Parents

Parents’ Information

Communication We believe in developing a strong partnership between home and school and as parents/carers you are a vital part of our school community. A positive relationship between parents and school has a crucial bearing on a child’s progress and we will work together to ensure your child has the best educational experience possible whilst …

COVID-19

Do not send your child to school if: they are showing coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms someone in their household is showing symptoms Arrange a test if you or your child develops symptoms and inform the school of the results. If the test is positive, follow guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, and engage with …

Parent Consultations

We invite parents to a ten minute parent consultation twice a year, in October and February. The school has introduced an easy-to-use online appointment booking system. This allows parents to choose their preferred appointment from the slots available with your child’s teacher and parents will receive an email confirming appointment(s). These meetings are for parents …

Friends (PTA)

The Friends put on a range of events for children and parents throughout the year, including: Christmas and Summer Fairs Disco and popcorn night for the children Quiz night, race night and disco for parents and friends Do you shop online? easyfundraising Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,600 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, …

School Meals

School Meals are provided by Herts Catering. A cook and her team work in the school kitchen to prepare the lunches daily and children eat together in the school hall. Midday Supervisors work with the children over the lunch break to ensure a smooth running of the session. The menu is available on the Herts …

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Online Payments

We use the ‘School Gateway’ (SchoolComms) for online payments. This means that you will be able to make online payments via the School Gateway smartphone app or website. You will also be able to view school meal balances and top them up at any time. You can purchase uniform, book for places in the Breakfast …

School Uniform

 Boys Light blue logo embroidered polo shirt (Obtainable from Stevensons) Navy blue logo embroidered sweatshirt (Obtainable through Stevensons) Grey trousers or grey smart shorts Grey or black socks Sensible closed toe black shoes Black indoor plimsolls Winter: a warm coat is necessary All year: A waterproof coat/cagoule to be kept in school Girls Light blue …

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Clubs

Abbey School offers a variety of clubs both before and after school to support our working parents and to provide additional opportunities for our pupils to learn new skills or take part in activities. Some clubs, such as our Morning and After School club and football are provided by the school and run by familiar …

Safeguarding

Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our Child Protection Policy. The Children Act 1989 places a clear responsibility on schools to ensure …

School Closure

In the event of severe weather, a public emergency or unforeseen circumstances, it may be necessary for a school to close or partially close.  Parents and guardians will be informed as quickly as possible of anything that may have an impact on a normal school day. Please notify the school office of any changes to …