23 October 2020

Thank you to our entire school community - students, staff, parents and carers and governors - for the patience, support, resilience, positivity and kindness that has been demonstrated at all levels during this first half term.

Wishing you all a restful, safe half term break with your loved ones.

Kelly Holbrook



Contacting us over half term

If your son or daughter receives a positive COVID-19 test after Friday 23rd October 2020, please contact the school immediately at this email address: LHSCovidReporting@longbenton.org.uk 

Please see the letter on our splash banner which explains the details you will be asked for to help us to track and trace/keep the rest of our school community informed if required.


Bonfire Night 2020

No formal Organised Firework displays will be taking place this year in the North East.

Northumbria Police are in partnership with the Fire Service and the Local Authorities and have put in place a multi-level strategy to address the safeguarding of our communities this year.

Tyne & Wear Fire Brigade have produced a YouTube clip which they have asked us to share; please see the link below:



Return to school: Monday 2 November

School starts for all year groups on Monday 2 November. This week will be Week 2 of our timetable.

The same Covid safety systems we have had in place in Half Term 2 will continue to apply in Half Term 2. Please see the letter to parents dated 9th October here for details: https://longbenton.org.uk/parents/newsletters