We have reached the end of what has been another strange year and I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to every one of our Greetland family—staff, children, parents, governors, FOGS – for everything you have done this year and the tremendous support you have shown towards the school. Despite being a difficult time, we have continued to thrive and grow even stronger, and we are looking forward to a return to ‘normality’ in September. I sent out a letter a few weeks ago with the arrangements for September which can be found here:
It has not been the end to the term that any of us wanted and I appreciate the impact that bubble closures have on our families as well as our children and staff. What has really helped during this particularly difficult week is how many parents took the time to send in messages of support- this really did make such a difference.
Farewell to Year 6:
I feel so much for our Year 6 children who all missed their last week in school with us. We have still managed to see them off in style with a virtual show last week and a virtual leavers’ assembly this morning. The trip we all went on last week really was a wonderful way to end our time with the children as we had such an amazing time, and the children were fantastically behaved: hopefully this will leave them with one last memory to add to all the others that they will have of their time with us. I would like to wish our Year 6 children all the best for their start at secondary school. We will miss them very much but know that they are all destined for great things. We hope to still see them from time to time.
Here’s a little something to brighten your day – we made this video for our Year 6 leavers and wanted to share it with all our families: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i85mfW1WZ_0
We have appointed Miss Gravenor as a Teaching Assistant in Year 6 as of September and Mrs Ewing will be our new Year 1 Teaching Assistant. We have a number of new Learning Support Assistants starting with us also: Mrs Edwards in Year 2, Miss Filiz in Year 4 and Miss Hollingsworth in Reception. A familiar face is also returning to school- Mrs Watson, who used to be a Teaching Assistant, will be returning as our new Learning Mentor. She will be working in the afternoons under the direction of Miss Simpson. I know you will all make them feel extremely welcome when they start with us in September.
This Year’s Seesaw Work:
Great news – you should all be able to download the content of your child’s Seesaw before they move up to their next class. Instructions on how to do this can be found at the following link. If you struggle, do not worry as we will always have a copy of your child’s complete journey throughout their time at our school:
All that is left to say is that I hope you all have a lovely summer, and we cannot wait to see you all again on Tuesday 7th September. Here is hoping next year is the best year yet! We look forward to inviting our parents back into school.
Thank you for your continued support.