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NSPCC Posted 19 June 2017 At Stanhope Primary School we regularly take part in fundraising with the aim to better our local community. Not only do we support local charities we regularly take part ... Read More
Safety in the school Car Park Posted 8 May 2017 It has came to my attention that when parents/carers are dropping off and collecting their child from school, the children are running/playing near the roadside. Please b ... Read More
Sainsbury's Easter Competition Posted 24 April 2017 Before the Easter Holiday's the children at Stanhope Primary School took part in an Easter drawing competition arranged by our local Sainsbury's store on Stanhope ... Read More
Friendship Week 2017 Competition Posted 24 April 2017 During 'Friendship Week 2017' the children were asked to design a classroom mascot. The competiton proved a sucess and with hard deliberation a winner was chosen. ... Read More
Teacher of the Year 2017 Posted 24 April 2017 On Friday 21st April 2017 was the Annual South Tyneside Staff Awards which took place at Temple Park. Stanhope Primary School are proud to announce that one of our teache ... Read More
Little Gem's Pop up shop Posted 3 April 2017 Little Gem's pop up shop in school on Monday 3rd April 2017 from 3.15pm.    The shop will be located in the school hub, where a wide range of uniform ... Read More
Year 5 Campus Explorers - Northumbria University Posted 3 April 2017 Your child in Year 5 will receive the following letter:   Your child will visit Northumbria University on Friday 28 April 2017, to take part in a Campus Explor ... Read More
REMINDER: Summer Milk 2017 Posted 3 April 2017 REMINDER:   ALL MILK MONEY MUST BE HANDED INTO SCHOOL BY THE MORNING OF WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL 2017.   ALL MONEY MUST BE IN A SEALED ENVELOPE WITH YOUR C ... Read More
Stanhope Hockey Team Posted 3 April 2017 Stanhope Primary School's Hockey Team took part in the Hockey Finals on Tuesday 28th March 2017. All members of the team played fantastic and overall Stanhope came 7t ... Read More
Road Closure Posted 17 March 2017 I have been requested by the Local Authority to bring your attention to the following.   Stanhope Road will be closed on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd&n ... Read More
Red Nose Day Posted 17 March 2017   We at Stanhope Primary School are intending to support Red Nose Day. This year we have decided to ask the children to wear non-uniform, or wear something  ... Read More
Summer Term Milk 2017 Posted 17 March 2017   MILK FOR SUMMER TERM   Your child will receive a letter to bring home on Friday 17 March 2017 to enable you to order milk for your child for the dura ... Read More
Parents Evening Posted 17 March 2017 Parents evening will take place on Monday 20th March 2017 and Tuesday 21st March 2017.    If you are yet to put your name forward for an appointment with ... Read More
Boccia Brilliance! Posted 1 March 2017 South Tyneside Schools Boccia Finals 2017 On Wednesday 1st March 12 pupils from Y5 and Y6 competed at St. Joseph's RC Academy, Hebburn in the South Tyneside f ... Read More
School Council Visit Posted 27 February 2017 School Council Visit   Stanhope School Council will be visiting the Council Chambers at Jarrow Town Hall and Civic Offices on Monday 6 March 2017. The children ... Read More
World Book Day 2017 Posted 15 February 2017 World Book Day - Thursday 2 March 2017 To celebrate World Book Day 2017, we are having a non-uniform day. Children are able to dress up as their favourite book charact ... Read More
Year 6 SAT's Revision Guides Posted 15 February 2017 KS2 SAT's This year school has purchased a new set of SAT's Revision Guide books.  These books will be loaned to the children whilst they are revising for ... Read More
Year 6 Morning Revision Group Posted 15 February 2017 Year 6 Morning Revision Group As you are aware your child is curently preparing for SAT's and is involved in groups with Miss Haygarth and Mrs Dunn. Mr Rogers ... Read More
Friendship Week 2017 - Monday 13 February 2017 - Friday 17 February 2017 Posted 30 January 2017 Our annual 'Friendship Week' returns week beginning Monday 13 February 2017. The pupils will taking part in a varity of activities in class during this week. We i ... Read More
Year 4 - Open zone at the Word Posted 26 January 2017   Year 4 children will be visiting the Openzone on Friday 3 February 2017. This will be an all day visit; the children will need to wear school uniform, with suit ... Read More
