St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

School is open for CRITICAL key worker children / vulnerable children ONLY. All other children should be accessing home learning which is available on the class pages. These will be updated weekly. Thank you

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Key Information

 Please click the link below to view the current prospectus

School Prospectus 2019

 

 

Using Our Website

Please be aware that our school website uses many linked documents.  To view them you MUST be running the latest version of Adobe Reader.  If you have an earlier version of Adobe installed, you should visit adobe.com and install the latest version of Adobe Reader.

http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/

Holiday Dates

 

Holiday Dates 19-20

Holiday Dates 20-21


Please note that holidays are not allowed in term time.  Should there be a particular reason for which your child needs time off school you must fill out a school absence request form.  These are available form the office or you can click here to download a copy.  Only exceptional circumstances will be considered by school.

 

Text Messaging Service

Our school uses the Teachers 2 Parents text service to ensure parents can be contacted promptly with all kinds of information.  The text service is used to inform parents of minor incidents or injuries that may occur during the school day, to inform parents of expected arrival times when the children have been on a school visit or sporting activity and is used to send reminders or warn or school closures. Please ensure the school always has your current mobile telephone number.

School Uniform

 

School uniform is as follows:               Navy school sweatshirt or cardigan with logo 

                                             Gold polo shirts with or without logo

                                                         Dark Grey trousers, skirt or pinafore

                                                         Black pumps for in school

                                                         P.E Kit - White t-shirt with logo or plain White t-shirt and Navy shorts  

                                                         Plain Navy tracksuit required for children in KS2 and outdoor trainers

After the Easter break, children may wear summer uniform- preferably navy blue & white summer dresses and boys may wear grey shorts

Our recommended uniform supplier is  Embroidery In House at 182 Highgate Road, Clayton Heights, BD13 1DS.

Uniform can also be purchased from The Uniform Shop on Darley Street or Natasha's on Westgate.

School meals

All children in Reception and Key Stage 1 are entitled to Universal Free School Meals. School meals are payable from Year 3 onwards and the current rate per meal is £1.80. 

Please click the link below to view the current menu:

 

Menu April-October 2019

Free School Meal Eligibility

If you are in receipt of benefits your child may be entitled to free school meals and we ask that you continue to register for this. 

Your child may be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the guaranteed element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit

Children eligible for free school meals will also be issued with a school uniform voucher to the value of £30.00If you would like any further information please contact the school office.

 To apply for Free School Meals please visit www.bradford.gov.uk/benefits/applying-for-benefits/free-school-meals/

 Bradford Council are urging all families who may be entitled to Free School Meals to apply online

Homework

It is vital that all homework tasks sent home are completed on time and returned to school on the correct day.  This is an efficient way for the teachers to monitor individual progress.  If for any reason there are concerns about the homework given, please communicate this to the class teacher concerned.

Click here to download the Homework Policy

Healthy Snack

As a Healthy School we provide healthy snacks.  Key Stage 1 children have fruit provided each morning break.  Key Stage 2 children may bring in snack money to purchase toast or a fruit drink from the Kitchen at morning break.  Nutritional standards require no more crisps and E number soft drinks are to be offered.

 

Useful websites for information:

www.parentsintouch.co.uk                     Parental support in education

www.dfes.gov.uk                                     Department for Education

www.directgov.co.uk                              Government Website - Links to Education

www.parentcentre.co.uk                         Helping you to help your child

www.parentlineplus.org.uk                     National Helpline for Parents (Family Lives)