At Loxford School we are very excited in having the opportunity to work in partnership with you and lighting the fire of learning for your children. You will find that we have high expectations at Loxford, of teachers and parents as carers and educators, and of children as interested and independent learners.
We know that supportive parents working in co-operation with school ensures that children are happy and purposeful making good progress in all areas of development. We hope that the website will be of use to you in understanding life in the Primary at Loxford School, and we welcome every opportunity to speak with you about your child throughout his/her time with us.
Mrs Anita Johnson – Head Teacher | Mr Tom Hart – Executive Headteacher of Primary Phase
School Uniform Shop Opening Times
The school uniform shop is open every week at the following times:
- Tuesday – 13.20pm – 14.00pm
- Wednesday – 8.30am – 9.30am
- Thursday – 13.20pm – 14.00pm
8.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. (Drop off is between 8.30 a.m. – 8.45 a.m. Gate opens at 11.15 a.m. for collection from 11.25 a.m.)
12.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m. (Drop off is between 12.30 p.m. – 12.45 p.m. Gate opens at 3.15 p.m. for collection from 3.25 p.m.)
All parents of Nursery children must drop off and collect children from the main Nursery door.
KS1 and KS2
8:55am – 3:10pm
Reception children should be taken to the Reception playground that can be accessed either through the gate in the car park or through the gate leading off the main playground.
Year 1 children should be taken to their classroom door (leading on from the playground) where the class teacher will be waiting.
Year 2 and Year 3 classes line up on the playground by 8:50 a.m. The pips will sound at 8:55 a.m. and the children will then be led to their classrooms by their teacher. If it is raining, the children should go directly to their classrooms where they will be met by their teachers.
Senior members of staff and our Year Care Team are always present on the playground at the start and end of each school day.
The lunch break extends from 12.00 p.m. to 1.10 p.m. for Reception children and from 12.20 p.m. to 1.10 p.m. for children in all other year groups.
Reception children access the outside areas as part of the EYFS curriculum.
KS1 children have a morning break from 10.15 a.m.to 10.30 a.m.
KS2 children have a morning break from 10.35 a.m. to 10.50 a.m.
Healthy Packed Lunch
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Our main rule at Loxford School is:
‘BE IN THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME DOING THE RIGHT THING’
The school is not permitted to hold nor administer any medicine with the exception of prescribed asthma pumps and Epi-pens. Should your child require medication during the school day, for example completion of a course of antibiotics, please contact the office for a medicine consent form.
Jewellery is not to be worn to school with the exception of small stud earrings. This is a school rule and to avoid any accidental injury, for example whilst taking part in a physical education lesson or playing in the playground.
Lateness and Attendance
At Loxford School we believe that good attendance and punctuality are essential if our children are to take full advantage of school life and gain the educational and social skills which will equip them for their futures. It is also very important that children leave school on time.
We aim to promote good attendance and punctuality through:
- Self-registration as well as class registration
- Noting children who arrive late in a book
- Monitoring lateness
- Speaking to parents/carers
- Sending letters home
- Promoting good attendance to parents’ meetings
Parents/Carers of children who are consistently late or whose attendance is perceived to be poor will be referred to our Attendance Officer Mrs J Gardner and the School’s EWO.
Leave taken during term time without the permission of the Headteacher may result in a penalty notice being issued against you. In addition you may be at risk of losing your child’s school place.
Please telephone the school office on 0208 514 4666 and press 1 to notify staff of any absence and give a note to your child’s teacher on their return to school.
Late Collection procedures
Children should always be collected punctually at 3.10 pm. If a child is not collected they will be taken to the School Office at 3.20pm and their name recorded in the late collection book. Parents/carers will be asked to record a reason for their lateness. Emergency contact numbers will be used if we are unable to contact Parents/Carers.
If any Parent/Carer has an emergency that means they are going to be late, the school should be informed as soon as possible. Please refer to our Policies and Procedures for information on the late collection of children.
Code of Conduct
Students and Staff have both rights and responsibilities in Loxford School.
|THIS IS WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT||THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO|
|Be “At the right place, at the right time doing the right thing”|
|To be treated with courtesy, kindness and respect at all time||Treat others with courtesy, kindness and respect at all times|
|To feel safe and secure in a caring and supportive environment||Maintain a safe and secure school environment by not bringing nor using or misusing inappropriate dangerous or illegal items|
|To have school rules which are fair, consistently applied||Know, understand and follow school rules|
|To be valued for your individuality within all levels of diversity||Value others for their individuality|
|To learn in an environment without interruption and disruption||Listen to others with respect and work to agreed expectations|
|To have the right resources to help your learning||Look after the resources provided by the school|
|To be given challenging work in lessons||
Work to achieve your personal best whilst allowing
others to do the same.
|To be given opportunities to make decisions in and out of the classroom||Develop and take responsibility for your actions|
|“We will maximise the effectiveness of learning opportunities, technologies and our distinctive specialism in Science, Technology and Languages in order to provide a well-ordered, reflective, enterprising and collaborative environment in which all participants are respected and are enabled to fulfil their potential and to make a positive contribution to the development of our culturally rich community.”|