Stanhope District Athletics Selections Posted 25 January 2017 Fantastic Four get 'call up' to represent South Tyneside! Four Stanhope children have been selected to compete for South Tyneside against other Districts in th ... Read More
Valentines Disco Posted 23 January 2017 We are pleased to announce that our Valentines Disco has been arranged. The date for your diary is Wednesday 15 February 2017, 5.30pm until 7.00pm. Tickets are £1.5 ... Read More
Attendance Reports Posted 23 January 2017 Attendance Matters! Each term we will send out a copy of your child's Attendance Certificate for your information.  These will be colour coded as follows: ... Read More
Reading Challenge Posted 23 January 2017 As part as our aim to promote a love for reading and to deepen our children's understanding of texts, we are launching the Stanhope Primary School Reading Challange f ... Read More
Toy Sale Posted 20 January 2017 Our School Council have been working hard this week raising funds for our new zones that we will be having on our school yard soon. We have raised a grand total of £ ... Read More
Scales and Tails Posted 16 January 2017 Autumn Term Attendance 100 Club Reward  Today the children who had 100% attendance in the Autumn Term were today given a special treat. They took part in a & ... Read More
Little Gems pop up shop Posted 16 January 2017 Little Gems pop up shop will be in the school hub on Monday 6 February 2017 from 3.15pm onwards. You will be able to purchase any items of uniform you require for your ch ... Read More
Beating the Winter Blues Posted 9 January 2017 In order to 'Beat the Winter Blues' we would like to hold a 'Rainbow Day' here at school. This will take place on THURSDAY 19th JANUARY 2017. ... Read More
Milk for Spring Term  Posted 12 December 2016 Milk letters have been given to your children, if you wish your child to have milk in the Spring Term. Milk will be ordered for the Spring Term based on these returns. ... Read More
Free School Meals  Posted 12 December 2016 As you are aware children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to free school lunches due to the Universal Free School Meals grant. Although you do not pa ... Read More
Smoking Free Zone Posted 12 December 2016 As a school we cannot condone smoking on site and we strive to ensure that Stanhope Primary is a 'Smoking' free zone, where smoking is NOT permitted. This al ... Read More
Reading at Stanhope Primary Posted 24 November 2016 It is an exciting time at Stanhope as we are putting into place a number of new initatives over the coming year. Our aim is to encourage children to read for pleasur ... Read More
Christmas Cafe Posted 24 November 2016 We are holding a Christmas Cafe both before and after our school Nativity Plays. We will be selling teas, coffee, hot chocolate and juice. We will be selling cakes, raffl ... Read More
Frosty Weather Posted 22 November 2016 In view of the frosty weather at this time of year, Mrs Martin has requested that all children on a morning DO NOT play on the MUGA, wooden beams and decking ar ... Read More
Book Fair Posted 22 November 2016 Monday 21st November 2016 - Friday 25th November 2016. With Christmas just around the corner this is an ideal opportunity to buy books for sons, daughters, brothe ... Read More
Year 1 Planting Help! Posted 21 November 2016 Year 1 are looking to plant some bulbs and trees in an area next to the field. It woud be fantastic if you could volunteer to help plant these with your child. Please ... Read More
Stanhope went 'spotty' for Children In Need Posted 20 November 2016 Children In Need raised a record £46.6 million, on a night that saw tributes paid to late host Sir Terry Wogan and beat last years amazing total which rai ... Read More
Updating Contact Request Details Second Request Posted 14 November 2016 A number of parents/carers will have recieved a second request to update contact details as the first letter has not been returned to school. Will you please ensure th ... Read More
Children in Need 2016 Posted 14 November 2016 We at Stanhope Primary School are intending to support Children in Need. This year we have decided to ask the children to wear non-uniform, or wear something 'SP ... Read More
Nursery Places 2017 Posted 14 November 2016 If your child is 3 before 31st December 2016 we have Nursery places availible for 3 hours each day. Morning and Afternoon places are availible for starting ... Read More
