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20/21’s Final Newsletter … issue 508

Well, we finally made it!  I’m quite surprised we managed to get to the last day without too much of a hiccup, especially when you hear about the Covid storm that seems to be brewing close by! This school year has certainly been the most difficult that I’ve ever had to navigate.  We’d already experienced a 6-month teaser in to [...]

Newsletter … week-ending 16th July 2021 … issue 507

Class Stars :-) Our Early Years… Reuben Brooks Class 2… Hallie Osborne Class 3… Henry Smith Class 4… Benjy Kennard Staff Shout-Out… Mr Thomas and Mrs Rinvolucri (Thanks for doing the assembly today Miss Smale... and thanks for the shout-out!) Please be really careful over the next week (even more than you have been over the last 18 months (thank [...]

SUMMER SANTA …

What’s on our school’s wish-list and how can you help?  [link]  So when Santa offers to make a special case for your school (out of his usual wintry seasonable months), you need to get busy and take him up on his kind offer!  If your hard-earned cash has been burning a hole in your pocket over the last year, deprived [...]

Contact tracing over the Easter holidays…

The DfE have asked that children and parents (and staff) get in touch with us if symptoms start, or there's a positive case of Coronavirus, within two days of being at school. That's Friday and Saturday for symptoms, and a positive result that could possibly be returned as late Wednesday, that you contact us please... at head@georgeham-primary.devon.sch.uk We would then [...]

Newsletter … week-ending 5th March 2021 … issue 491

Class Stars :-) Our Early Years… Oscar Humble-Smith (and Dad) Class 2… Violet Rampe Class 3… Evie Buck Class 4… Ilsa Cameron ...and a link to our Celebration Assembly too… https://www.loom.com/share/a94d5023cd7a4ca19f9bf026c11042fa If you’ve not heard yet from newsletters, assemblies, Meets or Classrooms, we’re really looking forward to seeing all of our children back next week!   What an appropriate term to [...]

Home test kits available…

Something that I've just found out... is that families of primary aged children can order Lateral Flow Device home test kits themselves. (Not for the children, but for the household.) Please click the link below to read more and find out about the process. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rapid-lateral-flow-testing-for-households-and-bubbles-of-school-pupils-and-staff

We Are Community…!

Just a touch less than two weeks of Remote Provision and then we're all back on the 8th March! I've got to say that I'm looking forward to some normality and seeing everyone back in... and what a term to have this as our school value for the half term - We Are Community!  I bet, after a rainy and [...]

NHS letter regarding Covid-19…

Please click through to the NHS letter regarding Covid-19 and Test and Tracking... Link

This week’s update… AND SURVEY PLEASE>

Dear parent / Guardian We hope that you and your families are keeping well through these difficult times. Since my last blog, I have been working through the government guidance relating to the possible partial reopening of schools from 1st June.  The guidance is still unfolding and we are working extremely hard to consider all the questions it presents and trying [...]

Prime Minister’s address…

Dear Parents and Carers, I write this, following the Prime Minister’s address to the nation about our country’s next steps and action plan. He said, that as part of Step Two, which would happen  after half term (June 1st) at the earliest, Primary pupils may return in stages starting with Reception, Year One and Year 6 pupils. I, like you, [...]