December 14th – Christmas Jumper Day
December 19th – School closes for Christmas holiday
January 2nd – INSET day students not in school
January 3rd – Spring Term begins
January 28th – INSET day students not in school
January 29th – INSET day students not in school
February 6th – Class Assemblies 2.15 – Connect, Poppy and Elm classes – parents welcome
February 14th – Class Assemblies 2.15 – Sunflower, Rose and Oak classes – parents welcome
February 15th – Break up for half term
February 25th – Return to school
The School Day
Students arrive by school transport or with parents between 9.10 – 9.15 a.m. and are greeted by friendly members of staff. They are accompanied to their classes for registration to take place.
Lunchtime is between 12.00 noon and 1.05 p.m. when students are provided with a hot meal, or have the option of a packed lunch in the dining room, if they prefer.
Transport/parents arrive at the end of the school day at 3.15 p.m to take students home.
Whenever a student is off school due to sickness, it is helpful if you phone the office to let us know. Alternatively, we require a short note on their return, stating why they were absent.
For other absences e.g. appointments, please give us advance notice where possible.
If you are not able to supply us with details of any absence, this results in an unauthorised absence, which may be investigated by the Educational Welfare Officer. Please refer to the attendance policy.
When your holidays do not coincide with the school term dates, it is necessary for you to complete a Holiday Request form beforehand, to get permission from the Principal. Forms are available from the office or you can download the document.
Students have their lunch in the dining room, where we have two sittings; the first for our younger students (12.00-12.30pm) and the second for our older students (12.35-1.05pm).
Students can bring their own packed lunch, or eat school meals. We provide ‘family service’, so that members of each tutor group sit together with staff from their team. It’s the opportunity to not only eat, but to develop social skills.
Individual needs are catered for and staff are aware of students’ specific dietary requirements, where these apply.
The cost of lunch is £2.25 per day. Payment can either be made in advance for the week (£11.00) on a Monday morning or, if you would prefer, you can pay for the whole of the half-term in advance.
An administration charge of £2.00 will be made for each letter or telephone call the school has to generate to individual parents informing them of outstanding dinner money.
Payment for any meals that have been paid for and not taken due to your child being absent from school will be carried forward to the next week/half-term.
If you think your child is eligible for free school meals, please contact the school office.
|Open on morning of||Close at end of afternoon of|
|Autumn Term 2018||Friday 7th September
Monday 29th October
|Friday 19th October
Wednesday 19th December
|Spring Term 2019||Thursday 3rd January
Monday 25th February
|Friday 15th February
Friday 5th April
|Summer Term 2019||Tuesday 23rd April
Monday 3rd June
|Friday 24th May
Wednesday 24th July
The INSET Day dates are as follows. Children do not attend school on these days:
Wednesday 5th September 2018
Thursday 6th September 2018
Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Monday 28th January 2019
Tuesday 29th January 2019
Friday 19th April 2019 – Good Friday
Monday 22nd April 2019 – Easter Monday
Monday 6th May 2019 – Bank Holiday
Monday 27th May 2019 – Bank Holiday
Uniform comprises of grey/black trousers, skirt or jogging bottoms, dark green or white polo shirts and dark green sweatshirts. School sweatshirts and polo shirts bought from the school office have the Stocklake logo.
For PE and swimming, students will need shorts, tracksuit bottoms, t-shirt, plimsolls/trainers and a towel, swimming hat and swimsuit.
Please ensure that all clothing is clearly/permanently marked or labelled with your child’s name.
Uniform is available from the school office; see prices below.
Plain coloured clothing without a logo may be purchased locally.
Sizes Available – 30, 32, 34, 36 (Small), 38/40 (Medium), 42/44 (Large), 46/48 (X Large, XX Large)
Crew neck sweatshirt – £9.50
Polo shirt (Bottle green) – £7.50
Polo shirt (White) – £7.50