Posts Categorized: Dates For Your Diary

Friday Update – 16th July 2021

16 July 2021.

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 – 21st May 2021

21 May 2021.

Dear Parents and Carers, I have seen lots of amazing ‘Stamps for Heroes’ designs this week. The children have enjoyed getting creative with rainbows and are hoping to be selected as one of the winning designs approved by The Queen. Next Friday is our dressing up as your favourite hero day. I am looking forward… Read more »

Friday Update – 7th May 2021

7 May 2021.

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for your support and encouragement with the news of my secondment to Gibside School in the autumn term. As our chair of governors said in his letter to parents this week, it is a unique opportunity to learn from each other and share all the wonderful things about both… Read more »

Easter Update – Thursday 1st April 2021

1 April 2021.

Dear Parents and Carers, We are so delighted to have all our children back in school full-time. Thank you for all your support with staggered start and finish times and for wearing your face coverings in the playground. I am extremely grateful to have avoided the necessity to isolate class or year group bubbles so… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 13th March 2020

13 March 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, We celebrated Sports Relief today with a day of dodgeball in school. Thank you for your generous donations; it’s greatly appreciated. I am sure many of you are worried about the current health situation in the UK. Schools are receiving daily updates from the Department of Education and Public Health England… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 6th March 2020

6 March 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for helping us to make World Book Day special for all our children. We’ve had a huge range of book characters in school today, not least the full cast of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Lewis Carroll apparently got his inspiration for the character Alice from Alice… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 28th February 2020

28 February 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, Welcome back to school after what I hope was an enjoyable half term break. It’s been a wintry start to the new term but hopefully spring is on its way soon. In the meantime, please check school has your most recent contact details in case of an emergency. On Tuesday, Year… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 7th February 2020

7 February 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you to everyone who took part in our storytelling sessions this week. The children thoroughly enjoyed listening to a range of stories from parents and grandparents. Your participation is much appreciated. Next Tuesday, we will be celebrating Safer Internet Day in school. This year’s theme is ‘Together for a better… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 31st January 2020

31 January 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, If you have volunteered for our storytelling sessions next week, you should have received notification of your day and time. If not, please contact Miss Heron in the school office. Many thanks to all our volunteers; I’m sure it will be a great week. It is with mixed emotions that I… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 24th January 2020

24 January 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, We have had a lot of volunteers for our upcoming story-telling week in school. Many thanks to everyone who has already been in touch. If you would like to volunteer but haven’t yet responded to the letter, please do get in touch before the end of next Monday so that we… Read more »