Welcome back letter

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Dear parents and carers,

I hope that you all had a restful Easter break and managed to get out and about with your families. We have a very busy term ahead of us with some key year groups undertaking their statutory tests in both year 2 and year 6. All the children have been working super hard to prepare for these and we know that they will do their very best and we are all proud of their achievements. We have held some parent events around these tests and we hope that you found them useful.

I know that you recently received a letter from Mr Beamish and so I just wanted to reiterate the keys parts of the information he sent about Covid:

  • adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and they no longer have a high temperature;
  • children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can go back to school, college or childcare when they no longer have a high temperature, and they are well enough to attend; and
  • adults with a positive Covid-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice will be 3 days.

Please see some key dates for term 5 below:

  • Wednesday 20th April – Secondary link local police officer talk to years 5 and 6 about local crime – assembly
  • Thursday 21st April – Year 6 preparation for SATs week talk with Mr Sullivan-Stanley 3.30pm Hall
  • Monday 25th April – Children will be taking part in Rogation Day activities in class
  • Tuesday 26th April – Year 5 swimming starts
  • Monday 9th May to Thursday 12th May – Year 6 SATs week
  • Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th May – Year 2 SATs week
  • Thursday 19th May – Art and Languages Day
  • Monday 23rd to Friday 27th May – Jubilee Celebrations – letter with more information to follow

Additionally, you will receive some invites from class teachers around going in to watch maths lessons and some of these will be offered next term too so please look out for these.

I am also currently working with Mrs Love to look at dates to offer Key Stage 2 music performances over the next two terms for you to enjoy and as soon as we have these dates, we will let you know. 

It has been wonderful to see how many of our parents and carers have been interacting with the class visits, assemblies and information sessions that we have offered. I have had the opportunity to gain some instant feedback from parents and carers about these sessions and it has been really positive, which has been great to hear.

Thank you for all of your support and we look forward to seeing you in school this term.


Kind regards,

Mrs L Rimmer