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Spring Newsletter 21/03/19

Dear Parents and Carers, It’s been such a busy half term so far and life in school is moving along at a very rapid pace!  Last week, the Year 4 and Year 6 children were at the Spring Sing, the week before that we had our Book Week and prior to that we’ve had Parents’...

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...

After School Clubs letter 25/02/19

Dear Parents and Carers, I just wanted to send a letter about School Clubs for this half term. We’ll be offering a range of clubs and please register your interest by emailing the member of staff identified below. Where there is more interest than places, names will...

School Funding letter 25/02/19

Dear Parent/ Carer, RE: SCHOOL FUNDING CRISIS – Petition Outcome The Gateshead Head Teacher Associations are writing to you today to thank you. At the end of November last year, we sent you a letter to let you know how the lack of sufficient funding was affecting our...

Spring Newsletter 11/01/19

Dear Parents and Carers, Happy New Year to you all – I hope you enjoyed a lovely Christmas break and that the return to work and school has gone smoothly! The children have made a great start to the new term and the teachers have been saying how impressed they are at...

Gateshead Schools’ Dance Festival 2019!

I'm delighted to let you know that Year 2 and Year 3 will be taking part in this year's Dance Festival on Wednesday 3rd April.  This event is very popular with schools, pupils and parents/carers alike and we are very pleased to be going along once again.  We will be...

PTA Christmas Raffle

The PTA will be holding a fantastic Christmas Raffle this year. The money raised will help raise funds for our exciting KS2 yard development as well as continuing to support fun activities for your child at school.

Early Years Unit letter

Dear Parents and Carers, I’m writing in response to a question that I’ve been asked many times since starting at White Mere in September 2017 - the possibility of school offering 30 hour Nursery provision. School has explored the idea in the past and found that it was...

Fair Funding for Schools Campaign

As you all now know, White Mere and all other schools in Gateshead are experiencing significant funding problems. The attached letter is part of a co-ordinated campaign led by Gateshead LA to demand a better funding deal from the Government. Every child...

Coffee Afternoon Raises £534.69!

Our Macmillan coffee afternoon raised an amazing £534.69. Donations have been spilt between Macmillan and Children’s Trust Fund. A HUGE thank you to everyone who came along to have a cuppa, eat some cake and help raise money for two worthy causes.

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