Latest News Updates
Summer Holiday and INSET Day Information
You will know from the media that schools are expecting (hoping) to welcome all of our children back in September. Did you know that schools do not get any advance information from the DfE/central government – we know when you know. We have begun to prepare for this and ensuring we are Covid secure. We hope the booklets...
Newsletter - 3rd July 2020
Dear Abbey Gates Family, WELCOME BACK We are looking forward to seeing the children during transition week - it is super that so many are able to join us and of course for those who can’t we are contacting you to prepare for September. Speaking of September, we are busy planning to welcome everyone back and scrutinising...
Wellbeing Newsletter - 23rd June
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19th June Newsletter
Dear Parents, STAFFING AND FOUNDATION – YEAR 5 SCHOOL TRANSITION WEEK BEG 13th JULY 2020 We are pleased to confirm the finalised arrangements for transition week. The only change concerns days for children in F1 and F2 now we have confirmed staffing arrangements from September. KEY INFORMATION: Children only need to bring the following: their own lunch, a snack and a...
What a joy it has been to welcome our Y6 back to school- they have coped so well with a new routine and with such maturity and we look forward to seeing our F2 children on Wednesday 17th June. These children will be transitioning to new Key Stages (and a new school too in Y6’s case) in September...
Home Learning Update
Firstly, a warm hello to you all. When we said “au revoir” on 20 March, no one could have predicted how long we would have to be apart. Every member of our school community/family has had to adapt and make fundamental changes to our everyday life in our bid to stay safe and well. Our approach to home...
We Miss You All
Dear Abbey Gates family Firstly, we are missing you all so much and hoping that everyone is able to stay safe and happy in these challenging times. I sincerely thank both my team and all of you who are doing an amazing job caring for your families and each other at home or work or both. The Abbey Gates...
SEE YOU SOON
Dear Abbey Gates family Oh my…. what times we find ourselves in. Today we said Goodbye…for a while. Your children have been a credit to you in these uncertain times, their enthusiasm and positivity is boundless and we will miss them. We will miss you parents too and thank you for your messages of support for...
Government Announcement re School Closure Measures
Dear Parents, Following this evening's announcement regarding school closure measures, we can confirm that we will be adhering to our moral and statutory duty and remaining open for the children of key workers and any vulnerable children - we look forward to welcoming them on Monday. The school expects to receive further information/clarification from the DfE tomorrow...
BEING HEALTHY UPDATE
Schools receive regular updates on COVID-19 from the DfE and we ensure that we follow the updated guidance. For your information the most recent guidance states: staff, young people and children should stay at home if they are unwell with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature to avoid spreading infection to others. Otherwise they should attend education or...