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School Uniform

All children are expected to wear the school uniform:

  • Grey/black trousers, skirt, pinafore or shorts.
  • White shirt, blouse or polo shirt.
  • During warmer weather, children may wear a blue check dress.
  • Blue jumper or cardigan.
  • Black shoes.
  • Children have the option of wearing our school tie.

 

Labelling

All items brought into school should be labelled with the child's name (including bags and coats). Children are responsible for their garments and equipment.

 

Other items

Please do not send your child to school with any toys or anything of special value to them. We cannot take responsibility for any items that may go missing. We will inform you if we have any special days where toys will be allowed to be brought into school.

 

PE

Throughout the Autumn term and the first half of the Spring term Oak class will be taking swimming lessons at Bramcote Leisure Centre on Monday afternoons. They will be taken by Miss Hussey and additional members of staff on a coach.

 

The swimming pool have strict rules which all children must adhere to. Please note:

 

  • Girls must wear swimming costumes (bikinis are NOT allowed). 
  • Boys must wear tight swimming trunks (baggy shorts are NOT allowed).
  • Long hair must be tied back. Any long fringes need to be clipped back.
  • No children are permitted to wear jewellery. Earrings must be removed at home in the morning. School staff are not allowed to remove earrings for any children. Children will not be able to swim if wearing earrings.
  • Children must also remove any plasters or transferable tattoos before entering the pool.
  • Please ensure your child is also equipped with a towel.
  • Swimming caps are optional. If your child would like to wear goggles during swimming lessons then a parent or carer must write a signed letter to Miss Hussey stating their permission for their child to wear them. 

 

For the rest of the year children will be completing PE lessons in school. Children need to ensure that they bring in the correct PE kit on this day. The school PE kit is a plain white t-shirt, blue/black shorts or jogging bottoms and plimsolls or trainers.

 

Tuck Money

Children can bring in 20p daily to buy healthy ‘tuck’ at break time from the school kitchen. Children are responsible for looking after their money.

 

Mornings

School gates will be open by 8:45 am. Children line up with their class on the playground and wait with their parents/carers for their class teacher to arrive at 8:50 am. School begins at 8:55 am. If you arrive late, you need to come in through the School Office. 

 

Lunchtimes

Lunch is at 12.00 noon and is followed by a period of outside play, supervised by our midday supervisors. As we are a healthy school, please provide a healthy lunchbox if your child is having a packed lunch.

 

Home time

Children will be dismissed at 3:30 pm from the home-time exit. If children are walking home alone or being collected by a different adult on a particular day then the teacher must be informed. Without this, children will not be allowed to leave the school grounds.

 

Contact Details

Please keep the School Office updated with all your current contact details, so that we can contact you directly and keep you updated with all school matters.