Please find below some information you may find useful
Medicines In School
Due to the pandemic and keeping everyone safe, we are unable to allow parents onsite and into the school office. Therefore the procedure of giving consent to your child being given medication has changed.
Please find attached a copy of;
- Administration of Medicines in school
-Asthma pumps in school
If your child has already bought medication or an asthma pump to school, please complete the appropriate form and return via email by today.
If your child requires medication in the future, please complete the form before sending the medication into school. (A copy of the form can also be found on the school website)
If you have problems downloading and completing the form, please provide the relevant information in an email ensuring that you state:
'"I understand that I must deliver and collect the medicine personally and accept that the school will endeavour to administer the medicine at the specific time" - Please sign your name.
For Asthma pump
" I agree and accept the above guidelines regarding asthma pumps in school" please sign your name.
Medicines will then be collected by the SLT on the gates.
Please note, we are only able to administrate medicines that have been prescribed at this moment in time. We will not be able to give calpol for temperatures as we have done in the past as this is a symptom of Covid-19.
Care plans are in the process of being set up and updated, Mrs Cliff will be in contact as appropriate.
Thank you for your patience as we adjust our procedures during this time.
Admission to Primary School 2020/21
For All Admission Enquiries email Mrs Thrumble: firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission Appeals Update - In Round Appeals Process 2021/22
If your child is due to start primary school in September 2021 you can appeal between 16th April -17 May 2021 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by 16 July 2021. For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged.
St Mildred's Admissions Criteria
St Mildred's admissions arrangements and oversubscription criteria are set by the local authority
(Kent County Council)
Please see below two links that you may find useful:
In Year Admissions
Waiting lists have now been handed back to school. Parents need to complete an In Year Casual Application Form (IYCAF) and return to school. These forms can be obtained from school or downloaded from Kent Trust Web.
Parents will be notified by letter of the outcome of their application and children will be placed on a waiting list where appropriate.
Department for Education - School Statistics.
Kent County Council - Links to education and learning page.
Family holidays and your child's education
Department for Education (DfE) changes to The Education (Pupil Registration)(England)Regulations 2006 have removed all reference to family holiday and extended leave as well as the statutory threshold of ten school days.
Headteachers are unable to agree leave of absence during term time unless they are satisfied there are exceptional circumstances.
Should absence be agreed, headteachers can specify the number of days a pupil will be allowed to be absent from school.
Where leave of absence is not agreed and you take your child out of school or your child is away longer than was agreed or you have not applied in advance, the school will record the absence as unauthorised.
Headteachers cannot give retrospective approval.
If you take term-time leave of absence for a holiday that has not been authorised, your child’s school may ask the Local Authority to issue you with a Penalty Notice.
Penalty Notices are issued to each parent for each child who is absent without the agreement of the headteacher.
Penalty Notices carry a fine of £60 per parent per child if paid within 21 days, increasing to £120 per parent per child if paid between 22- 28 days.
There is no right of appeal against the issuing of a Penalty Notice because the authorisation of absence is the sole responsibility of the head teacher.
Should you not pay the Penalty Notice(s), the Local Authority may consider taking legal action under Section 444(1) Education Act 1996 for failure to ensure your child’s regular attendance at school.
If this happens, your case will take place before magistrates who could issue the maximum fine of £1000 per parent per child for this offence.
Information and Forms For New Admissions
Please click these icons to download documents
Please click these links to go to the Websites
How to request information
If you require a paper version of any of the documents within the scheme, please contact the school by telephone, e-mail or letter. Contact details are set out below.
Tel: 01843 862035
Contact Address: St Mildreds Primary Infant School
St Mildreds Avenue
Kent CT10 2BX
To help us process your request quickly, please clearly mark any correspondence “PUBLICATION SCHEME REQUEST” (in CAPITALS please)
If the information you’re looking for isn’t available via the scheme, you can still contact the school to ask if we have it.
Paying for information
Single copies of information covered by this publication are provided free unless stated otherwise in section 6. If your request means that we have to do a lot of photocopying or printing, or pay a large postage charge, or is for a priced item such as some printed publications or videos we will let you know the cost before fulfilling your request.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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