Internal Application

Internal Advert – These posts are restricted to current employees of Brougham Primary School

3 Posts – Permanent

Teaching Assistant (Band 5) Spinal Column Point 5 £14,261.72 per annum (pro rata), 33.5 hours per week, term time only (190 days per year). Permanent – 2 posts.

Teaching Assistant (Band 5) Spinal Column Point 5 £5,747.26 per annum (pro rata) 13.5 hours per week, term time only (190 days per year). Permanent – 1 post.

Brougham Primary School wishes to appoint three highly motivated, enthusiastic and imaginative Teaching Assistants to support the learning of pupils.  These positions would be to start from 1st September 2020.

The successful candidates will work under guidance, implement work programmes for individuals/groups and provide feedback to teachers to assist in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources.

Applicants will possess NVQ Level 2 or equivalent. The school is looking for applicants with excellent communication and ICT skills, who can develop effective relationships with pupils and colleagues and be able to follow teachers’ plans.

Candidates should be suitably qualified and experienced and be able to meet the criteria detailed on the person specification.  

Candidates must only apply using the application form provided; CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 9.00am, Monday 4th May 2020

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 11th May 2020

Brougham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

For an informal discussion about these positions please contact Sarah Greenan, Headteacher Designate on (01429) 273663.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application form

Requesting an application form

Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site:

FSM voucher update 16.4.20

We are trying very hard to get your vouchers to you before Monday. The system is overloaded and keeps failing. If you have not received your voucher by Monday then please collect a packed lunch from school.

Online Safety

Childline - Reporting Tools for Children

UK Safer Internet Centre - To report harmful online content

CEOP - Advice about online abuse

Internet Matters - Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online

London Grid for Learning - Keeping children safe online

Net-Aware - Advice from the NSPCC for parents and carers

Parent Info - Support for parents and carers to keep children safe online

Thinkuknow - Keeping children safe online advice from the National Crime Agency

UK Safer Internet Centre - To report harmful online content

Free School Meals Update

The government has announced today that an e-voucher/e-gift card scheme for pupils who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals. All schools are awaiting further information on the scheme so that we can roll the programme out.

The e-vouchers/e-gift cards are for term time only and we are working through the details as we receive the information. Our plan is to continue as we have been, offering packed lunches, until after the Easter holidays, but if we can, we will claim your e-voucher/e-gift card this week.

For the next 3 weeks we will continue to provide FSMs as we have been so please continue to come into school to collect your FSM. This will be on MONDAY, TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS DURING THE EASTER BREAK.

FSM provision is changing after Easter. If you receive FSM and haven’t already given your email to the school then please phone and do so. I’m order to receive your voucher we need this information by Friday 3rd April.

We will continue to provide packed lunches until with April.

Thank you. For further government guidance please follow the link below
COVID-19: free school meals guidance for schools – GOV.UKWe know that schools and education settings are concerned about the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on pupils currently eligible for benefits-related free school

We are here to help

Our doors may be closed but we will continue to be here to support and guide you in any way we can during this time

Safety and Welfare

Children Hub Hartlepool 01429 284284

Toileting advice

Please see link with help for bed wetting, constipation, toilet training etc

Head lice advice

Healthy choices

Emotional wellbeing

CAMHS Crisis contact number 0300 300 0099

Child line

0800 1111


116 123


young minds

0808 802 5544

Young people can also text “YM” to 8528

Time to change

https://www.time-to –



IMPORTANT MESSAGE :To all recipients of Free School Meals. Please collect Two lunches per child tomorrow because the school site will be CLOSED this Friday. Thank you.

Keeping Your Child Safe Online During COVID- 19


ThinkUknow is a website supporting families with online safety. Please use the weblinks below to help support your child whilst using the internet.

Support your child with films and activities from Thinkuknow

Thinkuknow films and games are a great way to start and continue chats about online safety.

4-7s Jessie & Friends cartoons – A three-episode animated series which helps keep 4-7s safe online. It explores three popular online activities: watching videos, sharing pictures, and online gaming.

8 – 11s Play Like Share cartoons – A three-episode animated series that helps keep 8-11 year olds safe from risks they might encounter online.

Band Runner game and advice website – A fun interactive game that helps reinforce key messages about online safety.

You’ll find lots more advice on keeping your child safe online at If you’re worried that a child is at risk of harm online, you should call the police. Children can make a report to CEOP at

Other recommended resources Parent Info – Expert information for parents about digital family life

NSPCC Net Aware – Provides reviews and guidance on the most popular social networks, apps and games that children use.

NSPCC PANTS (The underwear rule) – A simple way to keep children safe from abuse, by teaching them to remember the 5 rules that spell ‘PANTS’.

Internet Matters – A useful tool showing how to set parental controls across a range of devices and websites.

Home Learning During COVID-19

Good Morning Everyone

It is great to see that so many of you are accessing your learning from home. All the staff at Brougham are really missing you. Please follow the government guidance and STAY AT HOME, STAY SAFE and stay healthy.

To support you at home, both with your learning and your well-being, I will be added a list of sites, Facebook pages, twitter accounts and live videos that you may wish to use during this time.

If you wish to ask any questions regarding home learning, then please leave a comment below.

Contact Us

Brougham Primary 5 12 2016


01429 273663


Brougham Primary School, Brougham Terrace, Hartlepool, TS24 8EY