And just like that, we are breaking up for Easter! Thank you for all your support over the last few weeks and months as we have welcomed back all children into school. We appreciate you socially distancing and wearing masks on site. It has been lovely to have the school full again, brimming with laughter and work!


In this update:

  1. Diary Dates
  2. Easter Holiday Clubs
  3. Year 6 Hoodies
  4. School dinner orders
  5. Easter Winners!


  1. Diary Dates
Date Event
Thursday 1st April School closes for Easter
Tuesday 20th April School reopens to pupils
20th – 23rd April Shakespeare Week
Monday 3rd May School closed for May Bank Holiday
Tuesday 4th May Year 6 Heights and Weights Check
10-16th May Mental Health Awareness Week
Friday 28th May School closes for half term
Monday 7th June School reopens to pupils
Thurston Parent Meeting (Virtual)
28th June – 2nd July Year 6 Thurston Activity Week
Tuesday 13th July Bring your bear to school day – Action Medical Research
Friday 23rdΒ  July School closes for the summer holidays


  1. Easter Holiday Clubs

Ideas for your family this Easter (from South Tyneside Council)

What will you be doing with your family this Easter holidays? We are here to help!

Our Holiday Club has lots of ideas to keep everyone busy, including our South Tyneside Family Discovery Trails, brand new Easter Holiday TV and recipe ideas to help keep you and your family happy, healthy and entertained during the holidays.

Find out more at

  1. Year 6 Hoodies

**Year 6 Leavers Hoodies: Please remember to do both steps when ordering your hoodie. **

How to order:

  1. Click on this link to make your order.
  2. Go on your child’s Parent Pay account and pay for your order.

You will receive an email receipt for your order form from Mortimer and a separate receipt for your payment from Parent Pay.…/


  1. School Dinner Orders

Please ensure you have ordered your lunches on Parent Pay by Wednesday 14th April ready for the new term.

  1. Easter Winners

Just as we are about to draw the main raffle, we have already had lots of winners from the Easter fayre…

Chicks in the tub – Amelia McLean

Guess the Eggs – James Handley

Pin the Beak on the Chick

Reception – Charlotte Hawyes

Y1 – Emily Thompson

Y2 – Pippa Brotherton

Y3 – Poppy Brennan

Y4 – Alivia Armstrong

Y5 – Blair Kennedy

Y6 – Tommy Smith

Enjoy your Easter break and we will see you all very soon. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.


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