show for Class 1 and 2, takes place next Tuesday, and rehearsals are coming along really well. Thank you for your help and support with obtaining costumes, etc. For the evening performance, please could pupils be back at school for 5.45 p.m. dressed and ready for the stage. Many thanks. Spare tickets will be on sale on Monday if you would like extras.

Moving On …

Next week, all our Year 6 children who are transferring to Howden Secondary School, will spend the full week there to prepare them for their move in September. We will be thinking about them and hope that they have a good time in their new school.

Sports Day – Friday 3rd July – 1.30 p.m.

Our Sports Day is planned for tomorrow and judging by the last few days, the weather is going to be very hot, so please remember sunhats, suncream and plenty of water (for children and spectators!). Many thanks for providing the coloured t-shirts and a special thanks to those parents who are able to join us. Also, a huge thank you to our hardworking PTFA team for helping with refreshments. We are all looking forward to a great afternoon.


Bewerley Park Residential Meeting – Tuesday 17th March
There will be a short meeting in the mobile classroom at 3.30 p.m. for parents of children who are taking part in the residential trip. The meeting will give you an opportunity to ask any questions you may have regarding the visit. Could we please have all money in by Friday 27th March, which is the day we break up for the Easterbreak – many thanks.

Sporting Fixtures next week …

Inter School Football at Howden Secondary – Wednesday 18th March
Good luck to our team of footballers when they compete against Gilberdyke Primary School after school on Wednesday evening. Thank you to all parents for your support.

Tag Rugby at Goole Rugby Club – Thursday 19th March
Some children from Year 6 will be involved in a Tag Rugby Mega Festival next Thursday.
We wish you luck and hope you have a great time – thanks to parents for helping with the transport and your continued support.

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