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Southfields Primary School

Southfields Primary School

FAQ

How can I apply for a place at the school? 

Please  click here to find out more about our admissions.

Is there a waiting list to join the school? 

Please contact Mrs Jackson, head of admissions, who can give you more details about our waiting lists.  Currently we are full in each year group of 90 pupils and have approximately 40 children on the waiting list for each year group.  Mrs Jackson can be contacted via telephone on 01733 562873 ext  213 or alternatively email her at sylviajackson@southfields.peterborough.sch.uk 

How often can my child change their book? 

Daily, we encourage children to love reading and promote healthy attitudes towards developing a love of reading.  

What visits will my child take part in this year? 

Please click here to find out more about our Educational visits.

How do I book a meal for my child? 

Please click here to find out more about our School Meals and how to book.

What musical instruments can my child learn and how much do music lessons costs? 

Please click here to find out more about music lessons, costs, payments and how to sign up.

How much does snack in KS2 (Year 3,4,5 and 6) Cost? 

The cost of snack varies depending on what children choose.  

Milk - 20p or Milkshake 10p

Fruit - 20p or half for 10p

Yoghurt - 25p

Small packet of biscuits (3) - 20p

Fruit Muffins - 20p

How do I join the PTA (Parent Teacher Association)?

Please click here to find out more about our PTA.

How do I become a Parent Representative? 

Please click here to find out more about our Parent Representatives.

How do I become a School Governor? 

Please click here to find out more about our Governors.

How do I book an appointment with my child’s class teacher? 

Please click here to contact the school directly and book an appointment.  Alternatively you could send your class teacher a private Dojo message.

How do I meet with department leaders? 

Please click here to contact the school directly and book an appointment.  Alternatively you could send your Phase Leader a private Dojo message.

How do I book a place in the breakfast and after school club? 

Please click here to find out more about our Explorers club.

How do I report my child is off school sick? 

Please click here to contact the attendance officer directly.  Alternatively you can contact the school absence line and leave a message on 01733 562873 and press 4.  Or you can send your class teacher a private Dojo message.

Where can I find out more about school meals? 

Please click here to find out more about our School Meals.

Who do I speak to if my child has allergies, medical needs or dietary requirements? 

If you are a parent of a child with the above, please contact the School Liaison Officer.  Click here for her details.

How can I volunteer in school? 

Please contact the School Liaison Officer.  Click here for her details.

Can I have a holiday during term time? 

Please click here to contact the attendance officer directly.

What do the book band colours mean? 

Please click here for more information about the book bands.

What spellings should my child know for their age? 

Please click here for information on your child's spelling in Year 1 or 2.

Please click here for information on your child's spelling in Year 3 or 4.

Please click here for information on your child's spelling in Year 5 or 6.

What times tables should my child know for their age? 

Please click here to find out more about times tables.

Where can I find the school handwriting policy? 

Please  click here to find out more about handwriting at Southfields.

Who do I talk to if I have any worries or concerns relating to home or school? 

Please click here to contact the Welfare team directly.

When does the school nurse come into school and when could I talk to her? 

Please click here for the dates of our School Nurse drop in sessions.

How could I access the school counsellor?

Currently we have a fully trained specialist children's counsellor who works with 20 children for 6 weeks as well as a longer programme of 20 weeks.  We currently have a waiting list.  Please click here to contact the Welfare team directly to discuss this provision further.

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