Parents

Parents’ Information

Home School Agreement To do our best for the children we need the support and interest of parents in the education we provide. We believe children are happier and learn better when there is good communication between home and school. This works best when the links between the two are strong. The following details the …

Opening Times

Breakfast Club is available 7.45 am – 8.50 am Main School Staff open outside doors at 8.50am School commences at 8.55am and ends at 3.10pm. Lunch Break: 12.00pm to 1.10pm (Reception, Year 1 and Year 2) 12.10pm to 1.10pm (Year 3 and Year 4) Nursery Hours: 1st Session – 8.30 am to 11.30 am (flexible drop …

eSafety

Children and staff at Icknield Walk First School are able to access the Internet through the Hertfordshire Grid for Learning (HGfL). The safety of children when using the Internet (eSafety) is of paramount importance to our school and to HGfL. We know that parents and guardians will also be concerned that the children stay safe …

Uniform

We expect all children to wear school uniform once they are in school full time. A formal school uniform gives a feeling of shared identity within the school community and we believe this is important for all the children. In producing this policy, the staff and governors have tried to ensure that all items are …

School Meals

All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are currently entitled to a Universal Free School Meal funded by the government. The meal cost for Nursery children is £2.20 plus a lunch club fee of £3.50 and for Years 3 and 4 the meal cost is £2.35. From September 2017 the meal cost for …

Clubs

Clubs, visits, visitors and events are a strong feature of Icknield Walk School and all contribute greatly to the children’s educational development and to their wider personal and social development. The following clubs are privately run and charge a small fee. Club Contact details Day Netball & Basketball Carol Parcell carol.parcell@talktalk.net Monday after school Gymnastics …

Wraparound Care

Our school, in partnership with Fair Play After School and Holiday Club, is able to provide wrap around care for your child. Fair Play After School and Holiday Club website Breakfast Club: Our school run ‘Rise and Shine’ breakfast club starts at 7:45 am and runs until 8.50 am, in term time. At 8:50 am …

Homework

Homework is an important tool in helping children practice skills and learn independently. Children will have homework that reinforces work carried out in class. The total time for this homework should not be more than ½ an hour a week in reception 1 hour a week in year 1 and 2 1 ½ hours a …

Special Educational Needs

The term “special educational needs” is used to describe learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for children to learn than most children of the same age. Children with special educational needs (SEN) are likely to need extra or different help from that given to other children their age. This help is known as …

PTA

Our PTA is a very important part of our school. They support the school in many ways, especially through fundraising. They organise fun events for children and families, such as the book fair, school discos and the fireworks display. This year they have already supported the purchase of guided reading scheme books and books for …

Policies and Forms

Policies General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Forms Guidance After undergoing a consultation process with Parents and Carers at the school, with regard to our behaviour and anti-bullying policies, we have produced the following information leaflets for parents/carers and children. Please e-mail your comments to: admin@icknieldwalk.herts.sch.uk