Frequently Asked Questions


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Q. Where can I buy school uniform from?
A. See our uniform page for full details of our school uniform and where it can be purchased.

Q. What time do the children need to be at school?
A. Pupils are expected to arrive by 8.45am. to start their school day at 8.55am. All pupils that arrive late, after 8.55am, must report with their parent to the school office where the reason for lateness is recorded.

Q. What years to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 refer to?
A. Key Stage 1: Years 1 and 2.  Key Stage 2: Years 3,4,5 and 6.

Q. Where can I learn more about the school curriculum?
A. The Cornerstones Curriculum offers a choice of over 80 creatively themed imaginative learning projects for Nursery to Year 6. Flexible, adaptable and responsive to change, the Cornerstones Curriculum saves time and raises standards.  Learn more here.

Q. What phonics programme does the school use?
A.  We use Read, Write, Inc – more information can be found here and you can download our phonics eBook here.

Q. How can I see events that are happening at the school?
A. Check out, and subscribe to, our school calendar.

Q. How can I get in touch with the school?
A. Full details of how the school communicates with families can be found here. You can also send us a message.

Q. Can I get copies of letters that are sent home?
A. Yes.  Copies of the letters we send home can be found here.

Q. Does the school offer any after-school care or clubs to join?
A. Yes. StarKids offer an afterschool club and we also offer many other after school and lunchtime clubs.