Dear Parents / Carers,   As you are aware, the Year 5 trip to Robinwood was originally booked for December 2020, however the lockdown restrictions meant that we needed to reschedule the booking for 5 May 2021. We were hopeful that life would have returned to normal by then! In light of the announcement that…

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Dear Parents / Carers, In Summer term we will recommence swimming lessons! We are very excited about this and I’m sure the children will be too. Swimming lessons are an important part of your child’s continuous learning throughout their school life. It is compulsory that your child participates in the swimming lessons in order to…

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Dear Parents / Carers,   Next week, Friday 19 March, is Comic Relief! This year’s theme is ‘Making people smile!’ and we are all about that at Gisburn Road! 😄 We are going to join in the fundraising at school by asking the children to dress as brightly as possible for the day! The brighter, more-mismatched…

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Dear Parents / Carers,   I am writing to let you know that Mrs Walker will not be in school for the next couple of weeks due to Coronavirus recovery and, sadly, family bereavement. I will be Acting Headteacher for this time.  If you need anything at all, please email the office or phone school…

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Dear Parents / Carers,   We are very lucky to have Mr Andrew Gilmour (Giz) with us to teach guitar, ukulele and singing to junior children on Tuesday & Wednesday mornings in the Summer Term. This will commence, week beginning 12 April 2021. His music tuition has proved very popular so far this academic year! As we have…

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Dear Parents / Carers,   Firstly, I would like to thank you all for your patience and understanding through these very difficult and unusual times. I think this lockdown has been much harder for everyone. I know that work, especially for those of you whose children could not attend school, may have been difficult and…

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Dear Parents and Carers,   Over the coming week we will be hosting Assemblies and small group teaching via Zoom. We have named the groups Zoom Bubbles. Your class teacher will contact you to let you know when your child will be involved in a Zoom Bubble. Zoom will also be used for Celebration Assembly and…

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Once again the Government have taken the step of closing schools to the vast majority of pupils in order to help to stem the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). This has been done at extremely short notice and we have been working hard to make plans that ensure the pupils can come to school and continue…

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  Again, we close our doors to the vast majority of children today! After the Prime Minister insisting he would not close Primary Schools, he has rushed a decision to close for six weeks at such short notice. However, I think we can all see that this is a necessary step to protect our loved…

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