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27/10/21

If I had a hammer.... Year R have been doing woodwork but have made sure they are totally safe with these grown up tools. Safety goggles and hi vis jackets and just look at their finished products. https://t.co/j6WJQXafPK

24/10/21

Year 1 have been making structures in Design Technology. They have been planning and making and testing and evaluating, just look at that concentration! https://t.co/xnYJyi4Ufi

22/10/21

It's Good News Week at Southgate. Every teacher had to choose children who have been great team players or amazing learners this half term. Here are our Key Stage 1 super stars. https://t.co/xVmC3K2GpU

21/10/21

In design technology Year 5 have been making phone covers. (they'll now be able to sew on a button and fix a hem!) I've seen some amazing results. https://t.co/Iv8qqWJOzD

18/10/21

On Thursday, the Year 6 football team played in the Crawley District Cup. We were drawn in a tough group but finished with two wins, one draw and a loss. We finished in 3rd place due to goal difference. Well done to all the boys involved. https://t.co/KIrIqRQgR3

18/10/21

Developing our fine motor skills to help us learn to hold a pencil and write. https://t.co/2kOJ5riX76

15/10/21

Year 1 have been finding out how to make the sturdiest sandcastles in science. They have been investigating, predicting and observing. https://t.co/2VCpIWzq8S

13/10/21

We welcomed our Parents and Carers in to school to see how we learn in maths. We understand what numbers represent, how they work together and how we build on our mathematical skills. We are learning to be maths masters! It was great to see lots of grown ups joining in. https://t.co/3JZt6JGQ6k

10/10/21

We love learning at Southgate https://t.co/dlX248xNqx

08/10/21

HSBC Bank came to Southgate to talk about all things money! https://t.co/DCe1vVxHL0

04/10/21

It's lovely to hear the sound of voices singing and music playing in school again. https://t.co/Tj5zBtcgrs

30/09/21

Welcome to The Nook, our new sensory room at Southgate Primary https://t.co/rdG8RwATrn

27/09/21

Southgate are learning about Harvest time. We think of others in challenging circumstances and where we can, we help. Well done Southgate children for all your kind donations. https://t.co/KU4YqoCfiC

24/09/21

22 drummers drumming! Year 4 Cowell Class took part in their first music lesson this week learning how to play the djemba drums. It was noisy but fun! https://t.co/m0RqTewC2f

20/09/21

Coaches from Vision Sports have joined us at Southgate to help us get better and better at P.E and sport. On a rainy Tuesday we played indoor dodgeball learning to aim and throw - we all had an exciting time whilst improving our skills. https://t.co/TFt7TR7Nbg

17/09/21

Welcome to our New Reception children! They are all part of Campbell Class and what a team they are already. They are brave - look at that climbing and exploring, inquisitive and enthusiastic about learning. They also really liked their school dinner...well it was roast potatoes! https://t.co/6M5fANUyu2

16/09/21

Southgate are celebrating National Teaching Assistants Day! Our Teaching Assistants are integral to all we do at Southgate and we value them so much. Thank you for all that you do. https://t.co/YAzH68zrR2

09/09/21

Back to school! Our new Year 2 have been painting with mud, producing art in the style of Jackson Pollock, creating lava lamps and learning about their brains and neuroplasticity - all in one week! It's so good to be back at school. https://t.co/USgb2xK71H

04/09/21

We are looking forward to welcoming back our children, Parents, Carers and staff on Monday 6th September 2021. Happy new term every one. https://t.co/6G9qRUBsed

31/08/21

Who has been an amazing learner this year? These children have! Here are our Lead Learners from Key Stage 2 from our last Good News Assembly of the year. Well done to you all. https://t.co/aP4XLhPE8k

School Meals

A hot school meal will be provided each day.  Meals are free for children in Key Stage 1, Years R to 2 (Universal Free School Meals).  A school meal will have to be purchased for children in Years 3 to 6. 

Menus will be sent out at the beginning of each school term. 

Packed Lunch

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If you wish to provide your own packed lunch, please note:

  • No sweets of any kind are allowed at school
  • No fully coated chocolate biscuits
  • No fizzy drinks should be brought into school (no glass bottles or cans)
  • We have several children with severe allergies, therefore the school is a nut free zone.  No products containing nuts should be brought into school; this includes chocolate spreads and Nutella. 

Universal Free School Meals For Early Years and Key Stage 1 Children

Every pupil in reception, year 1 and 2 is eligible for free school meals. In January 2015, new food standards were introduced.  By following these standards, we can be sure that our children will get the nutrition they need across the whole school day.

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We believe that the school lunchtime is a great opportunity for all our children to sit down together and enjoy their healthy and tasty meal, while developing their social skills.  We therefore hope that all parents will take up this offer of a free school meal for our infant children. Please let the school know if your child has any special dietary needs or allergies or if you want to opt out of this service and provide your own packed lunch for your child.

How to Order Meals For Key Stage 2 Children

All meals must be ordered a full week in advance of the entire week that they are required. So, for example, if a hot meal is required for any day during week commencing 25th June 2012, the order must be placed and pre-paid either on-line by midnight on Sunday 17th June, or alternatively by telephoning the office by 3pm on Friday 15th June.

How to Pay

Hot meals cost £2.30 each which must be pre-paid. Payment can be made by credit or debit card via the company hotline on 0845 6037998 or going on-line using the link below. (minimum order by phone £10.00)

See the 'Menu' below for Frequently Asked Questions and Terms and Conditions.

We have been asked by some of our parents for details of the free school meal entitlement. To help you, we have included an application form which lists the requirements. If you need any further information please either contact the school office or Financial Services (Pupil support) at West Sussex County Council.

To order your meals online, click here

To view the current menu, click here

Fruit and Vegetable Scheme

The school takes part in the “Fruit and Vegetable Scheme” which enables each child in Year R to the end of Year 2 to receive a piece of fruit or vegetable each day free of charge. Years 3 to 6 may bring in a piece of fruit or vegetables each day for their snack.

Free Milk Scheme

The school takes part in the free school milk scheme, “Cool Milk”.  Milk is available free of charge to all children up to the age of 5. 

Once a child has their 5th birthday milk is still available at a small cost.  Information leaflets are available from the school office with details of the ordering procedure.

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