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Parent information event

Newquay Primary Academy invites new Reception parents and carers for an update on site development and arrangements for children starting in September on Tuesday 29th June 2021.

Craig Hayes, Gemma Wilson and the Newquay Primary Academy team look forward to meeting you all again and updating you on the site development, pupil transition and plans for September.

There will be two sessions, one at 4pm and another at 5:30pm.

There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions and meet other new parents and carers of Newquay Primary Academy children.

Please note: We ask that children do not attend this event.

Please RSVP via Eventbrite here.

If you have any queries regarding this session please contact us at: secretay@newquayprimary.net

The event will take place outside in the academy car park (weather permitting*), which is located on Trevenson Road, opposite Newquay Tretherras playing field. Please arrive promptly for the start of your session and wear weather appropriate clothing.

*In the case of bad weather, a member of the Newquay Primary Academy team will be in touch with parents and carers registered to attend the event with details of alternative arrangements.

Location:

Newquay Primary Academy

Trevenson Road,

Newquay,

TR7 3BH

Covid-19 measures – when attending the event please ensure the following for your safety and others:

Please make yourself known to a member of the Newquay Primary Academy Team on arrival, where you will be asked to use hand gel and a forehead thermometer.

We ask that you observe social distancing protocols at all times.

You will be required to where a facemask if inside.

Should we need to relocate the event inside, the associate room will be fogged prior and in-between the two sessions.

If you experience any symptoms prior to the event, please let us know and do not attend.

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School Build Update

We thought you might want to see how the work is progressing on site. We are on track for building completion at the end of August and looking forward to meeting our very first cohort of Reception children when term begins in September.

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New Build to Start

We are delighted to announce that contractors will be on the Newquay Tretherras site on Monday 25th to start work on our brand new primary school building.

Mr Craig Hayes is Newquay Primary Academy’s Executive Headteacher:

“I am so excited that work is finally going to commence on site so that we can open the doors of Newquay Primary Academy to our first ever cohort of pupils in September 2021.

“Our historic school motto – Proba Tene (hold fast) – echoes our belief in the importance of doing the right thing, working hard together and being resilient in everything we do. I have been working on this project since late 2015 and we have definitely had to ‘hold fast’ to overcome challenges and obstacles in order achieve our dream for the Newquay community.

“My next job is to work alongside my CELT colleagues to employ an outstanding staff team and create a safe, calm, happy and purposeful place where every child feels wanted, loved and valued for exactly who they are. My newly appointed team will work collaboratively over the next few months to create a curriculum that will develop our pupils’ independence, confidence, resilience and curiosity. This is not just wonderful news for me, but an exciting time for our first cohort of pupils and their parents as their primary school career begins.”

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Pre-Opening Consultation Report

As part of the process of opening a new school, Cornwall Education Learning Trust was required to hold a consultation exercise (under Section 10 of the Academies Act 2010) to determine whether the Trust should enter into a funding agreement with the Secretary of State to set up a free school. We ran a six-week consultation period from 5th October to 16th November 2020. This consultation was an important part of the pre-opening stage both to raise local awareness of our plans for Newquay Primary Academy and to satisfy the legal requirements around setting up a free school. 

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete our consultation questionnaire. The Section 10 Report has been submitted to the Department for Education and can be viewed and downloaded below.