St. Botolph’s CE Academy


During Lockdown, we have had some lovely comments from parents:

"You really are amazing. I think you are doing a wonderful job under really stressful circumstances. Thank you so much for every thing you are doing to give our child an education." (Year 5)


"Thankyou for everything you are doing in this very stressful time you and the other teachers are doing a wonderful job xx" (LFS)


"You're doing a fantastic job guys! Big thank you to you all" (Year 2/4/6)


"Your hard work is much appreciated and I love my son being able to engage with staff and class mates and keep his mind ticking and some routine going ❤ Thank you" (Year 6)


"You're doing an exceptional job under the circumstances.  Thank you


"You have changed our lives and since my child joined this school, he is a very happy student."


"Thank you to all the teachers for supporting me and watching me grow throughout my time at St. Botolphs."

Volunteers and work placements:

"Thank you for the opportunity of working with such a fantastic team and receiving incredible support."

Members of the community:

"The thoughtfulness and the good manners of the youngster who helped me made me want to let you know that you must be doing something right at your school."


"I am proud to be part of St. Botolph's, to be part of this strong family where everyone is accepted for who they are."

Parents about our writing inspire morning:

"I love to come to the inspire mornings and the writing inspire morning was fantastic, the teacher was enthusiastic and made sure everyone was included."

"It was great to see what my child's lessons are like and how the teacher interacts with the children."

"It is a long time since I was in school, and I was surprised at how much I had forgotten! Thank you for an interesting morning."

Parents about our Class Showcases:

"Class showcases are a lovely way to see what the children have been taught in school." - Turtles Class Showcase

"I enjoyed seeing a range of subjects in the showcase, there were more than I expected!" - Bears Class Showcase

"My child has just joined this school and is a lot happier and more confident." - Bears Class Showcase

"I really enjoy finding out what my child is learning so that I can help at home." - Penguins Class Showcase

Pupils about collective worship:

 "I love worship because I feel close to God."

"Collective worship helps you to get ready to learn because we reflect on what's important."

Parents about LFS Stay and Play:

"Lovely time."

"It was really nice to do all the activities with my child which are different to the activities we do at home."

"Absolutely loved watching kids play together and separate"

"I love these sessions. It is lovely seeing my son enjoying himself in nursery."

"Lovely to be able to share these times with the children"

Primrose Vale, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 9BT

01977 677494