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Family support

Health guidelines

Data protection

School Breakfast Club

Adult lunches

Complaints

And more - see below

Free School Meals 2016 (Letter here)

Your child may be entitled to free school meals.

Parents or guardians please check with the Office or the Staffordshire County Council website (See below).

There are application forms for new claimants on the web page which can be completed online or posted back.

School receives additional funding related to the number of pupils on the free school meals list.

Staffordshire free school meals webpage and forms



Photography and Video Consent 2016

Parent online photos videos guidance

E-safety agreement

E-safety information links for Parents

Mobile phones

Absences - you may e-mail reasons for absence to admin@gorsemoor.staffs.sch.uk. However, a ‘Leave of Absence’ form should be completed e.g. for pupils having medical appointments, music exams and sporting competitions. Ask at the School Office.







Click pictures to view school uniform and P.E. kit

Uniform order form (June 2016)

P.E. Kit Dec 2014

Swimming 2017 Year 4 letter


Attendance policy 2015

(March 2017 update)




Headteachers may not grant any leave of absence during term time except in exceptional circumstances. Parents may be fined for not ensuring that their child attends school.


The importance of attendance


Penalty notices (Parent booklet)


Penalty notices code of conduct


Please be aware that there is CCTV on the school grounds.


Data Privacy protection notice

Data Sharing information 2017


If you want to receive a copy of the information that we hold or share, please contact the School Office.



Infection Control Guidelines for Schools

Safeguarding page

Family Information Service

Disability Equality Scheme


Our School Nurse contact is  Jenny Ayres.

There are no longer drop-in sessions but you can book appointments directly. Phone Nurse Jenny Ayres directly on 01543 478098.





Health Guidelines: If your child has a medical need then you must inform your child’s teacher. If appropriate the SENCO and school nurse will write a health care plan to ensure your child’s medical needs are met within school. The school nurse can be available. Please ring the office for an appointment. Available on Safeguarding page - there is a document detailing Infection Control guidelines for schools. If your child has an illness look for the advised time off school to prevent spread of that disease. Allergykids website has health advice and is recommended by Mrs Morris.

There have been changes to hospital facilities for children from this area. Click for leaflet

Children’s Hospital Services leaflet.

Scholastic Book Club  leaflets

Please return to:

Mrs Ryan (Year 4)


Cheques payable to

Gorsemoor Primary    School Fund.


Book Club information.


Book Club link for online                       orders.

School Breakfast Club.  

At Gorsemoor, Breakfast Club is available in the dining room, from 8.20 to 8.50 a.m. each school day. For £1.50 buy any TWO of the following items plus a drink; Cereals, Toast, Yoghurt, Fruit. (Drinks : Tea, Juice or Milk.)

Pay on the day.

Children enter through Front Door and past dining tables NOT through the Hall as Farlea Childcare use the Hall! Please do not block/park in the gateway to school.

Complaints

If you have a complaint, you are asked, in the first instance, to discuss your concerns with the Headteacher. If this approach proves unsatisfactory in outcome, parents may address their concerns in writing to the Chair of the Governing Body or the Chief Education Officer, who may conduct investigations into the complaint. Finally, complaints may be addressed to the Secretary of State.

English curriculum  Important links

English page

Curriculum 2014 including reading, writing, spelling and grammar

Our parent/grandparent lunches have always been popular. Now they are available on ANY DAY. Adults just need to order their meals on a Monday, then pay when they come in to eat.

Orders to the Office, by letter via a pupil, by telephone 01543 274788 or by e-mail admin@gorsemoor.staffs.sch. uk

Please remember school starts at 8.55am. If you are late the back doors may be locked. Everyone  should then enter via the main entrance past the Office. This is for the safety and security of children in school.

KS2 door opens at 8.45am.

Pupils need a NAMED pair of headphones  to be left at school for ICT sessions and cross-curricular work.

Mrs Fraser, our librarian accepts U rated DVD donations for rainy playtime use. No VHS tapes though.

All parent helpers who help in school MUST be DBS checked. Ask at the Office for details.  

School will text ONE contact number per family by 8am

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Snow Procedure

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Important Information

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the document link

Various reminders for reference during the year.