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An inspirational visit to Leeds Art Gallery

24th March 2023

At the beginning of March, the GCSE art class visited Leeds Art Gallery to take part in an educational workshop. Year 10 student Connie Tinsley wrote about the experience. She said: “The workshop allowed us to explore ourselves as artists and opened up doors for new ideas to incorporate into our GCSE coursework. The incredible […]

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Rotary Technology Tournament success!

23rd March 2023

Every year we take a team of Design & Technology students to compete in the annual Rotary Technology Tournament. These nationwide tournaments are designed to be a challenging and enjoyable way for young people to enrich their STEM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), and hopefully inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists. Having […]

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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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