Show Racism The Red Card – Non-uniform, wear red Friday 22nd October 2021

By Linn Hoggins | October 15, 2021

Dear parent /carer   ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ is the UK’s leading anti-racism educational charity.  They work throughout the UK delivering anti-racism workshops to more than 50,000 people every year, while also providing specialist training to teachers.  Every penny they receive makes a real difference to a young person’s life and will enable their…

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School Crossing Patrol Oct 21

By Sarah Parnaby | October 14, 2021

Dear parents / carers   We would like to update you on the School Crossing Patrol that operates on the corner of Linskill and Washington Terrace.     Over the previous 12 months, School Crossing Patrol have frequently not been present due to significant and ongoing staffing absence.  We do not employ School Crossing Patrol staff…

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Nursery/KEEP Parents Evening – Monday 18th October and Thursday 21st October 2021

By Linn Hoggins | October 12, 2021

Dear parents / carers The below information applies to Nursery Parents Evening.  Your child has been allocated either Miss Owen or Mrs Henderson to host their parents evening appointment.  You will be sent a text message to which teacher your child has been allocated. As per our advance notification, parents evening will take place after…

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Reception to Year 6 – Parents Evening – October 2021

By Linn Hoggins | October 12, 2021

Dear parents / carers   The below information applies to Reception to Year 6 Parents Evening, information will follow regarding Nursery Parents Evening.   As per our advance notification, parents evening will take place after school on Monday 18th and Thursday 21st October.    Parents evening will take place virtually via School Cloud, a new…

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We have been awarded GOLD in our latest Health & Safety Audit!

By Linn Hoggins | October 11, 2021

We are proud to announce King Edward Primary School have been awarded Gold for our recent Health & Safety Audit in school. Please click on the link: North Tyneside Council – Certificate of Achievement – GOLD

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Years 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 – Sponsored Read

By Linn Hoggins | October 7, 2021

Dear Parent/Guardian,   To celebrate and encourage a lifelong love of reading at home and school, we will be running a sponsored read between Monday 18th October and Sunday 24th October.   In order to support your child’s early reading development in the best possible ways we are trying to raise money to fund the…

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Nursery, KEEP, Reception & Year 1 – Sponsored Listen

By Linn Hoggins | October 7, 2021

Dear Parent/Guardian,   To celebrate and encourage a lifelong love of books and reading at home and school, we will be running a sponsored listen between Monday 18th October and Sunday 24th October.   In order to support your child’s early reading development in the best possible ways we are trying to raise money to…

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Halloween week at King Edward Out of School – Monday 25th – Friday 29th October 2021

By Linn Hoggins | October 7, 2021

Holiday Club is open from 7:30am – 5:30pm and is £30 for the full day. All children will need to bring a packed lunch and we provide all other snacks and drinks throughout the day. As well as all of the above children will have access to a huge range of toys and activities including…

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Caterig Services – Celebration of Sports Fund Day Lunch – Thursday 7th October 2021

By Linn Hoggins | October 7, 2021

We have had some concerns from parents/carers with the setting up of their Parentpay Account for school lunches.  To do this parents/carers will need an activation email from Catering Services, you can request the activation details by contacting parentpay@northtyneside.gov.uk If your child would still like to have the special lunch they can still have a…

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John Spence Community High School – Open Evening & Book a Tour of the School

By Linn Hoggins | September 30, 2021

John Spence Community High School recently held their virtual open evening, unfortunately they encountered a few technical problems and some parents were unable to access it.  The stream has been converted to youtube and can be accessed by clicking the link: John Spence Open Evening If you have not done so already, there are still places…

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Questions about Covid-19 vaccination for children – want to know more?

