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An Italian half-term adventure

17th March 2023

For the spring half term break, 49 students from Years 8 – 11, had an amazing adventure on a ski trip in Italy. Thirty hours of coach and ferry travel landed the students and six staff in the beautiful ski resort of Piancavallo, in the Dolomite mountains in northern Italy. While immersing themselves in Italian […]

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School Closed Due to Snow Today

10th March 2023

The Wensleydale school in Leyburn is closed today Friday 10 March. This is  due to ongoing adverse weather conditions across our catchment and for the Health And safety of all students, staff and parents. We will reopen on Monday 13 March 2023.

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From apprentice to award winner

8th February 2023

In 2020 Wensleydale Student Josh Huitson started an apprenticeship at Stoneygate Farm near Ravenswsorth. He had a little previous experience working with game and poultry, so thought this would be an interesting opportunity. Little did he know that within a couple of  years, he would not only land a permanent job at the Farm, but […]

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A special day for our Combined Cadet Force (CCF)

6th February 2023

On Thursday 2 February, we were extremely proud to hold the first official passing out ceremony for Wensleydale CCF. Parents and families of the cadets attended the ceremony, which was opened by Headteacher, 2nd Lieutenant Julia Polley. Cadets were then presented with their blue berets by Captain Taylor, and Contingent Commander Julie Cooper gave a […]

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Beating the January blues

18th January 2023

January is a month often associated with the blues – in fact Monday 16 January is called Blue Monday. We thought it would be interesting to look into why this is and offer some tips to counteract any blue feelings that might pop up this month. Why is January so blue? Many people feel a […]

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Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year

16th December 2022

From all the Staff and Students at The Wensleydale School- a Very Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year.   Term starts again for students on WEDNESDAY 4 JANUARY 2023.    

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