St Francis CofE Primary School

FAQ


Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the school day start?

For Reception to Year 6 the school bell rings at 8:47am with lessons starting at 8:55am.

For Nursery the morning session is 8:40am till 11:40am. The afternoon session is 12:20pm till 3:20pm.

What time does the school day finish?

For Reception to Year 6 the day finishes at 3:15pm (except for the end of term 2, term 4 and term 6 when it is 2:15pm)

Can my child have a cooked lunch?

Yes, children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 currently are all entitled to a free school meal. Children from Year 3 to Year 6 can pay for a hot meal. All children's meals must be ordered through ParentPay. If you think your child might be entitled to a free school meal and is in Year 3 to Year 6 please speak confidentially to a member of the admin team.

What after school clubs are run?

Members of staff run after school clubs in terms 1&2, terms 3&4 and term 5&6. These vary from term to term. Please see the clubs page in the school information menu for lists.

What should my child bring with them to school?

Your child will need to bring their book bag containing reading book, reading record and full water bottle. During the summer term children are expected to have a hat for break times and a small bottle of suncream in a labelled plastic bag.

Why does my child have a purple PE t-shirt?

Our school has four 'houses' for inter school sports competitions, sports day and house points. This instils our children with a sense of teamwork and community. Purple is for Avebury, red is for Bowood, yellow is for Longleat and green is for Lydiard.

How do I pay for school trips?

School trips can be paid for via ParentPay.