Parents

Parents’ Information

Absence during Term Time If there are exceptional circumstances which require you to take your child out of school, please ask for a leave of absence form from the School Office well in advance. If you request a leave of absence of 5 days or more for your child you will be invited to meet …

School Hours

Doors Open: (Foundation Stage) 8.45am* Lining Up Bell: (KS1 & KS2) 8.45am* Registers close: 8.55am** Lessons: 8.55am – 10.40am Morning Break: 10.40am – 10.55am Morning Lessons: 10.55am – 12.00pm (Reception) 10.55am – 12.15pm (KS1) 10.55am – 12.30pm (KS2) Afternoon Lessons: 1.10pm – 3.10pm (Reception) 1.15pm – 3.15pm (KS1) 1.30pm – 3.15pm (KS2) Finish 3.10pm (Reception)* …

Friends of St Andrew’s

Welcome to the Friends of St Andrew’s School (FOSTA) Webpage Who are FOSTA and what do we do? We are a group of parents, grandparents, friends and staff of St Andrew’s School who, together, organise events to raise invaluable extra funding which is used by the school to enhance and enrich the children’s school experience. …

Get Involved

Can you help us? We firmly believe that your child will learn best and make the most of the opportunities that their school experience offers, when home and school work together in a close and mutually supportive partnership. We hope that you will want to become as fully involved in school life as possible. For …

Nursery & Pre-School

Our Nursery St. Andrew’s Nursery class will provide your child with an excellent start to their education – firm foundations upon which the rest of their learning in school will be built. ‘St Andrew’s is a happy and harmonious school. Its strong ethos and values permeate all aspects of school life. The majority of parents …

Breakfast Club

FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, WE ARE RESTARTING OUR BREAKFAST CLUB PROVISION FROM SEPTEMBER 2020. TO ENABLE US TO FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES, PLACES ARE LIMITED AND SOME OF THE INFORMATION BELOW IS NOT CURRENT. PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL OFFICE ON 01920 870097 OR VIA EMAIL: ADMIN@STANDREWS323.HERTS.SCH.UK FOR MORE INFORMATION. THANK YOU.   Right Start is an early …

Superstars After School Club

FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, WE ARE RESTARTING OUR AFTER SCHOOL CLUB PROVISION FROM SEPTEMBER 2020. TO ENABLE US TO FOLLOW THESE GUIDELINES, PLACES ARE LIMITED AND SOME OF THE INFORMATION BELOW IS NOT CURRENT. PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL OFFICE ON 01920 870097 OR VIA EMAIL: ADMIN@STANDREWS323.HERTS.SCH.UK FOR MORE INFORMATION. THANK YOU. Our After School Club is …

Extra Curricular

  DAILY 7.15 – 8.45am All Right Start Breakfast Club   Mrs Randall & Mrs Hoskin Every day – Term time Dining Room Mon- Thursday 3.15-5.45pm Reception to Year 6 Super Stars  Club After School Care Alex Emmerson Zoe Warender Monday-Thursday Term Time Dining room   Please note:         Due to the Covid-19 …

School Meals & Milk

School Meals Our school has been recognised as and awarded the ‘Healthy School’ status. Nutritious, well-balanced school meals are cooked fresh each day in our own kitchen. We operate a ‘Pupil Choice’ school meal system, as directed by Hertfordshire Catering. VERY IMPORTANT: St Andrew’s is a ‘nut-free’ zone Please note that we cannot allow nuts in school either …

Uniform

We expect that all our children will wear school uniform. Uniform is important because it gives the children a sense of belonging and raises self-esteem. We work with you to ensure all our children maintain a smart appearance. The children are positively encouraged and rewarded for taking care of their possessions and for remembering to …

Online Payments

St Andrew’s has the ability to accept online debit and credit card payments via a system called ‘Wisepay’. The Wisepay payment portal is accessible to parents through the link below: www.wisepay.co.uk Wisepay is a secure online payment service where payments can be made for school meals, music, trips, etc. Parents have instant access to their …

ParentMail

We are constantly trying to improve communication between school and our parents and correspond as frequently as possible to keep everyone ‘in the loop’. We are also aware that occasionally when sending written information home, letters can go astray. To improve reliability and efficiency, we are using a service called Parentmail® which enables schools to …

Online Safety

At St Andrew’s we value the use of information and communication technologies to enhance learning and enjoyment across the whole curriculum. Teachers provide exciting opportunities for the children to experience new technologies, engaging creatively with their learning. The school promotes safe and responsible use of IT. All staff, governors, children, volunteers and visitors using either …