Parents

Parents’ Information

Parent View Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. The survey can be completed at any time; you don’t have to wait until the school is being inspected. We will use the information you …

eSafety

At Brookland Infant and Nursery School we know that learning about e-Safety is vital to ensure that children are safe in the online learning environment. In school the children learn about safe use of technology and they learn about the measures to take if they become aware of unsuitable online material. We encourage children to …

Safeguarding

Everyone has a responsibility for safeguarding children and young people. At Brookland Infant and Nursery School the safety of our pupils is paramount. The school has a Child Protection Policy that is the basis for any action in this area. In our school the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mrs Alison Atkinson with Deputy DSLs …

Home Learning

Home Learning helps to develop a partnership between parents and school and actively involves them in their child’s learning. We encourage parents to read daily with their children and to support their children with any spelling or phonic activities that are sent home. Occasionally teachers may ask children to do another practical task to support …

Attendance

Our school’s Attendance Policy is given to the parents of all new entrants and is available from our school office or our school’s website. Attending school on a regular basis is the key to your child doing well at school. It will also give your child the opportunity to: make friends and feel included learn …

Special Needs

The code of practice for Special Education Needs (SEN) has been fully implemented by the school. If your child needs support with his or her learning then you will be informed and individual programmes will be planned to help your child reach his/her potential. The school is currently recruiting a new SENDCo for 2 days a week …

School Uniform

Our school has a uniform and we ask for parental support to ensure children are wearing it at all times. Our school uniform list and an order form for items available for purchase from our school office are available from the school office or nursery cloakroom. The school purchases items from School Trends which are …

School Meals & Milk

School Meals The government are continuing to offer free school meals for all infant children whose parents choose to take up this option. Hertfordshire Catering Limited will be our school meal provider for next year and will provide children with a hot meal at lunchtime. Visit the Hertfordshire Catering website for more details of their …

Online Payments

Schoolcomms offer an online payment system for parents. This is now our preferred method of payment as it helps reduce the workload on our school office and at the County Council. Soon after your child starts at our school we will give you details of how to set up your online account. Through your account …

Parental Help

Parents and other volunteers are encouraged to become involved in the life of our school. Parents are welcomed into the classroom to work alongside the children on a regular basis. Some may take small group activities or work with individual children under clear guidance from the teacher. Volunteer helpers can now work in school without …

Active Travel & Road Safety

At Brookland Infant and Nursery School we encourage parents to use active travel modes to bring their children to school by walking their children to school or letting their children cycle or scoot wherever possible. The school travel policy explains how we will be encouraging active travel to school. If you have any ideas to …

Emergency Closures

If the school has to close in an emergency we stay in touch with parents by text using the Teachers2Parents (T2P) texting service. In addition we will post a message on the Herts Direct website at: www.hertsdirect.org/importantnews/ where you can register to receive email/text alerts of when your child’s school is closed. In recent years …