Be the best you can be!


Welcome to Gayton Junior School.

We are proud to welcome you to Gayton Junior School, where children are encouraged to be the best that they can be – both academically and personally. We work hard to create, review and adapt our school environment to be sure it is safe, fun, inspirational and caring. We are committed to safeguarding and we pride ourselves in the care that we offer to both our children and their families while they are with us.

Our exciting curriculum, delivered by our highly trained staff, places an emphasis on both knowledge and skills for learning, enabling our children to become equipped with skills for life-long learning that they will continue to use as they progress through school and into the diverse and ever-changing world beyond. Through our Passport Scheme, children take part in fundamental enrichment activities – things we believe all children should experience.

This year, the governors and staff of Gayton and our main feeder school, Ridgeway Infants, are keen to forge better links between the two schools, working more closely together and ensuring the smoothest possible transition for the children at the end of Year 2. This collaborative partnership will enable both schools to ensure that early skills taught at Ridgeway are built on at Gayton, allowing children to make the best possible progress across the curriculum. Please click here to visit Ridgeway's website.

Please read through our website to find out more about us, or download our prospectus here. Then, if you have any questions or would like to visit to see us in action, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.

Mrs J Hill (Headteacher)

Our School


Wonderful Writers Recall

Apologies: due to some printing errors on names and some stories missing their endings, we are doing a recall on all Wonderful Writers books that were sent home yesterday. Please return your books to school ASAP and we will send home a new copy. Many thanks.

#MOMO Challenge

Several children have spoken to staff about the ‘MOMO Challenge’ this week. We know that stories are doing the rounds about it online so thought it best to send out this parental guide to keep you aware. There are lots of ways of accessing these films for you to be aware of. It has most recently been reported that the challenge has been appearing
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Safer Internet Day – Tuesday 5th February 2019

We took part in #SaferInternetDay2019⁠ ⁠ on Tuesday 5th February. This year’s theme was ‘Together for a Better Internet’ – everyone has their part to play in making the internet a safe place for our children. During the day we shared “5 Top Tips” for keeping children aged 7-11 safe online via the school’s Twitter account (@GaytonJunior). The top tips can be found below:
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