21 January 2022 – Mrs Walker’s Letter Re Start & Finish Times

    Dear Parents / Carers, We have been at level 3 on our outbreak management plan since returning to school after Christmas. I want to first of all thank you for your support, I know it isn’t easy managing the start times and your work commitments. Each week I review the cases numbers we…

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YEAR 4 COVID LETTER DECEMBER 2021

Dear Parents / Carers,   The health and wellbeing of our children, young people and families remains our highest priority. Thank you for your support in managing this during the pandemic. This week a number of positive cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Year 4. Given this, if your child does not need to…

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Mrs Walker’s Letter to Year 6 Re Secondment

    Dear Parents / Carers,   Further to my letter regarding Mrs Toor becoming Acting Headteacher for 2½ days a week, I would like to reassure you all that this will have minimum impact on Year 6. The change will be that Mr Browne will teach Year 6 on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings but…

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Mrs Walker – Helping another school on their journey of improvement.

      Dear Parents / Carers,   In June, we celebrated a really positive OFSTED inspection. We regularly share our good practice with other schools that are on their journey of improvement. In the Spring and Summer Term, I will be going to help another school on their journey of improvement for 2½ days…

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Christmas Party Hats

Dear Parents / Carers,   🎅🎄 On Monday 13 December, all children will be making a party hat in class. It is a long standing tradition at Gisburn Road for the children to parade in the hall wearing their party hat before they sit down to eat their Christmas lunch (on Tuesday). There will be…

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In the Event of Remote Learning

          Dear Parents / Carers,   Due to the re-introduction of face coverings in retail settings and public transport, I have arranged for the teachers to resend all the children their Century Login details just as a precautionary measure should we need to revert to remote learning. You can access Century…

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COVID-19 Update Letter November 2021

      Dear Parents / Carers, Here we go again! Saturday saw the Prime Minister announce the re-introduction of face coverings in retail settings and public transport. Face coverings have also been re-introduced in schools for all staff in communal areas. We are making some changes to our risk assessment which will take affect…

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