Please read the below letter regarding the open evening for year 6 parent’s at Teesdale School.
We are delighted to be able to resume our proper clubs for the Autumn Term, this includes our very popular football with AJ Sports and Miss Racher’s dance club on Tuesdays.
Please click on the below link to see the full timetable.
We will need to continue to follow our COVID guidelines in order to keep everyone safe and have therefore set a cap on numbers which does mean that clubs need to be booked in advance.
Most clubs can be paid for on a weekly basis but for football, dance and cookery we are asking for payment in advance to reserve your child’s place. The cost for these is £2.50 per session and we would require £15.00 in advance for both these clubs paid via ParentPay to guarantee a place for your child.
Wraparound will continue until 5.15pm every evening and the costs remain the same. The advanced booking system enables us to make sure that the clubs are staffed safely in a way that we can maintain our COVID safety.
Please complete the online form (the link will be sent via text as well) to register your interest for a place.
Thank you for your help and support with this.
We hope everyone is having a lovely summer and can’t wait to see you all back at school on Thursday 2nd September. We are pleased to say that lots of the COVID restrictions have been lifted for schools and the bubbles have gone unless we have an outbreak in school. Please read the return to school plan for details of times etc and some reminders and useful things to know for the start of term. Next week we will also publish our contingency plan which will explain what we will do if we have confirmed COVID cases in school and how the new guidelines will work for us.
Please note as with everything at the moment, these arrangements could be subject to change depending on guidance and how things develop once we are back in school. We felt it was important to get the information out to you once the decisions were made so that you can plan ahead.
If you have any questions or worries then please email email@example.com and we’ll get back to you next week before the return to school or sooner if it is an urgent enquiry.
Enjoy the rest of the holidays, we’re really looking forward to having the children back in school next Thursday.
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The School Day September 21
So today is the last day for our fantastic year 6s and we’ll be so sad to see them go but we all know they will be amazing in their next adventures. We will be making DVDs with the end of year performances and their own selfies and memories which we’ll get to them all in September once everything has been edited and checked but for now, here is a little photo-story of their time in school. Fingers crossed the technology works and we hope you enjoy.
Dear Parent / Carer / School
Holiday activities and food programme – Summer 2021
Durham County Council has received central government funding to deliver a series of sports and swimming camps with food programmes FREE throughout County Durham this summer.
As a result of the holiday activities with food programme funding we want children who attend this provision to:
· Eat more healthily over the school holidays
· Be more active during the school holidays
· Take part in engaging and enriching activities which support the development of resilience, character, and wellbeing along with their wider educational attainment.
Our sports camps are available for your child / children FREE of charge and will include a packed lunch including a freshly made sandwich, fruit, water, and a snack. The dates and times are below for your area:
Teesdale Leisure Centre, DL12 8DS
Camp: every day for 4 days from Monday 26th July to Thursday 29th July
Times: 10am to 2pm each day
Ages: 10 to 11 years old (school year group 5 & 6)
You can book for a full 4 days or individual days by following the below instructions:
To book a place please ring Teesdale Leisure Centre Reception on 03000 260862
Please inform us or any food allergies when you make the booking. We expect the camps to be extremely busy so please inform us if you no longer require the space. This camp also has a limit of 25 places because of pool space available so book early to avoid disappointment.
The camps will be fun and energetic, including a mixture of swimming lesson top up session, swimming free time, mixed sports and games in the sports hall.
10am swimming lesson (to top up lost time schools have had for swimming this year)
11am free swim time
12.30 – 2pm mixed sports activity and games
School will be open as normal on Monday morning but if your child is a football fan and is likely to be staying up until after 11pm on Sunday, then we have planned a relaxed start to allow them to have a little bit of extra time in bed. We will be here at the normal time but registers will stay open until 10.00am and children will not be marked late as long as they are in by 10am.
They can also come to school in their football kits or anything red and white and who knows? If England win and it doesn’t rain there might be another sing along on the yard which will be joined this time by our lovely key stage 1 children who we’ve missed so much this week.
This is a one-off opportunity, it’s 55 years since England reached a major football final and it’s been a hard year, so I think everyone deserves to celebrate.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS OPTIONAL, WRAPAROUND AND EVERYTHING ELSE WILL RUN AS NORMAL AND WE WILL BE HERE AT THE NORMAL TIME.
Please see the attached letter from Mrs Woods
Due to the sharp rise in COVID cases in schools and in our local community we have had to make the hard decision to run all end of term events for children only. We will record our leavers’ assembly and publish it online but there will be no parents or additional visitors. This includes the Teddy Bear’s Picnic, Sports Day and the Year 6 leavers picnic. Apologies for the inconvenience and disappointment, details of how parents can view these events from home will be provided soon.