Christmas Arrangements Posted 14 November 2016 As you are aware Christmas is rapidly approaching and I appreciate that as parents you wish as much notice as you can for holidays etc to watch your child(ren) in th ... Read More
Sainsbury's Halloween Picture Competition Winners Posted 7 November 2016 Sainsbury's on Stanhope Road ran a Halloween competiton for children from Year 1 to Year 6. The children were asked to draw a Hallowween picture using any medium they ... Read More
Firework Safety Guidance  Posted 4 November 2016 As Bonfire night approaches, Tyne and Wear Fire Rescue Service would like to remind and warn local parents and young people of the dangers of fireworks.  Two stud ... Read More
Harvest Festival  Posted 17 October 2016 Just a reminder that each year we celebrate harvest, by holding our own Harvest Festival with the children. This year we have invited Father Mervyn Thompson from All ... Read More
Halloween Disco Posted 17 October 2016 As you are aware we have arranged a Halloween Disco for the children. the date is Thursday 3rd November 2016, 5.30-7.00pm. Tickets are £1.50 per child, for whi ... Read More
Cauliflower Card Reminder Posted 10 October 2016 Can I just remind you that today Monday 10th October 2016 is the last day for Cauliflower Card money and cards to be returned to school. A text was sent out of Friday eve ... Read More
Parent/Carer Interviews Posted 3 October 2016 Can I just remind you that Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th October we will be holding our Parent/Carer Interviews. Please see below the following times for your child(rens) te ... Read More
Cauliflower Christmas Cards Posted 3 October 2016 This year we have again decided to participate in the ‘Design a Christmas Card Project’ run by Cauliflower Cards. The project aims to encourage pupil’s ... Read More
House Captain Elections Posted 26 September 2016 Role and Expectations of House and Vice Captains The roles of House and Vice House Captain are ones of privilege, pride and responsibility. They are more than just a t ... Read More
Roald Dahl Day and Celebration Week Posted 11 September 2016 Nearly 100 years after his birth, Roald Dahl's stories continue to inspire children and adults around the world.  From his creative use of language to his mem ... Read More
Stanhope's Got Talent Part 2 Posted 7 July 2016 Today saw part 2 of Stanhope's Got Talent, again we witnessed a showcase of talent from children from Foundation Stage to Year 6. Mr. Vasey was speechless with the we ... Read More
Stanhope's Got Talent Part 1 Posted 5 July 2016 This afternoon saw the children from Stanhope Primary showcase their talents in various forms, children from Foundation Stage to Year 6 demonstrated their acts which ... Read More
School Uniform Guidelines Posted 4 July 2016 It is that time of year again when you will be starting to think about new uniforms for your child/children for the start of the new school year in September. Can I take ... Read More
Transition Afternoon Monday 11th July Posted 4 July 2016 As you know your child is due to move classes when the school reopens in September 2016. To make this transition easier we are hosting a transition afternoon on Mond ... Read More
Milk Money for Autumn Term 2016 Posted 4 July 2016 A letter went home on the 27th June for you to order milk for your child/children for the Autumn Term. Please complete the attached slip on the bottom of that letter  ... Read More
Attendance and Lateness Figures Monday 13th - Friday 17th June Posted 27 June 2016 Sad Alfie  Last week saw 170 minutes of lost learning, of these 170 minutes, 35 minutes of lateness came from Mrs Wri ... Read More
Attendance and Lateness Figures Monday 6th June - Friday 10th June Posted 19 June 2016 Sad Alfie - Monday 6th June 2016 - Friday 10th June 2016 Last week saw 205 minutes of lost learning, of these 190 minutes, 50 m ... Read More
Attendance and Lateness Figures Monday 30th - Friday 3rd June Posted 19 June 2016 Sad Alfie - Monday 30th June - Friday 3rd June 2016 Last week saw 75 minutes of lost learning, of these 75 minutes, 20 minutes  ... Read More
Attendance and Lateness Figures Monday 16th - Friday 20th June Posted 6 June 2016 Sad Alfie - Monday 16th May - Friday 20th May 2016 Last week saw 190 minutes of lost learning, of these 190 minutes, 70 minutes of latene ... Read More
