Parents

General Information

We are extremely pleased that you have chosen St Anthony’s as your child’s primary school and welcome you to our community. Having chosen St Anthony’s Primary you have begun a partnership with us. We will do our upmost to develop your child academically, emotionally and socially and help guide them to grow and learn with …

eSafety

At St Anthony’s we think teaching our children how to stay safe online is one of our top priorities.  We teach explicit e-safety lessons once a term, address e-safety issues in every Computing lesson, and teach e-safety through other curriculum areas too.  Once a year we hold a Safer Internet Day where each year group …

RSE Consultation

Relationships and Sex Education Consultation  During the academic year 2020-2021, it is a statutory requirement that all schools in England and Wales teach Relationship and Sex Education as a fundamental part of the curriculum.   Schools must consult with the children, parents, staff and governors to ensure there is a general consensus on our approaches to …

PFA

In order to raise funds, we hold a variety of events during the school year ranging from a sponsored walk around the school playground, a talent show, discos and other themed evenings, to our annual Summer Fayre and BBQ. These events are usually very well-supported, and over the years funds raised have enabled the school …

Clubs

All children have the opportunity to attend a variety of clubs.  Some clubs take place before school, some at lunch times and others after school.  Clubs are run by outside agencies or members of staff.  Below are a few examples of the types of clubs that run throughout the year.    Before School Lunch Time …

Sports Information

Sainsbury’s School Games Active Mark We have been awarded the Gold Sainsbury’s School Games active mark. The School Games Mark is a national accredited award that all schools can apply for. It has been designed to provide schools with a Government backed award to publicly demonstrate their level of engagement in the School Games and …

Home Learning

Every child will have tasks to do out of school hours that will involve varying degrees of adult involvement.  Reading with your child is a requirement across the school starting in Nursery.  You will be required to follow and support each class’ reading program put in place by each teacher.  Making sure reading is fun …

Handwriting

Our school handwriting scheme teaches cursive writing (joined up) through the whole school beginning in the nursery. Research has shown that cursive writing: enables the children to see words as whole units enables more children to form letters correctly with less reversals forms the most commonly confused letters (b, d, p, q) correctly encourages left …

Childcare

Breakfast/Before School Club At St Anthony’s we have a breakfast club which runs from 7:30am to 9:00am each week day morning. The children are given a healthy meal and provided with a variety of activities. They are taken to their classes at 8:55am each morning. This club is run by our own qualified staff. The …

SEN Information

In accordance with our mission statement, it is our aim that pupils should grow in confidence and self-esteem. We aim to provide experiences and opportunities for all of the children, which will enable them to access a broad and balanced curriculum and to enjoy a positive and happy life. It is our objective that each …

Uniform

All the children in the school, including the Nursery children, wear the school uniform. This uniform has been designed to keep costs to the minimum, whilst maintaining high standards of dress.  Trainers are required for outside P.E lessons. Long hair must be tied back and no jewellery may be worn. Children in Y3 – Y6 may …

School Meals

School Lunches Every child in Reception and KS1 is entitled to a free school meal.  Meals are also available to all our KS2 children at a cost of £2.40 per day. Lunches are paid for termly via the school office or the online school gateway (follow the link on our home page.) Lunches are served …