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15/02/19

Well done to our WINNER of the Early Years Valentines hamper, Mrs Sands! Thank you to all EYFS parents for buying raffle tickets - the team are excited to be able to use the funds for resources for the children! https://t.co/NbOGf8tIdz

15/02/19

Wow- Beautiful work by Samuel in Year 1 - he made a comic book about Traction Man! Beautiful writing, so creative, well done! https://t.co/ZDzDNSLJ5h

15/02/19

Thank you to Parents/Carers who came to view the Home Learning yesterday afternoon. The work on display was absolutely brilliant -well done to all our children for their hard work this half term! https://t.co/QGOxdcUzjj

14/02/19

Retweeted From carole davies

To all prospective Kilnwood Vale Primary School parents. Today is officially the last day to apply for a nursery place. So if you are still thinking of applying please do it today! Link to our website & application form -https://t.co/c8aAavTVRx & https://t.co/ZDNZITvPDh KVPS https://t.co/NDYpCli0mr

14/02/19

We were very lucky to have a visit from a paramedic and nurse today in Owls and Hedgehogs. They taught us all about their jobs and let us have a go with their equipment, we loved pretending to be a nurse or paramedic! https://t.co/J2xLC89THS

11/02/19

Another wonderful piece of topic work produced by Year 5 - a news report on the beast from the east for our What a Wonderful World topic! https://t.co/uBF8jd8deJ

08/02/19

We have some wonderful display boards around the school at the moment - super impressive work is being produced by our children! https://t.co/oPynywC0An

08/02/19

Interested in a career within GLF schools? Come and find us at the Recruitment Fair THIS SATURDAY at Ifield Community College form 10-2pm! https://t.co/POfIrB1FKu

05/02/19

It's Safer Internet Day! Reception children have met Smartie the Penguin today, the clever penguin who learns how to stay safe on the internet! https://t.co/PN8SmVK7SW

01/02/19

Reception had great fun today! We looked at the footprints that had been left. The children applied their previous learning suggesting they could be from the Gingerbread man or the Evil Pea! They saw animal footprints too and thought this may be the Gingerbreads Cat - who knows?! https://t.co/A2r9N9f8MO

31/01/19

Thank you to Parents & Carers who joined us on our curriculum morning on Wednesday! Lovely to see so many of you there, and we hope you took away some useful information about how to support your child with their Maths learning at home. https://t.co/C2Uy8z1oot

29/01/19

In Year 1, we have been reading Traction Man. We had a very hands on lesson to help us generate adjectives in readiness for our writing! https://t.co/QFuKCZlZAW

29/01/19

Parents and Carers - we are looking forward to opening our classroom doors to you tomorrow morning from 9-10. Come and see how maths is taught at Southgate Primary! Unfortunately as this will be a lesson, it will not be suitable for younger children. See you tomorrow!

25/01/19

REMINDER- We are welcoming parents & carers next Wednesday for our Curriculum Morning between 9 and 10am. You will be able to see how maths is taught within school, and learn techniques on how to support your child at home with their learning. We look forward to you joining us!

22/01/19

Retweeted From Jen@GLFTT

Calling all ⤵️ https://t.co/2Yy5OBFx93

22/01/19

Look huge!

22/01/19

Have you checked out our News and Events page on the website? Keeps you up to date with what is going on in the school! Can you spot your child learning? https://t.co/QlMpaBx3NN

14/01/19

Our Year 3 "smarties" have been busy estimating, measuring, dividing, as they work their way through their maths problems...using smarties! https://t.co/6NDtcflZcK

10/01/19

Do you have a child starting Reception in September 2019? Why not join us at Southgate Primary tomorrow at 2pm for a tour of the school with the Headteacher! Call us to book your space - 01293 525 966. We look forward to welcoming you!

08/01/19

This morning, Evil Pea left Hedgehog and Owl class in a big mess! We are on the case! https://t.co/B1oeqXh2zi

Attendance and Medical Appointments

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Excellent attendance is fundamental to an excellent education. Our Attendance policy follows the policy outlined by the Education Secretary, stating that children are not to be absent from school for holidays or other non-essential reasons during term time.  Only in exceptional or mitigating circumstances will an absence be approved. 

Illness

If your child is unwell and unable to attend school or absent from school for any reason, (including medical appointments) please phone the school on 01293 525 966 before 9.00 am. 

We have an answerphone where you can leave a message before the office opens.  You can use the absence line option 1 or speak to a member of the office from 8.00am. 

If we do not receive any information from a parent in the morning, we will ring parents/ carers asking them to phone the school. If we do not hear from you we will pursue all contacts regarding a child’s absence as part of our safeguarding policy.  Please leave a message by 9.00 am each day of their absence.

If your child has either vomiting or diarrhoea, they should stay at home for 48 hours from the last bout.  This is a recommendation from Public Health England to protect other pupils and staff.  If a child is sent into school within the 48 hour period, we will contact the parents and ask for the child to be collected from school.

Any absence can result in a loss of continuity for your child’s education and upset their balance of learning. As a school, we are required to provide details of all unauthorised absences to the Local Education Authority.  

Medical and Dental appointments

We ask that you please make every effort to avoid booking medical and dental appointments during school time.  Where this is unavoidable, parents should put this in writing to the school office and attach a copy of the appointment card or letter before the date of the appointment.   Please also include the time you will need to collect your child.  On the day of the appointment, please send a note to your child's class teacher with the time you will be picking your child up so that the teacher knows what time to send them to the office.  If your child will be late into school because of a medical or dental appointment, please phone the school (01293 525 966) on the morning of the appointment and leave a message on the absence line before 9.00 am.  If arriving late, please ensure that your child is accompanied and signed in by an adult at the school office for safeguarding reasons.

Other Absences

Requests for absence during term time will not be authorised unless there is deemed to be an exceptional circumstance.  Parents must make an appointment to see the Assistant Head prior to any potential absence to discuss individual circumstances.  Local Authorities have the power to serve parents with a Fixed Penalty Notice if a child has significant or repeated days of unauthorised absence.