General Information

Accidents and Emergencies

If for any reason your child is taken ill during the school day or has an accident, it may be necessary to contact you urgently. Please make sure you keep the School Office informed of any change of address, telephone number, place of work, hours of work and mobile / work telephone number. New parents will be asked to complete a form that asks for this information. If you or your emergency contact cannot be reached immediately and your child requires hospitalisation a member of staff will accompany your child to the local hospital and will wait there with your child until one of you arrives.

If you are registered with ParentMail you will also need to complete a new registration form. Forms are available on this website or at the School Office.

Medicines

Drapers’ Pyrgo Priory Primary is acting upon new guidance regarding administering any medication in schools. Please note that school staff are recommended not to administer any medication unless: It is prescribed by a Doctor or GP Medication is in an appropriate container clearly marked with the child’s name, class, name and strength of medicine and information re dosage. Written parental agreement for school to administer medicine* Medication is handed into office and collected from the office at the end of the school day.

Parents of children who are known asthmatics or diabetic should bring in medication as above which will be kept in the medical room.

The dedicated Welfare Assistant at this school will assist and/or supervise the children. *A Parental Agreement Form for Administering Medicines is available to download on this site or the School Office.

Valuables

No valuables, toys or mobile phones should be brought to school. Pupils in Year 6 pupils who walk home alone are permitted to bring in a mobile phone but these must be handed in each morning where it will be stored securely and returned at home time.

  • Smart watches or fitness trackers are not permitted for safeguarding reasons.
  • In line with all MAT Schools, jewellery is not to be worn in any of our schools.