COVID-19 and the emergence of the Indian variant in North Tyneside

Dear Parents and Carers I wanted to update you on the additional measures being taken by the council and our NHS partners in response to rising case numbers of COVID-19 and the emergence of the Indian variant in North Tyneside. As announced by the Government this week, surge testing and accelerated vaccinations will be launched…

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Testing for families – IMPORTANT PLEASE READ

Dear Parents, All parents are advised to obtain a Lateral Flow Test kit as this is now available to all families of school children. This is known as ‘asymptomatic testing.’ Please read the information below and follow the procedures before returning to school. This is a government policy, not the schools’ own, but it aims…

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Letter for parents OCTOBER half term

Dear Parents/Carers With the high rates of COVID-19 in North Tyneside currently, we are asking parents to let the school know if their child tests positive for COVID-19 during the half term break. If your son or daughter receives a positive COVID-19 test after Friday 23rd October 2020 please contact the school immediately on office@whitehouseprimary.org.uk…

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URGENT RESPONSE NEEDED- half term free meal offer

Dear parents and carers, As you know, we work closely with the YMCA, North Shields to support our local community at Whitehouse. During Half Term YMCA North Tyneside will be providing activities and lunch for 15 children each day , who attend Whitehouse Primary school. This is for pupils who are in receipt of Free…

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Important Information from Wendy Burke, Director of Public Health

Whitehouse Primary School is following national government guidance for schools when a positive COVID-19 case is confirmed in a pupil or staff member. North Tyneside Council’s public health team is supporting Whitehouse Primary School with advice and guiding action around any suspected cases, confirmed cases or outbreaks in school through protocols that have been agreed…

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