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The latest news from Kells Lane Primary School.

Friday Update – 12th March 2021

12 March 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, Welcome back to school after what has been a challenging few months.  It was wonderful to see so many smiling faces this week. The children have returned to school life with enthusiasm and excitement. Their resilience after the events of the past year is truly remarkable. Our focus this week has… Read more »

Friday Update – 18th June 2021

18 June 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope you are all well and are continuing to enjoy this lovely weather. You may remember last autumn we had a collection in school using the Bag2School fundraising scheme. We are collecting again next Monday (21st June). So, if you have any unwanted clothes or accessories such as hats, belts… Read more »

Friday Update – 11th June 2021

11 June 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, What a lovely week it’s been in the sunshine. The children have thoroughly enjoyed their playtimes outside in the sun – let’s hope this is the start of a long summer! There is still some uncertainty about end of year events and celebrations we can host in school, particularly with cases… Read more »

Friday Update – 28th May 2021

28 May 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for all your vital support during the last half term. Your co-operation at the start and end of the school day continues to be greatly appreciated. We will continue to do everything we can to keep everyone as safe as possible next half term. Please continue to socially distance… Read more »

Friday Update – 21st May 2021

21 May 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, I have seen lots of amazing ‘Stamps for Heroes’ designs this week. The children have enjoyed getting creative with rainbows and are hoping to be selected as one of the winning designs approved by The Queen. Next Friday is our dressing up as your favourite hero day. I am looking forward… Read more »

Friday Update – 14th May 2021

14 May 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, On Monday 17th May, children from Y1-Y6 will be taking part in a whole class environmental challenge to earn a Green Blue Peter Badge for everyone who takes part. The initiative was chosen by a group Y5 and Y4 children who have recently come together to form an Eco Action Team. Each child… Read more »

Friday Update – 7th May 2021

7 May 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for your support and encouragement with the news of my secondment to Gibside School in the autumn term. As our chair of governors said in his letter to parents this week, it is a unique opportunity to learn from each other and share all the wonderful things about both… Read more »

Friday Update – 30th April 2021

30 April 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, During the next couple of weeks, the children at Kells Lane will be taking part in Royal Mail’s ‘Enter the Heroes’ stamp design competition. Here’s an extract from Royal Mail to explain more: ‘For more than 50 years Royal Mail’s Special Stamp programme has commemorated British history and achievement. Stamps have… Read more »

Friday update – 23rd April 2021

23 April 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope you enjoyed your Easter break. It was lovely to welcome the children back to school in the sunshine this week. You may see some new faces on the playground as we welcomed four trainee teachers to Kells Lane this week. They are all on their final placements ready to… Read more »

Easter Update – Thursday 1st April 2021

1 April 2021

Dear Parents and Carers, We are so delighted to have all our children back in school full-time. Thank you for all your support with staggered start and finish times and for wearing your face coverings in the playground. I am extremely grateful to have avoided the necessity to isolate class or year group bubbles so… Read more »