RSS Durand Primary School

  • Half Term Yoga Story Videos 27th October 2020
    Anna and Her Rainbow Coloured Yoga Mats:   Maria Explores the Ocean:   Trish's Fall Photography:  
  • Wellbeing Support - Half Term Break 22nd October 2020
    Wellbeing Support over Half Term Break Our wellbeing surveys which all children from Y1 to Y6 were asked to complete on return to school in September have been really insightful and useful to us in identifying children possibly requiring extra emotional support in school. It is clear from the results and during follow up chats […]
  • Monmouthshire County Council Letter 22nd October 2020
  • NHS Healthcare Services 21st October 2020
    When the new Grange University Hospital, in Cwmbran, opens on 17th November 2020, the way you access urgent healthcare will change – it is vitally important that you understand these changes for you and your family.   Please visit our website for full information about these changes ( A dedicated information leaflet on children and […]
  • Emergency Hospital Services in Gwent 21st October 2020
    Do you have a question about the future of Emergency Hospital Services in Gwent?   Join Aneurin Bevan University Health Board on Thursday 22nd October at 2.30pm for our Live Facebook Q&A, or you can watch it back at a later time on our Facebook page.   Members of our Emergency Department (A&E) staff will […]
  • Individual/Sibling Photographs 20th October 2020
    Individual/Sibling Photographs Dear Parents/Carers,  Individual/Sibling Photographs  On Tuesday 10th November Wye Valley Studios will be visiting our school to take your annual individual and siblings photographs.  Due to the present situation regarding Covid19 we are unable to invite families with children who do not attend this school to have their photograph taken with their siblings.  […]
  • Individual Music Tuition 16th October 2020
    Dear Parent(s), Individual Music Tuition   We are now in a position to resume face to face music tuition at Durand, having worked with the school to ensure COVID secure accommodation and working practices are in place.    In order to ensure that a blended learning approach can be delivered should your child be absent […]
  • NHS Service changes in Gwent 15th October 2020
  • Monmouthshire County Council COVID19 update 14th October 2020
      COVID19 Update   Please could all parents be aware that if your child presents with COVID symptoms and as a result has a test, please isolate them and your household until the result is received.  On no account send your child back to school; even if they seem better in themselves.  Additionally, if you, […]
  • Forest School start date 9th October 2020
    Your child’s forest school sessions will start on 16.19.20 and will be every Friday for a 5 week block.   Forest School gives children the unique opportunity of experiencing first hand, play and learning in a controlled outdoor environment. Forest School is the name for an approach to educating children in the outdoors on a […]
  • Forest School start date amendment 9th October 2020
    Apologies, have realised there was a date error on the last forest school notification. Amended date is 16.10.20. Thank you 
  • Year 4 Home Reading 5th October 2020
    Reading is an essential part of any child's learning, no matter what their age.  Year 4 children should ideally be reading daily for approximately 15-20 minutes.  They should have the opportunity to read alone, to an adult or older sibling/family member and should also discuss the text.  Children who do not read regularly at home […]
  • Online Open Evening Caldicot School - See password and username on letter 30th September 2020
  • Chepstow Comprehensive School Virtual Tour 30th September 2020
  • Welsh Government Data Collection 30th September 2020
    Collecting attendance and personal characteristics data from schools from September 2020   Dear Parent/Carer Welsh Government collect a wide range of data about your child (ren) on an annual basis, and this is explained in more detail in this privacy notice which can be reached via the following link Due to the Covid-19 pandemic […]
  • Art Project 25th September 2020
    Could all children please bring in a cereal box for their Art project that they will be starting in school next week. Thank you Miss Ley
  • Feel Good Friday 24th September 2020
    Feel Good Friday! This year we have decided to introduce a new well-being initiative linked to ‘Health and Well-being’ which is one of the areas of learning within the new curriculum. This will also address one of the four purposes of the new curriculum in Wales which is to develop children as ‘Healthy, confident individuals, […]
  • Online Reading at Home! 24th September 2020
    Online Reading at Home. Big News! Oxford Owl have a large free selection of online reading books that parents can now access so children can further practise their reading skills at home on an array of electronic devices. Follow the link below to join and gain free access. In a few weeks’ time we […]
  • Pupil Well-being Survey 24th September 2020
    Pupil Well-being survey (Y1 – Y6) Now that our pupils have been back with us for just over 2 weeks we want to find out from them how they are in relation to their well-being. We have noticed that now that our pupils feel more comfortable, relaxed and safe back in school that some of […]
  • User Guides to Access Homework 22nd September 2020
    Guide - How to log in to Hwb Guide - How to access a Hwb class Guide - How to access and use J2homework