Monk Fryston Weekly News 27.1.23

The school target for next week is;

remember to use your indoor voice when moving around school.

Video Games.

We know that a number of our children like to play video games. Did you know that there is a really good website that allows parents to view a game so they know about the content? It also suggests good, age-appropriate alternatives to games that children may be too young for. This can be found at

Big Walk and Wheel Starts 20th March.

Our school will be taking part in the Big Walk & Wheel event this year. This will start on 20th March. Eco Warriors will be encouraging everyone to walk, scoot or cycle at least part of the way to school during the event.

RSPB Garden Birdwatch - this weekend!

This weekend is the RSPB Garden Birdwatch. Everyone is encouraged to count the birds in their garden for 1 hour. Further details can be found at

Y5 Young Voices.

We know that the children in Year 5 are looking forward to performing at Sheffield Arena as part of the Young Voices event next Thursday. This is an amazing opportunity and we know that they will love it. We hope to keep you updated on our social media feeds throughout the event.

School Closed - Friday 10th Feb - Training Day

Don’t forget that school breaks up for half term on Thursday 9th February, as the following day is a training day for staff.

Football Nets.

Our School Council has asked us to purchase football nets for use at playtimes. These have now been put in place and we hope they will enhance playtime activities.

Gingo 24.2.23 - Adults Only.

It's been too long! The PTA are hosting our first parent only event since COVID!!! Book your babysitter and get your bingo dabber ready for Gingo Friday 24th February 7:30pm in the school hall.

Tickets £5 each - book on ParentPay. Limited number available.

Come and enjoy a few games of Bingo with gin and friends!

Bring your own dabber!!!

Raffle and prizes to be won!!!!

Gin bar and other alcoholic drinks available.


If anyone has any unwanted Christmas gifts or would like to donate a bottle of wine for prizes, we would be extremely grateful. Please leave them with the office.

School Calendar

Don't forget to check the school calendar regularly. We have lots going on and don't want you to miss anything.

Low Income? - Apply for Free School Meals.

If your household income is low or has recently decreased, your child may well qualify for Free School Meals. Indeed, over the last two years, we have seen a significant rise in successful applications. If you wish to apply for Free School Meals, you can complete the application form: HERE

Comedy Night 18th March.

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Lunch Menu - January to March 2023

Click on the STAR EATS Menu to download a copy

Click here to send a shout out to a member of staff.

This is to recognise staff who have done something great. We want to recognise the achievement of all our staff so please help up to pass on your nice comments and thanks

Vacancies within the STAR Multi Academy Trust

Click above to see the latest vacancies within our Academy.

School opens Weds 4th Jan.

Don’t forget that school opens to pupils on 4th January 2023.