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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Year 5 Isolation Date Update

Dear parents/carers,   We are over the moon to let you know that your child can stop isolating and return to school a day earlier than we originally told you.  This is due to updated confirmation from PHE, based on when symptoms started in the positive case in Y5.  Therefore your children need to isolate…

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PCR tests for Y5 children who are isolating

Dear parents and carers,   I sent some brief information out to you earlier today, in order to update you at the earliest opportunity.  As it was the weekend I was out with my family.  Now I am back at home with full IT access, I thought it would be useful to give you more…

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HH Sports Coaching Summer Camps with Harry Hoggins

HH Sports Coaching with coach Harry Hoggins is running a 3 week multi sports camp at King Edward Primary School for children aged 7 to 11.  Cost is £15 per session. Week commencing: Monday 19th July, Tuesday 20th July & Wednesday 21st July Monday 26th July, Tuesday 27th July & Wednesday 28th July Monday 2nd…

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Year 5 Parents – RSE – ‘Alright Charlie’

On Friday 18th June Year 5 will be watching ‘Alright Charlie’ as part of their Safe Relationships topic in RSE.  This is an important aspect of safeguarding our children our children, especially as they are online a lot more often.  If you have any questions, please get in touch with our Year 5 team (year5@kingedward.org).…

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School meals

Dear parents and carers,   I am writing to you about school meals, as a result of some ongoing issues which we are experiencing.  A number of you have also contacted us to ask questions or to raise concerns, so I felt it was helpful to write to you all.   As a school we…

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Plans for September 2021

Dear parents and carers,   With just the rest of this half term left before the end of the school year we are obviously working hard thinking about and preparing for September.   A challenge to this preparation is that we do not yet know what revised guidance for schools may say after potential national…

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Summer Term Update

Dear parents and carers,   It was a difficult few weeks before half term, with an increase of COVID cases in North Tyneside.  This resulted in a request for mass testing in Y2 by Public Health England and surge testing across North Tyneside.  A number of local schools closed to many year groups and one…

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Happy birthday Nigel!

Dear parent / carer   Our very own Nigel is one year old today!     I am the first person to admit that I was sceptical about the idea of a school dog.  Having been afraid of dogs myself since I was little, I didn’t see how a dog could fit into our school community. …

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Kitchen closed 26.05.21

Dear parent / carer Our school kitchen will be closed again tomorrow (Wednesday 26th May) due to a potential case of COVID among the kitchen staff. A packed lunch will be provided for all children eligible for Free School Meals (both universal and benefits related).  All other children must come to school with a packed…

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