As we head towards Christmas, staff at New York are determined to ensure that pupils have as many opportunities as possible to do all the things we would normally do at this time of year just in a slightly different way. You will all have received information regarding dates for Grotto visits, Christmas jumper day,…

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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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Mrs Shaw is in the PROUD book – but not the New York Proud book, the Queens Proud Book! On Saturday October 10th Mrs Shaw was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. MBE is the Member of the Order of the British Empire and is awarded Mrs Shaw for Services to Education (especially…

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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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We finally come to the end of what has been a rollercoaster of a summer term. Thank you to all families that have engaged with us so well by responding to surveys, letters and emails which have helped us to plan our next steps throughout the lockdown phases. I am delighted that we have been…

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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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Welcome to our second newsletter under slightly reduced lockdown restrictions. We hope you are all continuing to follow government guidelines on staying alert and staying safe. We have not closed since the initial lockdown was announced, remaining open every week day for key worker children. Newsletter_Special_Edition_May

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