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Important Information For Parents

Updated 24th September 2020.

Due to the need to keep our children, parents and staff safe and healthy, we are following the Government and local guidance, which means we have changed some of the ways we operate. We therefore ask that all parents comply to the following procedures and timings:
 
Morning Drop-offs
 
To help comply with social distancing requirements, we have divided the school into 3 groups:
 
Group A – these are the children who attended school on Monday, 7th September
Group B – these are the children who attended school on Tuesday, 8th September
Group C – these are the children who attended school on Wednesday, 9th September
 
All children in the Powell Building have been issued with a coloured card. These should be shown on entry to the school grounds.
 
If you arrive early in a car – please wait in your vehicle (with the engine switched off please!) until the following times:
 
Group A (Yellow cards)
Children in Group A should arrive at school at the following times:
Year 1 – 8.30am – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 8.40am – go to the Powell Building Playground.
 
Group B (Green cards)
Children in Group A should arrive at school at the following times:
Year 1 – 8.45am – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 8.55am – go to the Powell Building Playground.
 
Group C (Orange cards)
Children in Group C should arrive at school at the following times:
Year 1 – 9.00am – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 9.10am – go to the Powell Building Playground.
 
Afternoon Pick-ups
 
Group A
Children in Group A should be picked up from school at the following times:
Monday – Thursday
Year 1 – 2.50pm – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 3.00pm – go to the Powell Building Playground.
Fridays
Year 1 – 12.35pm – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 12.45pm – go to the Powell Building Playground.
 
 
Group B
Children in Group B should be picked up from school at the following times:
Monday – Thursday
Year 1 – 2.50pm – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 3.15pm – go to the Powell Building Playground.
Fridays
Year 1 – 12.50pm – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 1.00pm – go to the Powell Building Playground.
 
Group C
Children in Group C should be picked up from school at the following times:
Monday – Thursday
Year 1 – 3.20pm – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 3.30pm – go to the Powell Building Playground.
Fridays
Year 1 – 1.05pm – go the Kennion Building Main Entrance
Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 – 1.15pm – go to the Powell Building Playground.
 
Nursery and Reception Children
Parents of our Nursery and Reception children should contact their child’s class teachers via Dojo to find out the arrangements for their child.
 
One Way Systems
In order to allow parents to keep a safe social distance we ask everyone to follow our one-way systems. Please allow a little more time when dropping-off and picking up your children as you may have to walk a little further! Please do not walk back up the footpath from the Powell Building playground to the pedestrian gate on Little Horton Green.
 
 
Keeping Safe in School

Children will remain in their class ‘bubbles’ throughout the school day. They will have staggered breaks and lunchtimes to ensure children to not mix with other bubbles. They will have contact with the same staff on a daily basis. We have increased cleaning staff hours considerably to ensure the school is kept clean throughout the day.

They will have their hands sprayed with special disinfecting water. This will be repeated throughout the day to maintain high levels of hygiene.

Changing the Times of the School Day

The governors have decided to extend the school day by 30 minutes on Mondays – Thursdays. This will apply to all children when the requirement to socially distance is lifted by the government. In the meantime, children in Groups B and C will be finishing school later than previously (see above information for full details). This change is to allow more time for children to ‘catch-up’ with the teaching time missed during the school closure period in 2020.

Contacting School

If you wish to speak with your child’s teacher or anyone in school we would like you to contact either via dojo or book a phone appoint through contacting, by phone, the main office. Again we would normally welcome parents into school but in order to allow for social distancing we will operate a system of phone contact only.

Lates

Kennion Building 

If you are late please come to the main reception gate where you will be seen one family at a time, so please bare with us as this will take longer than usual.

Physical Education (PE)

Children should wear their PE kits to school on their designated PE days:

  • Black tracksuit bottoms or black leggings
  • White polo shirt or white t-shirt
  • Black trainers or pumps (If you wish your child to wear pumps please can they wear their black school shoes into school and change their footwear for PE)
  • School jumper
     
    We will not be asking the children to change in school as we cannot ensure social distancing.
     
    Attendance
     
    From September school attendance has again become mandatory and you are required to bring your child to school every day. If there are medical reasons, directed from your child’s doctor, for your child not to be in school please inform us as some as possible.
     
    If you need any further clarification please do not hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher through dojo or contact the school office.
     
    Thank you all for your continued patience and support. 
John Davie
Head teacher

 

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At All Saints school we are united through our vision of a welcoming, caring and spiritual community of learners.

Within our walls, we will work together to create a safe and inspiring environment, through which we encourage everyone to grow as learners, building trusting, nurturing and generous relationships, enabling everyone to become the best versions of themselves, as God wants us all to be.

‘a united and caring community of learners’

 

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