Update from Mrs Armstrong

Good morning from Newsham Primary School, Please listen to the latest message from our Headteacher, Mrs Armstrong. Feel free to share it with family and friends to spread the message. Hang on to kindness and hope. We’re all in this together and we’ll get through this together! Take care and stay safe. With love from… More

Assembly Monday 11th January

We are delighted that you have been so supportive and proactive this week. Thank you for your help, understanding and supportive messages. The engagement with home learning has been very good and we are working very hard to remove any barriers to learning. We are keen to maintain the community feel of Newsham Primary wherever… More

Home Learning

Dear Parents and Carers We are delighted to see how many of you are accessing the Teams Home Learning Platform. We hope that it will help your child benefit from interactive resources to extend their learning. It will be an incredibly useful resource for submitting paperless homework, and in the event of a bubble closure,… More

Update from Mrs Armstrong – 06.01.2021

Dear Parents and Carers, Just a very quick update from Newsham Primary School to let you know that as each day goes by, we’re getting more and more systems in place to support the situation that is going to be in place during the weeks that lie ahead. We have already made a significant number… More

Update from Mrs Armstrong 04.01.2021

Dear Parents and Carers at Newsham Primary School, I feel as though every announcement I will have to make over the coming days needs to start with a heartfelt apology for the circumstances that face our children and you, our parents and carers.  Having been Headteacher at Newsham for seventeen years, there have been relatively… More

Updated plans for school – 4th January 2021

Dear Parents and Carers at Newsham Primary School, Please let me start by apologising for the timing of this communication.  As I’m sure you are aware, the situation regarding the reopening of primary schools in England has been the subject of much debate over recent days and this continues to be the case. During the… More

Well its Saturday afternoon on January 2nd and I’m watching closely as the national situation for primary schools appears to be  developing as each hour passes. I just wanted to let you know that as Headteacher of Newsham Primary, I’ve not been given any instruction at this stage, to prevent school from opening on Monday… More


Christmas Video

Christmas at Newsham has looked a little different this year. With no nativities, we have missed sharing our Christmas cheer with all of our wonderful families; however, that hasn’t stopped us having a fantastically festive time. Sit back and enjoy a sprinkle of Christmas magic from all of the children in Key Stage 2. Merry… More


Here is an update video from Mrs Armstrong.