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Kirmington St Helena’s School & First Steps Nursery




We are a small Church of England Primary School, set in the beautiful rural village of Kirmington and are federated with St. Barnabas Church of England Primary school which is set in the nearby town of Barnetby-le-Wold.

As a church school our faith is important and we follow the Christian values in all we do: the way that we treat each other, the way that we look for opportunities to help those in need and the practical application of our values. We believe that everyone has a part to play as a responsible member of not only our learning environment but in our local community and wider society.

Our website is filled with exciting work, amazing photos and wonderful information about our incredible school.

Our school has achieved a range of awards for a variety of purposes. Currently we hold our second Basic Skills Quality Mark, in recognition of the quality of our education and learning; the Sainsbury Sports Award Gold; and the Investors in People Gold Award for supporting all areas of the school community.

Although we are very proud of this national recognition we have not become complacent and are always working towards improvement. We cannot do this alone. We believe you, as parents and carers, have a very important role to play and we actively encourage close co-operation between home and school. We value and build on the experience and knowledge that children bring from home, and share with you the responsibility for ensuring that your child enjoys the very best primary education; an education that provides firm foundations on which to build success in the future.

By working together we can make sure this happens.

Pupil News

Recent Posts

KS1: Anti-Bullying, Orienteering & Diwali

This week’s Blog showcases the work that KS1 have been doing and we hope you enjoy seeing (and hearing) all about it. “This week in Key Stage 1 it has been Anti Bullying week and we have.. Made posters to show what bullying can look like and what part we will play to stop it happening. Learn ‘The Kids are United song’.  and accompanied it

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Foundation Fireworks and Poppies

Over the last couple of weeks the children in Foundation have been busy practicing their scissor skills, cutting shapes to make rockets and used different types of brushes to make different effects as they painted firework pictures, adding generous amounts of glitter to make them sparkle. The children also had great fun flicking white paint onto black sugar paper, to make an effective ‘night

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Remembrance 11th November 2020

Our Remembrance events this year were very different to our usual format but we were determined to honour all those who have given so much to protect our freedom. Each bubble went out at a specific time with the Reverend Lee Gabel and our Bishops Visitor, Mrs. Stothard, leading socially distanced services, on the front lawn of the school.

In the Spotlight

  • Foundation


    Mrs Jackie Pollard is the Early Years Practitioner and she is assisted by Teaching Assistant Mrs Rachel Russell.
  • Key Stage 1

    Key Stage 1

    The Class Teacher is Miss Kristina Somerscales and the Teaching Assistant is Mrs Kelly Hogan
  • Key Stage 2

    Key Stage 2

    The Class Teachers are Mrs Joanne Smith & Mr Duane Marsh with Teaching Assistants Mrs Charlotte Somerscales & Mrs Joanne Healy. They also have the help of Mr John Ward who is a valued volunteer, specialising in Mathematics.
  • Clubs


    We run a number of after school clubs, most of which are free. Current Clubs are Music Club, Basketball, Homework Club, Knitting and Sewing Club and we will soon be starting a Netball Club. In addition Football Club and Gardening Club are run over one lunchtime each week.
  • Trips


    In 2018/19, the following topic based trips were organised: KS1 & Foundation went to The Deep in Hull; and KS2 went to the Ewden Water Treatment Works at Sheffield. In July the whole school went on a trip to Williams Den which was paid for by our wonderful PTFA.
  • P.E. Competitions & Events

    P.E. Competitions & Events

    Throughout the year, Mr Marsh arranges for our students to take part in fun sporting events. To name but a few, these included: KS1 taking part in two sports mornings in Scunthorpe; KS2 children competing in the Browlee Brothers Junior Triathlon in Hull and in the Colour Run in Scunthorpe.
  • Other Extra Curricular activities

    In addition to the clubs run by staff, Stephanie from the Caistor School of French comes in on a Friday lunchtime to run a French club for all children aged 4 and above. There is a charge for this club which is payable to Stephanie. We also have a teacher from the Music Support Service who comes in to teach various instruments including violin, keyboard and clarinet. There is an annual cost to parents for these lessons.
  • Homeschool Diary

    Homeschool Diary

    If you would like to take part in our on-line diary, email your photo and/or a couple of sentences, describing what you have been doing this week, to by Saturday of each week. Remember to state what, if any, name format you are happy for us to use. The default will be 'a Year # Child'. You can take part in as many or as few diary weeks as you like, and the weekly diary will be published to the website each Monday. Thank you