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Diary Dates 

Mon 28th Sep - DEADLINE TO CONSENT FOR FLU VACCINATION

Mon 5th Oct - Flu Vaccination (R-Y6)

Fri 9th Oct - Christmas Card Order Deadline

Thu 5th Nov - Hot Dog Dinner

Fri 23rd Oct - School Closes

Mon 2nd Nov - School Opens 

Fri 18th Dec - School Closes

Staggered times 

Starfish Explorers 12.30-2.50pm

Starfish 8.40-2.50pm

Dolphins 8.45-2.55pm

Lions 8.50-3pm

Eagles 8.55-3.05pm

If you have several children, they can come to school together, please use the youngest childs start and end time. 

 

After school club needs to be pre-booked and runs from 3-5.30.  Please email admin@kirksmeaton.n-yorks.sch.uk 

 

NOTICES 

The DfE have launched a helpline to answer your questions about COVID-19 in relation to education. You can contact them on:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

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If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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If your child is due to start secondary school in 2021, applications are open until 31st October 2020. Further information can be found here.

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Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Fri

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri

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 Information regarding our current Y6's applying for secondary schools can be found here.

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Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Year 6 pupils can be found below.

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Info Leaflet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School Meals

Lunchtime is an important part of the school day, where children enjoy a healthy meal together. We have our own cooks who prepare a two-course school dinner every day from fresh ingredients, along with freshly baked bread. Our emphasis is on promoting a healthy, varied diet. You can find further information on school lunches and sample menus at the North Yorkshire website, details of which are given in the ‘Useful Contacts’ section.

A high proportion of our pupils have school dinners every day, which can be paid for on a weekly or termly basis. For those children who prefer to bring in packed lunches, we still encourage these to be healthy and well balanced, and must follow the healthy packed lunch policy available on our website. All of our pupils, including those with packed lunches, eat together in our school hall.

 

 

 Autumn 2020

Snacks

We encourage a healthy diet in our school, and do not allow our children to bring sweets onto our premises. As part of a Government Scheme, all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are provided with a fruit or vegetable snack for morning break. Children in other years are encouraged to bring in their own fruit or healthy snack from home.  

Free School Meals

Free school meals are available to children in EYFS and KS1 and for all whose parents are in receipt of one or more of the following benefits in KS2:

  • income support
  • income-based job seeker's allowance
  • income-related employment and support allowance
  • child tax credit with an income of less than £16,190 and not in receipt of working tax credit
  • support under part VI of the immigration and asylum act 1999
  • guarantee element of state pension credit.

Where parents are entitled to working tax credit during a four week "run on" period immediately after their employment has ceased, or after they have started to work less than 16 hours per week, their children are entitled to free school meals.

Children who receive income support or income based jobseeker's allowance in their own right are also entitled to free school meals. 

Further Information provided by North Yorkshire County Council

 

NHS School Packed Lunch