15th October 2021   Dear Parents,   We have been advised by Public Health England that there have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 within our school setting.   We know that you may find this concerning, but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England. Further advice has…

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Dear Parents and Carers, I am writing to introduce myself as the new Chair of Governors at Whitley Lodge First School. My name is Abigail Cummings and I feel very privileged to have been elected chair of governors for this academic year. I was once a pupil at Whitley Lodge First School and completed my…

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Hello, Did you know North Tyneside Council have PRE-PAID for every parent and carer in North Tyneside to access a range of courses for parents/carers (access now for life-long access)? There are courses for parents, carers and grandparents about children from bump to 19+ years, from the Solihull Approach (NHS).  Understanding your pregnancy, birth, labour and your baby Understanding your baby…

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Take the kids for free, all day, every day– Metro offer Tyne and Wear Metro are excited to announce that their Take the Kids for Free offer has been extended permanently, making Metro travel even more affordable. Up to three children aged 11 and under can travel anywhere on the Metro or Shields Ferry for…

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Reading books Key stage 1 and 2 reading books will be sent home next Friday 17th September. Following some important recent adaptations to the DFE guidelines on reading and phonics we will be making some changes to the teaching of reading and to our school reading scheme over this academic year. In line with this,…

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Dear Parents/Carers, Due to the easing of COVID-19 restrictions we have made some adjustments to the start and finishing times of the school day. These will be as follows: Morning Nursery 8:45am – 11:45am Through the Nursery cloakroom Afternoon Nursery 12:30pm-3:30pm Through the Nursery cloakroom Reception (White and Turquoise) 8:50am – 3pm Continue to enter…

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