Letters

Check this page for any letters that we have sent home regarding trips, school trips or other important notice

 

Year 5 & 6 SRE Letter January 2024

 

 

 

Click the link below for useful information about how long to be off school if your child is unwell.

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/is-my-child-too-ill-for-school/

Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC)

 

 Think Firefighter 1

Reception and Key Stage 1

Reception and Key Stage 1 parents and carers

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to wish you and your children a fun, enjoyable and safe summer.

Please remember to only use disposable BBQs in a safe location, and be aware of any High Fire Risk warnings which will increase the risk of using these, why not Bring a Picnic Instead.

If your child is staying away from home, make sure they know what to do if the smoke alarm sounds, especially at night.

If you are going to go near or in the water, make sure they understand how to stay safe, teach them how to “float to live”

Be Aware  -Take Care Water Safety Quiz – for parents and carers to enter with younger children aged up to 7 years (or as appropriate depending on the needs of your child)

To help your child learn to be aware and take care whilst enjoying being in or near water follow this link to enter the quiz and prize draw https://forms.office.com/e/jPCVnGHGjw

Being near or playing in the water is something many of us enjoy, especially children. It is important that we all know how to enjoy being in or near the water safely.

If you care for any young children, take a few moments to take part in this water safety quiz with the children to help everyone learn how to stay safe.

Do they know how to “Float to live” if they find themselves in difficulty in the water?

Do you know what to do if someone is in difficulty in the water (Tell them to Float, Throw them something to hold on to and Call 999)

Every entry will receive a “Be Aware- Take Care”-Water Safety Certificate and one lucky prize draw winner will win:

  • A VIP trip to a DWFRS fire station
  • A RNLI World Drowning Prevention Day pin badge
  • A Playmobil fireboat - to act out your own water rescues!

 

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2 Parents and carers

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to wish you and your children a fun, enjoyable and safe summer.

Please remember to only use disposable BBQs in a safe location, and be aware of any High Fire Risk warnings which will increase the risk of using these, why not Bring a Picnic Instead.

If your child is staying away from home, make sure they know what to do if the smoke alarm sounds, especially at night.

If you are going to go near or in the water, make sure they understand how to stay safe, teach them how to “float to live”

As your child may be more independent this summer, being out with friends maybe without adult supervision remind them about road safety, not playing with matches or lighters and how to stay safe near water.

Think Firefighter -Water Safety Training – designed for children aged 8 -12 years (or as appropriate depending on the needs of your child)

Follow this link to enter https://forms.office.com/e/7r6XZbKJb7

Do you know how to Think  -Act – Stay Safe like a firefighter?

Are you ready to take part in our Think Firefighter – Water Safety Training?

This summer enjoy the water safely.

Do you know the water safety code?

  • Stop and Think
  • Stay together
  • Float to Live
  • Call 999 in an emergency.

Every entry will receive a Think Firefighter-Water Safety Certificate and one lucky prize draw winner will win:

  • A VIP trip to a DWFRS fire station
  • A RNLI World Drowning Prevention Day pin badge
  • A Lego City Beach Lifeguard Station and
  • A Lego City Fire Rescue Boat – to act out your own water rescues!

 Ordering School Lunches -

We are moving to a new online ordering system for school meals with Forerunner – www.hotmealsonwheels.com. Forerunner is our existing school lunch provider.

You will not be able to order hot lunches on Wisepay for dates after 1st November. If you have already booked and paid for meals after this date, these will be refunded to you.

You will have to reorder any lunches for after 1st November.

To be able to order meals you will need to get registered on their online ordering platform. The system is set up with all the children’s names and class details already on it – Please go to https://forerunnerparents.myschoolmealorders.com/register to register and link your account to your child.

There are some helpful instructions at https://www.hotmealsonwheels.com/onlineregistration

If you have any problems please contact Forerunner directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You will still continue to book and pay for Breakfast Club, 315 Club, Nursery Fees & Trips on Wisepay.

 

Home or out alone guide

First News digital newspaper 

 

Please see links below for Covid 19 test information

Further COVID-19 Government information, see below: 

 

Translation of guidance for parents and carers on early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term

We have translated our guidance for parents and carers with children in nursery, school, or college in the autumn term.

The guidance is now available in the following languages:


The information below hasn’t changed since our last update.


Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline is available to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm

Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm