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A warm welcome to Selby Abbey Church of England Primary School in Selby. Our children thrive and develop their independence and confidence in a busy and enthusiastic learning environment where there is always much to do, see and learn. We hope that you will find this website useful and informative. You will get a good impression of the school’s life and ethos and we hope you will take a  full and supportive interest in the life of our school. We believe that children flourish and enjoy school where there is a positive partnership between home and school.

Welcome to Selby Abbey Church of England Primary School!

My name is Jo Jennings and I am privileged to have been Head teacher of the school since January 2008.

At Selby Abbey School our main aim is to achieve the very highest standards of educational learning, within a caring, exciting and stimulating environment. We work hard to ensure all pupils achieve their full potential and are dedicated to supporting the personal development and wellbeing of all learners within our school.

I have a husband and two sons who help me to keep focused on the concerns that all parents experience. With our children, staff and governors working together, we do everything we can to make school a happy… Read more >>>

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Silver School Games Mark for Selby Abbey School June 2017

We are delighted to have just been awarded the Silver School Games Mark in recognition of our school participation, competitions and clubs. This is a massive achievement and special credit needs to go to Mrs Cannon who has worked tirelessly over recent months to get this off the ground and apply for the accreditation. We are hoping to go for gold next year!

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Thank you all for another fantastic year at Selby Abbey School. We hope you all have an enjoyable and safe summer. All our best wishes to those leaving us. We look forward to welcoming everyone else back on Tuesday 5 September 2017 at 8.45am. ...

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Quick confirmation that we are expecting children in school uniform as usual today. Many thanks. ...

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It was lovely to see so many parents come and meet their child's new teacher and class. We hope you found it useful and reassuring. Staff and children seem to have enjoyed the experience. Please don't worry if, for whatever reason, you were unable to attend, we will hold an open house session early in the new academic year. ...

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Message to all parents
You are all warmly invited to attend the governors award ceremony this Friday in Selby Abbey starting at 1.30pm. Parents whose children are receiving a special certificate or trophy should have already received a letter confirming this but we ask that you do not tell your child so it is a special surprise for them. We apologise to any parents who did not realise that all parents are automatically welcome at this event. As part of our continuous improvement, we will be refining our communication strategies moving forward to bring greater clarity and more notice where possible.

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Our summer fayre on Friday raised a superb £1604.89! Thank you all for your amazing support. ...

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