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01/07/22

Retweetd From NellieToast 💙

Thank you to all who made this experience possible, I have one very happy but tired boy who’d do it all again!

01/07/22

Goodbye Kingswood, it's been a pleasure!💚 We are on our way back to school now- see you soon 👋 https://t.co/lBzLKBl56F

01/07/22

Our final activity is buggy building! Some serious teamwork going on here! 🌟 https://t.co/FfouF1OSVz

01/07/22

Ten... Can we reach eleven? https://t.co/as7TVAmxrJ

01/07/22

We've got up to nine crates! https://t.co/GhqHNrbeDL

01/07/22

We're up to 11 now! https://t.co/yuSQWcAomL

01/07/22

Crate Stacking - how high can we go? Eight is our current record! https://t.co/b6RdBbpVJ9

01/07/22

Good Morning from sunny Kingswood☀️ Ready for our penultimate activity of crate stack! https://t.co/DLIoeUlOV0

30/06/22

For our final evening of our trip, we are having a camp fire 🔥 https://t.co/Vr1U5it8jx

30/06/22

D-I-S-C-O 🪩 We've had great fun this afternoon at our roller disco! https://t.co/Iw9OZC21Is

30/06/22

Afternoon shelter building - one even has an en-suite bedroom! https://t.co/gb2WJfbVEc

30/06/22

Our second activity of the morning was initiative problems! The hardest was having to solve how to flip the sheet over without stepping off of it! https://t.co/2C0cWJL2fA

30/06/22

Our first activity of the morning is an obstacle challenge! We are completing different challenges on a range of obstacles including a climbing wall and a zip wire 🏆 https://t.co/p9DBGocyuN

29/06/22

This evening's activity... Bottle rockets! 🚀 Which team will get their rocket the furthest? https://t.co/LgiJgruKTI

29/06/22

It's time for some dodgeball before dinner! https://t.co/MtZ3VVarQ1

29/06/22

Our future Robin Hood's and Katniss Everdeen's have been enjoying archery this afternoon! We even had a couple of bullseye's 🏹 https://t.co/TCOiSjqyku

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Academy Procedures From June 2022

Set out below will be important information, key times, documentation and procedures from Monday, 6 June 2022. You are advised to read this to ensure you are fully aware what will be happen.

Harris Primary Academy Kent House will be opening for ALL year groups.

The Academy Day:

Year Group

School starts at

School ends at

Nursery AM Session

8.30am

11.30am (collect from 11.25am)

Nursery PM Session

12.30pm

3.30pm (collect from 3.25pm)

Nursery 30 Hours

8.30am

3.30pm (collect from 3.25pm)

Reception

8.40am

3.25pm

Year 1

8.45am

3.20pm

Year 2

8.45am

3.20pm

Year 3

8.45am

3.30pm

Year 4

8.50am

3.35pm

Year 5

8.50am

3.35pm

Year 6

8.30am

3.35pm

How to enter and leave the site:

  • Years R to 6 should enter and leave through the car park wooden gates on Kent House Road. (The car drive will not be in use by cars at this time), only this entrance will be in use for Years R to 6
  • Nursery should enter and leave through the Nursery entrance on Kent House Road (near the railway bridge)
  • There will be no access through any other gate
  • ONLY Breakfast Club will use the main entrance on the High Street from 7.45am
  • We will continue to operate a reduced one-way system, which will be clearly marked
  • Reception age pupils will be dropped off and collected at the internal entry gate from the playground to the Early Years building
  • Year 1 will be dropped off and collect at the internal gate outside their building
  • Years 2 to 6 will be dropped off near the outside sinks opposite the dining hall
  • Years R to 6 will be collected, at the end of the day, in the main playground
  • Please do not arrive too early as anyone waiting to enter the school at drop off or collection times, will need to line up 
  • Younger children MUST remain with their adult at all times
  • Once you have collected all your children please follow the one-way system to leave the site as quickly as possible 
  • Please remember – there is to be NO scootering or bicycle riding on site whatsoever

Siblings:

If you have more than one child at Kent House in Years R to 6, please follow these arrangements for drop off and collection:

  • At the start of the day, please arrive at the correct time for first drop off time. Siblings will be able to wait in a separate supervised area
  • At the end of the day, parents/carers should arrive at the correct time for the earliest collection time, and wait for siblings leaving the academy at a later time
  • You will be able to wait in the playground for older siblings but please try to remain distanced from others

Please note, we will keep these measures under review and make changes if we feel they are needed.

What Other Measures Are Still in Place?

  • Pupils will wash and sanitise their hands regularly at school, including when they first arrive, before and after they eat, and when returning from break
  • We will continue to have a one-way system throughout the academy
  • High contact areas will be cleaned throughout the day

Lunchtimes & Playtimes:

  • Lunch times will operate in the usual way, with a choice of school meal or packed lunch
  • All pupils will eat in the Dining Hall (except Nursery, who will have lunch in their classroom)

What will the day look like for my child?

  • All children will be taught in their class groups, however, they may also be taught across year groups for certain sessions, such as Phonics
  • Extra-curricular after school provision will return and may include children from different year groups
  • We will continue to have a one-way system throughout the academy
  • Pupils will be required to wear full school uniform
  • Pupils will be required to change specifically for PE lessons

What Can My Child Bring to School?

  • They should bring in a book bag; books will be given for reading homework in the usual way
  • They may bring a packed lunch if required
  • All children should also bring their own, name labelled, water bottle
  • All pupils will be required to change for PE lessons - please ensure their PE kit is in school from the first day
  • For PE, pupils should be prepared to wear their full school PE kit
  • This must be – a white t-shirt; black shorts, or black joggers or black leggings in colder weather; plain trainers or plimsolls; their Kent House sweatshirt or cardigan may be worn if cold.
  • PLEASE NOTE – PE kit does NOT include branded or commercial logos on clothes or trainers – non-specified patterned or coloured clothing and footwear is NOT allowed

What happens if my child falls ill with Covid-19 symptoms at the academy?

  • If your child falls ill with Covid-19 symptoms whilst at the academy, they will be placed in an isolated area
  • A designated first-aid trained member of staff will stay with your child
  • We may ask the parents for permission to conduct a lateral flow test, if necessary
  • Parents will be contacted, advised to take the child home
  • If your child tests positive for Covid-19, we ask that you contact the school to inform us
  • Close contacts are now identified by NHS Test & Trace, if applicable, and are considered vulnerable
  • NHS Test & Trace may contact individuals identified as close contacts

What happens if my child falls ill with Covid-19 symptoms at home?

  • If your child falls ill with Covid-19 symptoms at home please contact the school to inform us they will not be attending, as per the usual absence procedure
  • Please note that individuals are not required to self-isolate if they live in the same household as someone with Covid-19, or are a close contact with Covid-19
  • All previous close-contact restrictions now do not apply

Please Remember:

  • Attendance is a statutory requirement, although a small number of pupils may still be unable to attend in line with public health advice
  • Pupils will wear full school uniform
  • Pupils will change into their PE kits for a PE lesson
  • Parents can provide a packed lunch
  • Pupils should bring a book bag