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Welcome to our Parents' Page

School Day

Our school day begins at 8:55am.

Please ensure your child is in the playground by 8.50am and not before 8:45am, due to Health & Safety reasons. School cannot be held responsible for any incidents occurring before 8:45am.

Early Years and KS1 pupils will have lunch at 12:00noon and KS2 at 12:05pm. All pupils will begin the afternoon session at 1.00pm.

Our school day will finish at 3.15pm, please ensure that arrangements are on place to collect your child on time, as school does not have any afterschool child care. However there is an outside agency available. Please contact them directly- All Stars on 07412 859571.
 
Letters

Newsletters are emailed on a monthly basis. Downloadable versions of our recent newsletters are available in the newsletter section of our website- www.holysouls.co.uk

We have also a text messaging service in place to inform parents of up to date information. Please ensure your contact details are correct at all times and report any changes to the school office via email at office@holysouls.blackburn.sch.uk or ring the school direct for a Data Collection sheet, to specify the changes required.

Lunch Money

Please send this in with your child, in a sealed envelope on Monday mornings.

If you would like to make any amendments to your child’s lunches, please complete a notification of lunch arrangements form, this is available from the school office or in the school meals section of this site, also available is our school lunch menu choices.  If there are any changes to your child’s lunch options, these will need to correspond with the school lunch cycle. Confirm of the changes will be confirmed via text service.
 
Please note as of 4th January 2016, school lunches will be charged at £2.20 per day, £11.00 per week.

Holidays during term time

Holidays during term time cannot be authorised unless there are exceptional circumstances, in which case please refer to our website www.holysouls.co.uk and click on the ‘holidays’ link on the homepage. Here you will find a ‘discretionary leave of absence’ form for you to download, complete and return to school either by hand or via email at office@holysouls.blackburn.sch.uk. Mrs Ellison will then consider your application and respond in due course.

Illness

If your child is unwell at school we will contact the people in order of preference, as specified on the data collection sheet for your child and request for them to be collected.

If your child is unwell before school and going to be absent, please phone school to inform us, before 9:15am if possible. The office staff will contact via text if no absence is reported.

Medication

Only prescribed medicines, which are in date, can be administered by staff after a form has been completed by parents, which is available from the school office or in the medical information section of this site.  For any other form of medication you must contact the school office for agreeable arrangements.

Appointments

Please try to arrange appointments out of school hours. If this is not possible we will need evidence of this appointment e.g. appointment card /letter, prior to the actual appointment date.
The latest time you can collect your child before the 3:15pm finish is 2:45pm.

School Equipment available

Holy Souls Red Bags £3.75
Holy Souls P.E. Bags £3.00

Queries

If you have any queries/questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email office@holysouls.blackburn.sch.uk or telephone 01254 249892, where our office staff: Mrs Corban or Mrs Woodridge will be more than happy to help.

If you require a paper copy of anything from our Website please ask at the School Office.