National Teacher Strike 01/02/23

Dear parents / carers   As you may know, there is National Teachers Strike action planned for Wednesday 1st February 2023.  We have been working hard to manage the strike in a way that minimises the disruption to our families.  This has caused an unavoidable delay in being able to update you with our plans.  …

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Year 4 Weardale Residential Trip – Further Details

Dear parents / carers   As we approach the Weardale trip in March, we would like to share some further information with you about the trip.     Weardale consent form Your child will bring home a consent form with them tonight entitled ‘Weardale Adventure Centre Personal Information & Consent Form.  This form needs to be…

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Staffing Update

Dear Parents/Carers   I am writing to let you know that Mrs Miller our Care, Guidance and Support Leader is going to be absent from Wednesday 18th January 2023, due to a planned minor operation.  She will be absent until at least half term, pending the speed of her recovery.   In her absence, please…

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Years 1, 2 & 3 DoodleMaths Back to School Competition

Dear Parents / Carers, We are excited for our children in Y1, Y2 and Y3 to be taking part in the DoodleMaths Back-to-School Competition. To take part the children need to be working in the green zone from 20th January – 2nd February. After the 2nd February, the percentage of students in each class who…

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Online Safety for Children

Dear Parents/Carers Children need to be safe both at school and at home, and online safety is crucial to that. At the start of each school year, all pupils are taught strategies to stay online safely through our computing curriculum. This is to help the children understand and be aware of how they can stay safe…

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Year 6 High Borrans – May 2023

Dear parents / carers   As you know, Year 6 will have the opportunity to take part in a residential visit to High Borrans this May!  We very much hope that all children who want to will take up this amazing opportunity.     High Borrans is an Outdoor Education centre near Windermere in the Lake…

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Year 6 Optional Additional Spelling Materials

Dear parents/carers   Several parents have requested additional spelling materials to complete at home. Please find on your child’s Google Classroom account two documents for revising common Year 6 spelling patterns.  Please feel free to download/print the materials to complete with your child at home at their own pace.   Please note there is no…

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Year 6 visit to High Borrans Activity Centre – May 2023

Dear Parents/Carers   We would like to invite you and your child to a meeting regarding the Year 6 residential trip to the High Borrans activity centre in May 2023.  The meeting will take place on Monday 16th January 2023 at 5pm in our main hall.  We will look at some slides of High Borrans…

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Parent/Carer Information – Help children to stay safe near frozen water

      Staying safe near frozen water: Coram Life Education have researched some resources that you might find useful for reminding your children how to stay safe near frozen water – lakes, canals, ponds etc. – following the tragic events in the news.   Produced by the Royal Life Saving Society, these resources look…

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