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Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

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    St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
    Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

    We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

    Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

    Further update for Monday 6th September

    Morning entrance procedures

    For Reception Class through to Year 6, the school bell will be rung at 8.55 am for start of school day.

    KS2 - Each day KS2 children can go straight in to their classrooms from either St Mark’s gate or North Road gates to allocated entrances in the school nearest their classrooms from 8.45 am onwards.

     

    FP- Foundation Phase children will enter via their respective classrooms from the playground.  (Teachers will be in classrooms to accept the pupils and learning support staff will be on the gates)

    In the interest of safety, parents are asked to make sure that children do not arrive in school before 8.45am.

    Afternoon pick up procedures

    KS2 - At 3.30 pm KS2 pupils will be led in turn by staff to barrier by the Grotto near North Road path  and then on to The KS2 playground area. Could all KS2 parents please ensure they remain behind the barrier, wear masks while on school site and social distance from each other.

    Parents should also ensure that their child is aware of the entrance they will be using for pick up. (St Mark’s for car users and North Road for pedestrians and cyclists)    

    Foundation Phase –YR & Y1 pupils will be available for pick up from 3.20pm to avoid congestion from a designated area outside their classroom. Year 2 pupils will be available from 3.20 pm from the area next to Y1 playground. Could all parents remain socially distanced in their child’s respective playground/waiting area and wear masks while on school site.

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    In keeping with Local Authority Guidance, on entering the playground all parents and visitors are to continue to wear face masks unless exempt.

    Heathfield Road entrance will continue to be used for those parents exempt from mask wearing.

    Again, in the interests of safety and to avoid congestion would all parents please socially distance and ensure that as soon as your child is collected you vacate the playground.

     

    Reminder for parents of children who are transitioning from Nursery to Reception Class

     On Monday 6th September ONLY - those children who attended morning nursery in the last academic year will start in the Reception class at 8.55 am and finish at 11.00 am and afternoon children will arrive at 1.00 pm and finish at 3.20 pm.  Please enter the school via St Mark's Church for this one off session.  As of Tuesday 7th September and onwards, all children will then come in, via any gate, for 8.55 am and finish at 3.20 pm.  For those children who are attending our school for the first time in our Reception Class, they will join the afternoon session on Monday 6th September from 1.30 pm to 3.20 pm and then start at 8.55 am from Tuesday 7th September.

     

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