General Information

If your child is absent:

  • Contact the school office on 831824 on the first day of absence.
  • Children should not return to school within 48 hours of vomiting or having diarrhoea.
  • Children with chicken pox may return to school only when the spots have scabbed over or 5 days after the onset of the rash.

Please check your child regularly for head lice.

If your child is absent:

  • Contact the school office on 831824 on the first day of absence.
  • Children should not return to school within 48 hours of vomiting or having diarrhoea.
  • Children with chicken pox may return to school only when the spots have scabbed over or 5 days after the onset of the rash.

Please check your child regularly for head lice.

Monies in school:

Money should be placed in an envelope and marked with the name of the child, class and what it is for.

 

Dinner Money

Dinners cost £2.00 per meal.  Money for all meals required in a week should be paid on a Monday morning.  Alternatively, dinner money may be paid at the beginning of each half term.  Envelopes should be put in the appropriate box in the classroom.  Cheques payable to DMBC.

 

Milk in School:

All children in school can receive milk. Parents who wish their children to have milk in school should apply and pay via the “Cool Milk Scheme” at  www.coolmilk.com. Through the scheme, children receive free milk until their 5th birthday.

 

Trip Money:

Trip money should be placed in a clearly labelled envelope and given to the appropriate teacher.  Cheques payable to Southfield Primary School.

 

School Uniform:

Please label all your child’s clothing with their name as the school cannot accept responsibility for any losses.

For boys:

  • Southfield sweatshirt, Cardigan or Fleece
  • Blue sweatshirt, white or pale blue polo shirt, grey trousers or school shorts.

For girls:

  • Southfield sweatshirt, Cardigan or Fleece
  • Blue sweatshirt or cardigan, white or pale blue polo shirt, grey trousers, skirt or pinafore.
  • Blue striped or checked summer dress.

Sensible black shoes should be worn (no trainers, high heels or flip flops).

Children need to change their outdoor footwear once in school to black pumps.

Jewellery

Only watches and religious bangles may be worn.  All other jewellery must be removed for safety, including earrings.  No nail varnish or temporary tattoos may be worn.  No sculptured hair styles.

 

PE uniform (all jewellery and watches must be removed)

For indoors:

  • White T-shirt and black shorts (not cycling shorts)

For outdoors:

  • White T-shirt and black shorts, trainers/pumps, socks.  Black, blue or grey jogging suit/ sweatshirt if cold.

For swimming (Year 5 only):

  • Swimming costume for girls (no bikinis), swimming trunks for boys (no shorts)
  • Swimming caps may be worn

 

Safeguarding

The designated person for safeguarding is Mrs Sarah Cairns (Executive Head). The deputy person for safeguarding is Mrs Worthington (Head of School). The Governor with responsibility for safeguarding is J Gunning/J Cotton