We are pleased to introduce you to our school
At King Edward Primary School we work together to provide a safe, caring community and an exciting and creative learning environment where children are encouraged to think independently, where their views are valued and they are challenged to achieve their full potential. 

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Our children make outstanding progress
National performance data for all schools was published in Autumn 2016.  We are delighted to learn that data for our school shows that at King Edward Primary, our children make outstanding progress.
   


Frequently asked questions
Answers to all of your start of
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School Term & Holiday Dates
Please find school term/holiday dates and details below:


Term Dates 2017 - 2018 with Inset Days

Paper copies of all documentation available online on our website are available on request via the school office. If you have any suggestions / ideas for our website, please contact us: 
     




KEPS Book Week - Monday 26th February 2018 to Friday 2nd March 2018

posted by Linn Hoggins

Please click on the link below to view a copy of what is happening during our Book Week.  We will be having a non-uniform day - dress as your favourite book character on Thursday 1st March 2018.  The Book Fair will be in the Community Room all week, everyone welcome to come along and browse the book cases.

Half-Term Holiday

posted 9 Feb 2018, 06:59 by Linn Hoggins

School breaks up for half-term on Friday 9th February 2018.  Children return to school on Monday 19th February 2018.

We would like to wish all our children and families a lovely half term holiday.

Thank you.

Nursery AM Red Group & Nursery PM Green Group

posted 9 Feb 2018, 05:13 by Linn Hoggins   [ updated 9 Feb 2018, 05:15 ]

Following a successful start to your child’s Forest School sessions, we are going to test out the forth session in the school garden. This will take place on the first day back after half term (Monday 19th February 2018). 

Can we please remind you to ensure your children come in for their Forest School sessions with wellies, warm clothing, waterproof coats and their nursery jumpers/cardigans. The session will take place regardless of weather conditions (unless icy or very high winds) and your children WILL get dirty. Please don’t dress them in expensive or good clothing.

Thank you. 

Important Year 5 Staffing Information Letter

posted 9 Feb 2018, 04:59 by Linn Hoggins

Please click on the link below to view an important Year 5 staffing information letter:

Years 1, 2 & 3 Forest School - Thursday's - Starting Thursday 1st March 2018

posted 9 Feb 2018, 03:44 by Linn Hoggins   [ updated 9 Feb 2018, 04:00 ]

We are offering an exciting club for children in Years 1, 2 & 3  Forest school is run by Mr Mark Stutt.  The sessions will take place outside and will include:

Environmental art
Story telling
Shelter building
Model making
Fire making
Toasting marshmallows and making hot chocolate!!!
(Please ensure appropriate outdoor clothing is worn)

The sessions will take place on Thursday 1st March 2018 from 3.30pm to 4.30pm until Thursday 29th March 2018 and will last for 5 weeks.

The cost of this club is £3 per session, the total cost of £15 will be paid directly to club tutor on first session. Payment can be made by cash only.

As places are limited we will have to pick names out of a hat if the club is oversubscribed. Deadline for this club is Monday 19th February 2018. We will inform parents if your child has secured a place by Tuesday 20th February 2018.

If your child would like to attend the Forest School please complete the online permission form below.

Thank you.

Class 3S - Rearranged Parents Evening - Thursday 8th February 2018

posted 8 Feb 2018, 03:39 by Linn Hoggins

REMINDER

Class 3S rearranged parents evening (from Thursday 1st February 2018) is on tonight, held in the Head teachers office with Mrs Snowdon, please call 2006337 for reminder of your appointment time. 

Thank you.

'7 Billion Ideas' - After School Club - Selected Children

posted 8 Feb 2018, 02:33 by Linn Hoggins

If your child has been chosen to attend the '7 Billion Ideas' club starting Wednesday 21st February 2018 (parents have been informed by text), please complete the online permission form below:

Year 5 Basketball - Newcastle Eagles - Selected Pupils

posted 7 Feb 2018, 05:41 by Linn Hoggins

If your child has been chosen to attend the Year 5 Basketball with Newcastle Eagles (parents have been informed by text message), please complete the online permission form below.

STEM Week 2018

posted 6 Feb 2018, 03:02 by Linn Hoggins   [ updated 6 Feb 2018, 03:05 ]

We will  be celebrating National STEM Week 2018 12th - 15th March 2018. To help our children develop an understanding of how STEM learning impacts careers and to raise awareness of STEM, we would like to invite any parents/carers whose job uses science, technology, engineering or maths to school during this week to talk about your job with our children. 

Please complete the form below to indicate when you would be available during 12th - 15th March 2018. I will then contact you to confirm dates and to discuss the visit further. 

Thank you,

Miss Osueke 

Year 3 visit to Hartlepool Historic Quay Visit on Tuesday 20th February 2018

posted 6 Feb 2018, 02:47 by Linn Hoggins   [ updated 6 Feb 2018, 03:39 ]

Dear Parent/Carers

As part of our topic on Water, Year 3 are planning an educational visit to Hartlepool Historic Quay on Tuesday 20th February 2018  We plan to leave school at 9.15am to arrive at Hartlepool at 10am.  We will work with the guides there to explore the sight and have a really fun day.  We endeavor to be back to school at normal finishing time (3.20pm), depending on the traffic. 

All children will need a packed lunch, with a drink that has a sports top, so they can use it all day.  If your child receives a free school meal a packed lunch will be provided.

As it is near the sea it is very cold so children will need to wear warm clothes NOT UNIFORM and a waterproof coat.  It would also be good to have a hat, scarf and gloves too. Please wear sensible waterproof shoes.

To cover the cost of the coach and the entrance fee we need to ask for a voluntary contribution of £8.00. 

If you would like to accompany us and help on this visit, please complete the online form.  We are able to fund a limited number of places. Seats are limited on the coach so names may be drawn from 'a hat' However if anyone wishes to meet us there and fund their own entry, they would be welcome to do so, please let us know.

Thank you

Mr Henderson / Mrs Snowdon - Class Teachers

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