Posts Categorized: Friday Bulletin

Friday Bulletin – 27th April 2018

27 April 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, I am currently in the process of organising staffing for September 2018. Once this process is complete, I will write to let you know the name of the teacher who will take over responsibility for your child’s class in September. I wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that we… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 20th April 2018

20 April 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, We are delighted that Ian Roberts (Director of Music at Newcastle Cathedral) will be coming into school to work with Year 3 on Wednesdays during this half term. He will teach each class various songs as well as developing general musical skills. He will also try and give each pupil a… Read more »

Easter Bulletin – Thursday 29th March 2018

29 March 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for your continued support this term. Happy Easter from everyone at Kells Lane.   Yours sincerely, Mrs A Whistler Headteacher   Friday 30th March – Friday 13th April 2018 (inclusive) Easter holidays Monday 16th April 2018 Spring term begins Wednesday 18th April 2018 ‘ZooLab’ visiting Year 1 today Thursday… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 23rd March 2018

23 March 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, Year 3 made us all extremely proud this week with their outstanding performance at Sage Gateshead as part of the annual Gateshead Dance Festival. The children worked so hard in the run up to their performance and really shone on the stage on Tuesday evening. A big thank you to Josh,… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 16th March 2018

16 March 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, Next Friday, we are inviting children to wear their favourite sports gear to school for a day full of sporty challenges including: the big hula hoop challenge; the mile run challenge; tennis and basketball challenges and much more. We ask that children bring a donation to support the event (£1 per… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 9th March 2018

9 March 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, Last week, we were preoccupied with Met Office weather warnings, the safety of the school site and local roads and footpaths, driving conditions, and the extremely difficult decision taken to close the school. As you are aware, the school’s closure was unavoidable and most other schools in the vicinity were closed… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 23rd February 2018

23 February 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, I wrote to you before half term to share the news that Miss Nagle, our Deputy Headteacher, has decided to leave the profession after 13 exceptional years at Kells Lane. Following a rigorous selection and interview process, I am delighted to inform you that Mrs Swinbank has been appointed to the… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 9th February 2018

9 February 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, It’s hard to believe we have reached half term already. The children have had a busy and purposeful start to the year and are looking forward to lots of exciting activities next term, not least the Year 4 residential visit to Dukeshouse Wood. There is a science theme to the visits… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 19th January 2018

19 January 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, We started this week by talking in assembly about the courage and determination of Florence Nightingale. The children were inspired by her relentless conviction and have continued to challenge and support each other in their own learning. I visited both Year 4 classes this week to observe lessons, talk to children… Read more »

Friday Bulletin – 12th January 2018

12 January 2018.

Dear Parents and Carers, Welcome back to school after what I hope was a relaxing and rejuvenating Christmas break. We have another busy term ahead with plenty of activities planned to spark excitement in our new topics. Year 4 will be visiting Captain Cook’s museum and many of you will be invited to watch a… Read more »