By Linn Hoggins | September 27, 2021

Join Instagram live on 30 September at 5.30pm Suzi McKenzie, Young Mayor of North Tyneside will be joined by a GP, a vaccinator and a pharmacist. North Tyneside Youth Council want to make sure you can ask any questions and find out more from the panel of experts. Send questions in advance to youngmayor@northtyneside.gov.uk Follow @ntcouncilteam on Instagram…

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Class Newsletters – Autumn Term 1

By Linn Hoggins | September 24, 2021

Please click on the links below to view copies of the Year group Class Newsletters: Nursery Class Newsletter – Autumn Term 1 The KEEP Class Newsletter – Autumn Term 1 Year 1 Class Newsletter – Autumn Term 1 Year 2 Class Newsletter – Autumn Term 1 Year 3 Class Newsletter – Autumn Term 1 Year…

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YEAR 2 to YEAR 6 – FREESTYLE FOOTBALL EVENT – TUESDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2021

By Linn Hoggins | September 23, 2021

Children in Years 2 to 6 will be watching an assembly with Jamie Knight, a fantastic freestyle footballer on Tuesday 12th October 2021.  After the video they will all take part in a freestyle football session with Jamie.  Children can come to school in their PE kits on this day. To watch a video showing…

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Reception Parents/Carers – How we Learn in Reception

By Linn Hoggins | September 21, 2021

Please click on the link: How we learn in Reception to view an information letter for parents/carers of children in Reception. Thank you Reception Team        

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Parent Governor Election – September 2021

By Linn Hoggins | September 20, 2021

Dear parents / carers   The Governing Body currently has one vacancy for a parent governor.     Parents have an important role to play in the education of children and being a parent governor can give you an opportunity to contribute to the education of all children at our school.  Training and support for parent…

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HH Sports Coaching 3 day Multi Sports Camp, October Half Term – with Harry Hoggins

By Linn Hoggins | September 17, 2021

HH Sports Coaching with Harry Hoggins is hosting a 3 day Multi Sports Camp during the October Half Term at King Edward Primary School on Monday 25th October, Tuesday 26th October and Wednesday 27th October 2021.  To book a place, scan the QR code below or click on the link: HH Sports Coaching October Camp Booking…

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Catering Services – Celebration of Sports Fun Day Lunch – Thursday 7th October 2021

By Linn Hoggins | September 17, 2021

Catering Services would like to invite all pupils to a celebration of sports themed fun day on Thursday 7th October 2021 to have a party boxed meal and the chance to find a golden ticket and win a prize.  The meal will be free to all pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.  Children…

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Year 6 – Parents/Carers – John Spence Community High School – Virtual Open Evening – Tuesday 28th September 2021 at 5pm & Tours of the School

By Linn Hoggins | September 17, 2021

Virtual Open Evening – Tuesday 28th September 2021, 5pm John Spence Community High School are hosting a virtual open evening on Tuesday 28th September 2021 at 5pm for all children in Year 6, more information about the open evening and how you can access this will be provided soon. Tours of the School You can…

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Year 6 Open Evening – Burnside College

By Linn Hoggins | September 13, 2021

Burnside College are hosting a Year 6 Open Evening on Thursday 23rd September 2021, please click on the link below for more information: Burnside College Open Evening

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Operation Encompass

By Linn Hoggins | September 13, 2021

Please click on the link below to view an important information letter regarding Operation Encompass: Operation Encompass Information Letter for Parents  

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Is your child due to start Primary School in Reception Class in September 2022?

By Linn Hoggins | September 9, 2021

From Thursday 9th September 2021 you can apply for your child’s Reception School place. If you live in North Tyneside apply online at www.northtyneside.gov.uk  Alternatively, you can complete a paper application form which can be obtained from the school office. Apply if: Your child is due to start Primary school in Reception Class for the…

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Is your child due to start High School in September 2022?

By Linn Hoggins | September 9, 2021

From Thursday 9th September 2021 you can apply for your child’s High School place. If you live in North Tyneside apply online at www.northtyneside.gov.uk  Alternatively, you can complete a paper application form which can be obtained from the school office. Apply if: Your child is due to start school in High School in September 2022.…

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Out of School Club – September 2021

By Linn Hoggins | September 7, 2021

Dear parents / carers   As you know, booking for OOSC this term is now open.   We have reviewed our organisation following on from COVID restrictions.  All children should now be dropped off and collected from the OOSC entrance via Blanchland Terrace.  All children will have access to the outdoor areas, weather permitting.  …

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Start of term information and reminders

By Kate Byrne | September 3, 2021

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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Reception Classes – September 2021 Information for Parents/Carers

By Linn Hoggins | September 2, 2021

Hello Everybody,   We are really looking forward to welcoming you all to Reception next week. We felt that it would be really helpful to reshare some information and reminders that were shared with you before the holidays.  It is key information that parents and carers often ask for as children join us in Reception.…

