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Diary Dates - This Week 


Fri 22 Jul - School Closes 


Future Dates

Tue 6 Sep - School Opens





The DfE have launched a helpline to answer your questions about COVID-19 in relation to education. You can contact them on:

Phone: 0800 046 8687


Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)


If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.


If your child is due to start secondary school in 2022, applications are open until 31st October 2021. Further information can be found here.


Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Reception and Year 6 pupils can be found below.



For children due to start Primary School in September 2022, information from NYCC can be found here. Applications must be placed by 15th January 2022.









Our School Priorities 2022

1.Developing high expectations in  all subjects- Continue to develop impact marking with specific focus to punctuation, spelling, letter formation, neat handwriting and sentence structure.  Create many opportunities to write within the day to promote writing fluency.  

2.Promote self-regulating and positive thinking especially in light of COVID and the time during lockdown- Using Thrive awareness, gardening, singing and Buzz Compass training to support and engage pupils into having a positive and healthy attitude to life and learning.

3. Supporting all pupils- clearing misconceptions when they arise and providing intervention for target children whenever possible. Accelerate learning by facilitating learners to self assess, peer assess and provide up levelling opportunities, where possible.



                                     Our School Prospectus


                                    School behaviour


 Our school behaviour policy is all about making the right choices.  We use our shine rules to support us in making positive choices for ourselves and others. 


Behaviour PolicyBehaviour Policy

Parent behaviour PolicyParent behaviour Policy

Volunteering PolicyVolunteering Policy



The Excellence and Enjoyment agenda has challenged schools to think about how rich their curriculum is. Each school  should therefore give careful consideration to curriculum innovation taking account of the distinctive features of their school’s work. Please click on the curriculum area tab and click on the subject area.

Below are some of the school policies that are linked to the wider curriculum.  




More Able and Talented PolicyMore Able and Talented Policy  Marking PolicyMarking Policy Assessment policyAssessment policy 
     Homework PolicyHomework Policy

                       Keeping our children safe 


At Kirk Smeaton Church of England School we believe in safeguarding and developing the whole child. We believe all children have a right to expect a quality education regardless of gender, race, culture or disability and be given opportunities to achieve their full potential.


Safeguarding Children
Kirk Smeaton Church of England Primary School is committed to ensuring the welfare and safety of all children in school. All North Yorkshire schools, including ours, follow the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board procedures. The school will, in most circumstances, endeavour to discuss all concerns with parents about their children. However, there may be exceptional circumstances when the school will discuss concerns with Social Care and/or the Police without parental knowledge (in accordance with Child Protection procedures). The school will, of course, always aim to maintain a positive relationship with all parents. The school's child protection policy is available on request.

North Yorkshire:

Keeping Children Safe in Education 

What to do if you're worried a child is being abused 


We are part of a project called Operation Encompass which runs between schools in North Yorkshire, and North Yorkshire Police, designed to provide early reporting to schools of domestic abuse incidents that occur outside of normal school hours and that might have had an impact on a child attending our premises. Further details on this can be found here

Attendance and lateness PolicyAttendance and lateness Policy Child protection Policy Child protection Policy Anti-bullying PolicyAnti-bullying Policy
Home and school agreementHome and school agreement Health and Safety PolicyHealth and Safety Policy Educational Visits PolicyEducational Visits Policy
Single Equality SchemeSingle Equality Scheme Collecting children from school policy Collecting children from school policy Photograph PolicyPhotograph Policy
 Supporting children with medical conditions and administrating medicineSupporting children with medical conditions and administrating medicine  Looked after child policy Looked after child policy

Information about travel to

school can be found in the 

School Transport section of

the North Yorkshire County

Council website.

   E-Safety PolicyE-Safety Policy Complaints policy Complaints policy

Charging PolicyCharging Policy



Anti Bribery and Corruption Policy

Anti Bribery and Corruption Policy



Medical and intimate care policy 



Admissions:  For school admissions information and access to an electronic application form, please use this link to visit the School Admissions page of the North Yorkshire County Council website.



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