Willington
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Newsletter – Friday 1st DecemberNewsletter – Friday 24th NovemberWe are a ‘GOOD’ School – Ofsted InspectionNewsletter Friday 17th November 2023Odd Socks DayTeacher and Parent Information Sessions (year 3 to 6)Is My Child Too ill for School?Newsletter – Friday 20th October 2023Newsletter – Friday 13th OctoberNewsletter – Friday 6th OctoberNasal Flu VaccinationsInspection of Willington Primary School by OfstedNewsletter – Friday 29th September 2023Open Day for Nursery and Reception Starters 2024Newsletter – Friday 22nd September 2023Newsletter – Friday 15th September 2023Jamie Knight Freestyle FootballerTime Detectives and a Travelling TurtleSchool Games Gold AwardPiece of Mind Workshops August 2023Can You Bake a Cake?Summer School Fayre 20232023 Sports Days!Household Support FundingDrowning Prevention Week 17th to 24th JuneTickets on Sale for Pirates vs Mermaids ShowDog SafetyApply for a Nursery PlaceHalf Term HolidaySupporting Your Children’s Emotional Wellbeing Needs – Coffee Afternoon for Parents/CarersHappy Easter Everyone!Year 2 Visit the Locomotion MuseumEaster CelebrationOur Eco Team and RecyclingDecorate an Egg CompetitionJob Vacancy – CleanerEaster Celebration at Methodist ChurchEgg Decorating CompetitionSchool CLOSED to all Pupils (Friday 10th March)Spring Reception Class Teacher and Parent Information AfternoonSpring Teacher and Parent Information Phone Calls Year 1 to Year 6World Book Day 2023Tips for Encouraging Open Discussions about Digital LivesOpen as Usual on Wednesday 1st FebruaryHeadteachers Message Christmas 2022Donations Needed for the Christmas FairChristmas Fair – Thursday 8th December at 1:20pmOpen Day – Thursday 17th NovemberFriends of the School InviteHalloween DiscoReception Class Teacher and Parent Information Afternoon Autumn 2022Teacher and Parent Information Phone Calls (year 1 to 6) Autumn Term 2022Chartwells School Dinner SurveyAre you entitled to free school meals and other benefits?Data Protection and Freedom of InformationWelcome Back – Autumn 2022 Headteacher MessageNasal Flu VaccinationsNotice of School Closure – Monday 19th SeptemberWill your child turn 5 between 1st September 2023 and 31st August 2024? Apply for a Primary PlaceFAO Year 6 Parents – Application for a Secondary School PlaceEnergy Saving TipsRevised start times for years 5 and 6A Challenging But Successful YearYear 6 Leavers 2022Your Opinion MattersHot Temperatures – Uniform SuspendedSports DaysCOVID Guidance Update – June 2022Household Support Grant Summer 2022Covid Update 4th January 2022Protected: Data Protection Policy StaffProtected: Confidential Reporting Code StaffProtected: Photographic Policy StaffProtected: Online Safety Policy StaffProtected: Safeguarding Policy StaffProtected: Equality Policy Statement StaffProtected: Emergency Fire Plan StaffProtected: Health and Safety Handbook StaffProtected: Health and Safety Policy StaffProtected: Leave of Absence Policy StaffProtected: Attendance Management Policy StaffProtected: Appraisal Policy Support StaffProtected: Appraisal Policy Teaching StaffProtected: Code of ConductParent ConsultationsGovernor PosterCovid Support Grant – SummerCovid 19 Information and Update 28th June 2021Going Wild ChallengeWater SafetyHeadteacher’s Half-Term MessageFun and Food for Half Term HolidayIs your child safe online?COVID Local Support GrantTurning on subtitles can double the chances of a child becoming good at reading.Closure of Nursery and Reception Classes for the Local Elections on Thursday 6th MayWinter Fund Vouchers – Easter BreakReturning to School on Monday 8th MarchHalf Term MessagePARTIAL SCHOOL CLOSURE – Wednesday 10th FebruaryProblem Reported with Supermarket e-Code Vouchers 02.02.2021Children’s Mental Health Week 2021PARTIAL SCHOOL CLOSURE – TUESDAY 2nd FEBRUARYWINTER FOOD VOUCHERS For HALF TERMGovernor – Mrs Elaine WaltonWho is eligible for supermarket