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Drighlington Primary School

Nurturing, supporting, believing, achieving!

Moorland Road, Bradford
West Yorkshire, BD11 1JY


Headteacher: Mrs Sue Jackson

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News and Newsletters

2016-2017 Letters

Special Ladies Day Letter March 2017.pdfDownload
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2015-2016 Letters

PTA AGM Flyer.pdfDownload
AGM Agenda.pdfDownload
Order a School Water Bottle.docxDownload
McMillan Bake Sale letter.pdfDownload
Halloween Disco Flyer.pdfDownload
PTA Casino Night Flyer.pdfDownload
PTA Casino Night letter.pdfDownload
PTA Bags to school letter.pdfDownload
Milk Bottle Challenge letter.docxDownload
PTA Breakfast with Santa Letter.docxDownload
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2015-2016 News

PTA Funding Help (updated 23.06.16)

CAN YOU HELP THE PTA SECURE MATCH FUNDING FROM YOUR WORKPLACE FOR THE GALA OR ANY OTHER EVENT? If you work for an organisation that has a match funding policy, any money you raise could be matched by your employer. We understand that the high street banks, building societies, supermarkets and large corporations are likely to do match funding. We have been successful twice in getting the funding from one of our parents who works at Barclays Bank as well as another parent who works for Lloyds Bank. We would be ever so grateful if you could ask your employer if they have a match funding scheme, or if they are willing to match fund any of our events. Please let us know if you can think your employer would be happy to support our school.

PTA Ladies Pamper and Shopping Evening (updated 11.02.16)

The next PTA event will be a 'Ladies Pamper and Shopping Evening'. The event will be held at The Six Acres on Friday 26th February 2016 from 7.30pm onwards. There will be a variety of sellers and therapists offering 10 minute taster sessions for £3.00 each. Tickets are £7.00 per person and include a hot supper served from 9.30pm. To purchase tickets please see the PTA or return the reply slip on the bottom of the letter sent home with children.

PTA Meeting (updated 19.01.15)

The next PTA meeting is on Thursday 21st January at The Six Acres starting at 8.15pm. All parents and carers are welcome to attend.

PTA Christmas Fair (updated 14.12.15)

The PTA would like to thank everyone who helped out at and who attended the Christmas fair.  The PTA are still in the process of finalising accounts but currently estimate the total to be approximately £1800.  This is a fantastic amount and exceeds last years total.

PTA Christmas Fair (updated 9.12.15)

The PTA would like to thank all those who supported the Christmas fair. Some raffle prizes have not yet been claimed.  The remaining winning numbers are as follows, GREEN 98, BLUE 362, BLUE 383 , GREEN 18, BLUE 170, BLUE 373, GREEN 59, BLUE 243, GREEN 163, BLUE 134 .  If you have a winning ticket please see the office to claim your prize.

PTA Non-Uniform Day (updated 3.12.15)

A reminder that tomorrow is the PTA non-uniform day where children can come to school in casual clothes in exchange for a small donation of some form of chocolate (in its original packaging). This will be used on the Chocolate Tombola stall at the Christmas Fair on Saturday. 

Drigmass (updated 27.11.15)

Quick reminder that Drighlington Parish Council are holding their 'Drigmass' event this Saturday between 2pm and 7pm on Station Road, Drighlington. The PTA will have a stall  selling sweets and 'light up' novelties and our school choir will be appearing on stage at 3pm.

PTA Christmas Fair (updated 27.11.15)

The PTA will be holding a Christmas fair at school on the Saturday 5th December from 11am till 1pm. There will be a host of fun stalls and refreshments available. Pupils, parents, carers, friends and families are all welcome. Entrance is 50p and includes free entry into the prize draw.  

PTA Breakfast with Santa Event (updated 20.11.15)

The next PTA event will be 'Breakfast with Santa'. Letters about this have gone home today. This event will be held at The Six Acres, Drighlington on Saturday 19th Dececember. In the past this event has been very popular so please return reply slips as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you have not received a letter or require additional copies these can be printed from the PTA section of the website under the 'News and Newsletters' section.

PTA Casino Night (updated 19.11.15)

The PTA would like to thank everyone who attended their Casino Night Event on Friday night. The evening was a great success with lots of fun had by all and some great prizes for the luckiest gamblers. All in all the evening raised a fantastic £469.08. 

PTA Christmas Card Artwork Project (Updated 11.11.15)

Following parental requests we are pleased to inform you that we have managed to arrange a second collection date for the Christmas Card Artwork Project.  This mean that anyone who has not yet placed an order but still wishes to do so can.  The deadline for the second collection of the artwork and orders is strictly 9am Wed 18th Dec. Orders placed by this date will be delivered to school by mid December.

Bag 2 School (updated 11.11.15)

Thank you to everyone who brought in their unwanted textiles for the bag 2 school collection we are please to let you know the amount raised was £80.40

Bag to School (updated 23.10.15)

The PTA have once again organised a textile collection with 'Bag 2 School' in order to raise funds for Drighlington Primary PTA. If you have any unwanted textiles please fill the bag sent home with children this week and return to school at the small hall before the start of school on 4th November. Please note Bag 2 school are unable to accept bedding, curtains or household linen.

PTA Casino Night (updated 15.10.15)

Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond their control, the PTA ‘Casino Night’ has now changed to Friday 13th November 2015.

