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Family Learning - Summer Term 2020Download
COVID-19 Key Worker UpdateDownload
Tea Party Nursery & RecDownload
Coronavirus letterDownload
New school drop off proceduresDownload
Tea Party Yrs 1 & 2Download
Year 1 Parents LetterDownload
Year 1 Phonics InformationDownload
Sport relief 2020Download
School Photograph 2020Download
Year 1 visitDownload
Book Fayre 2020Download
Social Media Comments LetterDownload
Free School Meal Application LetterDownload
Christmas Craft WorkshopDownload
Dates for your Diary 2019-2020Download
Family Learning Year 2 onlyDownload
Mrs Richardson leavingDownload
Swimming Y1.4 Mrs Simpson's classDownload
Walking to Church Fri 20.12.19Download
Year 2 Polar Express DayDownload
September 2019 - Free School MealsDownload
September 2019 - Reception ParentsDownload
September 2019 - Starz Hoola Hoop PurchaseDownload
September 2019 - Year 2 Ryhope BeachDownload
September 2019 - Aldi Sticker LetterDownload
July 2019 - Collection Information for Summer Fayre 2019Download
July 2019 - Summer Fayre & Chocolate TombolaDownload
June 2019 - Meal Choices Letter for W/C 17.06.19Download
June 2019 - Sandcastle LetterDownload
June 2019 - Yellow Day FridayDownload
June 2019 - Year 2 VisitDownload
June 2019 - Talk Talk Bag Questionnaire - Nursery Parents OnlyDownload
June 2019 - Year 1 Visit to West Boldon LodgeDownload
June 2019 - Year 1 Assembly Thursday 04.07.19Download
May 2019 - Coastal Project CompetitionDownload
May 2019 - Reception visit to Washington WetlandsDownload
May 2019 - Year 1 Castle HomeworkDownload
May 2019 - Elmer Competition LetterDownload
May 2019 - Family Learning Sessions for Reception & Nursery ChildrenDownload
April 2019 - TEAM TeachDownload
April 2019 - Whole School - Dress Codes Reminder/Hair StylesDownload
April 2019 - Easter Parade Times Letter - Rec, Year 1 and Year 2Download

Please see our "Staying Safe During Covid-19" Page for the most up to date information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

You probably watched the Prime Minister’s announcement last night, just as we did. He stated that schools may return after half term and towards the beginning of June, for certain year groups. Further guidance from the Department for Education regarding the possibility of the wider opening of the school from 1st June states:

Actions for education and childcare settings to prepare for wider opening from 1 June 2020:  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/actions-for-educational-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020/actions-for-education-and-childcare-settings-to-prepare-for-wider-opening-from-1-june-2020 that under the heading Class sizes and staff availability ‘settings should prioritise groups of children as follows:
• early years settings– 3 and 4 year olds followed by younger age groups
• infant schools - nursery (where applicable) and reception
• primary schools – nursery (where applicable), reception and year 1”

and as we are an Infant School we will be prioritising Nursery and Reception.

I know you will have lots of questions but at this stage we are still unable to answer most of them.  Further information regarding this will be shared with parents/carers as and when we have it.

We are still open for children of Critical or Key Workers.  To book a place, please contact [email protected] 

We will be opening our school to these workers only when parents are scheduled to work.  The school will be open from 8:50am to 3:15pm.  There will be no breakfast or afterschool care available. 

If you are a “Critical or Key Worker” and are not scheduled to work, your child MUST stay at home.  If you have a partner at home who is NOT a “Critical or Key Worker”, your child should also remain at home.  This is to protect all of our children, staff and their families.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

Free School Meal Vouchers

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From Monday 6th April 2020, all children eligible for benefits-related free school meals will benefit from a national voucher scheme allowing them to continue to access meals whilst they stay at home.

Schools will provide every eligible child with a weekly shopping voucher worth up to £15 to spend at supermarkets while we are closed due to coronavirus.

The vouchers can be spent on food at a range of shops including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Waitrose and M&S, with the Department for Education working to get more shops to join the scheme as soon as possible.

These vouchers will only be available during the normal term time with exception to the Easter break which the Government have agreed to provide support for. 

Please see our Staying Safe During Covid-19 Page for further information on how to receive the shopping vouchers.