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Out of School Club – Spooktacular Half Term Halloween Activity Week

By Linn Hoggins | October 10, 2019

There are still places available for our Out of School Half Term Halloween Acclivity week – Monday 29th October 2019 – Friday 1st November 2019. Booking for Out of School Club Club this October half term is now open in the School Gateway App with lots of exciting activities and a cinema trip!  Just go to…

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P&S Governor Meeting – Overview – Autumn Term

By Sarah Parnaby | October 9, 2019

The first Premises and Pupil Safety (P&S) Committee meeting of the academic year took place last Friday. This committee meets termly to review and address all aspects of both premises and pupil safety, and any relevant information or actions is then fed back into the full governing body meeting. During today’s meeting we: – Agreed…

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NSPCC – Speak Out. Stay Safe Information

By Linn Hoggins | October 4, 2019

Dear Parent/Carer, The NSPCC’s Speak out. Stay safe programme is visiting our school to make sure our pupils have the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse. I’m pleased to tell you that we will be working with the NSPCC, the UK’s leading children’s charity, who’ll be delivering their Speak out. Stay…

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Our contact number is changing

By Linn Hoggins | October 1, 2019

Dear parent / carer Our main school contact number is changing.  This is because BT are withdrawing the line we currently operate on.  Please continue to contact school on our existing number until you receive a text to confirm that the new number has come into effect.  This will be at some point on Thursday…

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Out of School Club: Christmas Holiday Club Booking Now Open

By Linn Hoggins | October 1, 2019

Dear parents / carers Following feedback from parents, we have decided to open Out of School Club on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd January only. Please note that we may have to cancel the above dates if we do not receive enough bookings.   If you would like your child to attend the club, please book…

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Full Governing Body Meeting – Overview – Autumn Term 1

By Linn Hoggins | September 27, 2019

In the first Full Governing Body (FGB) meeting of this academic year we have worked alongside the Headteacher to support the strategic direction of the school for the coming 12 months.  We have agreed a strategic plan and have set milestones for us as Governors, which enable us to monitor the progress of the strategic…

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School Gateway App – Technical Difficulties

By Linn Hoggins | September 27, 2019

Dear parent / carer We are currently having some technical difficulties with our School Gateway App.  Following a software update released by the provider yesterday, links are not operating properly within the App.  Unfortunately, the provider has advised that they are unable to issue a fix for a number of weeks. Until the fix is…

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Class Newsletters – Autumn Term 2019

By Linn Hoggins | September 20, 2019

Please click on the links below to view a copy of the Class Newsletters for Autumn Term 2019: The KEEP Class Newsletters – Autumn Term 2019 Nursery Newsletter – Autumn Term 2019 Reception Newsletter – Autumn Term 2019 Year 1 Class Newsletter – Autumn Term 2019 Year 2 Class Newsletter – Autumn Term 2019 Year…

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King Edward Out of School Club: Holiday Club Activity Programme – Monday 29th October 2019 – Friday 1st November 2019

By Linn Hoggins | September 19, 2019

Booking for Out of School Club Club this October half term is now open in the School Gateway App with lots of exciting activities and a cinema trip!  Just go to ‘OOSC Holiday Club’ to book and pay for your chosen sessions.  As with our term time club, you will need to pay for these sessions…

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Wildcats – FA Girl’s Football at John Spence Community High School

By Linn Hoggins | September 17, 2019

We would like to make you aware of an exciting new opportunity brought to you in partnership with North Shields Juniors AFC, Tyne Metropolitan College and Northumberland FA for girls aged 5 – 11 to access fun and friendly girls’ only football sessions which are being held at John Spence Community High School. Please click…

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Reception – Year 6 Parents Evening – Monday 7th October 2019 and Monday 21st October 2019

By Linn Hoggins | September 16, 2019

Reception to Year 6 Parents Evening – Monday 7th October 2019 or Monday 21st October 2019 Please enter your details and select an appointment time. You will need to enter a valid address when completing this form, you will then receive an email confirming your appointment time. Please only book one appointment per child online.…

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Year 6 – John Spence Challenge Day – Friday 20th September 2019

By Linn Hoggins | September 12, 2019

All the Year 6 children have been invited to a Challenge Day at John Spence Community High School on Friday 20th September 2019.  Please complete the online permission form below: John Spence Challenge Day (Year 6) Online Permission Form

