Useful Information for All

These pages contains information that you may find useful and/or are a statutory requirement to be on the school website. It includes:

  • Information about school dinners and snacks;

  • Money and paying for things;

  • Car parking;

  • Dropping off and picking up;

  • School uniform;

Forms, policies and other downloads:

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Free School Meals

You can claim free school meals for your children if you are in receipt of any of the following:

• Income Support
• Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
• Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
• Child Tax Credit but not Working Tax Credit and the household income is not more that £16,190.
• The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit (from 30th April 2005)
• Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

 

Applying for Free School Meals couldn’t be easier. Click here to go to the Staffordshire application site and see if you’re eligible.

 
Refreshments and meals

 

EC subsidised milk is available for all pupils in Reception class, who will receive free milk until their fifth birthday. Once they reach 5 years old parents will need to pay 25p per carton should they wish their child to continue to receive milk each day. This money must be paid by ParentPay and there should be sufficient money on the account by the beginning of the school week.

Fruit or vegetables are provided during the day, by the National School Fruit Scheme, for all Reception and Key Stage I children.

Hot school meals are available at a cost of £2.30 per meal (£11.50 per week, payable at the beginning of the week). All meals are paid for via ParentPay. Please note that accounts must be kept in credit.

If preferred, your child(ren) can bring their own packed lunch. This should include a non fizzy drink in non breakable bottles.

During the day the children have access to drinking water. Please send into school a plastic water bottle labelled with your child’s name if you wish them to use the facility.

 

Money

 

Most items can only be paid for by ParentPay. If your child does need to bring money for any reason please can you ensure that it is in a named purse/container. School cannot accept responsibility for money/valuables.

 
Car parking

 

If you need to bring your child(ren) to school by car we ask that you do not drive onto or park on the school’s premises or on the road by the school’s entrances. We ask this for the safety of the children. There are car parks in the village, The West Car Park by the library and The East Car Park just past Uttoxeter Road entrance. Do not park on double yellow lines. 

 

Dropping off and picking up

 

Our classes open at 9.00am although our doors are open from 8.50am and children can then come into school and go to their classes. All children should be in school by 9am.

At the end of the day we do not allow younger children to leave the building by themselves so please can you be on the playground and visible so that we can dismiss your child to you.

Please report any absence for any reason to the school office in person, telephone or by email on the first day. If you have not done so it is our policy to contact you from 9.30am.

 

School uniform

 

As a school we are very proud of our uniform and wear it with pride.

The Uniform consists of:

Bottle green V neck sweatshirt or,
Bottle green V neck cardigan,
White collared shirt,
Green and yellow striped tie,
Black (preferred) or grey trousers or,
Black or grey skirt or a pinafore dress,
Green and yellow gingham summer dress if desired,
Plain black sensible shoes.

PE Kit

 

Yellow round neck T shirt with school badge,
Black shorts,
Plimsoll/pumps,
Trainers,
A track suit for cold days (from Year 1)


Additionally, a popular choice is a black fleece or double fleece/waterproof with the school logo.

For a small charge you can have your child’s initials put on any item by the uniform shop. This is a very popular choice as it makes finding missing clothes much easier. PLEASE ENSURE ALL UNIFORM IS NAMED.


Uniform may be purchased from:

Schools In
41 Weston Rd,
Meir,
01782 312873