Woodburn Drive | Whitley Bay | NE26 3HW
0191 200 8781

Parents

We always welcome parents in school and we believe that they are an integral part of our School. Many parents offer their help in the classrooms or the school and we are truly grateful for this support. All parents who help in school have to go through a DBS online disclosure. Please speak to office staff to organise this. 

We welcome any new parents or carers to our Parent Focus Group meetings which are held throughout the year. All parents will be notified of new events and meeting times through School Newsletters and the school APP. 

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Absence from school

Should your child be ill please make sure you contact school at the earliest possible convenience to allow the appropriate staff to be informed. School can be notified by calling the office on Tel:   0191 200 8781
or Email:

whitleylodge.first@northtyneside.gov.uk

If your child has been sick or had diarrhoea please do not send them to school until at least 48 hours from when their symptoms disappear. This is in line with current medical guidance which can be found at nhs.uk/Livewell/Yourchildatschool/Pages/Illness.aspx . If your child is ill during school time, we will call the main contacts held on the school’s information system. Please make sure that any changes to phone numbers or addresses for emergency contacts are kept up to date.

School Policies

Uniform

Parents are asked to provide their child(ren) with appropriate uniform from the list below.
Please ensure that all items of clothes are clearly named.

  • Blue and white checked dresses
  • White shirt / blouse / polo top
  • Blue cardigan/pullover
  • Grey/black skirt
  • Grey/ black trousers
  • Grey/white/black socks
  • White/black/grey tights
  • Black shoes
  • P.E. Kit
  • Blue shorts
  • White t-shirts.
  • Black sandshoes for indoor P.E.
  • Trainers for outdoor P.E.
  • Tracksuit bottoms and top

Children should have their indoor and outdoor P.E. Kit in school at all times. The children will bring home their kit bags on a Friday night for washing and will be expected to bring them back to school on a Monday morning.

Please note - Trainers are only allowed in school for outdoor P.E.

No Jewellery is allowed in school including earrings

School Lunches

School lunches are freshly prepared each day on the premises. Children are offered a two course meal with water. They are given a choice of meat and vegetarian main dishes, vegetables, salads, fresh bread, fresh fruit and puddings. The daily menu is placed in the window of the Reception entrance.

Paying online:

www.joinos.com

If you think that your child is entitled to free school meals, please contact the school to ensure that you don’t miss out.

 

School Milk

To register your child for School Milk please log on to Cool Milk.

Children up to the age of 5 receive free school milk*

*but you must still register

School News

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