Our schools (including nursery classes) will be open only to vulnerable children and the children of critical workers from 5 January, with other children being provided with remote learning.
The government’s updated list of critical workers (key workers) and vulnerable children who can access full-time education provision in the case of restrictions on education is available here.
if your child is vulnerable, or if you are a critical worker, please let us know and we will do our best to provide continuing on-site provision for your child.
Paradigm Trust confirmed its arrangements for opening its schools in September 2020. Our arrangements are available here.
Please click to read: NHS letter to parents dated 23rd September 2020 regarding Test and Trace
The Government has produced guidance on ‘What parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak.’ This guidance has been translated into the following languages:
Please click on the following documents to view the RSHE engagement results:
Current government guidance is that vouchers for pupils who are eligible for free school meals will not be issued for the half term break. Given this, we will not be issuing vouchers next week. If government guidance changes we will issue vouchers as soon as we can.
Take a look at this piece of art, sent in by Mehreen, a year 3 pupil at Old Ford Primary Academy. A loving message reminding us that it’s not all doom and gloom out there.
World book day 2020 saw pupils and staff from across the Trust dressing up as characters from their favourite books. A big well done to everyone that got involved. See below gallery for some of our favourites from Ipswich Academy, Old Ford Primary Academy, and Solebay Primary Academy. More to follow next week!
Pupils at Old Ford Primary recently performed ‘Peter Pan’.
Here’s a snippet from their performance:
Last week, pupils at Old Ford Primary Academy celebrated UNICEF’s World Day for Cultural Diversity and talked about how diversity at Old Ford makes the Academy an exciting and vibrant place to be.
Year 6 pupils across our Primaries have been sitting their SATs tests. We are very proud of all their hard work.
Here are Y6 pupils from Piper’s Vale enjoying a well earned visit to the park after their tests finished.
Spring has sprung, and our pupils have been waiting for chicks and ducklings to hatch, after carefully looking after their eggs.
Chick from Culloden
Sunshine the first duckling to hatch at Murrayfield
Ducklings at Old Ford
Bouncer, first duckling at Solebay
Old Ford Primary have taken a delivery of some fabulous new Djembes! Pupils are enjoying learning to drum with the very talented Calum Huggan!