End of year update – 22 July 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, Firstly, please accept my heartfelt thanks for everything you have done to support our school during this last academic year. I know it has been challenging and frustrating at times and I am grateful for your patience and understanding. The staff at Kells Lane have continued to do everything they possibly… Read more »

Friday Update – 16th July 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, You should have received a letter yesterday from Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health for Gateshead. As Alice states in her letter, the infection rate in Gateshead is now extremely high and is increasing every day. The letter also explains that Gateshead schools will continue to isolate close contacts of positive… Read more »

Friday Update – 9th July 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you so much for your support and understanding this week when many of our class bubbles had to begin self-isolation. I understand how difficult and frustrating this is and was pleased to hear the changes to government policy from September. In the meantime, as cases of Covid-19 continue to double… Read more »

Friday Update – 2nd July 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, As we approach the last couple of the weeks of the summer term, I would like to update you on some practical arrangements for our return to school in September. Depending on any government restrictions, we are planning for Kells Lane to return to as normal as possible. This means the… Read more »

Friday Update – 25th June 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, This time of year is when our Year 5 children consider whether they would like to apply to be on the School Council in Year 6. However, over the past couple of months, we have transformed the way all our children’s voices are heard. Using the Smart School Councils approach, all… Read more »

Friday Update – 18th June 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, I hope you are all well and are continuing to enjoy this lovely weather. You may remember last autumn we had a collection in school using the Bag2School fundraising scheme. We are collecting again next Monday (21st June). So, if you have any unwanted clothes or accessories such as hats, belts… Read more »

Friday Update – 11th June 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, What a lovely week it’s been in the sunshine. The children have thoroughly enjoyed their playtimes outside in the sun – let’s hope this is the start of a long summer! There is still some uncertainty about end of year events and celebrations we can host in school, particularly with cases… Read more »

Friday Update – 28th May 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for all your vital support during the last half term. Your co-operation at the start and end of the school day continues to be greatly appreciated. We will continue to do everything we can to keep everyone as safe as possible next half term. Please continue to socially distance… Read more »

Friday Update – 14th May 2021

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Dear Parents and Carers, On Monday 17th May, children from Y1-Y6 will be taking part in a whole class environmental challenge to earn a Green Blue Peter Badge for everyone who takes part. The initiative was chosen by a group Y5 and Y4 children who have recently come together to form an Eco Action Team. Each child… Read more »