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Newsletter Friday 7th September

Dear Parents and Carers,

Welcome back to a new school year - I hope you all had a peaceful and restful summer holiday!

We are absolutely delighted to see the children return to school safe and well and obviously having enjoyed their very long break! All our children look superb in their school uniform. Thank you for your support in helping to set high expectations with presentation. A special warm welcome to all our new parents and children. We hope you enjoy a long and happy association with ‘Hazlewood’ and that your children will succeed to the very best of their ability during*their time at our school.

I would like to take this opportunity to say a huge welcome to Mr Topham, our new Year 2 teacher and I am delighted to welcome Mrs Bowman back to our school following a year secondment at Monkseaton Middle School.

Welcome to Miss. Bell, our new PEAK Sports Apprentice. Miss. Bell will support our teaching team in delivering high quality PE lessons, as well as leading lunchtime and after-school sporting activities. This appointment re- affirms our commitment in raising the profile of sport and encourage fitness and healthy lifestyles for all our children. They will all make a fantastic addition to our fabulous team at Hazlewood.

Remember that you can follow us on Twitter & Hazlewood PTFA

Our teaching team will be posting news/ photographs and messages on a daily basis. This is an excellent opportunity for all of us to showcase and celebrate the excellent work at Hazlewood Community Primary School.
@HazlewoodCPS @HazlewoodPTFA

It is a real privilege to be Hazlewood’s Headteacher since 2016. I am extremely proud of all our team and children at our school. Crucial to the success of our school are the positive relationships that exist between staff, children and parents. These relationships are built on trust and respect; they are highly valued and never taken for granted. For it is only by working together, that we can help our children develop into confident, mature and successful young people. The whole team at Hazlewood is looking forward to another exciting year at our school.

Stephane Bommel | Headteacher

Curriculum pledges

The Curriculum Pledge is our promise to our children, parents and carers regarding the standards they can expect in every key stage at Hazlewood Community Primary School.
We have an uncompromising commitment to ensure that every child achieves their academic potential at Hazlewood Community Primary School. Our curriculum has been carefully designed to secure the best possi- ble outcomes for our pupils. We also have support systems in place for pupils that need extra support and guidance to achieve.

  • We pledge to treat every child with the care and respect with which we would treat our own.•We pledge to create a positiv*e environment where mistakes are embraced and children are guided to become secure and resilient individuals.
  • We pledge to provide a bold and adventurous curriculum encompassing children’s interests to promote outstanding teaching and learning.
  • We pledge to provide the tools and life experiences to ensure that when our children leave us they are ready to succeed in taking their next steps within the global community.
  • We pledge to continue to strengthen our relationships between children, parents, and the wider community.

Excellent Attendance expected at Hazlewood Community Primary School
Hazlewood Community Primary School is committed to the continuous raising of achievement of all our pupils. Regular attendance is critical if our pupils are to be successful and benefit from the opportunities presented to them.

Only the Headteacher can authorise absence for approved reasons

Schools have discretion to allow absence in term time for special circumstances such as:
For service personnel and other employees who are prevented from taking holidays outside term-time if the holiday will have minimal disruption to the pupil’s education.
When a family needs to spend time together to support each other during or after a crisis, such as death or terminal illness of a person close to the family.
For attendance at a funeral.
For attendance at a wedding of a close family member.
All absences other than for illness should be submitted to the school office, in writing, prior to the date.

Hazlewood Primary School New Fire Alarm Installation

I am delighted to inform you that a new fire alarm system in now in place at our school. Work began on Monday 23rd July and was completed on Saturday 1st September 2018.
My thanks extend to the whole staff team who devoted a considerable amount of their summer holidays preparing their classes for the new academic year. I am wary of identifying individuals because it was very much a team effort. However, I would like particularly to thank Mr Grey and our cleaning team for all their hard work under some very difficult conditions due to certain health and safety restrictions. They ensured that the school was clean and*ready to welcome all our children on Tuesday morning.


Hazlewood Out of School Club & Holiday Club

Operating Times

During term time, the club will be open to provide care from 7.30 am until 8.50am and from 3.15pm until 6.00pm. During school holidays, the club will be open from 7.30am until 6.00pm. The club will provide breakfast, after school and holiday care. The club will be closed for all Bank Holidays. Details of the exact dates the club is open for holiday care will be provided during each term.
The club is based within Hazlewood Community Primary School and is designated for our sole use. All provi- sion provided will be from this base room. During term time, we operate for the benefit of the children and families of Hazlewood Primary School. However, children from other schools can attend Holiday Club dur- ing school holidays. Priority for holiday club places will be given to users of Hazlewood Primary School.

Hazlewood Out Of School & Holiday Club Registration no. EY551731

Telephone: 0191 2365897
(between 7.30am and 9.00am and 3.15pm and 6.00pm term time only)

Mobile: 07885464842
(between 9.00am and 3.15pm term time and between 7.30am and 6.00pm school holidays) E-mail:
Telephone: 0191 2662545
Fax: 0191 2159500

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