Weekly Lateness and Attendance Figures Monday 25th - Friday 29th April  Posted 23 May 2016 Sad Alfie - Monday 25th April - Friday 29th April  Last week saw 110 minutes of lost learning, of these 110 minutes, 30 minutes of latene ... Read More
Attendance and Lateness Figures Monday 2nd May - Friday 6th May  Posted 23 May 2016 Sad Alfie - Monday 2nd May - Friday 6th May 2016 Last week saw 110 minutes of lost learning, of these 110 minutes, 35 minutes of lateness ... Read More
Weekly Attendance and Lateness Figures Monday 9th - Friday 13th May Posted 23 May 2016 Sad Alfie - Monday 9th May 2016 - Friday 13th May 2016 Last week saw 185 minutes of lost learning, of these 185 minutes, 75 minutes of la ... Read More
Raffle Prize Winners Announced. Posted 23 May 2016 As you are aware this afternoon  (Monday 23rd May 2016) we held a coffee afternoon in memory of Craig Hunter, we are delighted to announce that we raised a fantastic ... Read More
Coffee Afternoon  Posted 19 May 2016 As you are aware we are holding a coffee afternoon on Monday 23rd May 2016 from 1.30pm onwards. We are holding this event in memory of Craig Hunter who sadly passed ... Read More
Weekly Attendance and Lateness Figures Monday 18th - Friday 23rd April Posted 16 May 2016 Sad Alfie - Monday 18th April to Friday 23rd April 2016 Last week saw 90 minutes of lost learning, of these 90 minutes, 30 minutes of lateness  ... Read More
Weekly Attendance and Lateness Figures Posted 25 April 2016 Sad Alfie. Last week saw 120 minutes of lost learning, of these 120 minutes, 50 minutes of lateness came from Mrs Boardman ... Read More
100% Attendance Club Spring Term Treat. Posted 25 April 2016 We have 72 100% attenders for the Spring Term. As a reward for those children Mrs Thompson has organised Mr. Windbags to come in and perform his magic show ... Read More
Attendance Certificates Posted 19 April 2016 Please look out for your child's attendance certificate that will be sent home with your child this week. Attendance Matters Each term Mrs.Thompson sends o ... Read More
Weekly Attendance Figures Posted 19 April 2016  Monday 21st March - Wednesday 23rd March 2016 Attendance Race Last week saw good attendance figures across the school - well done everyone! ... Read More
Appointment of New Deputy Head Teacher  Posted 19 April 2016 As you know Mr Vasey is retiring at the end of the term. Mrs Martin has already been appointed Head Teacher with the effect from September 2016. This has created a vacanc ... Read More
Easter Egg Decorating and Competition Winners Posted 23 March 2016 This morning Mr. Vasey did his traditional Easter Extravaganza of an assembly. Mr Vasey used this as an opportunity to mention the word ‘egg’ as many tim ... Read More
Weekly Attendance and Lateness Figures Posted 23 March 2016 The weekly attendance and lateness figures are in for week beginning Monday 14th March - Friday 18th March.    Sad Alfie. Last week saw 130&n ... Read More
Weekly Attendance and Lateness Figures Posted 18 March 2016 The weekly attendance and lateness figures are in for week beginning Monday 7th March - 11th March 2016 Sad Alfie. Last week saw a terrible 210 minutes of ... Read More
Easter Egg Competition  Posted 17 March 2016 Its our favourite time of year again! School will be holding its Easter Egg Competiton during the week beginning 21st March 2016. Your child's class teacher w ... Read More
Shakespeare Week Posted 16 March 2016 Shakespeare Week is a national, annual celebration to bring Shakespeare to life vividly for millions of primary school children. Over 7000 schools and organisations ... Read More
Weekly Attendance and Lateness Figures Posted 15 March 2016 The weekly attendance and lateness figures are in for week beginning Monday 29th February - Friday 4th March.  Sad Alfie. Last week saw 85 minutes of lost lear ... Read More
'Bad language' free zone. Posted 10 March 2016 Over recent months there have been a number of occassions where inappropriate language has been used in and around the school by some pupils and parents. As a school we c ... Read More
Attend to Achieve Week Posted 24 February 2016 The week commencing Monday 29th February 2016 will be a special attendance week here at Stanhope Primary School for all children. Every child who achieves 100% attendance ... Read More
Parent/Carer Interviews Posted 24 February 2016 Parent/Carer Interview Arrangements March 2016 Your child's class teacher will be holding interviews on Monday 7th March and Tuesday 8th March 2016. Please se ... Read More