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Advance Diary Dates Autumn 2019

By Linn Hoggins | September 12, 2019

Please click on the link below to view a copy of the King Edward Primary School Advance Diary Dates for Autumn Term 2019: Advance Diary Dates Autumn 2019

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Starting High School – September 2020

By Linn Hoggins | September 11, 2019

All Year 6 Parents/Carers Online applications are now open to apply for Year 6 place for September 2020, please click on the link: http://bit.ly/2kDBXLH to apply online. Deadline to apply for a High School place is Wednesday 31st October 2019

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Starting Reception Classes – September 2020

By Linn Hoggins | September 11, 2019

All Nursery Parents/Carers Online applications are now open on the North Tyneside Council website to apply for Reception place for September 2020, please click on the link: http://bit.ly/2kDBXLH to apply online. Deadline to apply for a Reception place is Wednesday 15th January 2020.

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Important Staffing Letter – Class 3M

By Linn Hoggins | September 10, 2019

Please click on the link below to view a copy of an important staffing letter for Class 3M. Thank you Staffing Letter – Class 3M – September 2019

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Out of School Club (OOSC) Christmas Opening

By Linn Hoggins | September 10, 2019

Dear Parent/Carer We are looking at which days our Out of School Club will be open for childcare this Christmas holiday. We are currently considering the possibility of opening on the following dates: Monday 23rd December Tuesday 24th December (morning only) Thursday 2nd January Friday 3rd January If you would like to use the club…

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Aldi’s Kit for Schools

By Linn Hoggins | September 10, 2019

We are collecting the Aldi’s Kit for Schools promotion stickers, spend £30 in store and get a sticker to stick on our wall chart at school. Once we have collected 300 stickers and added them to our chart we will receive a free sports kit for our school and will also be entered into their…

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Tour of Britain – Cycle Race – Monday 9th September 2019

By Linn Hoggins | September 9, 2019

Dear Parent / Carer Following some parental requests, we are very happy to allow early collection of children to attend the Tour of Britain Cycle Race later today. We expressed an interest to the Council in taking children from school, but the Council were unable to tell us before the summer holidays which ‘viewing spot’…

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Operation Encompass and Operation Encompass: The Next Steps

By Linn Hoggins | September 9, 2019

Please click on the link below to view a copy of our Operation Encompass and Operation Encompass: The Next Steps Operation Encompass Letter to Parents/Carers – September 2019  

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School Milk – Cool Milk

By Linn Hoggins | September 5, 2019

If you would like your child to have school milk you will need to register your child with Cool Milk.  You can register through their website by visiting coolmilk.com or you can speak to one of their Customer Service Team on 0844 854 2913 Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm. All children in school receive…

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Tour of Britain Cycle Race – Monday 9th September 2019

By Linn Hoggins | September 5, 2019

Parents/Carers If you are collecting children from school on Monday 9th September 2019 please be aware of road closures near school due to the Tour of Britain Cycle Race, please click on link: http://bit.ly/2kjPdoM for more information. Thank you

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Summer Raffle – Re-draw

By Linn Hoggins | July 17, 2019

We had 2 unclaimed raffle prizes, we have asked a random child picked out 2 tickets, winners are: PINK 246 – 250 – Davantis £20.00 Voucher PINK 601 – 605 – Wine and Chocolates Please hand your winning ticket into the school office to collect your prize. Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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Last Day Information – Friday 19th July 2019

By Linn Hoggins | July 17, 2019

Whole School (including Nursery) – Non-Uniform Day & Toy Day We are having a whole school Non-Uniform Day / Toy Day on Friday 19th July 2019 (no contributions needed for this day). Children can bring an age appropriate toy to play with in school on this day, sorry no tablets or mobile phones.   We advise…

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Consent to Send Books Home

By Linn Hoggins | July 16, 2019

We would like to send your children's school work books home with them at the end of the academic year.  These books will not be returned to school.  To do this, we need your permission as your child's picture may be featured in other children's books.  In line with data protection legislation, this is classed…

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Summer Raffle – Prizes still to be claimed

By Linn Hoggins | July 15, 2019

We still have some prizes from our Summer Raffle which are still be be claimed: White 481-485 – Naomi The Flower Girl £20 gift voucher Pink 16-20 – Davanti £20 Gift Voucher Pink 111-115 –  Family entrance to Blue Reef Aquarium Blue 111-115 – Wine & Chocolates Prizes to be collected from school office by Wednesday…

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Summer Raffle – Congratulations to our lucky winners!!!

