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Year 8 Students can return
18 Sep

Year 8 pupils can return to school on Monday 21 September

Dear Parents or Carers of Year 8 students After a thorough investigation and in line with Public Health guidance, we can confirm that the majority of Year 8 pupils can return to school on Monday 21 September. You will be in receipt of an email, should your child be able to return. Please rest assured that Harton ...

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Year 8 Parents
17 Sep

FOR THE ATTENTION OF PARENTS AND CARERS OF OUR YEAR 8 STUDENTS

Dear Parents and Carers Please be advised that one of our Year 8 students has a confirmed case of COVID-19. After a late notification from Public Health this evening, Sir Ken and I have made the difficult but important decision to keep the Year 8 students off school tomorrow (Friday 18 September). This decision has been made foll...

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Face Masks
14 Sep

The wearing of Face Masks/Face Coverings in school

Dear Parents/Carers The wearing of Face Masks/Face Coverings in school You may well be aware that South Tyneside has now been identified as an ‘Area of Enhanced Support’ because there were further rises in Coronavirus cases last week. Public Health advice is now very much that we ask staff and students to wear face masks in school, as they should already do in shops, etc. There...

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10 Sep

Avoid parking too near to the school

Can parents and carers please avoid parking too near to the school if you need to collect your child at the end of the day? Please try to avoid parking on St. Mary’s Avenue, Lisle Road, The High Road and School Approach. This is simply to ensure the children are able to walk and cycle safely home from school. We appreciate that your child may need a lift, but ask that you try to encourag...

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Lunch-time Arrangements
9 Sep

Lunch-time arrangements

Dear Parents/Carers As of Monday 14th September there will be some amendments to the lunch-time arrangements for pupils in Years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. The hot lunch days will remain the same: Year 7 Monday Year 8 Tuesday Year 9 Wednesday Year 10 Thursday Year 11 Friday All pupils, who ...

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Autumn GCSE Examination entries
9 Sep

Autumn GCSE examination entries

As you will be aware, the Government U-turn, regarding centre-assessed grades removed any opportunity to appeal the final grades received by students, unless admin failings are identified in the process of submission of these grades. There is, however, an Autumn series of examinations available for those students hoping to improve their grades. These examinations will begin Monday 2 November and b...

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Staff Leavers 20204
8 Sep

Staff Leavers - Summer 2020

Yesterday I shared with you the retirement and leavers’ information of the teaching staff and I wanted to add today the support staff who have moved on to pastures new. First of all, Scott Backhurst, who joined in April 2007 as a Recreation Assistant in the Sports Hall. He then became a Cover Supervisor in January 2011 and, from April 2018, he became a Learning S...

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Return to school information
8 Sep

Return to school information

Download PDF/printable version of letter here. Our Ref: DRA/at/308 8 September 2020 Dear Parents/Carers As we prepare to welcome your child back to Harton, there are several important things I wish to share, so ask you to take a few moments to read this letter. Than...

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Staff Leavers 20204
7 Sep

Staff Leavers - Summer 2020

As we return to school (today was an INSET day for staff), I thought that we should pay tribute to colleagues who left or retired in the summer term. As you may be aware, it wasn’t appropriate to do so at the end of the summer term. First of all, Mr Ian Cooper (ICT) who worked with us from January 2016 until April 2020. Mr Cooper was an outstanding teacher and a brilliant Hea...

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