Communication with Parents
Class Teachers send parents a class newsletter each term detailing the work planned for the class in various curriculum subjects with suggestions of work to do at home, they also provide a copy of the timetable.
Meetings with Parents
Parents’ Evenings; in the first half of the Autumn Term, parents are invited to meet their child’s Class Teacher to talk through the Learning & Communication Passport (LCP) for their child and establish the Individual Learning Plan (ILP) for their child. A copy of the LCP is sent home to parents.
In the Spring Term, a Parent's Evening is held to review the child's ILP and make any changes and to set new targets.
At the end of the Summer Term, parents are invited to discuss their child’s Annual Report with the Class teacher. A copy of the Report is sent to parents in advance of the meeting.
Annual Review; During the year an Annual Review is held for every pupil, this is the formal procedure to review the EHCP. Pupils under five years of age have a Review every six months.
Parents are asked to inform the school and transport of all planned absences including medical appointments.
If a child
Headteachers are not permitted to grant holiday during
Parents are asked to provide the school with emergency contact numbers in case their child becomes unwell or has an accident at school.
The emergency contact must be someone who could take care of the child in the event of the parents not being contactable.
If a child has sickness or diarrhoea they should be kept at home for at least 48 hours after their sickness or diarrhoea has ceased.
When a child is prescribed
Parents should inform the school immediately if their child contracts a contagious disease such as chickenpox or measles. Parents are also asked to inform the School Nurse if their child has been in contact with a contagious disease, including glandular fever, as these infections are dangerous for some pupils in the school.
The School Nurse will administer medications during the school day provided there is signed consent from parents and the medications are provided in their original container with a pharmacist's label.
Parents should give the medicines to the Escort on Transport. Special arrangements are made for children requiring emergency medication for epilepsy.
A letter from the child's GP detailing any medication is required when a child starts school.