World Book Day Posted 24 February 2016 World Book Day - Thursday 3rd March 2016. World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a ... Read More
Announcement of New Head Teacher Posted 11 February 2016 The Governors are delighted to anounce Mrs Lesley Anne Martin has been appointed as the New Head Teacher to replace our much loved and well respected Head Mr John Va ... Read More
Monthly PTFA Meetings  Posted 9 September 2015 Dates for future PTFA Meetings   The PTFA usually hold meetings the first Wednesday of every month. Here are some key meeting dates for your diary leading ... Read More
Year 6 Final Farewell - Party Time! Posted 16 July 2015 Year 6 Leaver's Party- arranged by Supporters of Stanhope PTFA.   The Year 6 leaver's party will be held on the evening of the 16th July 5.30pm - 7.30p ... Read More
PTFA AGM Meeting Monday 6th July at 2pm Posted 6 July 2015 Change of date! The PTFA will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Monday 6th July in the school hall.  All staff, friends, parents and carers welcome.&n ... Read More
A big thank you to the PTFA of Stanhope! Posted 1 June 2015 A welcome donation to school. A huge thank you to the PTFA for a generous donation of £500 towards school books for the whole school.   ... Read More
Easter Fayre - A Cracking success! Posted 27 April 2015 PTA Easter Fayre - A Cracking Success!   The Easter Fayre on Thursday 2nd April was a huge success raising money towards our development of a forest ... Read More
Easter Fayre Posted 2 April 2015 Easter Fayre - 2nd April 2015 at 1.30pm   The PTA will be holding a fun filled Easter Fayre on the afternoon of 2nd April at 1.30pm. Parents will be ... Read More
School Re-opens Posted 2 February 2015 School will re-open tomorrow (Tuesday 3rd) as usual. Heating problem resolved. I wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused. ... Read More
School Closure Posted 1 February 2015 School closed today (February 2nd)) as there is no heating. Will confirm opening arrangements here and by text. ... Read More
Supporters of Stanhope PTFA Posted 19 November 2014 Supporters of Stanhope PTFA   Meetings are held the 1st Monday of each month at 9.15am. All Welcome!   Chair: Eleanor Hawdon Secretary: Bev Ma ... Read More
Christmas Fayre Posted 19 November 2014 Christmas Fayre - 28th November 2014   Our Christmas Fayre will be held on the 28th November 2014 1.30pm - 3.30pm   As usual there will ... Read More
School Closure Posted 4 November 2014 School closed today (Nov 4th) as there is no water. Will confirm opening arrangements here and by text. ... Read More
School Re-Opens Posted 4 November 2014 School will re-open tomorrow (Wed) as usual. Water connection resumed. I wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused. ... Read More
Halloween Disco  Posted 23 October 2014 A Spooky night! Goodies provided by Sainsburys.   Spooky hotdogs and cupcakes followed by games and a Halloween disco.  "There were some really ... Read More
Macmillan Coffee Morning a huge success! Posted 26 September 2014 Macmillan Coffee Morning a huge success!   We were pleased to raise £300 for the Macmillan Cancer Fund.   "Thank you to all who attended ... Read More
Year 6 Leavers Evening Posted 17 July 2014   Year 6 Leavers Party Food provided by Lidl and Warburtons   Y6 pupils were given the "red carpet treatment" as they arrived at school. T ... Read More
Ofsted Inspection Posted 23 June 2014 Stanhope Primary School Ofsted inspection will be taking place on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th June. If you are a parent or carer of a pupil at Stanhope (including ... Read More
Stanhope's Lego League Presentation Posted 21 November 2013 Watch our video from the recent Lego League Presentation ... Read More
App Building Workshop Posted 24 September 2013 On Tuesday 24th September, six lucky Year 5 children were given an exciting opportunity to participate in an App building workshop at the Open Zone. Throughout the mor ... Read More
Day at Stadium of light Posted 23 September 2013 On Monday 23rd September, Year 5 pupils were invited to the Stadium of Light to participate in a Persuasive Writing workshop. The aim of the day was to write an open l ... Read More
Beamish Posted 20 September 2013 Recently, 50 children from Years 5 and 6 enjoyed a day out at Beamish Museum, Durham. The educational visit was part of their current topic studying ‘The Victorians ... Read More