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  • What do you charge for and how can I pay?
    Unless in receipt of free school meals, a school lunch can be purchased on the Dolce School Grid. Breakfast and after school club can be booked and paid for on the School Money website. We occasionally ask for voluntary contributions towards school visits. This can also be paid via School Money.
  • Can my child bring a mobile phone to school?
    Yes. Phones should be given to a member of classroom staff on arrival and will be stored in a secure location until home time.
  • Where can I park at the school?
    Parking outside of school is extremely limited. We advise walking to school where possible or parking on a neighbouring side road such as Chestnut Avenue.
  • Can my child bring their bike or scooter to school?
    Absolutely. There is a large bike/scooter shelter for storage during the school day.
  • Can my child walk to and from school on their own?
    Children in Year 5 and 6 are able to walk to and from school independently as long as we have written permission. Please ask the office for a form.
  • Where can I locate lost property?
    Lost property is retained in the school office.
  • What should I do if I am worried about my child's progress?
    Please speak with your child's class teacher in the first instance.
  • Which Maths and Literacy schemes are used in school?
    White Rose Maths is used throughout school. Sounds Write is used for Phonics.
  • How is my child prepared for moving on to secondary school?
    We share a really positive relationship with Wales High School and the transition period is robust. As neighbours, we have the luxury of visiting the high school regularly and we welcome Wales High staff in to school often.
  • How can I protect my child when using new technology?
    We share online safety tips regularly. Please look out for them on ClassDojo. We also ensure that our computing curriculum covers online safety regularly and robustly.
  • What time does school start and finish?
  • What do I do if my child is late to school?
  • What do I do if I am going to be late collecting my child?
  • How do I report my child's absence from school?
  • When are the school holidays and INSET days?
  • Can I take my child on holiday during term time?
  • How will I be informed if there is an enforced school closure?
  • Does the school operate a breakfast and home time club?
  • How much is a school dinner?
  • Is drinking water available?
  • Is milk available?
  • What should I put in my child's packed lunch?
  • Can I send any snacks in with my child?
  • Do you allow fizzy drinks?
  • Where can I buy school uniform from?
  • What does my child wear for PE?
  • Can my child wear jewellery in school?
  • What happens if my child has a medical or dental appointment?
    Please communicate this with the school office, providing proof of appointment where possible.
  • How long before my child can return to school after an illness?
    Generally, as soon as they feel well enough to return. We request 48 hours after an episode of sickness and diarrhoea. Other illnesses should be checked on the NHS website.
  • What happens if my child has an accident at school?
    If your child is seriously injured, e.g. a suspected broken bone, or if they obtain a head injury, you will be contacted immediately by phone call. All other injuries will be communicated via a bump note at the end of the school day.
  • What do I do if my child has headlice?
    Please treat your child using over the counter shampoo. Once treated, they may return to school.
  • What do I do if my child is prescribed medication?
    Please visit the school office to sign a consent form and advise us on administration of the medicine.
  • How do you communicate with parents?
    We try to be paperless where possible. Our main form of communication is ClassDojo which can be accessed online or via app. Regular updates on learning are shared on here and there is the capacity to message school staff directly. We also communicate via email and text message.
  • What do I do if I need to see a teacher?
    Please send them a ClassDojo message to arrange a convenient time.
  • How can parents get involved?
    We run several community events throughout the year. Check ClassDojo regularly for updates.
  • Do you have a school council?
    Yes we do. Pupils elect a class representative every September.


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