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White Mere PTA – The Year in Numbers 2018/19

We would like to thank all of the parents and carers for supporting us with all of our various events this year. Without your help, we could not have raised the funds that we have for all our children. Here is how we all raised the funds and how it was spent on the...

Newsletter 12/07/19

Dear Parents and Carers I hope this letter finds you well as we enter the final week of the school year and what a busy week it is! I wanted to send out a reminder of the week’s events… Sports Day Just a reminder that both our Early Years Sports Day and our Years 1-6...

New Date for Sports Day – Monday 15th July

Due to the inclement weather and the poor forecast for the rest of this week Sports Day will now take place on our reserve date of Monday 15th July.  The times for the day will remain the same:  Early Years 9.15-11.00am and Key Stage 1/2 12.45-3.30pm.  Thank you for...

Defibrillator Crowd-Funding Opportunity

I wanted to let you all know about an exciting opportunity that one of our parents, Mr Booth, has created for school.  Mr Booth has created a crowd-funding page to raise the funds to purchase a defibrillator for school - this page is simply open for anyone to donate...

Newsletter 24/06/19

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope this letter finds you well as we enter the final four weeks of the school year. There’s a lot to fit into the end of the term and I wanted to share information about some of these important events. Staffing for September- We have now...

Summer Music Performance – 18th July 2019

I just wanted to share the date for our Summer Music Performance.  Those children who are having music tuition in school for the violin, keyboard, piano and guitar will be putting on their Summer performance on Thursday 18th July at 2pm.  All parents and carers are...

Heworth Cluster Spelling Bee!

This Wednesday we will be sending two teams of children to compete at the Heworth Primary Schools Cluster Spelling Bee.  The competition is at Wardley Primary and we are sure our children will give a great account of themselves!

Year 5 Sandcastle Challenge 2019!

Our Year 5 children will be taking part in this year's Sandcastle Challenge on 5th July.  This is a fantastic event and we are delighted to have the chance to be involved for the very first time.  It is organised by Children North East and the Year 5s will be creating...

Rugby Club (Year 1, 2 & 3)

We still have a few spaces available for this new and exciting club.  The club will be run by a qualified rugby coach and starts this Thursday 6th June.  Please email Miss Wilson (rachaelwilson@gatedu.org) if your child is interested in taking part. Chris Boddy...

Newsletter 08/05/19

Dear Parents and Carers, I hope you all had a lovely Bank Holiday weekend and the first two weeks of the new term have gone smoothly! We have had a very busy start to the term, with the appointment of our new Headteacher, our Year 5 residential trip to Gibside and...

School Funding Update Letter

Dear Parent/ Carer, RE: SCHOOL FUNDING CRISIS – Update We wrote to you last month to inform parents/carers about the success of the School Funding Petition and how that had led to a scheduled debate in Parliament on Monday 4th March. We explained how this had only...

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