Parents

Parents’ Information

Absence There is a strong correlation between good attendance and good achievement at school and clearly we want all our children to leave Lodge Farm with the best life chances possible. School is important and whilst we fully appreciate how expensive a holiday can be, we cannot condone holiday during term time. Children find it …

Lodge Farm PTA

The Lodge Farm PTA is a registered charity dedicated to raising money for the school.  We raise these funds by holding a selection of events for the children, their families and the local community throughout the year.  The school then uses this money to pay for educational enhancements for the children. The funds we raise …

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is additional funding from the Government to support pupils facing challenges to do their very best at school.  These pupils might be from families with lower incomes, families facing unemployment or pupils who have been ‘looked after’.  This funding can provide meals at lunchtime if the parent(s) wish, but also currently means that the …

SEND

‘If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.’ Lodge Farm Primary School believes in offering all our pupils a fully inclusive learning experience. We are committed to providing educational opportunities which will help our pupils reach their full potential. At Lodge Farm, inclusion recognises a child’s …

Family Support

My name is Pippa Buckley and I am the Family Support Worker at Lodge Farm. Sometimes there are occasions when parents and carers need a little extra support and guidance; or maybe just someone to talk to and point you in the right direction. I am here to help children and families and can support parents …

eSafety

Policies

If you have any queries regarding a particular policy, please contact the school office.

Uniform

We are very pleased to tell you that you are now able to buy uniform online. We currently have limited stock left in school and uniform will only be sold in school until the stock has gone. After this all uniform will be sold online. You will have the option to have your purchases delivered …

Safeguarding

We all take a responsibility in ensuring that your child is safe in school.  During the school day the external classroom doors are locked and the main entrance door has a security system.  All staff, volunteers, Governors and regular visitors have an enhanced DBS check. We ask visitors to sign a book and wear a …

School Lunch

School lunches are provided on a daily basis by HCL more information is available at their web site: https://hcl.co.uk/ As part of the Universal Infant free School Meals Scheme, school lunches are provided without charge for Early Years and Key Stage 1 Children. Children from Key Stage 2 are charged £2.50 per day, payable in …

School Clubs

Lunchtime After School Monday Year 1/2 Speedstacks Year 3/4 Indoor Games Tuesday Year 5/6 Lacross Year 5/6 Football (Y4 girls also welcome) Wednesday Year 3/4 Yoga Year 5/6 Cookery Thursday Year 5/6 Benchball Year 3/4 Football (boys and girls) Friday Year 1/2 Target Games Year 1/2 Gymnastics We have a new range of sports clubs …

Childcare

Free Early Education and Childcare All 3-4 year olds are entitled to 15 hours free early education (570 hours). In addition to this, working parents of 3- 4 year old that meet the criteria will be eligible for a further 15 hours, therefore 30 hours in total. For more information please go to: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/schools-and-education/childcare-and-advice-for-parents/free-early-education-and-childcare/childcare-and-free-early-education.aspx Springers …