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Questions & Answers

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Q: What should my child wear?

A: Our School Uniform – See the separate information and our uniform policy for full details

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Q: What type of shoes are appropriate?
A: Black Smart School Shoes

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Q: What can I do about jewellery?
A: Jewellery is not allowed only a watch.

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Q: Can my children bring toys?

A: No, please don’t send your child to school with toys from home unless it is for a specific session in school such as “Show and Tell”.

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Q: What about bringing and collecting my child?
A: Your child should be brought to school for 8.40 am each morning, the hall door will open at 8.20 am for Wake and Shake and all children should be dropped off at the Hall Door each morning – the door closes at 8.50 am.  If your child arrives after the hall door has closed then they should enter school via the main school office and register with the school office staff.   Your child can be collected from the classroom door at 3.30 pm each day.

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Q: Can my child bring sweets?
A: No – We are a Healthy School and sweets will be taken away from children until the end of the school day.

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Q: Will my child be doing homework?
A: Yes – but this will be tailored to their own ability and your class teacher will explain this to you.

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Q: What should I do if my child is absent from school?
A: You must contact the school office before 9.20 am on the first day of absence. Please don’t pass messages via siblings, SeeSaw or teaching assistants.

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Q: What happens if my child needs a change of clothes?
A: We will change your child into spare clothes and advise you at the end of the day.

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Q: Can I stay and work with my child?
A: Once you have completed the induction process we would not generally allow this.

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Q: What should my child wear for PE?
A: A PE kit available from the school uniform website plus a pair of black PE Pumps or trainers, generic items can also be worn if they are the school colours, these are readily available at all high street stores, online and also supermarkets.  We offer a free pre loved uniform option – families are encouraged to donate outgrown items of uniform and they are available to collect from the front of school.

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Q: What does my child need for outside work time?
A: If it is cold you must send in a coat, hat and gloves, if it is warm then a sun hat and sun cream is requested.

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Q: Can my child bring a packed lunch to school?
A: Yes, or you can opt for school dinners these are available either full or part time.

Some ideas – Carrot Sticks, Yoghurts, Fresh Fruit Juice, Water Bottle, Piece of Fruit or Health Snack – Sandwich, Wrap or Salad.

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