By Linn Hoggins | July 12, 2019

Here are the winners: If you have won a prize, please hand your ticket into the school office to be able to claim your prize. Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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Match Worn Signed Matt Richie, Newcastle United boots – Winner

By Linn Hoggins | July 12, 2019

The Winning Team is Luton Town – the lucky winner has claimed their prize. A big thank you to everyone who purchased a team, all monies raised will go into school fund. Thank you Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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School Office Raffle & Signed Football Boots

By Linn Hoggins | July 9, 2019

We are still selling raffle tickets £1 a strip from the school office for the amazing prizes below.  We also have some match worn football boots signed by Matt Richie from Newcastle United, £1 a team.  Get your tickets/teams before its too late.  The draw will take place on Friday 12th July 2019.    All…

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Parents/Carers of Year 2 Children

By Linn Hoggins | July 8, 2019

Dear Parents/Carers I am writing to inform you of some small changes to your child's day that will be put in place over the coming weeks.  These changes are to help prepare your child for their exciting transition into Key Stage 2. Year 2 children are going to be beginning to use the Key Stage…

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Catering Services – School Meals Price Increase from September 2019

By Linn Hoggins | July 5, 2019

Catering Services have informed us there will be a slight increase in the cost of a school meal from September 2019, the new cost will be £2.20 per day. Please click on the link: Price Increase Letter July 2019 If you think you are entitled to free school meals, please contact Catering Services on 0191 6432288.…

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Summer Fayre – School Office Raffle & Football Favourites Raffle

By Linn Hoggins | July 5, 2019

The school office staff are helping to raise money for our school by hosting a raffle at the Summer Fayre today and a football favourites raffle to win many prizes include signed match play football boots by Matt Richie who plays for Newcastle United. We will be selling tickets in the Key Stage 1 main…

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FOKE Summer Fayre – Friday 5th July 2019, 3.15pm

By Linn Hoggins | July 4, 2019

FOKE Summer Fayre – Friday 5th July 2019 from 3.15pm All welcome to come along and support our school Fun Fair Rides, Games, Bouncy Castle, Raffles, Cake Stalls and much much more!!! Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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Whole School (Nursery to Year 6) Non-Uniform Day – Friday 5th July 2019

By Linn Hoggins | July 4, 2019

We are having a whole school (Nursery to Year 6) Non Uniform Day on Friday 5th July 2019, we are asking for donations of chocolate for the Summer Fair. Thank you Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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End of Universal Free School Meals – Current Year 2 moving to Year 3 in September 2019

By Linn Hoggins | June 27, 2019

If your child is in Year 2 – moving to Year 3 in September 2019, please click on the link below: End of Universal Free School Meals Information Letter Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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(Selected children) Year 5 Goblin Kit Car STEM Project – Thursday 27th June 2019

By Linn Hoggins | June 26, 2019

If your child has been selected to attend the Year 5 Goblin Kit Car STEM project on Thursday 27th June 2019, your child will need to be at school for 8.00 am.  They will need to come wearing their KEPS boiler suit (children will come home with one).  We recommend they wear shorts/leggings and a…

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Early Years Information – What to expect, when?

By Linn Hoggins | June 26, 2019

In preparation for your child starting Reception class in September, we thought you might find this useful and interesting: Early Years Information – What to expect, when? Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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Staff News and Updates – June 2019

By Linn Hoggins | June 25, 2019

Please click on the link below to view a copy of Staff News and Updates – June 2019 Staff news and Updates Letter June 2019 Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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HALF PRICE BOOK FAIR – Community Room from 3.15pm

By Linn Hoggins | June 25, 2019

ALL BOOKS ARE HALF RRP PRICE OR LESS!! – The Book Fair is on tonight from 3.15pm in the Community Room, all welcome to come along and have a look at the selection of books for sale. The Book Fair is also open on Wednesday and Thursday from 3.15pm. Lots of bargains, don't miss out!!…

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Year 4 (Year 5 in September 2019) High Borrans Adventure Weekend 11th – 14th October 2019

By Linn Hoggins | June 25, 2019

If your child is interested in attending the High Borrans Adventure Weekend – 11th – 14th October 2019, please click on the online form below: Year 4 – High Borrans visit – October 2019 Online Form Source: www.kingedwardprimary.org.uk

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