Posts Categorized: Friday Bulletin

End of year update – 22 July 2021

22 July 2021.

Dear Parents and Carers, Firstly, please accept my heartfelt thanks for everything you have done to support our school during this last academic year. I know it has been challenging and frustrating at times and I am grateful for your patience and understanding. The staff at Kells Lane have continued to do everything they possibly… Read more »

Friday Update – 16th July 2021

16 July 2021.

Dear Parents and Carers, You should have received a letter yesterday from Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health for Gateshead. As Alice states in her letter, the infection rate in Gateshead is now extremely high and is increasing every day. The letter also explains that Gateshead schools will continue to isolate close contacts of positive… 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 – 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 – 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 September 2020

18 September 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, All children from Year 1 to Year 6 should bring home their own personal log in for Google Classroom today. This is the platform we will use to provide home learning should a return to remote learning be necessary. You will receive both your child’s username and temporary password. For security… Read more »

Message from Mrs Whistler

3 April 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, How are you? I just wanted to get in touch to let you know I am thinking of you all. I am missing school life and am looking forward to getting things back to normal as soon as possible. I’m sure you are too. We are all missing the children very… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 13th March 2020

13 March 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, We celebrated Sports Relief today with a day of dodgeball in school. Thank you for your generous donations; it’s greatly appreciated. I am sure many of you are worried about the current health situation in the UK. Schools are receiving daily updates from the Department of Education and Public Health England… Read more »

Friday Bulletin & Diary Dates – 6th March 2020

6 March 2020.

Dear Parents and Carers, Thank you for helping us to make World Book Day special for all our children. We’ve had a huge range of book characters in school today, not least the full cast of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Lewis Carroll apparently got his inspiration for the character Alice from Alice… Read more »