End of Summer 1 Statement
A message from the Headteacher…
It has been a very different half term to one that we would normally would have had. Year 2 and Year 6 children would have completed their SATs this half term. We know that many children will have been pleased about this but there will have also been many disappointed children who will have missed out on this part of their life journey. Next half term would have been end of reception assessment, phonics screening for Year 1 and the Year 4 multiplication tests. These are also no longer happening this year. We are sadly going to have to cancel many of the fun events that come after these more formal times. I know that staff and children will be really disappointed about this. As soon as we are allowed we will re-book these events and make sure that coming back to school is as fun as it can be.
At PTM we can’t wait to have our school full of children again, we are following all government guidance and will continue to do so. The safety of our children and staff is our highest priority and we will only have the children back when it is safe to do so. This is open to change at any point. We may have children back and then decide that it isn’t safe to do so.
Thank you so much to all the parents for their lovely comments and messages of support. We are pleased to know that we have been getting it right for you and your children. We will continue to try and do our very best for you all in our school community.
We know that this has been a really tricky time for everyone. I know that our family support team has been supporting families in many different ways; whether this has been SEND support, home learning help, food-bank parcels, care packages, craft packages, MIND referrals, home visits, liaising with other agencies, learning mentor phone calls, mental health resources or just a phone call to have someone to chat to. If you think you would like some extra support at this time, please do email and ask and we will find someone who can help you or your child.