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Further Information

Dovecote Green Primary School Uniform Code

The aim of the Dovecote Green Primary School Uniform Code is for pupils to present a neat appearance, while feeling comfortable in what they wear. All items of uniform, bags, towels etc. must be clearly marked with the owner’s name either in indelible pen or, preferably, by means of sewn-on name tapes. The school retains the right to indelibly name items which are not labeled.

Footwear

The term ‘regulation footwear’ is defined as practical black shoes designed specifically with school wear in mind. The shoe should be fastened by Laces or Velcro or can be slip on. Ballet pumps or trainer type shoes should not be worn.

Uniform Shop

All uniform items will be available through the school. Timings for the Uniform Shop will be given nearer to the start of the term.

Term Dates

There will be three terms, typically September to December, January to March and April to June.

Timings of the School Day

FS1 and FS2 : – 8:00AM to 2:20PM

Years 1-6 : –  8:00AM to 2:30PM

Transport

Transport is available from a number of locations. To know more about the transport services offered and costs please contact the Admissions Office.

Meals

Dovecote Green Primary School offers traditional dining and traditional school meals. Children sit at dining tables with their teachers and friends and are taught and expected to display good table manners, talking quietly to their friends and enjoying the eating experience. The meals are hearty soups, seasonal salads, mouth watering mains and favorite puddings. Attention is paid to the presentation of the food. Children today are fussy eaters. Parents struggle to make their children eat a good balance of the right foods. In school, by providing tasty, high quality school meals and being very positive and encouraging about food, we are able to introduce children to foods that they would not normally try; they see their friends eating it and follow suit. The key is in the quality of food – source and preparation and the presentation of the food.

Parents are able to choose between having the school provide healthy lunches and snacks to their child at a nominal cost or to send a nutritious packed lunch and snack with them.

Policies & Handbooks

In addition to the relevant policies given below, the school has a comprehensive bank of policies. These are available on request.

Parents’ Terms and Conditions

Dovecote Green Primary School’s Term and Conditions form the basis of a legal contract for educational services. The Terms and Conditions are intended to promote the education and welfare of each pupil and the stability, forward-planning, proper resourcing and development of the school. When a place is offered, as part of the offer, parents are asked to sign agreeing that they have read and accepted the Terms and Conditions. Parents are also asked to sign each year on re-registration during the spring term.

From time to time the school may make revisions to the Terms and Conditions. Parents will be informed of any changes.

For a copy of the Dovecote Green Primary School Parents Terms & Conditions please contact the Admissions Office

School Clinic

There will be a visiting doctor and a qualified nurse will be available during school hours in the clinic.

Our Testimonials

My kids are so happy to go out the door to school and equally happy when they come home! Excellen...

Kathryn Williams,
(Parent of Joshua Williams- Yr 2)

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(Parent of Joshua Harvey - Yr 1)

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(Parent of Jude Zeid Sunna -Yr 2)

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(Parent of Ioannis Oikonomou -Yr 3)

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Ruth Richardson,
(Parent of Jake Richardson -Yr 1)

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Victoria Ashcroft
(Parent of Ralph Ashcroft - Yr 1)