7 Dec

New Blogging Page

My new blogging page can now be accessed via the following link:



16 Nov

Headteacher’s Award

Well done to Amy and Cordelia  

You have shown perseverance and self belief this week and achieved some amazing results in your writing. 

8 Nov

School Values

This half term our core value that we are focusing on in school and discussing with the children is self belief.

We want all the children at Gillibrand to believe in their own abilities. Every classroom has the following words on the wall:

I can't do it....yet!

I know that all the…

5 Nov

Year 4 and 5 Judo Lessons

Year 4 and 5 started their judo lessons this half term and it was clear to see that they are all enjoying learning a new sport.

Keep up the good work!

19 Oct

Headteacher’s Award

Well done to the three winners of my Headteacher Award today. 

Well done Jason and Harvey  for showing great perseverance.

Well done Amelia Jayne. You always make me smile. 

19 Oct

Thank you

What lovely words from a parent. 

Gillibrand is such an amazing school. 

17 Oct

Curriculum Award

I was extremely pleased and proud to receive a Lancashire Education Award on Monday for Innovation. This was in recognition of the creative curriculum we have at Gillibrand. 

Well done to all the staff for continuing to provide fantastic and innovate learning opportunities for all our…

12 Oct

Harvest Gifts

Thank you for your kind donations for our harvest celebration today. 

Unfortunately we were unable to go to church due to the weather, however our harvest went ahead in school. Pat from Living Waters thanked the children for all their kind donations as they will help a lot of needy families in…

5 Oct

Flying Gorillas Visit!

A big thank you to the Flying Gorillas company who visited school today. Our children got to listen to such a wide range of instruments and music from different countries. Their amazing behaviour and attitude to learning impressed all members of the Flying Gorillas. I was very proud of all the…

4 Oct

Super Singing

Well done to all members of the choir. I was so impressed with your singing tonight especially The Greatest Showman songs. 

28 Sep

Amazing Artwork

There has been some amazing artwork produced this week in all classes across school. 

I am very impressed with what the children have produced and also all the children’s learning and knowledge about Georges Seurat  in KS2. 

Well done! I think we have some budding artists in…

23 Sep

Lovely Words

What lovely words from parents of one of our new reception children. This made me smile. 

"Hi Mrs O'Hanlon, we just wanted to say thank you for the last two weeks. Our child says he loves school one million two hundred and thirty! That is a lot, we are so pleased he is enjoying school so…