Letter from The Health Protection Team
Our school council and digital leaders have taken the time to show off our amazing school. Enjoy!
Severe Weather Procedures for Parents
Free School Meals
Operation Encompass - We work alongside Operation Encompass whose aim is to ensure that schools have timely information about all Police attended incidents of Domestic Abuse, no matter where in the world the child lives. https://www.operationencompass.org/
School Terms and Holidays
Academic Year 2021 – 2022
AUTUMN TERM 2021
INSET DAYS (school closed to children) – Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th August 2021
Children return to school on Wednesday 25th August 2021
August Bank Holiday – Monday 30th August 2021
HALF TERM – Monday 18th October to Friday 22nd October 2021
Children return to school on Monday 25th October 2021
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM – Friday 17th December 2021
SPRING TERM 2022
INSET DAY (school closed to children) – Friday 31st December 2022
New Year Bank Holiday – Monday 3rd January 2022
Children return to school on Tuesday 4th January 2022
HALF TERM – Monday 14th February to Friday 18th February 2022
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM – Friday 8th April 2022
SUMMER TERM 2022
Children return to school on Monday 25th April 2022
May Day Bank Holiday – Monday 2nd May 2022
HALF TERM – Monday 30th May to Friday 3rd June 2022
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM – Thursday 7th July 2022
COMPENSATORY DAY for Queens Platinum Jubilee - Friday 8th July 2022
INSET DAYS (school closed to children) – Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th July 2022
Academic Year 2022 – 2023
AUTUMN TERM 2022
August Bank Holiday – Monday 29th August 2022
INSET DAY (school closed to children) –Tuesday 30th August 2022
Children return to school on Wednesday 31st August 2022
HALF TERM – Monday 17th October to Friday 21st October 2022
LAST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM – Friday 16th December 2022
SPRING TERM 2023
New Year Bank Holiday: Monday 2nd January 2023
Children return to school on Tuesday 3rd January 2023
HALF TERM – Monday 20th February to Friday 24th February 2023
School Opens on Monday 27th February 2023
PROVISIONAL INSET DAY (school closed to children) – Monday 27th February 2023
LAST DAY OF SPRING TERM – Friday 31st March 2023
SUMMER TERM 2023
Children return to school on Monday 17th April 2023
May Day Bank Holiday – Monday 1st May 2023
HALF TERM – Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June 2023
LAST DAY OF SUMMER TERM – Wednesday 12th July 2023
PROVISIONAL INSET DAYS (school closed to children) – Monday 10th, Tuesday11th and Wednesday 12th July 2023
Please Note: The Provisional Inset Days are subject to change
Assemblies are held throughout the week and commence at 10.30am. Our Friday assembly is known as the 'Celebration Assembly' and this is when children are awarded for their hard work and excellent behaviour. Occasionally parents will be invited in to school to be a part of the 'Celebration Assembly'.
School Uniform and Equipment
Our vision encourages children to work hard and have high aspirations. Wearing school uniform encourages children to feel that they belong. Smart children take a pride in their learning and their school. At Kegworth, all children from Reception to Year 6 wear the same uniform. Items with Kegworth Primary School logos are available from Castle Printwear – items without logos are just as acceptable.
Bookbags and ties are available from the school office.
Book bag £5.50 each Cap £5.00 each
PE bag £4.50 each Tie £4.00 each
Uniform sweatshirts, cardigans and fleeces can be purchased direct from
Castle Printwear, 47 Station Road, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2NJ
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 01332 853792
alternatively you can order online from Loop Schoolwear at https://loopwear.co.uk/
If you experience difficulty in affording items of uniform, please let us know as we may be able to help you. We consider it very important for the well-being, health and safety of our pupils that the correct uniform is worn and non-uniform items are not brought into school. We would be very grateful for your support in ensuring that your child has the correct uniform and equipment. For health and safety reasons any child with long hair should wear it tied back during PE and sports activities.
- Grey skirt, pinafore or trousers
- White shirt
- Red & black striped school tie
- Red school jumper or cardigan (fleeces and hoodies are available to buy but are for outdoor wear and PE only)
- White/grey/black socks or tights
- Black low-heeled shoes with closed-in toes; high heels, open-toed sandals and trainers (except for games) are not considered suitable for school.
- In summer, red and white checked dresses and grey shorts may be worn.
- Hair must be of a natural colour.
PE kit (Indoors)
- Plain white, round neck T shirt
- Plain black shorts
Games Kit (Outdoors)
As for P.E. plus:
- Tracksuit (for cold weather only)
- Sweatshirt/hoodie (for cold weather only)
- P.E. and games kit should be labelled and kept in a named P.E. bag.
Dinner prices & booking information
School dinners are £2.30 per day for children in KS2 and are free for the children in KS1.
Please pre-book all school dinners on-line by visiting the School Money website. Each parent is provided with a unique password which will enable you to access your child's dinner money account. This will enable you to book and pay for school dinners. School dinners can be booked up until 12am midnight for the following day's dinner.
Please note that even if your child is in KS1 and receives universal free school meals or is registered for Free School Meals, you must still access the School Money website and book your child's dinner.
If you think you may be entitled to free school meals please speak to Mrs Dent or Miss Ince in the office.
Holiday leave is not normally authorised. However, the school recognises that there are exceptional circumstances when it may be appropriate to grant holiday leave. These may include:
- forces personnel on leave from a foreign posting or members of the police force or fire and rescue service who are given limited leave;
- significant family events;
- cultural and religious requirements;
- occasions when the pupil is to be educated off site.
Where a family requires a leave of absence for a holiday during term time, a written request should be submitted to the headteacher. If leave is granted it will be for a maximum of five days in one academic year. Any additional leave will be considered unauthorised. Persistent absenteeism will be referred to the local authority for prosecution.
Authorising requests for leave of absence
Legally, the Headteacher acting on behalf of the Governors has the discretionary power to authorise absence from school including that for exceptional or compassionate reasons. Any decisions to grant leave of absence during term-time will be based on criteria including:
- any leave of absence has already been approved in the academic year;
- the child’s previous attendance history;
- the age of the child/children;
- the child’s stage of education;
- the time of the academic year (i.e. prior to end of Key Stage SATs)
Please find further documents and information about our school and procedures in the links below.