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The School Day & Meals

School Hours

SessionHours
Nursery – Morning8.45am – 11.45am
Main School (Doors open 8.45am)8.55am – 3.15pm/3.25pm ( Variable due to Covid)

Morning break lasts 15 minutes and is usually between 10.am and 11.am. The lower school has an afternoon break at a time when the class teacher feels they need it.

Access to School

Morning

We ask that Parents/Carers don’t arrive on the playground before 8.45am ready for the doors to open at 8.45am.

Home time

The gates will be opened at 3pm please collect your children from their classroom doors.

School Meals

The school is committed to encouraging a healthy lifestyle. We have regularly achieved the National Healthy Schools Status.  School meals are cooked on the premises and are of a very high standard.  Payment is made in advance, weekly on a Monday.  Cash or cheques should be brought to school sealed in an envelope and marked with the child’s name, class and the amount contained.

If you wish your child to change from school dinners to packed lunches, then we ask for a half terms notice.

How much is a Primary school meal?

The current price of a school meal is £2.05 per day. School meal cheques should be made payable to Stockton Borough Council. Payments will also be able to be made through the School Gateway app from Spring 2021.

How can I see if I am eligible for Free School Meals?

The Free School Meal section is part of School Support and they can be contacted on 01642 526605. Children whose parents/carers receive Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance, or Child Tax Credit may be entitled to free school meals. Please contact the school office for the necessary forms and confidential advice.

My child needs a Special Diet, are you able to feed him/her?

Special diets can be catered for.  Examples may include Diabetic, Coeliac and Low Fat diets.  The Council now has a Peanut Allergy Policy in place.  Please contact Caroline Ennion on 01642 780742 for more information.

Packed Lunches

Children may bring a packed lunch and a drink for their midday meal.  Drinks should be brought in a plastic container or unbreakable plastic flask. Fizzy drinks, sweets or chocolate are not permitted and lunches should contain no nuts. Their lunch must be brought in a suitable lunch box, clearly labelled on the outside.

Water at School

Children are encouraged to bring bottles of water to school to drink throughout the day.  Research has shown that this helps to keep the children more alert and focused during the school day. Bottles should be clearly marked with the child’s name and may be refilled in school.

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

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