Parents

Communication

We strongly believe that parental involvement in a child’s education can have a significant effect on pupil achievement.  We want to ensure that you are kept informed about what’s going on in school. Home / School Link Book All classes use a link book to improve communication between home and school. Newsletter Our weekly Newsletter …

Attendance

At Bishop Wood School we aim to encourage excellent levels of attendance and punctuality to enable all pupils to take full advantage of the educational opportunities available to them. Please help us to help you.  If you are worried about your child’s school attendance, then staff are available at school and within the local authority …

Meals

Hertfordshire Catering team (HCL) prepare delicious and nutritional meals which are freshly cooked on site each day.  We operate a ‘pupil choice’ menu where children can choose which lunch option they would prefer each morning.  There is always a hot meat meal, a hot vegetarian meal and a packed lunch option available.  A new seasonal …

Payments

Payments to school can be made online via credit or debit card using the School Gateway service. School Meals:  You will be able to view school meal balances and top them up at any time. School Trips:  We will notify you by email when new items such as trips or tickets for events are available for payment on …

Uniform

A uniform gives a school and its pupils an identity.  It bears the school logo and we believe it is essential in helping to establish standards.  Every child must wear the correct school uniform on each school day. Uniform can be ordered at any time directly from our uniform supplier at Mapac or via the Tesco’s …

Family Liaison

 A child’s wellbeing can be influenced by many things; sometimes circumstances within your child’s family life can affect your child’s ability to learn and enjoy their time at school. Or maybe, you are concerned that your child has issues at school. For children to grow and become their best we must support not only them …

School Day

8.45am School gates open (playground supervised) 8.55am Line up on the lower playground 9.00am Registration 9.15am Lessons 10.30am Playtime 10.45am Lessons 12.15pm Lunch 1.20pm Afternoon Registration 1.30pm Collective Worship 1.45pm Lessons 3.30pm End of school day

Breakfast & Supper Club

The Kids Breakfast and Supper Club is a professional breakfast and after school club with planned activities led by friendly, qualified staff and is run from the school dining hall every day during school term time. Full details about the club, costs and booking information can be found in the Breakfast & Supper Club Parent …

Music Lessons

Individual & Small Group Tuition We offer children the opportunity to learn a musical instrument whilst at Bishop Wood School.  Lessons are delivered by the Herts Music Service who offer the following: Guitar (Wednesdays) Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone (Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings) Children will be taken out of their classrooms for their music lessons and we …

Standard Forms

Buddies – PTA

      Help raise funds for Buddies by ordering your name tags from MY NAMETAGS.  Enter the school ID – 20406 so that Buddies receive a commission. About Bishop Wood Buddies Bishop Wood School Association, known as Bishop Wood Buddies, is managed by a committee of parents and staff, the parents being elected at …

Clubs

We offer a wide variety of extra curricular school clubs at Bishop Wood.  Some are free of charge and run by our teachers and some are run by outside providers for a small fee. Clubs information will be updated during the first two weeks of term as details become available.  Children are informed which clubs …

eSafety

On-line safety is the child protection priority for the 21st century! We take safeguarding and on-line safety very seriously at Bishop Wood School. We want to work with parents and carers to keep children safe.  Please be aware that if we have any concerns about children accessing inappropriate computer games or social media sites, we …

Severe Weather Action

In the event of severe weather closure a text message will be sent to the primary named contact of all children.  Please do not phone school as all lines will be needed to inform everyone. Information will also be available on this website,  www.hertfordshire.gov.uk as well as the following local radio stations: Mix 96 (96.2FM) Heart 97.6 …