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Home Learning Portal – ClassDojo
June 17th, 2020

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We’ve launched our new Home Learning Portal – ClassDojo! Please take the time to register as a parent as outlined in the letter sent home.  The letter can be found under: Parents & Carers -> Letters to Parents To register please follow this link. 

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Our New Lower School Lead
May 1st, 2020

Mrs Powell lower school lead

I am pleased to announced that Mrs Powell has started in her role as Lower School lead this term, as I shared in my last letter to you. This new role will mean that she is responsible for supporting the development of teaching and learning across the Lower School, which includes our Nursery, Caterpillar class,…

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Summer term provision
April 16th, 2020

We hope the Easter break has seen you and your family well. As we approach the Summer term, we are planning the next phase of our childcare facility. You will know the spaces we have for childcare provision will be extremely limited and carefully prioritised. If you would like your child to be considered for…

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Headteacher update
March 26th, 2020

This week marks the first week of many of you being at home, in what can only be described as extraordinary times. Part of this challenge is that we do not know how long these measures will go on for, and how it might affect us and our families in the near future. I don’t…

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Norman Gate Emergency Childcare Provision
March 22nd, 2020

As you are all aware Norman Gate School closed on Friday evening. On Tuesday, we will be opening an emergency childcare facility called Norman Gate Emergency Childcare Provision. This is a strictly limited provision, to provide emergency care where a child cannot be cared for safely at home, and to support our key workers in…

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Covid- 19 update 3
March 18th, 2020

The Government guidance was updated further on Monday 16th March as we moved into the social distancing phase. The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of: new continuous cough and/or high temperature For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness. If you live with others and you or one of them…

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COVID-19 Advice Update
March 13th, 2020

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The Government guidance was updated yesterday please see below. The guidance now states that if you have a high temperature or a new continuous cough you should stay at home for 7 days. If you or your child shows these symptoms and you are self-isolating yourself or your child, please call school to let us…

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COVID-19 Advice
March 9th, 2020

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You may be aware that there appears to have been a confirmed case of Coronavirus at Andover Leisure Centre. We are following advice from Public Health England and School will be open as usual. However, if you or your children  are displaying any of the listed symptoms, please ring 111 for advice. After receiving the…

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School staff swap the classroom for clouds in skydive for cause
October 19th, 2019

A HEADTEACHER who is afraid of heights will pluck up the courage to head for the clouds alongside a brave teaching assistant. Kelly Wilkie and Gemma Mundy, of Norman Gate School, will throw themselves out of a plane next week, in hope of providing key equipment for pupils. Within weeks of joining the school in…

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Norman Gate School first in county to gain Makaton Friendly award
October 15th, 2019

AN ANDOVER school has become the first in Hampshire to receive a Makaton Friendly award. Norman Gate School, a special school for children with moderate learning needs, was recognised as it strives to make the school community accessible to people who use Makaton to aid their communication. Makaton develops speech, language and communication skills. Using…

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First Day of of Autumn Term - Monday 7th September 2020