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

New School Meal Provider

We are pleased that we have a new school dinner provider to provide us with our school dinners from November 2021. Nottinghamshire Council are the company who will oversee this, with meals being cooked at a local Derby school in a similar arrangement to that we had previously with Derby Moor. They are providing us with a great menu full of different daily choices

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Secondary School Open Events – Year 7 Transition

We are beginning to receive information regarding secondary school open events regarding transitions to Year 7. Remember that the deadline for making an application for your child is Sunday 31st October 2021. As we mentioned in our first newsletter, please make sure that you select more than one school. We will continue to update this page as we get information from other secondary schools.

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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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