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Frequently Asked Questions

Which playground do my children line up in the mornings and where do I collect them at 3pm?

All P1s and P2s will line up and be collected from the infant playground. The rest of the school will use the big playground.

Is the playground supervised?

There will always be members of support staff in the playground during playtimes and lunchtimes. There will also be limited supervision in the playground from 8.50am.

Can my child walk home from school on their own or with a big brother or sister?

If your child is in P3 or older yes they can walk home alone. All children in Primary 1 and Primary 2 must be handed over to a known adult at the end of the day.

What happens if it is raining in the morning?

We aim to open the doors at 9.50am if the weather is bad. Children will be directed straight to the hall.

Can I go through the school to the nursery or to the office?

No you must walk around to the designated door.

Can my child come early to school?

Our support staff aim to be in the playground from 8.50am. However we encourage you to bring your child as close to 9am as possible.

What if my child is late?

Late children must go to the office to receive a pink slip to take to their teacher.

I didn’t receive a newsletter, where can I find one?

There is a section on our website where newsletters are uploaded as soon as possible after they are handed out. We no longer give your child a paper copy so please ensure the office has a copy of your email address.

My child has lost an item of clothing, where can I find it?

There is a lost property box for both playgrounds. Please see the ‘guidance and procedures’ section of our website for more details. Ensure your child’s uniform and outerwear are all named clearly to allow it to be returned to you quickly.

My child has medicine to take, can I put it in their bag?

All medicine must be taken to the office. You must fill out the form to ensure your child receives the correct dosage.

My child is absent, what should I do?

Please call the school to let us know as soon as possible. You should also give your child a letter when they return to school stating the dates they were absent and the reason for this.

If your child has an appointment please make sure the school is aware of this too.

How often will my child receive homework?

Each teacher will set individual homework for their class and will provide details of the format in their class information sheets.