St Wilfrid's School News



In March 2019, we celebrated British Science Week in school. Dr Hodgson from the University of York led and exciting assembly about being a scientist. There were colour changing liquids, …

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Supporting the Scientists of tomorrow

Young York Scientists Land Place in National Final

Young York Scientists Land Place in National Final Four Year 5 and 6 pupils are heading for the dreaming spires of Oxford after landing top spot in a regional science …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance March 2020

Dear Parents, I am writing to inform or remind you of the following website links which contain actively updated information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). The links also contain information on both …

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St Wilfrid's achieves Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award

St Wilfrid’s achieves Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) message from CEO March 2020

Dear parents and carers, As the level of concern around the COVID-19 Coronavirus continues to grow I wanted to offer some reassurance around what we are doing as a Trust …

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SMCCAT Annual Reports 2020/21

annual report and audited accounts – articles of association – names of charity trustees  – master funding agreement –

Solar Eclipse

On Friday the 20th March the children had the unique opportunity to experience the Partial Solar Eclipse in school.  Dr Emily Brunsden from the University of York worked with the …

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Rocks to Schools Visit

On Thursday 8th January, Ken from ‘Rocks to Schools’ visited the 3/4 Classes and Class 5/4.  The children learnt about rocks, fossils and evolution.  They were able to handle a …

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The Lord Mayor visits school!

Well done to Charlie Thornton and Sophia Brandreth who were our chosen  finalists from the York Civic Christmas card competition.  They both joined Cllr Ian Gillies and the Sheriff, John Kenny …

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Toy Sale 2014

This week we held another successful Toy Sale in aid of CAFOD’s response to the Ebola Crisis.  Thank you to Mrs Houghton and the children in Year 5 and 6 …

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The Cosmodome visits school!

The Cosmodome visited school yesterday!  Each class had an opportunity to go inside and learn about Earth and Space with a trip around the solar system thanks to the University’s Cosmodome, …

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Our New Multi-Use Sports Area

During the October half-term holidays, our new all weather sports equipment was installed in the playground.  After securing a  £30,000 grant from Sport England, we have been able to develop the limited space …

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St.Wilfrid's R.C. Primary School proudly presents…Cinderella & Rockerfella


Year 6 Residential to Low Mill Outdoor Activity Centre

Tour de France Day

On Monday 7th July we celebrated Le Tour de France in school.  The children experienced a range of activities from a French Café to French art and designing their own …

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York Civic Trust Public Speaking Competition

On Wednesday 2nd July Wayne and Fintan from the School Council  took part in the York Civic Trust 2014 Primary School Public Speaking Competition at the Merchant Adventurer’s Hall. They …

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2014 Catholic Cup

Well done to our boys’ football team, who represented St Wilfrid’s wonderfully in sunny Middlesbrough, on Saturday May 17th. More than 70 teams from across the diocese took part in …

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Campaign leads to city centre memorial plaque

A campaign led by our Year 5 children last year has led to a permanent memorial in the centre of York.  The children learnt about the heroic actions of French …

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St.Wilfrid's awarded Active School of the Year 2014

Photo courtesy of The Press    

FA Girls' Football Festival

Interactive theatre show

Pictures of the children having a wonderful time

Nativity 2012

Here is a selection of photos from our spectacular 2012 Christmas Nativity

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