Welcome to Bowmandale Primary School

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Welcome to the website for Bowmandale Primary School. I hope that this site gives you a good insight into our school and demonstrates our commitment to creating a safe, positive and rewarding environment in which our pupils can learn and grow.

We have high hopes for all our pupils and it is important to us that children enjoy the time they spend here. Our aim is to provide a positive, nurturing learning environment for all children to enable them to achieve their potential and be the best that they can be. We want them to have the best possible start in life and help them to acquire the skills, knowledge, understanding and ambition to prepare them for life beyond the classroom. We want all of our children to achieve their very best.

Head Teacher: Mrs E Dunstan

Key Information

Statutory information about our school is conveniently collected on our Key Information page.

Ofsted Inspection Report 2018

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Bowmandale News

Music Through The Decades

Music Through The Decades   Music Through The Decades

Over the last half term, all of the children have been learning about a decade in music and they all learnt a song from their decade from the 1960s to the 1990s. Last week, we all joined together in the hall for a performance of our work.

Foundation sang 'Spice Up Your Life' by the Spice Girls from the '90s. Year 1 followed them with 'Under the Sea' from 'The Little Mermaid', a Disney film from the '90s. The Year 2 classes' decade was the 1960s. Miss Singleton's Year 2s sang 'Yellow Submarine' by The Beatles and Miss Picksley's class sang 'Octopus's Garden' also by The Beatles. We then had an instrumental break with a Boomwhacker performance accompanied by Mrs Evison on keyboard and conducted by Mrs Smith.

After play, we reassembled for the Key Stage 2 performances which opened with Miss Brewster's Year 5s singing 'The Bear Necessities' from Disney's Jungle Book which came out in 1967. The three Year 3 and 4 classes worked together on the 1970's and treated us to 'The Wombles' and 'YMCA' which got all the teachers' feet tapping. Last of all, we were transported back to the '80s with the Mrs Noble's Year 5s and all the Year 6s singing 'Africa' by Toto.

Well done to everyone for your beautiful singing and a big thank you to Mrs Evison and Mrs White for organising this marvellous event.

You can see more pictures on our app.

Radio Humberside School of the Week

Radio Humberside School of the Week   Radio Humberside School of the Week

Bowmandale Primary School has been offered the very exciting opportunity to be Radio Humberside's School of the Week. Today, Carl came into school to record the children ready for the show going out next week.

We chose several children to speak about a range of topics covering different aspects of our school such as art, sport, the school council, Buddies and more. Mrs White's class even sang a song! It was a fascinating experience for the children and staff involved and we look forward to hearing ourselves on the radio.

Bowmandale's School of the Week slot will be at 7:50am in the week beginning Monday 18th June.

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Key Stage 1 Sports Day

Key Stage 1 Sports Day   Key Stage 1 Sports Day

Yesterday, it was our Key Stage 1 sports day. The weather stayed fine all afternoon and it was not too hot for the competitors and spectators. In addition to the running races, we also enjoyed the bean bag races and the egg and spoon. Another highlight was the toddlers' race where so many younger brothers and sisters joined their older siblings on the track. Yet again, the children showed remarkable effort and determination. Well done everyone and thank you to all the families who came to watch.

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Parents and Carers

Keeping in Touch

We aim to keep parents up to date with school news and information. The school publishes a monthly newsletter and a termly curriculum newsletter.

If you have an Apple or Android phone, you can keep up to date via our app.

Parent View

Parent View is an online service provided by Ofsted which allows parents to give feedback about their child's school. We welcome comments and opinions and encourage parents to use this service.

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Useful Information

The school day

Reporting an absence

School uniform


Starting school


The Bowmandale App

The Bowmandale app is designed to keep you well informed about your child's life at school. It is a quick and easy way to stay up to date with news, events, curriculum information, contacts details and the like, and offers the benefit of instant alerts and reminders.

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The Bowmandale app is available to download for free for Apple and Android devices on the App Store and Google Play. Friends and relatives are welcome to download the app too.

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