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Update on Y5 isolation

By Sarah Parnaby | July 15, 2021

Dear parent / carer As you will know, whenever someone tests positive for COVID we always have to contact PHE.  PHE are no longer taking calls after 8pm at night.  This is why we were unable to clarify with the usual letter last night and sent texts as guidance instead.  I have been able to speak…

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Staff leaving

By Kate Byrne | July 14, 2021

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

By Kate Byrne | July 14, 2021

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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School Meals – September 2021

By Linn Hoggins | July 9, 2021

Dear parents / carers We are pleased to say that our school lunch menu will return in full from September!  Children will have an option of a hot main (meat or vegetarian), jacket potato or choice of sandwiches.  A salad bar is available to accompany main meals and children will also be given a choice of dessert…

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MONDAY 12TH JULY 2021 GIANT INFLATABLE ASSAULT COURSE – RECEPTION TO YEAR 6

By Linn Hoggins | July 8, 2021

To celebrate the end of this term we have arranged for the Giant Inflatable Assault course for all children in Reception to Year 6. Children can wear red, white & blue, sports clothes or PE Kit on the Monday. A voluntary contribution of £1.00 would be appreciated.  You can donate on the school gateway app,…

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Donations of School Uniform & Food

By Linn Hoggins | July 8, 2021

Dear Parent/Carer   We would welcome any donations of clean, washed out grown school uniform and PE Kit any donations of tinned food, pasta, tooth paste, soap etc   Some families within our school community are under great financial pressure during these challenging times. Any items of school clothing and food would be greatly appreciated…

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Reception and Y1 Transition

By Sarah Parnaby | July 7, 2021

Dear Parents and Carers,    We are delighted to inform you that the children in Reception and Year One will have a transition day on Friday 9th July.    We had intended this to be a whole school event but due to bubble closures this won’t be possible for all children this Friday. We hope…

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Birthday Parties!

By Linn Hoggins | July 7, 2021

Dear Parents / Carers,   As you know the last few months have been testing times for many of us and unfortunately lots of our children have missed out on so much due to the local lockdowns and restrictions. As a school, we are conscious that many of our children have missed out on celebrating…

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Its coming home! Wear Red, White, Blue – Wednesday 7th July 2021

By Linn Hoggins | July 6, 2021

Year 1 children have come up with the idea for all children in school and at home self isolating to wear Red, White, Blue to celebrate the England football team being in the semi-finals on Wednesday 7th July 2021.   We will be posting pictures from children wearing red, white, blue in school and would…

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Prevent Leaflet

By Linn Hoggins | July 2, 2021

Please click on the link below to view an information leaflet regarding PREVENT.  Prevent is about working together to safeguard and support those vulnerable to radicalisation. Prevent Information Leaflet

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PCR test for close contacts in Y3 and Y6

By Sarah Parnaby | July 2, 2021

Dear parents and carers,   For children who are currently isolating in Year 3 and Year 6 due to school bubble closures   Like almost every school in North Tyneside, we currently have a number of children and staff who are unfortunately having to isolate.  If your child is currently isolating, PHE has asked for…

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Y3 and Y6 remote learning

By Sarah Parnaby | July 2, 2021

Dear parent / carer Bubble isolation and remote learning You will have received a text explaining that there has been a positive case of COVID effecting your child’s bubble and informing you that your child needs to isolate.  The text will have told you how long your child has to isolate for.  Your child MUST…

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Extremely high COVID rates – Please follow advice

By Kate Byrne | July 1, 2021

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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COVID-19 Vaccination Services in North Tyneside

By Linn Hoggins | July 1, 2021

Everyone who is eligible who has not yet had their first vaccine is urged to book as soon as possible.  Thousands of appointments are available in community locations across North Tynesdie.  For more information please click on the link below: COVID-19 Vaccination Services in North Tyneside – How to Book an Appointment

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Y2 and Reception and Y1 OOSC remote learning

By Sarah Parnaby | June 30, 2021

Dear parent / carer Bubble isolation and remote learning You will have received a text explaining that there has been a positive case of COVID effecting your child’s bubble and informing you that your child needs to isolate.  The text will have told you how long your child has to isolate for.  Your child MUST…

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