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Safeguarding at Whitley Abbey Primary School

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Think U Know 5-7

Think U Know 8-10

Parents/Carers

We are always keen to hear your views on our school.

A Parents Comments and Suggestions Box is situated outside the main office. 

It is regularly reviewed ​by the Leadership Team and  Governing Body.

Welcome to the Parent Information section of our website and the Virtual Office. On these pages you will find useful information about the day to day life at Whitley Abbey Primary School.

Should you wish to have paper copies of any documents on our website then please don't hesitate to contact the chool office.


Whitley Abbey Primary Code Of Conduct

Our Values and Ethos Statement

ethos

 

Term Time Holiday

The Headteacher is not permitted to authorise holidays in term time unless it is in very exceptional circumstances. Each request is dealt with individually.

The school strives to have excellent attendance levels and unnecessary absence during term time can have a very damaging impact on a child's achievement. For this reason, parents who take their child on a term time holiday despite authorisation having been refused may, under some circumstances, incur a fixed penalty fine issued by the local authority.

Illness

If a child arrives at school feeling unwell, or becomes unwell during the course of the day, the parents will be contacted and the child should go home. As a general rule, children with a gastrointestinal illness (i.e. diarrhoea and vomiting) should remain off school for 48 hours after symptoms have stopped. For most other illnesses, children may return to school once they feel well enough to do so.

There are some exceptions to the 48 hour rule, so if you are unsure if your child can return, please contact the school for advice.

Medicines

If your child has to take prescribed medicines for a short term, treatments should be managed so that it is not necessary for medicines to come into school. Most medications can be managed by doses timed to be outside the school day.

However, if this is not possible, please discuss this with the Head Teacher, and complete a Parental Agreement form.

Medicines should be clearly labelled with the child's name and should be accompanied by written instructions.

All medicines are kept securely stored, with the exception of self-administered inhalers and insulin. Parents are discouraged from sending children to school with non-prescribed medication.

  Medical and Dental Appointments

Regular attendance in school ensures children maximise their potential and frequent appointments in school time cause disruption to their learning. We would appreciate it if parents could make every effort to make appointments outside school hours. If this is not possible, please ask for an Authorised Absence Form from the school office prior to the appointment. You may, in certain circumstances, be asked to provide evidence of this appointment in order for it to be authorised.