Further school updates for the start of term

Dear parents/carers, As a result of reviewing our risk assessments and contingency planning, I thought it would be helpful to confirm a few things before Monday for you and your children.  Having reviewed the latest advice and guidance there will be some changes from before Christmas in some areas, but not in others.  We are…

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IMPORTANT COVID UPDATES about returning to school

Dear parents and carers,   Having reviewed our contingency planning there are a number of very important updates to share with you all.  Please can I ask that you read the following information carefully.   Face coverings From Monday all parents and carers need to wear face coverings in the school yard.  This is due…

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Return to school 2022 and COVID update

Dear parent / carer   Firstly, can I begin the new year by wishing you all a happy and healthy 2022.  I hope that you have all managed to have a relaxing and restful Christmas break.   This is the very last letter I wanted to find myself writing at the start of 2022, but…

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Asking everyone for help

Dear parents and carers,   You will no doubt be aware from the news that COVID cases are signficiantly on the rise.  The latest variant is also much more transmissable and easier to spread.  It is now less than 2 weeks to Christmas.  La.st Christmas was diffiicult for everyone, with families unable to get together…

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Congratulations to Mr Routledge

I am very pleased to be able to share the exciting news that Mr Routledge has been appointed to a head teacher post in Northumberland!   Mr Routledge joined us to take up the post of maths leader and assistant head teacher.  Since then he has taken on a number of responsiblilities as part of…

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Start of term information and reminders

Dear parents and carers, We are very excited about having all of our children back and seeing them all on Monday!  Although returning Nursery children restart on Tuesday.   Whilst we are very hopeful and optimistic about what the year ahead will bring, the rise in cases in Scotland since schools have gone back is something…

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Staff leaving

Margaret Noutch – lunchtime superviser and OOSC member of staff I am writing to let you know that after many, many, many years Margaret Noutch is leaving us and is retiring.  Margaret has been a wonderful member of both our lunchtime staff team and also, in more recent years, of our OOSC team. Margaret will…

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Y6 last few days

So two more sleeps before our amazing Year 6 children leave us for their next adventures!  We very much hope that they are having a lovely last week and are all enjoing the different things that are happening this week.   Pizzas tomorrow As the children are due to have pizzas and ice cream tomorrow,…

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Extremely high COVID rates – Please follow advice

Dear parents and carers,   North Tyneside currently has a significant increase in COVID cases.  It has just been announced that there are almost double the number of COVID cases than last week. Thank you SO much to the overwhelming majority of parents and carers whose children are isolating, who have followed PHE advice to…

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Y5 children not all isolating as directed

Dear parents and carers,   I am writing to express my extreme concern and also to update you on the Year 5 PCR COVID test results.   Y5 children and families choosing to ignore the direction to isolate We are aware as a school and have also been contacted and informed that not all Year…

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