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Parent Information

On this page you’ll find links to information about the day to day events and activities of our school such as term dates, school uniform, and details about the parent teacher group.

Attendance

At All Saints, we take a firm stance on attendance and we are here to support you to ensure all children arrive on time every day.  More information about the importance of consistent attendance and penalties for non-attendance can be found in the following documents:

Admissions

Suffolk County Council (SCC) is responsible for all our admissions, you can find more information about how to apply for a place at All Saints at Suffolk County Council, school places.

After School Clubs

We are an active school and encourage our children to develop and enhance their interests outside of the curriculum and we’re lucky enough to benefit from a broad range of before and after school clubs. 

 

COVID-19

We are constantly assessing the situation and carefully watching government guidelines. For more information, please refer to our:

You can also find out how we’re using funding aimed at minimising the disruption in our Covid catch-up funding plan. 

Information for parents about schools reopening September 2021

Curriculum Information

We are dedicated to providing our children with a well-rounded and broad curriculum – for more information about what we offer, see our Curriculum Information page.

Exams and Assessments (school data reports)

For recent assessment results, see our School Performance Data page.

Finance

Employees whose gross salary exceeds £100,000:

  • We do not have any employees who earn over £100,000.

Financial benchmarking

Financial benchmarking against similar schools can be found at GOV.UK, schools financial benchmarking.

Forest Schools

At All Saints, Forest Schools is an integral part of the high quality education that we provide for our pupils. The school uses this programme to support the spiritual, moral, social and cultural education and our PHSE curriculum. Find out more on our Forest Schools page.

Free School Meals (FSM)

Your child may be eligible for free school meals – you can find a list of qualifying factors at GOV.UK/apply for free school meals.

In addition to this, all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 receive lunch under the government’s Universal Infant Free School Meals programme. If your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 and is also entitled to FSM, then please let us know as this gives the school extra funding and benefits.

Learning Behaviours

At All Saints, we encourage a growth mindset, which is the belief that all abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. Find out more from our Learning Behaviours page.

Lunch Menu

Our school meals are provided by Lunchtime Co. Although we always try to make you aware of menu changes, you can stay up-to-date by checking the office or school hall windows. Copies of menus are available on request or you can download a copy here: 

Mental Health and Wellbeing/Pastoral Support

At All Saints the wellbeing of our pupils is at the heart of all that we do and we have trained a number of members of staff to develop their expertise and understanding of children’s mental health. We have several Youth Mental Health First Aiders and as well as a designated Emotional Learning Support Assistant (ELSA). 

For more information and to find out how we can support your child, please take a look at our mental health and wellbeing statement and visit our Healthy Mind Champions page.

We have implemented a new initiative called Zones of Regulation, which helps our children to be able to understand and name their emotions. Zones of Regulation information for parents

Newsletters

Class newsletters can be found on relevant class pages.

Ofsted Reports

Current and previous reports can be found on our Ofsted reports page.

Opening Hours

The school day starts at 8.45am. For Acorn, Oak and Ash classes, the school day ends at 3.15pm. For Lime, Horse Chestnut, Willow and Elder classes, the school day ends at 3.20pm. You can find more details here: All Saints’ school day

Parent Surveys

We hold regular parent surveys so that we can constantly review our practices and develop new approaches. This is to ensure we provide our children with the best education and offer the support they need to develop and thrive. The results of our latest parent survey can be found in our report: Parent Survey 2023 Outcomes

Parent and Teacher Group

We have an active and thriving parent and teacher group and we welcome and encourage all parents to get involved. You can find more information about what we do and how you can help on our Parent and Teacher Group page.

Reading support resources

If you would like to support your child at home, please find a link to the National Literacy Trust ‘Words for Life’ website, which has some great ideas. 

Have you seen our 100 book lists for each year group too? Look on the class pages for more information.

Safeguarding

The welfare and protection of all the pupils in our school is of paramount importance. All our staff are trained to keep children safe from harm and have undertaken structured and formal child protection training. More information including our current policies and who our safeguarding designees are, can be found on our Safeguarding page you can also find our Online Safety Policy on our policies page.

Seed to Tree

The Seed to Tree programme is a long-running scheme that gives our pupils first-hand experience of the woods. You can find out more about the programme and the different stages that the children will experience from Reception through to Year 6 on our Seed to Tree page.

School Prospectus

Our prospectus provides more information about all the aspects of our school, you can find it here:

All Saints prospectus updated 2023-24

Special Educational Needs & Disability (SEND)

We believe in educational achievement for all children, regardless of their background, any needs they have, or any challenges they face. For more information and to view our policies, please visit our Special Educational Needs & Disability page.

Sports Funding

We are committed to providing high quality PE lessons and encouraging positive health and well-being for all our children. As a result of our dedication to sporting excellence, we have been awarded the Gold School Games Mark award three years running. To find out more about our sporting activities, visit our PE & Sport page.

Term Dates

The 2023 Autumn term begins on 4 September 2023, which was also a PD day. Children returned to school on 5 September 2023. For all of the key term dates for this academic year and next, please see:

Uniform

A full breakdown of our school uniform can be found in the All Saints prospectus updated 2022-23 If you would like jumpers, fleeces or PE tee shirts with the school logo, then you can place your order using the uniform form. 

Useful Links to External Sources

We are not responsible for the content on external websites, but here are a few suggestions that you may find helpful:

Volunteering in School

Our school is a community and we actively encourage parents and grandparents to volunteer. For more information about how to get involved, visit our Volunteering in School page.