Letters to Parents

Change of Christmas dates: Letter to parents 2021

November 23, 2021

Dear Parent/Carer I had hoped that I would not need to send this letter but after a briefing with Public Health to discuss the rates of COVID infection across North Tyneside, I have taken the difficult decision to make our various forthcoming Christmas events ‘pupil only’. This means that parents, carers and friends will not…

Attendance letter to parents

October 19, 2021

Dear Parent/Carer I am asking for your support in improving whole school attendance and punctuality. During the COVID pandemic it was necessary for pupils and families to isolate if they or a close contact tested positive.  That is not now the case and it is essential that we build back up on our previous positive…

Welcome back letter – 26th August 2021

August 26, 2021

Dear Parent/Carer I hope that you have managed to have a safe and enjoyable summer. I am aware that several families have suffered positive COVID results over recent weeks and I hope that you are all fully recovered and ready for Thursday 2nd September when we return to school. Staff have been in school preparing…

May Newsletter 2021

June 1, 2021

Well, it has been a half term full of change and challenge! After welcoming back all pupils on 8th March, we have enjoyed the chatter of pupil voices and settling back into school life. We have continued to maintain all COVID protocols yet despite our best efforts, have needed to isolate several classes in recent…

March 2021 Newsletter

April 6, 2021

It is wonderful to have the whole school returned. From 8th March 2021 all pupils returned to schools across England. It was anticipated that this action would cause a likely rise in cases initially but as the rate of COVID infections continued to slow the government wanted schools to fully open to all pupils. New…

Second Letter to Parents Outlining Protocols

January 4, 2021

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…

Letter to Parents – 1st January 2021

January 4, 2021

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…

Lockdown November letter to parents

November 1, 2020

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…

Welcome Back Letter

August 26, 2020

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…

Break up – Letter to Parent

July 17, 2020

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…