The South Tyneside schools which have reopened - and when the others are likely to follow

Some schools in South Tyneside have reopened their doors this week as lockdown easing continues.

File picture from PA
File picture from PA

Thirty primary schools in the borough welcomed larger groups of children back to class this week, with two starting to do this at the beginning of the month.

Four of the borough’s nursery schools are expected to open their doors to a larger number of youngsters within the next fortnight.

The government had allowed schools to reopen to nursery, reception, Year 1, and Year 6 children from June 1.

But North East councils promised that schools in the region would only reopen when they felt it was safe to do so, following concerns from parents and teaching unions over the impact of sending children back to school while other lockdown measures to control the spread of coronavirus are still in place.

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Here is a list of the schools open in South Tyneside:

June 1

Toner Avenue primary school

Monkton Infant school Academy

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From June 8 Ashley Primary

Bedeburn Primary

Biddick Junior school

Cleadon CE Academy – June 10

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Dunn street

Forest View primary

Hadrian primary

Hebburn Lakes

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Hedworthfield primary

Hedworth Lane primary

Holy Trinity CE Academy

Jarrow Cross CE

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Laygate primary

Marine Park primary

Mortimer primary

Monkton Junior Academy

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Sea View primary

St Aloysius Infants

St Aloysius Junior school

St Bede’s RC South Shields

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St Oswald’s CE Primary

St James’ RC Primary

St Joseph’s RC Primary

Valley View primary

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West Boldon primary

Whitburn primary

June 22

These schools will “possibly” open to a wider range of pupils on June 22.

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St Oswald’s RC Primary

Lord Blyton

Special schools June 8

Bamburgh

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Epinay Special

Keelman’s way

Park View Special 4 in total ( Special schools are building up numbers gradually)

Nursery Schools June 10

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Boldon Nursery

Nursery Schools June 15

Clervaux nursery

Helen Gibson Nursery

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Sue Hedley Nursery

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