Information regarding lunchtimes (e.g. latest menu, school dinner prices, ideas for healthy packed lunches) can be viewed here.
Information on headlice can be downloaded here (headlice).
Due to the recent concern regarding measles, Public Health England published a leaflet which explains about measles, mumps and rubella and the MMR vaccination which will prevent these diseases. The leaflet can be downloaded here.
Information regarding scarlet fever can be downloaded here (Scarlet fever).
Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage can be downloaded here.
New 30 hours entitlement
From September 2017 the School will be offering 30 hours per week for 38 weeks per year free education and care to families who meet the government guidelines. Please download the St Philip’s 30 hours brochure for further information. The Nursery School will also be able to offer additional hours to families who may not meet these criteria. We will be happy to discuss individual circumstances with you on application.
Online Childcare Calculator – parents can work out how much they can claim and sign up to an alert email from HMRC when the online checking service for 30 Hours and Tax Free Childcare goes live.
Government Gateway ID – this is the webpage where parents can sign up to be able to access any government department online.
For term dates for 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 click here
Keep up to date with latest school news and events and important dates for your diary by reading our newsletters. Download the latest ones here.
The next INSET day is:
Monday 4 September
Tuesday 5 September
All schools are legally obliged to hold 5 INSET days per school year for staff training. Recent staff training has included positive handling, (WRAP) Workshop to Raise Awareness of Prevent, phonological awareness and paediatric first aid.
Please inform the School if your child is going to be absent.
A guide to infectious diseases and recommended period to be kept away from school can be downloaded here (Guidance on infection control).
The Prospectus is currently being updated.