vouchers?Free School Meal Voucher Update – Important InformationSCHOOL CLOSED (Thurs 14th January) to all Key Worker and Vulnerable childrenFood Packs Available for Parents/Carers Who are Eligible for Free School MealsNew School Phone Number – To be used throughout lockdown period.Packed Lunches for Free School Meal ChildrenSchool work for all children will be available from 10am on 5th January via SeesawDelayed School Opening – Important InformationUpdate on School Reopening on Tuesday 5th JanuaryReporting covid symptoms after the school closes for Christmas holidaysWinter Grant Scheme – Food VouchersChildren can eat free in Asda cafes throughout DecemberDid your child miss the flu vaccination clinic in school on Thursday 10th December?Christmas 2020 Dates for DiariesSports Premium Provision 2020 – 2021School Covid HelplineFAO Parents who have refused ‘Fluenz’ nasal spray flu vaccine due to porcine gelatine contentOdd Socks Day – Monday 16th NovemberFAO Parents/Carers of children NOT in Year 3 (11th November)Year 3 Children to Self-Isolate from 11th to 23rd November 2020Social Distancing at Morning Drop-offs and Afternoon Pick-ups.Flu Vaccination Programme For 2020 School Aged ChildrenBBC Children in Need Day – Friday 13th NovemberParents Evening Phone CallsRe-opening of Nursery and ReceptionOut of Hours Contact to Report a Positive Covid-19 CaseMasks Now RequiredFAO of Parents from Year 1 Through to Year 6 UpdateFAO Parents of Children in Year 1 Through to Year 6Important Message for Parents of Nursery/Reception Children Regarding Self-IsolationImportant Notice for Parents and CarersAR Home Connect User GuideHome Times and Parkside PupilsWill your child turn 5 between 1st September 2021 and 31st August 2022? If yes, you need to apply for a school place.Important Information for Year 6 Parents – Secondary School Admissions 2021Please Activate a ParentPay AccountReturning to School in September – UpdateReturn to School in September – Important InformationGoodbye Year 6Summer Holiday Food Voucher SchemeDoorstep GigsFAO Parents/Carers of Reception Class September Starters – Forms to CompleteYear 4 School Transition Days Week Beginning 6th July – Parent/Carer InformationYear 5 Summer School at Parkside AcademyYear 3 In School Transition Days Week Beginning 29th June – Parent/Carer InformationImportant Information Regarding Transition and Return to School for All Year GroupsFAO Parents/Carers in Reception, Year 1 and 6 – Response RequiredUpdate on School Re-opening – DelayedImportant Information – Re-opening of SchoolFree School Meal Vouchers UpdateOpening of School for Selected Year Groups from 1st JuneHeadteacher Update 11th May 2020Work Packs Available to Collect (Fri 1st May)Resources to Support Your Mental HealthAdvice in County DurhamFood Bank SupportCovid-19 Mental Health and WellbeingFree School Meal Voucher SystemMessage from Headteacher re COVID-19School Nurse Service Contact DetailsSchool Closure Update Friday 20/03/2020School Closure Update – Key Workers 19/03/2020 5:00pmSchool Closure Update 19/03/2020 10:00amSchool Update 18th March 13:30pmScienceP.S.H.EHistoryGeographyParents Evening Spring 2020World Book Day 2020Sense of Belonging Community ProjectChristmas Fair Wednesday 4th DecemberHow Can I Help Keep My Child Happy and Safe with TechnologyStay Safe This Bonfire NightOctober Half Term Activities 2019Parents Evening – Autumn TermSports Premium 2019/2020Pupil Premium 2019 / 2020Key Stage Two Results 2018/2019Key Stage One Results 2018/2019Year 1 Phonics 2018/19Connecting Classrooms Project‘Our Willington’ Sound and Light Installation and Lantern ParadeTempest Photographer in SchoolFlu Vaccine ConsentSecondary School ApplicationsWill your child turn 5 between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021?Change of Date for May Day Bank HolidayDates of Summer Term EventsWell Done Year 6Year 5 Go MiningDinosaur Museum in Reception ClassPerforming