Parents

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I report my child absent? Parents must report their child absent by calling the school office and selecting the absence line or sending an email.  This must happen by 9am on the first day of absence, and we ask that you keep the school informed during any prolonged absence.    Parents will receive a …

School lunches

Healthy, nutritious cooked school meals are freshly prepared on site by our caterers, Hertfordshire Catering Ltd, following the multi choice menu.  Children may choose from a variety of main courses, vegetables and desserts where there is an emphasis on a healthy diet and whole foods are used wherever possible.  Fresh fruit and water are available …

Wraparound Care

Breakfast Club Our Breakfast Club is open every day from Monday to Friday from 7.30am. The club is run by two experienced Teaching Assistants who offer a welcoming, safe environment to pupils from Reception to Year 6.   Children are greeted by staff they know and are made to feel relaxed and comfortable. Our Breakfast Club …

Uniform

Our children are proud to wear school uniform as it gives them a sense of identity and pride in belonging to The Lea.  Our uniform supplier is Beats Uniform.  You can shop online or visit their store at 4 Station Road, Harpenden, AL5 4SE. Your child should attend school in uniform as follows: Girls Sky blue …

Class Reps

The Lea is  fortunate to have an active and enthusiastic Class Rep system in place.  The current reps are: Nursery Lauren Cottle Reception Hardip Shokar Year 1 Laura Hambleton Year 2 Kirsten Williams and Ruxandra Morosanu Year 3 Katie Farr and Lian Hillier Year 4 Miriam Dorado-Lee Year 5 Cathryn Egan and Miho Fukuda Year …

Class Trips

We enrich our children’s learning through a variety of educational visits.  We believe that school trips are an important and enjoyable complement to the children’s learning.  Trips are organised to be directly relevant to topic work. In the last couple of years, our pupils have enjoyed the following trips: All Saints Church Batford Springs British …

Clubs

We offer a wide range of clubs available for the children at The Lea.  These are run during lunchtimes and after school.  The clubs are run to appeal to the children’s interests, add further enrichment to different areas of the curriculum and to help support the children in their learning. Once children have joined a …

Donations and Fundraising

As a small school we rely heavily on fundraising activities to provide additional resources and activities for the children.  Any donation, large or small, is very much appreciated.

Music

In addition to our wide ranging music curriculum, which all children have access to, we have a number of fantastic opportunities for children to further develop their musical skills either as extra-curricular activities or as whole class projects.  At The Lea Primary School we are proud to offer free weekly violin lessons to pupils in …

Policies

PTA

Keep Updated For regular updates and more information please:               Follow us on Facebook – www.facebook.com/LeaSchoolAssociation Upcoming Events What is The Lea School Association and what does it do? Our PTA is called the Lea School Association (LSA).  We are a registered charity – no. 1023309.  The LSA organises …

Sports

At The Lea we promote healthy and active lifestyles, encourage participation and sportsmanship, team spirit and celebrate sporting achievements.  We are fortunate to have marvellous outdoor facilities with a large playing field and we make the most of this outdoor space. All pupils receive 2 hours of good quality PE lessons each week. In addition, …

Volunteers

We pride ourselves on having strong, productive relationships with our parents/carers and actively welcome them into school as volunteers as we know they bring with them a range of skills and experience that can enhance the learning opportunities of our children. We are lucky to receive help in many areas, including reading, changing the library/reading …

Online Payments

We use School Gateway for online payments to the school (incl. school meals, breakfast club, music lessons, school trips, etc.).  From September 2019 the school office will no longer be able to accept cash or cheque payments. School Gateway can be accessed by downloading the Schoolgateway App (from your App Store) to your mobile device/s …