St. Philip's Catholic Primary & Nursery School

"In the light of Christ, where everyone is valued and learning is celebrated"

Parents

On this page you will find the following information:
  • The School Day with Useful Numbers
  • Friends of St Philip's Meetings
  • Internet Safety
  • SEN Offer and Provision
  • Breakfast/After School Club Information
  • Charity Information
Child Protection and Safeguarding 

There is a link to the DFE website for parent information on safeguarding child protection and domestic abuse.  Go to: http://parentinfo.org


Advice to parents of some of the useful websites avaialble if you have any child protection or safeguarding concerns. Taken form the keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance to Schools

Additional advice and support

 

Abuse or Safeguarding issue

Link to Guidance/Advice

Source

Abuse

What to do if you're worried a child is being abused

DfE advice

Domestic abuse: Various Information/Guidance

Home Office

Faith based abuse: National Action Plan

DfE advice

Relationship abuse: disrespect nobody

Home Office website

Bullying

Preventing bullying including cyberbullying

DfE advice

Children and the courts

Advice for 5-11-year olds witnesses in criminal courts

MoJ advice

Advice for 12-17 year old witnesses in criminal courts

MoJ advice

Children missing from education, home or care

Children missing education

DfE statutory guidance

Child missing from home or care

DfE statutory guidance

Children and adults missing strategy

Home Office strategy

Children with family members in prison

National Information Centre on Children of Offenders

Barnardo’s in partnership with Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) advice

Child Exploitation

County Lines: criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults

Home Office guidance

Child sexual exploitation: guide for practitioners

DfE

Trafficking: safeguarding children

DfE and HO guidance

Drugs

Drugs: advice for schools

DfE and ACPO advice

Drug strategy 2017

Home Office strategy

Information and advice on drugs

Talk to Frank website

 

Abuse or Safeguarding issue

Link to Guidance/Advice

Source

 

ADEPIS platform sharing information and resources for schools: covering drug (& alcohol) prevention

Website developed by Mentor UK

“Honour Based Violence”

 

(so called)

Female genital mutilation: information and resources

Home Office

Female genital mutilation: multi agency statutory guidance

DfE, DH, and HO statutory guidance

Forced marriage: information and practice guidelines

Foreign Commonwealth Office and Home Office

Health and Well- being

Fabricated or induced illness: safeguarding children

DfE, Department for Health and Home Office

Rise Above: Free PSHE resources on health, wellbeing and resilience

Public Health England resources

Medical-conditions: supporting pupils at school

DfE statutory guidance

Mental health and behaviour

DfE advice

Homelessness

Homelessness: How local authorities should exercise their functions

HCLG

Online

Sexting: responding to incidents and safeguarding children

UK Council for Child Internet Safety

Private fostering

Private fostering: local authorities

DfE - statutory guidance

Radicalisation

Prevent duty guidance

Home Office guidance

Prevent duty advice for schools

DfE advice

Educate Against Hate Website

DfE and Home Office

Violence

Gangs and youth violence: for schools and colleges

Home Office advice

Ending violence against women and girls 2016-2020 strategy

Home Office strategy

Violence against women and girls: national statement of expectations for victims

Home Office guidance

Sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges

DfE advice

Serious violence strategy

Home Office Strategy

 

Information and support

There is a wealth of information available to support schools, colleges and parents to keep children safe online. The following list is not exhaustive but should provide a useful starting point:

 

Organisation/Resource

What it does/provides

thinkuknow

NCA CEOPs advice on online safety

disrespectnobody

Home Office advice on healthy relationships, including sexting and

pornography

UK safer internet centre

Contains a specialist helpline for UK schools and colleges

swgfl

Includes a template for setting out online safety policies

internet matters

Help for parents on how to keep their children safe online

parentzone

Help for parents on how to keep their children safe online

childnet cyberbullying

Guidance for schools on cyberbullying

pshe association

Guidance and useful teaching resources covering online safety issues including pornography and the sharing of sexual images

educateagainsthate

Practical advice for parents, teachers and governors on protecting children from extremism and radicalisation.

the use of social media for online radicalisation

A briefing note for schools on how social media is used to encourage travel to Syria and Iraq

UKCCIS

The UK Council for Child Internet Safety’s website provides:

 

  • Sexting advice
  • Online safety: Questions for Governing Bodies
  • Education for a connected world framework

NSPCC

NSPCC advice for schools and colleges

net-aware

NSPCC advice for parents

commonsensemedia

Independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media for children and their parents

searching screening and confiscation

Guidance to schools on searching children in schools and confiscating items such as mobile phones

lgfl

Advice and resources from the London Grid for Learning

St Philip’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School

Information and Expectations

 

  • Please note the school doors open to allow children entry at 8.45am and are closed at 8.50am. If your child arrives to school after this time they are classed as late and will receive a late mark on the register. Any child arriving late has to come through the office and we ask parents to sign a register explaining why they are late.

     

  • There is a playtime break at 10.30am to 10.45am.

