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The latest news from Kells Lane Primary School.

Leave of absence and term-time holiday requests – Update

5 April 2019

Regular attendance at school promotes pupils’ wellbeing, maximises progress in learning and helps children to reach their potential. From the 23rd April 2019, if a request for a leave of absence is refused and the absence is recorded as unauthorised, a referral will be made to the Local Authority, requesting a Penalty Notice be issued… Read more »

Easter Eggs

5 April 2019

A huge thank you to all children, parents and family members for your kind donations. We collected 124 Easter eggs for Virgin Money Children’s Project.

This Week’s News and Photographs

5 April 2019

Year 1 Rocket Workshop   Year 3 visit the Botanic Gardens @ Durham University   Year 4 Dukeshouse Wood Photos   Easter Egg Competition

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 5th April 2019

5 April 2019

Dear Parents and Carers, The staff and children have had a productive spring term and are looking forward to recharging their batteries in preparation for an action-packed summer term. There are lots of things to look forward to as you can see below, including our Year 6 residential visit to Holland. Please do keep an… Read more »


2 April 2019

Did you know Fortnite: Battle Royale has an age restriction of 12+? Click the link below to read a ‘What you need to know’ guide for parents. fortnite-parents-guide-april-19 Information around keeping your child safe online can be found within the parents section of our website, under online safety.

This Week’s News & Photographs

29 March 2019

Early Years visit the animals at Hall Hill Farm    Year 5 visit to Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy   Year 6 inspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet    Playground Buddies training   Young Enterprise – Mother’s Day Sale 

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 29th March 2019

29 March 2019

Dear Parents and Carers, 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… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 22nd March 2019

25 March 2019

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for supporting last week’s Comic Relief fundraising event. Your contributions raised £500; thank you very much. There are only two weeks left of this term but we are still very busy. There are a wide range of visits and special events taking place over the next couple of weeks…. Read more »

Charity Work

22 March 2019

Find out how much we all raised for Red Nose Day 2019