Full details on school uniform can be seen here.
Please ensure you have read, signed and returned our Home / School Agreement
The school day timings are outlined below:
|8.40am – 8.50am||Tutor Time|
|8.50am – 10am||Period 1|
|10am – 11am||Period 2|
|11am – 11.20am||Break Time|
|11.20am – 12.20pm||Period 3|
|12.20pm – 1.15pm||Lunch Break|
|1.15pm – 2.15pm||Period 4|
|2.15pm – 3.15pm||Period 5|
School Office / Reception opening hours: Monday – Thursday, 8.00 am – 4.00 pm
and Friday 8.00 am – 3.30 pm
Must be reported as soon as possible by calling the main school number and asking for Option 3, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
No holidays will be authorised during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Guidance for parents requesting leave in term time (exceptional circumstances only) along with the form required is available below.
ParentPay (Individual log on details will be issued)
This is the online payment and communication system used by our school. Parents must register and activate their accounts in order to receive communications from school and in order to pay for trips, school meals etc.
The main method of communication is email through ParentPay. You must, therefore, register and activate your ParentPay account to ensure you receive these communications. For emergencies we will use the primary contact phone number.
This is an online reporting system that will allow you to track your child’s progress. You must register in order to gain access to your account. Log in details will be issued in September.
All school reports are now available online in Go4Schools. Paper copies may be produced by arrangement and must be collected in person from the main office.
Students will have to report to the school office their reason for lateness and this will be recorded. Any student who is late more than 10 times in a 12 week period will result in the parents receiving a fine from the Local Authority.
This is a free app that allows regular up to date and free communications between parents and school, relating specifically to behaviour and attendance. Please download from your app store or register at www.schoolgateway.co.uk
Payment accepted on ParentPay only.
When a student has to sign out for an appointment, they must have a hard copy of a note from a parent/carer. Students will not be allowed off-site without this. The student should keep the note on them, so they can show their teacher in order to leave the lesson.
Students should make their own way down to reception to sign out.
We will notify parents of school closures as soon as possible by text message and by posting an alert on the website. There is also a County Council website dedicated to informing parents about school closures.
May be brought into school but we cannot be responsible for any damage / loss or theft. They must NOT be used during the school day without express permission from a member of staff and will be confiscated if they are. We operate a ‘3 Strike’ system for mobile phones; the first time a phone is confiscated students will need to collect if from the school office at the end of the day. The second time, the phone will only be returned to a parent who collects it from the office and the third time will result in the phone being confiscated and held until the end of the next half-term. Full details can be found in the school behaviour policy.
Parents should not drive onto the school car park, this is for the use of staff only. Dropping off in a morning, parents should use the marked parking bays on Rowley Avenue and students should stay on the footpath.
Is kept in reception – reminder to parents/carers to label PE kit and uniform, we can then easily return lost items to students.
We run a cashless payment system which means school dinners must be paid for in advance on ParentPay and students should register for biometric readings. You can check balances online and top up from anywhere at any time, you can even monitor what your child buys for lunch. Packed lunches may also be eaten in the school canteen.
If your child has a medical condition you must inform the school.
You MUST complete a care plan, copies of which are available in the main school office and on the school website. This would include any anaphylactic reaction, asthma etc.
BWH has ample room to lock up bikes. Bikes remain the responsibility of their owner and not the school.
Sixth formers may park on the car park but should leave their vehicle details with reception.
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