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FAQs for Return to School

Does my child have to wear a school uniform?

Yes, full school uniform is required

Will the school still be providing breakfast club and after school care?

Yes, breakfast club will run as normal. We will be looking to start after school clubs again in the Summer term. Fit For Sport provision is still available in the meantime. Please see the following link to book your child into Fit for Sports after school club: After school club

Will my child have their own class teacher?

Yes, classes are back to normal.

What will my child be taught?

We will be continuing to teach a broad and balanced curriculum with some ‘catch up’ sessions and interventions in place. In addition, there will be an extra focus on well-being and mental health. Children will take part in ‘The daily mile’ to spend some time outside and have regular circle time or PSHE.

What does my child have to bring to school?

We ask that your child brings in a water bottle with their name on and packed lunch as normal should they require one. We will provide stationary.

Should my child bring in their PE kit?

Children should come to school in their PE kit on days they have PE to avoid cross contamination. We will review this again after Easter.

What day does my child have PE?

Please see the PE timetable on the following link: PE Days

Do I have to bring my child in each day?

Yes, Government and school expectation is that children attend each and every day without exception. If they are ill, we would ask you to follow the usual procedures and call the school office to inform us.

My child was loaned a device during lockdown, what should I do with it now?

Devices need to be returned on the first day of school, Monday 8th March. Pupils should bring them to their classroom and hand them to their class teacher. A register will be taken of devices returned.

Does my child need to wear a face covering?

As per Government advice, children attending primary school settings are not required to wear a face covering.

School Contact

Admission queries admissions@gifford.ealing.sch.uk 
Attendance queries attendance@gifford.ealing.sch.uk 
All other queries admin@gifford.ealing.sch.uk