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A huge thank you from the NHS

Would just like to say a huge thank you to St Cuthberts Primary School for their fab pictures. They look fab with our rainbow at the Niall Quinn children’s outpatients department. 

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Easter Activities

Our lovely staff have been in a group chat and put together lots of activities for you to try over the holidays. Click on the links under each category below to access them.  The Home Learning page and google classroom will be back after Easter. Enjoy your break! Making Paper Beads Flip The Picture 3 Awesome Experiments Kahoot Quizzes 10 …

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Dear Children

Dear Children, How are you all? Believe it or not we should be starting our Easter holidays today!   It feels so long since we saw you so we thought we would write to let you know a few things. Firstly, we miss you all very much! School is very quiet and all of the teachers and teaching assistants feel …

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WHAT’S IN THE NEWS?

WHAT’S IN THE NEWS? Hello everyone! Each Wednesday in school the children and I enjoy our ‘What’s in the News’ assembly.  The lovely people at Picture News know how much you like them, so they have started releasing their online assemblies.  I would love it if you could leave some comments below, just like you do on your noticeboards at school. – …

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NEW KEY WORKER INFORMATION

26.03.2020 Communications regarding Key Workers for schools to share with parents: Dear Parents, As the situation with coronavirus continues to develop we are asking you to carefully consider whether or not your child needs to be in school. We appreciate that the central government guidance around what constitutes a key worker is quite broad, however we would like to remind …

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Year 1 and 2 Google Classroom

Good morning Year 1 and 2 parents. Thank you to those of you who have been sending photos and staying in touch. We have set up a Google Classroom area for our Year 1 and 2 classes where you can share photos and work more securely.  The passwords will be sent out to you via text message. Work will continue …

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Parents Guide to Cyber Safety

With schools now being officially shut because of the COVID-19 outbreak, it is likely that there will be an increase of internet use for families and children over the coming weeks. With that in mind, here are some great tips for parents on setting up the right controls and privacy settings to ensure their child stays safe online. You can …

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A letter to our wonderful pupils

I know some of you are a bit worried. Today has been a bit of a sad day as we close the school for a little while. We have asked you to stay away from the school you love and all of your friends. Use this as a time to relax and refresh. We would like you to do some …

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Happy birthday Mya and Emily

Today we have had lots of fun. We have celebrated Mya’s and Emily’s birthday by having a party this afternoon. We may have had a lot of sugar so watch out! We might be a little excited at hometime. On a serious note, we know this is the last time we will see each other for a little while so …

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Cuppas & Chromebooks

The perks of being at home with a cuppa but the dedication of being at school and working hard. Very proud of how hard you are working year 6. Keep it up! You will be secondary school ready in no time!

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Year 6 keeping their spirits up!

For our active time today, we created a tik-tok inspired dance featuring Bambi. We will survive! Check out the link below or visit  our google classroom.   https://drive.google.com/file/d/13QGVssVu0fC17bcexHmlRnOofHspwLKS/view?usp=sharing    

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Healthy Body and Healthy Minds

We know that this time of uncertainty can be very stressful for young people. They can tell the grown ups around them are anxious, routines change and there are many things we can’t explain.  County Durham have shared the following links with us which you may find useful for yourself or your family. Keeping fit and healthy also remains important …

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Key Worker New Information Friday 20th March

The most recent scientific advice on how to further limit the spread of COVID-19 is clear. If children can stay safely at home, they should, to limit the chance of the virus spreading. The government has asked parents to keep their children at home, wherever possible, and asked schools to remain open only for those children who absolutely need to …

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Key Worker Information Sheet

If you think you are a key worker, please fill in the attached sheet and email to school or return to school tomorrow. We need to know what both parents do as the expectation is that childcare is shared. Thank you Click here to download form.   n.noble@stcuthbertsprimary.com  

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Update

We are still waiting to receive a definitive list of identified ‘Key Workers’ from the government. At this stage we believe schools will be open for vulnerable children and children where both parents are key workers or in single parent families where the main carer is a key worker. Please contact us if you believe you fall into these categories …

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Free online apps during school closure

St Cuthberts Pupil Page Kids Classroom Secrets Phonics Play Numbots Times Table Rockstars SPAG.com Google SketchUp Top Marks Scratch Purple Mash Maths Whizz Spelling Shed Google Classroom Activity Village Literacy With The Littles Khan Academy Kids Go Noodle iPad App Classroom Cereal Indoor Activities

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