Dear Parents and Carers As discussed in my previous letter of 2nd January I am confirming that school will be open from Wednesday 6th January 2021. This is a rapidly changing situation and I may well contact you before then to advise differently. As I type this I have received notification that Scotland has announced…

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Dear Parents and Carers Happy New Year. As you will be aware pupils are due back to school on Wednesday 6th January 2021. You will also be aware that our area is now a Tier 4 COVID area (from 31st December 2020) with additional restrictions in place. This has implications for school and whilst I…

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Dear Parents and Carers As we return to school after the 1-week half term holiday I know that you will be aware of the national lockdown facing us, announced by the Prime Minister last night. In this he described how the R rate needed to be lower and the concern over rising cases and deaths…

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Dear Parent/Carer                                   COVID-19 information for schools    As you are no doubt aware, North Tyneside like all other areas across the North East has seen significantly increasing rates of infection over the last few weeks and there is now widespread community transmission of the virus.   New York Primary School is working closely with North…

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The following protocols apply to all visitors into our school. Staff and governors have worked very hard to implement systems and procedures aimed at minimising risks of virus transmission. Visitors into school are expected to respect and apply our rules. All visitors into school must have an appointment that has been agreed by a member…

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In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Department for Education published guidance on the 2nd July 2020 to assist schools in their planning to safely re-open to all year groups from September 2020. This guidance instructs schools to conduct a Covid-19 risk assessment which has resulted in the implementation of control measures that will…

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Dear Parent/Carer I hope this letter finds you and your families safe and well having enjoyed the summer break. I am sure that you have continued to follow all things COVID related including government guidance and advice for pupils returning to school. When I wrote to you on 15th July there was the expectation that…

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Dear Parent/ Carer, School closes for the summer holidays on Thursday 16th July 2020 and pupils will return on Wednesday 2nd September . During the last week of term all returning pupils were able to spend 3 transition days with their new teacher before returning to spend the last day of term with their current…

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Dear parents and carers As described in my letter of Monday 1st June 2020, Year 6 pupils have returned to school today.  We plan to welcome returning pupils from Reception classes from Monday 15th June 2020. Please contact school either via the class email you have been using or by phone on 0191 814 1788…

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