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School Terms and Holidays

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021

 

AUTUMN TERM 2020

INSET DAYS - Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th August 2020 (school closed to pupils)

Children return to school on Thursday 27th August 2020

August Bank Holiday - Monday 31st August 2020

HALF TERM - Monday 19th to Friday 23rd October 2020

INSET DAY - Monday 26th October 2020 (school closed to pupils)

Children return to school Tuesday 27th October 2020

Last day of term Friday 18th December 2020

 

SPRING TERM 2021

Children return to school Monday 4th January 2021

HALF TERM - Monday 15th February to Friday 19th February 2021

Last day of term Friday 26th March 2021

 

SUMMER TERM 2021

Children return to school Monday 12th April 2021

May Day Bank Holiday - Monday 3rd May 2021

HALF TERM - Monday 31st May to Friday 4th June 2021

Last day of term - Friday 9th July 2021

INSET DAYS - Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th July 2021 (school closed to pupils)

 

NB – We are now staying in line with Leicestershire County Council School holidays. Therefore, please refer to their website for future dates.

 

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 – Friday 8th July 2022

INSET DAYS (school closed to children) – Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th July 2022

 

The School Day

The school day starts at 8.55a.m. In order to make a prompt start the children should be on the playground by 8.50a.m. Children normally wait on the playground until school starts where a member of staff is on duty from 8.45a.m. The whistle is blown at 8.55a.m at which time the children will line up and the class teacher will guide them in to school. They are allowed to go into their classrooms if the weather is poor. We cannot accept responsibility for children who arrive at school before 8.45a.m.
 
There is a mid morning break from 10.45 – 11.00.
Lessons then continue until 12.35p.m. when lunchtime begins.
Afternoon lessons start at 1.35 p.m.
School finishes at 3.10 p.m.

School Assembly

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: hello@castleprintwear.co.uk or tel: 01332 853792

Website: https://www.castleprintwear.co.uk/products/school-shops/kegworth-primary

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.

 

Our Uniform

  • 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.

 

PE kit (Indoors)

  • Plain white, round neck T shirt
  • Plain black shorts
  • Plimsolls

 

Games Kit (Outdoors)

As for P.E. plus:

  • Trainers
  • 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.

 

Lunch Menu - Starting 14th September 2020

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 Absence

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)
Other information and documents.
Please find further documents and information about our school and procedures in the links below.
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