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Archived News

Read through all the news articles posted by The Northern Education Trust.

Academy closure and guidance for key workers

March 20, 2020, 2:48 pm

Following the Government announcement to close schools, all Northern Education Trust academies will be closed to the significant majority of students from the end of the school day on 20th March 2020 until further notice. To enable us to plan effectively we need your support to find out how many children we can expect from […]

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Message to Parents and Carers

March 18, 2020, 7:47 pm

You will be aware of the government announcement that all schools will close from Friday evening until further notice. Some schools will remain open to provide a service to care for the most vulnerable children and the children of key workers. Further information will follow about this once the government has produced further guidance. Until […]

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Frequently Asked Questions re Coronavirus

March 13, 2020, 11:17 am

Keeping Students Safe: Preventing the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) at Northern Education Trust Academies The questions below will be updated regularly, to include all the queries we receive from parents and carers about the coronavirus.

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Literacy Festival

February 10, 2020, 11:38 am

Along with two other schools, Northern Education Trust’s Mount Pellon, Merlin top and The Ferns primary academies took part in the MyBD5 Literacy Festival recently.  Children from Years 5 and 6 spent 12 weeks rehearsing with Actor and Director Luke Broughton, culminating in performances of Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Pig Heart Boy, in front of a […]

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EYFS Outdoor Grand Opening

January 31, 2020, 10:07 am

Curiosity, creativity and challenge. Following the recent renovation of The Ferns Academy’s EYFS area, our young Ferns are thriving in their phenomenal new environment. Aptly named Adventure Island, the children are spoilt for choice with an abundance of opportunities to explore whilst developing their understanding of the world around them. Providing a wealth of activities […]

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Rock Kidz

January 31, 2020, 10:01 am

Rock Kidz came into school last week. The children from Year 3 and 4 were taught songs linked to a PSHE theme but done in the style of rock. The children impressed both staff and parents with their enthusiasm and ability to ‘Rock Out!’ All children participated with fantastic enthusiasm. They loved learning the songs […]

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The Ferns Primary Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.

Children/families entitled to Free School Meals will now receive an electronic voucher instead, from this Friday, 3 April.
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