Useful Information

Term Dates

The school is closed to pupils on five staff curriculum training days. These days are the same as Lydgate Infant School.

  • Monday 2 September 2024
  • Friday 23 May 2025
  • Monday 21 July 2025
  • Tuesday 22 July 2025
  • Wednesday 23 July 2025

You can also see our school term dates for 2024-25 here.

You can also see our provisional school term dates for 2025-26 here.

School Uniform Policy

I am writing to thank parents for supporting the school’s policy. School expects children to dress in accordance with the uniform policy. In particular we would like to remind parents that normal blue jeans, sports trousers, tracksuit bottoms or blue tops incorporating non school logos/ or slogans are not part of the policy.

The uniform policy is as follows:

  • Dark royal blue sweatshirtcardigan or fleece. The school logo is  optional.
  • White or blue shirt or white, dark blue, royal blue or light blue polo shirt. The school logo is optional.
  • Black, navy or grey trousers. Plain black, navy or grey jeans with no embroidery or decoration may be worn. Sports trousers or leggings are fine.
  • Headscarves should be blue, Black or white not coloured.
  • Tights should be black, plain grey, navy or neutral colour.
  • Sensible shoes, boots or trainers.
  • For those children who wish to wear something lighter in the summer months:
    • Gingham dress in blue & white, red & white or yellow & white.
    • Black, navy, grey or blue shorts. These can range in length from above the ankle to just above the knee. 
    • Sandals or crocs. (Flip-flops are not allowed)
  • The P.E. kit consists of a white T-shirt and black shorts. Plimsolls and trainers (these trainers can be different from those worn everyday) may be worn for outdoor games. When the weather is cold, children may wear a tracksuit or change into alternative warm clothing for outdoor P.E. sessions. Children may wear tracksuit bottoms or leggings.

Please note we have a second hand uniform shop in school. We will take donations of used school uniforms.

Other guidelines on personal appearance include:

Jewellery – only watches and sleeper/stud earrings are allowed. These are to be removed for P.E. and swimming lessons.

Body Piercing – we request that any body piercing rings are removed whilst the child is in school on heath & safety grounds.

Make-up – no make-up is allowed in school.

School uniform items showing our logo are available from The Stitch Factory. Parents are able to order online at Stitch Factory or by completing an order form available from the school office or by clicking here. Please allow 10 days until receipt. All other items are available from major stores and supermarkets.  Second-hand uniform is also available from school.  Please contact the school office for further information. 

School Lunches

Our school meals are provided by Taylor Shaw. You can visit their website for more information by clicking here.

Our menu for Summer 2024 — Spring 2025 is available here.

Online Payment Systems -

We currently use Parentpay as our method of receiving online payments for school meals and trips.

Request for Leave of Absence

“The current law does not give any entitlement to parents to take their child on holiday during term time. Any application for leave must be in exceptional circumstances and the Head teacher must be satisfied that the circumstances warrant the granting of leave. Parents can be fined for taking their child on holiday during term time without consent from the school.”

Therefore the Head teacher may only consider giving permission for a pupil to be absent from school in term time in ‘exceptional circumstances’ and proof will be requested by the Headteacher. To request exceptional leave please print and complete this form and return it to the School Office. Paper copies of this form are also  available from the school office.

For a snapshot of reasons why our 'Pupils are not in School' click here.

Adverse Weather & Other Emergency Situations

Please click here to view the school's policy on Adverse Weather and Other Emergency Situations.

Sheffield City Council - "The Sheffield Directory Website"

Our parents/carers may find the newly launched Sheffield City Council site useful. The Sheffield Directory Website brings together information on services, activities and events across the city. This Directory is a one stop shop for people to find information, advice and the services they need, whether that's finding a childminder, a sporting club or to find out where to get help or advice.

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