FAQ’s

What time does school start and finish?

What time does school start and finish?

8.45am – 3.15pm

Nursery AM

8.30am – 11.30am

Nursery PM

12.15pm – 3.15pm

How do I book a Breakfast Club Place?

How do I book a Breakfast Club place?

There is no booking required. All you need to do is make payment on your child’s Parent Pay account in advance. Sessions are £4 per child. Payment is collected every Friday.

I need to pick up my child for an appointment (e.g. doctor, medical etc)

I need to pick up my child for an appointment (e.g. doctor, medical etc)

If your child has a medical appointment, please take a photo or screen shot of your child’s appointment letter and send to info@elmsleigh.derbyshire.sch.uk. Alternatively, bring this to the school office.

What do I do if my child has headlice?

What do I do if my child has headlice?

You do not need to keep your child off school. Please be aware that this is not considered as an authorised absence. Please ensure that you have treated their hair. This can be maintained through regular conditioning and daily combing.

What food is being served at lunch for my child and how much do I have to pay?

What food is being served at lunch for my child and how much do I have to pay?

The school menu is published on the back of the school newsletter every Friday and is published on our Facebook, website and emailed to you.

School dinners are free to all child in infants phase. Please note that there is a charge for school dinners if your child attends Nursery full-time.

How do I let you know that someone else is collecting my child?

How do I let you know that someone else is collecting my child?

If you are unable to collect your child, please let the school office know before end of school. Due to safeguarding, our staff will not let other parents or friends collect your child if we have not been informed by yourself.

How do I contact my child's class teacher?

How do I contact my child’s class teacher?

You will be able to send messages to your child’s class teacher on DOJO.

If your child has just started at Elmsleigh, you will need to activate your child’s Class DOJO account.

In case of emergencies, please do not rely on DOJO as your child’s teacher will be in lesson’s. Please contact the school office on 01283 216883 to get a message passed on.