Parent Information

Facilities and Accommodation

Reach Primary Learning Centre is based in Beeston. Reach Primary Learning Centre has :


  • Four classrooms

  • Two playgrounds

  • A library

  • A Food Technology room

  • An animal care room

  • A meeting and medical room

  • A sensory room

  • A greenhouse and allotment

  • A Woodland Area

  • Two staff offices

  • A staff area

School Day

Arrival Time

All children arrive at Reach at 8:35 a.m ready for the first lesson and for breakfast.

Friendship Time

10:00 a.m – 10:15 a.m , 10:15 a.m – 10:30 a.m or 10:30 - 10:45 a.m (dependent on class) Lunch Time – 12:00 to 12:45 p.m

Rewards or Reflection Time

2:00 p.m – 2:20 p.m. At the end of the morning, pupils who have earned 15 points will celebrate with reward time. They need to earn 12 points in the afternoon to gain reward time. Children who do not earn reward time, will alternatively spend 20 minutes reflecting on what they can differently next time.

Home Time

Starfish and Coral Reef - Monday - Thursday - 2:20 p.m and Fridays 1:50 p.m

Jellyfish and Seahorses - Monday - Thursday - 2:30 p.m and Fridays 2:00 p.m

Newsletters

P+P newsletter - 2-2

Absence

Please telephone the referring school and inform them if your child is going to be absent from Reach. Unacceptable reasons for absence are holidays, going to the hairdressers, shopping trips etc. Wherever possible please book appointments outside of the school day.

Celebrations or Complaints

If you have any celebratory feedback, concerns or complaints please speak to Miss Elvidge or Mrs D'Avoine. In the event of their absence, Miss Williams.

Damages

If a child damages anything, they will be asked to pay a contribution towards replacing the item.

Emergency

Please ensure you update your telephone number with us regularly. In the event of an emergency we will call you. If your child requires emergency treatment we will call an ambulance and notify you immediately.


Fire Precautions and other Emergency Procedures

Staff and pupils are made fully aware of the fire and evacuation procedures as part of their induction programme. If the buildings fire alarm is activated all staff and pupils evacuate to the grass carpark. All Designated staff will ensure that they collect the register for pupils, staff sign in /out sheet and visitors log on exiting the building. Staff are required to attend fire awareness training as and when required.



First Aiders

The First Aiders at Reach are Mrs Croft, Miss Wright, Mrs Mabbott and Miss Melia. Miss Maskill will be qualified mid March.

Homework

Is given out every week. When you bring it back you get 5 stars!

Holidays

Please see the school calendar for a list of school holidays and staff training days.

Lunches

If your child has a school lunch, please notify the office. Payment is electronic and it is £11.75 a week.

Uniform

Plain white collared t-shirt, jumper/cardigan, school trousers, school shorts or skirt and black indoor pumps. Every child removes their shoes/trainers/hoodies and coat when entering the building. They then put their indoor pumps on. Jewellery is not permitted.

P.E Kit

T-shirt, shorts or tracksuit bottoms and trainers. Please ensure this is in school every day of the week.

Religious Observance


There are a range of young people from a wide range of racial, cultural and religious backgrounds. We invite comment from representatives of ethnic minorities about the effectiveness of our anti-discriminatory practice, including the opportunity for religious observance. A varied selection of religious resources covering; Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. The head of Centre will seek to accommodate requests from all staff to allow them to observe religious practices, if this is not detrimental to the safe running of the service.