Welcome to Gayton Junior School

At Gayton, we believe that we offer all our children a safe and secure environment in which they can learn and reach their potential. Our staff are very well trained to deliver an exciting curriculum that will spark a love of learning that will last a lifetime. We pride ourselves in the care and support that we offer to both our children and their families while they are with us. By working together to achieve academic, social and personal goals our children receive an education that supports the development of the whole child and not just their academic achievement. We value parents, families and the community as vital partners in helping us provide the best education possible.

In September 2020, we federated with Ridgeway Infant School, as the Blagreaves Federation. Both schools are maintaining the links created between the two schools, working more closely together and ensuring the smoothest possible transition for the children at the end of Year 2. This 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. At present, due to COVID restrictions, we are unable to welcome you to school to see us in action, however, we have recorded a short tour of the school which you can view by clicking here. If you still have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.

Mrs J Hill (Headteacher)

Latest Posts

Return to School Information 2021

We have sent out information to all parents with all the information needed ready for a return to school on Monday 6th September. Please note that our start and finish times return to normal and there is no longer the provision in the hall before and after school that we operated to support parents with siblings whilst we had staggered start and finish times.

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Rapid Flow Testing for Parents and Carers

You may have read or heard this week about rapid testing for COVID-19 being rolled out to include parents and carers of school-age children, including adults who support as part of a childcare bubble. This type of rapid testing allows for more asymptomatic COVID-19 cases to be detected and can help to break chains of transmission. These are the same tests that staff at

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Window Wonderland – St Giles’ Church

St. Giles’ Church would like to invite you to be a part of their Window Wonderland! From the 11th December a number of homes in the local area will be especially decorating one of their windows and we would love you to find as many of them as you can. Each window will display a St. Giles’ “Do not be afraid” poster as well

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