Parents

New Parents’ Information

Forms to be completed by all new parents  These forms need to be completed by all parents, unless indicated in the title. As we are always striving to become a paperless office, we would prefer you to download the form, complete, save and return by email to admin@benington.herts.sch.uk. We hope the following information will provide …

COVID-19 Information

Please follow this link for the latest government COVID-19 guidance

Parents’ information

Please note that some of the information listed here may be subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please check your parentmail messages and newsletters for the latest information. Families First Families First is the term used in Hertfordshire for services that work together to support families who need extra help. These are also known as early help services. We all experience …

Remote Learning (Covid 19)

This page has been created for your use in the event that we have a local lockdown or if your child is shielding or self-isolating at home.  Please read our ‘Remote Learning Policy’ for further information. You may also like to look at our well-being page for ideas and advice on how to look after …

School Meals

Our school meals are provided by Hertfordshire Catering Limited and are prepared daily within the school by Lisa and Kelly. Each day three options are offered, including a vegetarian option and a school packed lunch. In the summer months, the packed lunch option will be a bread roll and in the winter months it will …

School Uniform

Uniform    Navy trousers, navy skirt/culottes, shorts or pinafore dress.     White polo shirt (or Benington one)     Navy cardigan or navy sweatshirt/ jumper (or Benington one)     Plain navy or plain white socks or tights     Navy Blue gingham dresses. Coats Please make sure your child has an adequate coat to wear for outdoor activities and playtime every …

Special Educational Needs

Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator at Benington is Mrs Tyler. She can be contacted through the school office on 01438 869254 Do you want to know how the changes to special educational need provision could affect you and your child? In line with the new SEN Code of Conduct, introduced on 1st September 2014, please …

Well-being

We take the well-being of our school community seriously. We have added well-being units to our PSHE curriculum and have weekly circle times in class. We have a trained nurture teaching assistant to support children and their families. We also look for opportunities to support our local and wider community through events such as harvest, …

E-Safety

Useful Web Sites for Parents Please note – Benington Primary School is not responsible for the content of external websites. The inclusion of a link to an external website should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site’s owners (or their products/services). Virgin Media  Children’s Online Safety Test – How to …

FOBS

FOBS is a registered charity ( Registered Charity No. 1067838 ) which aims to enhance the school’s resources by raising funds for school equipment, activities and outings. Parents and teachers get together and organise social and fund-raising events throughout the school year. The events are varied and provide an opportunity for families to meet and …

Policies

“…whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice.” Philippians 4:8-9 Statutory Policies If you would like to enquire about any …

Testimonials

We thought you’d like to hear what our parents, visitors and other stakeholders say about our school. “The school in general is more like a family than a school. The sense of togetherness and community really shines through in everything they do. They are clearly working towards creating well rounded individuals as well as fulfilling …

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Our DPO (Data Protection Officer) is Mr John Halfacre Contact at dpo@benington.herts.sch.uk or via the school office on 01438 869254 Benington GDPR Policy Privacy Notice for Parents Privacy Notice for Pupils Privacy Notice for Staff Privacy Notice for Governors Benington Primary School is not responsible for the content of external websites. The inclusion of a… Continue reading General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

School Closure

If the school has to close due to severe weather conditions, we will notify parents and carers via: a text message (ensure we have your up to date details) announcements on BBC 3 Counties Radio or Heart FM our school website Our closed school facebook page If you do not receive notice from us, you should always assume that the …