Arts ProductionHoliday Club SuccessCreativity in Year 5Nursery Only Closed – Thursday 23rd MayEaster Egg Competition Thursday 4th AprilPupil Premium 2018 / 2019Fire Service Visit Nursery ChildrenNational Breakfast ProgrammeSchool Nurse Drop In – Thursday 28th March 1-3pmFlags of the WorldParents Evening – Spring TermComic Relief Red Nose Day – Friday 15th MarchReception Class Outdoor Area UpgradeScience Investigation in Year 5Celebrating Chinese New YearCool Artwork in Year 1WWII Comes to Life for Year 6Visit to the DentistMantel and Tectonic PlatesWe’re Going on a Zoo Animal Hunt!Stay and Play for Reception Parents and CarersFirst Session for the Running ClubYear 1 Discovered a Crime Scene!Climbing Mountains in Year 5Year 5 Greek HomeworkLove of ReadingAutumn Term Parents EveningNursery had VisitorsMayan Feast in Year 6Year 6 Rugby TeamAnimal Antics in Reception ClassYear 1 SuperherosYear 6 Tag Rugby FestivalYear 6 and Mayan SocietyShow Racism the Red Card – Friday 19th OctoberReception Class – The Meaning of NocturnalYear 4 Visit Binchester Roman FortSports Premium Provision 2018 – 2019A Taster for JudoMummifying in Year 3Children in Need Day – Friday 16th NovemberPudsey Bear Lunch – Friday 16th NovemberReading Volunteers NeededYear 2 Share Their StoriesCooking in Reception ClassRoman Invasion in Year 4October Half-Term Cinema TripReception Class Search for the GruffaloYear 5 Solar SystemThe FISCH ProgrammeFlu Vaccinations for Children in Reception Class up to and Including Year 5Missing School Means Missing Out‘Pop-Up’ Planetarium Visits SchoolMayan CivilizationReception Class New StartersSlow to 20 for Safer StreetsEnd of Year Message 2017/2018‘Willington Primary continues to be good school’ – Ofsted May 2018School Grounds DevelopmentWillington BannerWell Done Year 6!The Lighthouse KeepersKeeping Our Children Safe OnlineWedding CelebrationsParent Survey ResultsSATs Week – Good Luck Year 6Parent Questionnaire Summer 2018Cinderella & Rockerfella PerformanceDaily MileEggcellent Work!Sports Premium Provision 2017 -2018Parents Evenings – Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th March 2018World Book Day 2018 – Thursday 1st March 2018A Fun End to TermYear 4 Attend Dance FestivalGo-Givers – Make a Difference CampaignYoga StoryConcerns Over Roblox – An Online GameKeeping Our Children Safe OnlineWillington’s HeroWe Love reading!Snow Day in NurseryWelcome Back!Year 3 Were Mummified!Where Does the Time Go?We Have the Best Breakfast Club in the North EastAre You Worried About Christmas?Let’s Wear Something Festive – Friday 15th DecemberA Christmas JourneyKey Stage Two Results 2017Key Stage One Results 2017/2018Year 1 Phonics 2017Early Years Foundation Stage 2018/9Breakfast Club Success!Takeover ChallengeThank you for your DonationsScience is Fun!Children in Need 2017 – Friday 17th NovemberParents Evenings – Week Commencing 20th NovemberYear 3 Learning Journey and News – Autumn TermSculpture WeekYear 6 Safety Carousel 2017Sleep Matters!Stay Safe on Bonfire NightSchool VacanciesChristmas Dates for Your Diaries!Breakfast Club Success!Nocturnal Animals Visit Reception ClassSchool HoursReminder – School Closed Monday 9th OctoberSports Premium Funding 2017 – 2018Pupil Premium 2017/2018Say Goodbye to Head LiceFantastic Turnout for Reception Class ‘Stay and Play’ SessionTempest Photographers in SchoolReception News 2017/2018The Romans – Autumn Term Year 4Year 5 News 2017/2018Year 6 News 2017/2018Year 2 News and Learning Autumn TermIs your child due to start primary or secondary school in September 2018?Why Fork Out?All About Me!Bug Club Reading ProgrammePrevious Years Governing Body Record of AttendanceThe Class of 2017Welcome Back to School!Reception Trip to Low BarnesMini-Beast ExplorersChildren Experience the Big Smoke!Zoolab Ranger Visits SchoolDrowning Prevention WeekHoliday Playscheme – Lydia Street Methodist ChurchSummer Holiday TripsYear 2 Discover Plant