We welcome parents/carers in school to work alongside their child before school every morning.

If parents would like to help in school as a volunteer they will need to have a DBS check. Once this has been returned clear, then the parent/carer can begin to help in school.

Parents work in a variety of ways in school helping individual children or as a general classroom volunteer.

Please click on the link to open leaflet –¬†parent volunteering

Forest School Class 2 Nov 2019

Week 4 The children completed their last forest school session on Friday. They then made their very own woodland flags. The children used natural materials and mixed it together with water before then decorating their flags. [...]

Forest School Reception Class 2 Nov 2019

Week 3 As part of week three the children created Woodlands dens . They had to create a den that would keep a woodland creature warm, dry and safe. The children also used the stream [...]

Forest School Reception Class 2 Nov 2019

Week 2 As part of week two the children recapped safety aspects that were taught last week. In order to build the children's confidence they also explored the Woodlands and then found their name cards [...]

Forest School Reception Class 2 Week 1 Nov 2019

Week 1 Children were taught how to stay safe in the woodlands and spot potential hazards. They also looked at staying within certain boundaries. The children were given time to explore the woodlands and use [...]

Attendance Improvement Strategies

To improve attendance and to draw attention to children that coming to school is good, the following strategies are being used.

  • Spencer Bear going to the class with the best attendance of the week.
  • Certificates for classes with 100% attendance
  • Certificates for individual children who have 100% attendance for the term
  • End of year prize and certificate for children who have 100% attendance for the year.

For children with low attendance

  • Informal talks with parents to make them aware of the importance of attending school regularly
  • Letter sent if a child has attendance less than 80% during each half term
  • Involvement of EWO for families where the letters and talks have not worked

For authorised absence in term time

  • The parents must complete a request form
  • The request must comply with conditions agreed by all schools in the locality

The HT contacts parents on first day of absence when possible if parents have not notified school.