     

  • Lunch is 11.55am to 12.55pm, all children sit with their class in the hall for lunch.
     

  • End of the school day at 3.15pm.

Please note that if your child is late being collected from school and we do not know the reason, we will place them in the after school club and this will incur a £5.00 charge.

  • We operate a breakfast club from 7.45am in the morning; children are given toast and are provided with a glass of milk or water. This costs £2.50 per day, per child and can be any day of the week or all week, it’s entirely up to you and they must be booked in using the school money system. Children not booked in using the online system will incur a £5.00 charge

     

  • We also operate an after school club, this finishes at 4.15pm, once again the children are offered a drink and toast. This is a cost of £2.50 per day per child. Children not booked in using the online system will incur a £5.00 charge

Note: By Free School Meals we mean those children whose parents receive benefits from the government not those in receipt of the Universal Free School Meals.

We are a healthy school and ask that if you choose packed lunches for your child that you do not put sweets or chocolates in their lunch box and also no glass bottles or fizzy drinks, these are monitored by the lunch time staff.

If your child is absent from school through sickness, can we please ask that you contact school each day of absence with a reason. Please make a note of the school telephone number which is 0113 271 6763. We will also send regular texts out to you and ask you check the website for any further information you may need.

Your child will take part in PE lessons twice a week and your class teacher will let you know when they start school in September what days these are going to be.

Milk is provided to all children at a cost of £8.00 per term, please let us know if your child does not drink it so we can order accordingly.

 

 

 

Uniform Requirements

Our school uniform for boys consists of:

  • Maroon crew neck or v-neck sweatshirt, preferably with the

    school logo.

  • Grey trousers or grey shorts in summer.

  • Preferably white long or short sleeved shirt.

  • Blue or white polo shirt with or without the school logo.

  • Black indoor pumps.

  • PE kit – white t-shirt and blue or black shorts.

  • Book bag – available from the school office for £5.00

  • Pump bag – available from the school office for £5.00.

  • Long tie – available from the school office for £4.00.

  • Short tie on elastic – available from the school office for £3.50.

     

Our school uniform for girls consists of:

  • Maroon cardigan or sweat cardigan, preferably with the school

    logo.

  • Grey trousers, grey skirt or red gingham dress in summer.

  • Preferably white long or short sleeved shirt.

  • Blue or white polo shirt with or without the school logo.

  • Black indoor pumps.

  • PE kit – white t-shirt and blue or black shorts.

  • Book bag – available from the school office for £5.00.

  • Pump bag – available from the school office for £5.00.

  • Long tie – available from the school office for £3.50.

  • Short tie on elastic – available from the school office for £3.50.

     

     

    Please note that the satchel book bags that can be purchased from other outlets do not fit into our book bag trays therefore can we ask that you only purchase the bags that are available in school.

Please also note that no jewellery is allowed, except for small stud earrings or sleepers. Extreme hairstyles are not permitted, neither is make-up, including nail polish. Girls may wear tights or leggings in winter months but these should only be all white, all black or all navy.

By accepting a place at St Philip’s you are agreeing to abide by our uniform regulations and into the payment of the Voluntary Contribution Scheme.

The School Day

Reception 8.50 – 12.00 13.05 – 15.15
Year 3 – Year 6 8.50 – 12.05 13.05 – 15.15
Morning Break 10.30 – 10.45 FS & KS1 10.45 – 11.00 KS2
Nursery Hours 8.45 – 15.30 Monday to Friday

 

 

Useful Numbers

Admissions Team

Pupil admissions and transfers

0113 2224414

Benefits Helpline

Free school meals, clothing grants

0113 2224404

Governor Support

Support to school governors

0113 247 5560

Lettings

Hiring school premises

0113 247 5598

Customer Relations

Customer services issues/complaints

0113 247 5688

Helpline for Parents

Bullying, SEN and attendance issues

0113 395 1100

Parent Partnership Services

Parental concerns/support

0113 395 1200

Student Support

Grants, awards

0113 247 5326

Leeds Careers Guidance

General enquiries

0800 106699

Children Services

General enquiries

0113 247 5590

Leeds City Council

General switchboard

0113 234 8080

School Transport

Bus passes, 
Special needs transport

0113 3481122

PTA    Friends of St Philip's

St Philip's operates a parent group which is open to all parents, carers or relatives who may wish to take part.  The group normally meets half termly to discuss ways of assisting the children and school with events, support charities, help raise funds for projects, manage school disco's etc. 

Please come along and join us.
Internet Safety

Please find attached information for Parents to look at regarding Internet and Website Safety.

Breakfast Club opens at 7.45 until 8.30 daily.  £2.00 per child with a maximum of £4.00 charge per family, 
After School Club  from 3.15 to 4.15 daily.  £2.00 per child with a maximum of £4.00 charge per family. 
Children in receipt of Free School Meals do not incur a charge for these services.

We are a cashless school so all these services have to be paid for online, alternatively we could provide a PayPoint slip to take to any outlet to pay for the service.

There is no need to book a place on either of these sessions, just bring your child/ren along.

 

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