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Warden House Primary School

Warden House Primary School

Warden House Primary School

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most commonly asked questions by parents as we get ready to return to school on Monday.

What is on the dinner menu this term?

Click here to view the menu for school dinners provided by Whole School Meals.

When does my child have PE? Can they still wear their PE kit to school?

Children can wear their PE kit into school on the days that they have PE and Games. Please  click here to view this term's PE timetable.

My child's uniform does not fit. Do they still have to wear school uniform?

Yes - children are expected to wear school uniform,however we fully understand that, with shops closed for so long, your child may have outgrown certain items. If this is the case, please do not worry. Let you child’s teacher know and send them into school in a suitable alternative. Uniform should be replaced as soon as it is possible to do so. 

I am still worried about COVID? Does my child have to return to school?

The short answer is yes. The government have announced that all children are expected to return to school full time from Monday 8 March. Please be assured that we have a comprehensive risk assessment in place and are confident that we are doing all we can to limit the spread of infection within our school. If your child has received a shielding letter from the NHS, please let us know as soon as possible.

What do I do if my child is unwell?

Please continue to report absence from school in the normal way by contacting the school office. If your child is off school due to having a Covid symptom: e.g a high temperature, a new or continuos cough or a loss of taste and smell, please let as know as soon as possible. You will need to book a Covid test for your child and your entire household will need to isolate until a negative result is received. It is important that you keep us informed.

If your child is diagnosed with Covid, it is vital that you let us know as soon as possible- even during evenings or weekends.

What times does the school day start and end?

We will be using the same staggered start and end times as we used in terms 1 and 2. Please see the chart below for a reminder. 

Pupils with surname starting with the letter:

Arrival Time:

Collection Time:










Can I use the London Road Entrance to the School?

The London Road entrance to the school will partially reopen as it was in Terms 1 and 2. Parents and children can enter the site using this entrance each morning and can exit that way in the afternoons.

Will the road crossing patrol on London Road be operational?

Yes. Mr Pearce will once again be running the road crossing patrol from Monday 8 March. He is looking forward to seeing you!

My child borrowed a laptop from school for remote learning. Do I need to return it?

Yes. Please see the separate letter sent home by Mr Atkinson for details on how to return your laptop.

What should I do about my child's reading books?

Please send your child's current reading books into school as normal on their first day back so that these can be changed for new ones.

What does my child need to bring to school?

Your child should bring their own bag/book bag to school as they did in terms 1 and 2. Please limit the amount of items brought in to essential items only. These include a mid-morning snack and a water bottle. Children should also make sure they bring in a warm coat each day whilst the weather is still changeable. 

Will breakfast bagels be available each day?

Yes. Mr Austin has dusted off the bagel bus and will be ready to serve warm bagels every morning to any child who wants one.