LifeRainbow ColoursExperiencing World War IIOur Incredible Year 6!Closure of Nursery and Reception Classes for the General Election – Thursday 8th JuneEggscellent Work!Decorate an Egg CompetitionYear 2 Take a Learning VoyageResults of Parent Questionnaire Spring 2017Energy Drinks – The Facts!Year 1 Lighthouse Keepers!World War IICongratulations to RE Quiz TeamYear 5 Join Parkside PupilsWorld Book Day 2017Spring has SprungIf U Care Share Foundation Visit SchoolSafer Internet DayA Week in NurseryYear 5 DT DisplayEarly Years Celebrate New Year!Guess Who?Railway ChildrenYear 3 were Mummified!Animal Encounters in Reception ClassKey Stage 1Key Stage 2Year 1 PhonicsEarly Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)DT ExhibitionLaunch of Bug Club Reading ProgrammeOur Final Message of 2016!Christmas in NurseryDiscovering VolcanoesGruffalo CrumbleTickets on Sale for Christmas ShowsParent Support Advisor (PSA)Nursery Rhyme Week in Reception ClassPizza Takeaway in Reception Class Home CornerArt WeekThank You from County Durham FoodbankHalloween Week in NurseryYear 5’s Killhope ExperienceBritish ValuesAttend and Achieve! Essential Information for ParentsScales ‘n’ Tails Visit ReceptionSports Premium Funding 2016 – 2017Sports Premium Provision 2015 -2016Year 5 Make MusicThank you from Kays Hill Animal SanctuaryReception Class Go Back in TimeCelebrating FloraRecord of Governors Attendance 2015 – 2016Pupil Premium 2016 – 2017Funky Fingers!Year 5 Identify Change in the History of the Local AreaYear 4 Discover RomansTempest Photographers in SchoolBaking Treat for Reception ClassFirst PE LessonSuperhero TopicKeeping Safe on the InternetYear 3 Trip to Botanic GardensAnimal Sanctuary Food AppealWelcome Back – Doesn’t Time Fly!Royal Thank You LetterThe Class of 2016School Meals UpdateRoyal Shakespeare Dream TeamReception Class GraduationSummer Fun at the Fayre!Goodbye and Good Luck Year 6Tremendous Fundraising!Summer FayreWizard of Oz SuccessHave You Been Down to the Woods Today?National Accolade Awarded to Willington Primary SchoolButterflies in Reception ClassWell Done Year 6Harehope Quarry TripLife and Death in Ancient EgyptHappy Birthday Ma’am!Record Response to Parent Questionnaire 2016!Parent Questionnaire Spring 2016Easter Egg’s GaloreBoing! Boing!Year 4 African Drumming WorkshopSports Relief 2016Year 6 Safety CarouselYear 5 Star StudentsSong Writing Success for Willington Primary SchoolWin our Easter HamperDinky Dino’sZoolab Ranger Visits SchoolStage Presence Workshop for Year 4Book Fair in SchoolWorld Book Day – Thursday 3rd MarchWeek 1 MenuWeek 3 MenuWeek 2 MenuLearning Through PlayAnglo-Saxon LifeChristmas Fayre 2015Key Stage Two SATsKey Stage One SATsYear One PhonicsEarly Years and Foundation StageBuddy SchemeEarly Years Physical Development ProgrammeGovernor – Mrs Jayne WatsonReception Class Visit the Oriental MuseumReduce, Re-use, Recycle!Wild Things in Year 1Story Week 2016PACT – Police and Communities TogetherYear 3 Discover the RainforestLet’s Wear Something Festive!Reception Class Experience Christmas PastFun at the Fayre!Christmas Bling a Bike CompetitionPrimary School Admission 2016Year 6 Experience the StocksYear 5 were Superstars at Multi-Skills EventGovernor – Mrs Julie WalkerGovernor – Mrs Katherine HarkerVice Chair of Governors – Mrs Lorraine ReidFeathered Friends Visit Reception ClassYear 3’s Rock SongZimbabwean MusicStrengthening LinksScales, Tails and FurDisturbing Discoveries in Year 6Year 3 Prehistoric DiscoveriesTheatre Group Visit SchoolRecreating PollinationThe Railway ChildrenLearning Through PlayDr Bike Gives Health Check!Breakfast – The Most Important Meal of the DaySleep Matters!Sunflower Competition 2015Year 3 Discover Rocks and SoilWillington Primary Welcomes Headteachers from ZimbabweNational Fitness DayCreature ComfortYear 5 Experience Life in the PastSchool GovernorsWater Safety Information

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