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Find primary schools

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Choosing a school for your child is an important decision that any parent has to make.   Before you decide on a primary school arrange to visit your local schools to get a feel for their ethos and their values.   When visiting think about how it made you feel.  Did…

School meals

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Page contents: School meals Universal infant free school meals Free School Meals Applying for free school meals Free school meals during school holidays School Meals School meals can save you time on preparing lunches and offer children and young people a wide choice of healthy…

Secondary school admissions

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Page contents: Secondary school admissions New secondary school provision in Lyde Green  Note for parents who are considering applying for a place in a selective school in another local authority area where an 11 plus selection test is part of the admission arrangements. Information following…

Primary school admissions

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Page contents Primary school admissions Information following National Offer Day South Gloucestershire admission authority schools Academies and voluntary aided schools  Further information Primary schools admissions If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, you must apply for them to start…

Fair Access Protocol

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All local authorities must have a Fair Access Protocol, agreed with the majority of schools in its area, which aims to ensure that children who have not been able to secure a school place during the school year are offered a place at a suitable school…

Supporting a child with medical needs in school

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Pupils with long-term and complex medical conditions need ongoing support, medicines or care at school so that they can manage their condition and remain well.   The Children’s and Families Act 2014 places a duty on maintained schools and academies to support those pupils that have medical conditions.   The Department of Education provides statutory guidance…

First day at school

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Building your child’s confidence so that they start school excited, curious and ready to learn is important.  When the big day is almost here for your child to be starting school, you are both likely to feel really excited about the new adventure but also…