The event hosted by professional croupiers will be held from 7.30pm to 11.30am, with gaming between 8pm to 11pm. After gaming has ended, players will trade their chips and prizes allocated, which include a ‘Stay, Play & Explore Short Break voucher for a family of four at a choice of locations’, ‘£130 worth of Love 2 Shop vouchers’ and ‘4 x tickets to see any of the tribute bands at The Village Hotel, Tingley’. There will be other prizes available on the night. To purchase tickets, please contact the PTA.

Disco success (updated 15.10.15)

Last night we had a fantastic disco, and we were visited by many Halloween characters. Massive thanks to our PTA for organizing such a great event, and for all of the volunteers who helped. Most of all we would like to thank all of the children for being so well behaved and having such fun!

Macmillan Bake Sale (updated 18.09.15)

On Friday 25th September, Drighlington Primary School PTA will be supporting Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a bake sale in the small hall after school. The sale will take place in the small hall from 3pm – 3:30pm. All proceeds from the event will go directly to Macmillan so why not come and get yourself a weekend treat for the family and support an incredibly worthy cause. Any parents/carers/friends wishing to donate cakes for the sale can drop them off in the small hall from 8:30am on the morning of the sale.

Autum 2013 PTA newsletter.pdfDownload
New Year 2014 PTA newsletter.pdfDownload
Christmas Fair raffle prize list.pdfDownload
Spring 2014 newsletter.pdfDownload
September 2014 Newsletter.pdfDownload
January 2015 Newsletter.pdfDownload
Ladies Pamper Evening letter.pdfDownload
School Cookbook letter.pdfDownload
Special Ladies Day Letter.pdfDownload
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PTA Winning Raffle Tickets! (undated 7.7.15)

Below is a list of winning raffle tickets from the PTA Sports Day Raffle.  If you have a winning ticket please contact the school office.

PINK 316          CHAMPAGNE

PINK 102          HAPPY BEE BOX



PINK 265          MEAT VOUCHER


PINK 41            CATCH BALL SET

PINK 14            CATCH BALL SET


PINK 72            BASEBALL SET




PTA Dress Down Day and Drighlington Gala 2015 – a MASSIVE thank you (updated 7.7.15)

The PTA would like to say a massive thank you for your kind donations of toys on dress down day for our tombola stall at Drighlington Gala.  We were overwhelmed by the support we received and your generosity helped us to raise £1055 on the day which will go towards buying IPads for use by the children to use in class. Again many thanks for your continued support.

Sports Day Success! (updated 5.7.15)

PTA Disco Update (updated 04.6.15)

The final count has been done and we are please to announce that the total raised was £266.76. Thanks again for all the support. We still have one raffle prize unclaimed, yellow ticket 105, please could the winner collect their prize, a box of chocolates from the school office.

PTA Cookery Book (updated 20.05.15)

Orders are now being taken for the school Cookbook that contains recipes from pupils, families and staff of the school. The PTA would like to remind parents that tomorrow (21.05.15) is the last date to return order forms if you would like to purchase a copy.

PTA Disco (updated 20.05.15)

A quick reminder that its the PTA Disco tonight. KS1 (Nursery, Reception, years 1 and 2) is from 5pm to 5:45pm and KS2 (Years 3-6) is from 6pm till 7pm.  Entrance fee is £1.50 per child and includes soft drinks. Also the PTA are still accepting parent/carer helpers. If anyone can spare a bit of time please contact the PTA or the school office.

Charity Status (Updated 15.05.15)

We are pleased to announce that the PTA have been accepted by the charity commission as a registered charity (Charity No: 1161619). For more details on what the means for us please see the 'What is the PTA?' page under the PTA page.

Easter Family Challenge Winners (updated 02.04.15)


Nursery                        Reception                                       Year 1                             Year 2

A.M. Finlay                    RNM Daisy (and Isabella)               1EG May                      2KS Evie

P.M. Autumn                 REK  Maizie                                    1SA Harley                   2KF Emelia (and Lily)


Year 3                                   Year 4                                       Year 5                        Year 6

3KM Shannon (and Ellie)     4BD Honey                                5GP Darcey               6RC Lily

3LH Grace                            4GR Cameron (and Corey)       5VJ Caitlin                 6LL Mia


Unclaimed raffle prizes from the Christmas Fair (Updated 10.12.14) 










Please contact the PTA on 07737804836 to arrange a time to collect from school.

Any prizes not claimed by 18th December will be withdrawn and re used at a future event.


PTA BREEZE Event (updated 7.7.14)

On Saturday 12th July the PTA will host a stall at the Breeze event on the Moor. There will be art activities for children to be involved in, and the PTA would like to share a display about "life in Drighlington". If you have any old photographs of Drighlington school life, please send a photocopy to the main office (no originals please).

Sports Day Raffle (updated 3.07.14)

The sports day raffle has been drawn and we still have lots of prizes unclaimed.  Please click here to see a full list of winning tickets. If you have a winning ticket please contact the PTA 07737 804836.


Easter Eggstravaganza (updated 12.4.14)

Thank you to everyone who was involved in the Easter Eggstravaganza. There were several stalls, lots of fun and of course a lot of chocolate to enjoy. Several children entered our Easter Garden competition and the winners are listed below (for reasons of parental request to keep anonymity in some cases, surnames have not been used):

Nursery - Sebastian and Lacey

Reception - Ruby

Year 1 - Evie, Harvey, Joe, Dexter, Lexi, and Freddy

Year 2 - Eden and Ella

Year 3 - Emily

Year 4 - Zoe

Here are some examples of the Easter Gardens. They showed a real sense of creativity. Some of them told the story of Easter, with crosses that reminded us about Jesus. All of them were fantastic!

The winners of our Design an egg competition took home chocolate bunnies and they wereCameron, Amy and Lucy.