Frequently Asked Questions
What time does school start?
The register is taken at 8.50am, so children need to be in the playground waiting for their teachers by 8.45am.
Where can I buy school uniform?
Most of our uniform is available to buy from the school office. Tights, socks and shirts are readily available at local supermarkets or from shops in town. For a full list of uniform, click here.
Can my child attend breakfast club?
Breakfast club is open to all children in the school for 20p per day. Children can enter breakfast club at 8am and are taken onto the playground around 8.40am.
Is my child allowed to walk home from school alone?
Although we prefer children to be collected by an adult, we realise this is not always possible. Children from Years 5 and 6 are allowed to walk home alone if parents have spoken to their class teachers about this and given permission. Children are NOT allowed to walk home alone after certain school events, such as the disco, because it is not safe for them to do so.
When can I come into school?
Parents are invited into school each term to join their child, in class, for an ‘Inspire Workshop’. Families are also invited to class assemblies, performances, Awards Afternoon, Christmas and summer fayres, sports day, our whole school trip and parents evenings.
Parents who have a problem or concern are asked to speak to their child’s class teacher (before or after school) or to the school office.
I don’t speak English. How can I access school events?
About a third of our families don’t speak English as their first language. To support them we have staff and children who act as translators for us and we can translate letters on request. Family friends who can translate are always welcome to attend parents evenings to provide support. Miss Whitworth is always available as a point of contact for families who speak other languages and is available in the playground before school most days.
Where can I find the term dates?
Term dates are printed onto the weekly school newsletter and are also on the dates page of this website. If you want to know a specific date and cannot find it on the website then please contact the school office.