Parents

Parents’ Information

The School Office is staffed from 8.30am until 4.00pm. If you need to contact us outside of these times, please leave a message on the answer phone. Parent View Online Payments Please follow the link below to login and pay online for school trips. https://login.schoolgateway.com/0/auth/login Contact Details It is sometimes necessary to contact parents during …

School Hours

Nursery Reception Morning Nursery Nursery starts at 8.45 am Nursery ends at 11.45 am Afternoon Nursery Nursery starts at 12.30 pm Nursery ends at 3.30 pm Doors open 8.50 am Child initiated play provides opportunity to be outside End of morning school 12.00 noon Afternoon school begins 1.15 pm End of afternoon school 3.15 pm …

Wraparound Care

Breakfast Club We are a friendly, relaxed club with many activities for the children. We are open daily from 7.55am and children should arrive no later than 8.15am. The entrance is via the Junior Dining Room (same entrance as used for the School Discos). The cost for each child is £3.50 per day. If you …

Meals

A choice of well-balanced, tasty meals is produced in the school’s own kitchen by Hertfordshire Catering Ltd (HCL), and these are paid for weekly in advance on the first morning of the school week. Payment for school meals should be sent in an envelope, clearly labelled with the child’s name and class, to the class …

Clubs

At Ashtree Primary School our children compete in a number of competitions including Mixed Netball League, Girls Football League and Boys Football League. Ashtree Primary School are extremely proud of the number of extra-curricular clubs that we offer. Our Autumn 2019 club timetable is: Club Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Before School Cooking Club KS1 …

Policies

Uniform

The school has established a dress code, which we expect all children to conform to. The dress code consists of: a bottle green sweatshirt or cardigan, white shirt/polo shirt, grey or black trousers/shorts/skirts, green & white check or striped dress for summer. We do encourage children to wear sun hats in the summer. All items, …

Absence

Parents have a legal requirement to see that their children attend school regularly and punctually. Only illness or extenuating family circumstances (eg. bereavement) are valid reasons for absence. Casual days off school for the convenience of parents are not permissible. Please put your child’s education first and do not request term time holidays. Due to …

Friends of Ashtree

Forthcoming Events Friends of Ashtree PTA and Fundraising Committee Many parents, because of work or family commitments, are unable to help in the school during the school day, but still welcome the opportunity to support the school through the Friends of Ashtree PTA and Fundraising Committee. The FOA develops close co-operation between parents and the …

How to Help Your Child

Before starting School Children attend our Nursery for five morning or afternoon sessions per week, and Reception for five days per week. To help your child settle in happily, we operate a staggered induction programme in the Nursery, where we invite new children to join the class in small groups, over the first few weeks …

Homework

In January 2019, we adopted a new whole-school homework approach. Details of this can be found below: Our current homework set on 13.11.19 is based on the picture below: