Parents

Covid-19 ‘Catch up’

In June, a £1 billion fund for education was announced by the government.  Further guidance has now been released (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-catch-up-premium) showing that the money is split between a catch-up premium and a national tutoring scheme. The catch-up premium is funded on a per pupil basis at £80 per pupil. This will be based on the …

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I report my child absent? Please call or email the school office by 9am on the first day of absence.  If you do not call us, you will receive a text asking you to contact the office to explain your child’s unauthorised absence.  We also ask that you keep the school informed during …

School lunches

Healthy, nutritious cooked school meals are freshly prepared on site by our caterers, Hertfordshire Catering Ltd. View current School Lunch Menu Flexible Provision From September 2020, we are pleased to be able to offer fully flexible school dinners. This will mean that you no longer need to choose a pattern for your child to have …

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. Beat School Uniform Summer Plan 2020 – Covid19 Update Your child should …

Class Reps

The Lea is  fortunate to have an active and enthusiastic Class Rep system in place.  The current reps are: Nursery Shirley Reception Lauren and Lucy Year 1 Gail and Katie Year 2 Cathryn and Helen Year 3 Laura and Rachael Year 4 Carrie and Gail Year 5 Miriam Year 6 Cathryn and Miho We see …

Class Trips

Outdoor learning is an integral part of our whole school approach to education and the curriculum.  Our teachers deliver a broad and balanced education that includes offsite visits.   We will be working hard to ensure offsite visits for our pupils can continue safely once school reopens in September 2020. Recently,  our pupils have enjoyed the …

Clubs

We are proud to re- open our clubs to pupils in September 2020 following  lock-down.  Unfortunately, this means we have had to restrict the number of places per club to 15.   For the safety of all the children,  all clubs will now take place outdoors, so will be cancelled if the weather is bad.   If …

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 Lessons

In addition to the music curriculum, which all children have access to, we have a number of opportunities for pupils to  develop their musical skills either as extra-curricular activities or as whole class projects.   Children are encouraged to take part in productions and performances, for example the Christmas nativity play, school concerts, the Rotary Carol …

Policies

PTA

Keep Updated For regular updates and more information please:               Follow us on Facebook – www.facebook.com/LeaSchoolAssociation Upcoming Events End of Year Newsletter PTA End of Year Newsletter 2020 What is The Lea School Association and what does it do? Our PTA is called the Lea School Association (LSA).  We …

Sports

Please note that currently we are unable to compete with other schools due to Coronavirus restrictions. 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 …

Volunteers

We pride ourselves on having strong, productive relationships with our parents/carers  and would normally 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.  Unfortunately, since the Coronavirus pandemic we are not able to admit volunteers …