Good morning everyone (08/09/2020)

Just a quick update from Newsham Primary to thank you all for your overwhelming support since the beginning of the pandemic and throughout lockdown, but particularly over the past 48 hours. As I’m sure you are aware, Y1 pupils and staff at Newsham Primary School are currently isolating at home until Thursday 17th September. This… More

Letters emailed to Parents – 07/09/2020

We have emailed two different letters to families today – one for contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 (sent to Y1 parents) and one for no contact (sent to the rest of the school). Please check your inbox or alternatively a┬ácopy can be found in the About Section / Useful Information for Parents /… More

6.9.20 Work for Year 1

Dear Year 1 While you are at home we want to help you to keep learning. We have got some fun tasks for you to complete. There is a reading investigation with ‘Iggy’, some counting activities and lots to find out about the homes we live in. Follow the link here, or look in the… More

Update 2

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank-you so much for the patience while I’ve been working with Public Health this evening. In between calls, I’ve seen some of your comments online and can completely understand and appreciate the viewpoints of concern that some of you have expressed. I’ve also been motivated and encouraged by the really positive… More

Important Update

Dear Parents and Carers, You may have heard that this afternoon there has been a confirmed case of COVID 19 amongst one of our pupils at Newsham Primary School. As soon as I received this information, I put into place a carefully organised procedure that is set out in the latest guidelines from the Department… More

Message from the Headteacher

Hello. It has been lovely to welcome so many people back into school. Pupils are happy and safely in their classrooms. Please watch an update from Mrs Armstrong to help things work even smoother over the coming days. Message from the Headteacher  

Public Health Message

I’m really looking forward to reopening Newsham Primary School to all pupils next week and our senior leadership team, office and premises staff have worked really hard throughout the summer to ensure our school can be as safe as possible for all concerned. Please watch this short film that has been prepared by Public Health… More

Final Arrangements for Pupils for September 2020

Please read this letter from Mrs Armstrong – a copy has been sent via email to families today. Final Arrangments from Mrs Armstrong September 2020

Just a quick update for parents and carers of Newsham Primary School…

I’m just listening to the 6pm news on BBC 1 and schools are the first headline so I wanted to try and provide another of my regular updates to provide you with as much reassurance as possible. As you know, we’ve been working flat out throughout the summer to get everything in place for our… More