Day To Day

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Term dates

Please see the button that links to the Cumberland website to check our term dates.

We can not authorise holidays taken during term times, so please make sure that you check these dates carefully.

Newsletter

Our school newsletter is emailed out weekly and is accessible by clicking the link. It is also available on our Facebook page and on our school website. You can find a list of important dates and events for the half term ahead on the newsletter.

2024

School Timings

Punctuality

Being punctual to school is very important. Our gates open at 8:30am, our families are welcome to be on the yard from this time. Staff are available from 8:35am each morning to talk with before the whistle is blown at 8:40am.

The start of the day

Children line up on the playgrounds in their classes with their teachers. Children in KS1 (Y1, Y2) line up on the top playground which is accessible from the main school gates on Furze Street. Children in KS2 (Y3, Y4, Y5, Y6) line up on the bottom playground which is accessible from the gate on Norman Street. Children in Reception are welcomed into school from 8:35am at the Reception door until 8:45am. This is accessible from the main school gates on Furze Street.

  • Gates open at 8:30am
  • Whistle blown at 8:40am
  • Children into school 8:40am
  • The school gates are closed at 8.50am.
  • End of the school day 3:15pm
day to day school timings at norman street primary

The end of the day

At the end of the day, children are brought out to the playgrounds with their teachers at 3:15pm. Children in KS1 (Y1, Y2) are collected from the top playground which is accessible from the main school gates on Furze Street. Children in KS2 (Y3, Y4, Y5, Y6) are collected from the bottom playground which is accessible from the gate on Norman Street. Children in Reception are collected at the Reception door. This is accessible from the main school gates on Furze Street.

If a different adult (other than those named on your data form) is coming to collect your child, please make sure that you have contacted the school office in advance.

Parent Apps

At Norman Street, we use online apps to help you stay in contact with us and to make sure you never miss what is going on with your child.

Teacher-to-Parent

Teacher-to-Parent is the app we will use to communicate with you. You will receive messages via this app about trips and visits. From time to time, you may also receive reminders about school events coming up. Please make sure you keep us up to date with your mobile number and your email address.

School Money

School Money – is the app we use to take payments for school events and activities. We can also take payment for breakfast and after school club and for school uniform via this app.

School Newsletter

School newsletter – our school newsletter is emailed out weekly and is accessible by clicking the link. It is also available on our Facebook page and on our school website. You can find a list of important dates and events for the half term ahead on the newsletter.