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Information

We welcome all children to Grendon and hope the information below helps them settle in.

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2021

Autumn A - Thursday 2nd September - Friday 22nd October 2021
Half Term Monday 25th October - Friday 29th October 2021
Autumn B - Monday 1st November - Friday 17th December 2021
Teacher Days

Thursday 2nd September 2021

Friday 3rd September 2021

Monday 1st November 2021

Spring Term 2022

Spring A - Tuesday 4th January - Friday 18th February 2022
Half Term Monday 21st February - Friday 25th February 2022
Spring B - Monday 28th February - Friday 8th April 2022
Teacher  Days Tuesday 4th January 2022

Summer Term 2022

Summer A - Monday 25th April - Friday 27th May 2022
Half Term  Monday 30th May - Friday 3rd June 2022
Summer B - Monday 6th June - Thursday 21st July 2022
Teacher Days

Thursday 21st July 2022

2022/2023

Autumn Term 2022

Autumn A - Monday 5th September - Friday 21st October 2022
Half Term Monday 24th October - Friday 28th October 2022
Autumn B - Monday 31st October - Friday 16th December 2022
Teacher Days

TBC

Spring Term 2023

Spring A - Tuesday 3rd January - Friday 17th February 2023
Half Term Monday 20th February - Friday 24th February 2023
Spring B - Monday 27th February - Friday 31st March 2023
Teacher  Days TBC

Summer Term 2023

Summer A - Monday 17th April - Friday 26th May 2023
Half Term  Monday 29th May - Friday 2nd June 2023
Summer B - Monday 5th June - Tuesday 25th July 2023
Teacher Days

TBC

Please make sure to note Teacher Days as the school will not be open to children on these days.

Term dates for future years from Birmingham City Council can be found HERE

School Time, Late Children and Absences

Our school site opens at 8.50am. Parents and children should not be on site before this time.

Late children should be brought to the School Office by an adult to provide a reason. If your children has a medical appointment please remember to bring in proof.

All absences have to be reported by 9.30am.  Please phone or call in to the School Office to provide a reason.

School finishes at 3.15pm. Please ensure children are collected promptly at the end of the day

8.50am

School gates open and children can enter school

 9.00am Registration

10.30 - 10.45am

Mid-morning break

12.05 - 1.15pm

Reception – Year 2 dinner break

12.30 - 1.15pm

Year 3 – Year 6 dinner break

3.15pm

School closes

Children should arrive for school no more than 10 minutes before school (8:50am) and have left the premises by 3:25pm (10 minutes after the close of school).  Outside these times the site is only open for access. Please accompany your child at all times.

All visitors are asked to report to the Main Office.  All children, especially infants, should be accompanied by their parents or a responsible adult on their way to and from school.  Please let us know if somebody different is collecting your child, either on a short or long term basis.

Health Advice and School Nurse

Our School Nurse, Louise Proudlock, comes to school every Tuesday morning.  Parents are welcome to 'Drop In ' between 9-10 am.

If your child has sickness and/or diarrhoea then they must be kept at home for 48 hours.

Covid19

Covid19 continues to impact schools. Please see our latest information which can be found HERE

Headlice

Anyone can catch head lice, but preschool children, primary school children and their families are most at risk.

Head lice are spread, most commonly, by close person-to-person contact.

For information on how to spot, treat and prevent head lice, visit NHS.UK

We ask that you check your children's hair on a regular basis, for example at bath time/shower time, and treat the inline with guidance if you need to.

Long hair should be tied up for school, reducing the risk of catching head lice. We ask that every parent helps us to prevent the spread of head lice.

Threadworm

They're common in children and spread easily but you can treat them without seeing your GP. You can buy medicine for threadworms from pharmacies. This is usually a chewable tablet or liquid you swallow.

Treat everyone in your household, even if they do not have symptoms.

Health Protection Agency advice is:

* Wash hands and scrub under fingernails, particularly before eating, after using the toilet or changing nappies.

* Encourage children to wash hands regularly

* Bathe or shower every morning

* Rinse toothbrushes before using them

* Keep fingernails short

* Wash sleepwear, sheets, towel and soft toys (at normal temperature)

You do not need to stay off school, nursery or work with threadworms.

Consent Forms

Consent forms for:

  • Groupcall (Phone number and Email communication)
  • Annual Medical Information (to ensure school knows of any medical needs)
  • Photos and Video (taking of, and use of, digital photos and videos)
  • Local walks (including swimming and Church visits)

can be found below. Please complete and return to the class teacher or the School Office.