On behalf of the children, staff and governors we wish you a very warm welcome.
At Stanford Junior and Infant School we believe our role is to ensure that all of our children achieve the best they possibly can in an environment that stimulates a love of learning. We support our children to succeed academically, socially, personally and physically. We are extremely proud of our broad and balanced curriculum, which the children are fully engaged in.
The school environment is wonderful and we all ensure our school is a calm and safe place where children feel they are able to ask for support and advice.
Within our village school we continually work hard to keep developing a team of teachers, non-teaching and support staff that support each child in reaching their potential. Visitors comment on our supportive and friendly team and the positive atmosphere within our school.
We hope, as you visit our website, you will gain a sense of the value that we place in each child and our relentless aim to ensure high standards in all areas. Please feel free to contact the school if you would like any further information. We are always happy to help and look forward to showing you our wonderful school.
Mrs L Hackfath
Paper copies of documents on our website are available on request.
Please contact your child’s class teacher in the first instance if you have any concerns. If you have general enquiries please contact the school office/ Miss King, Schools Business Manager.
Our wonderful Peer Mentors delivered an assembly to the whole school, alongside Children’s mental health week, around the theme of relationships.
The Peer Mentor group had identified that relationship / friendship difficulties was something that pupils needed support with and decided that they would like to do something to help the school in this area.
The group met with Zowie on a number of occasions to plan a special assembly that the group would deliver to all pupils at Stanford School.
As the theme for this years Children’s Mental health week is ‘My voice matters’ it was felt an excellent opportunity to demonstrate this by the group delivering an assembly to help teach their fellow students key skills and strategies to help use their voices to talk to people about how they are feeling and also resolve any conflicts.
All of the teachers, pupils (and Zowie from Compass Go) were unbelievably proud of the group and wanted to share what a fantastic assembly this was! An important message delivered by the pupils for Stanford School, the community and parent and carers- well done!
Our ECO group have recently discussed how we can recycle more in school. With us already having focused on recycling waste they decided to focus on pre-loved jumpers and cardigans. Today they put their plan into action at the Year 2 learning share. We hope to do this again at more upcoming events in school to promote recycling and sustainability.
Remember to bring 50p if you would like to purchase a pre-loved jumper or cardigan!
Well done ECO warriors!
We are thrilled to introduce and open our Community Pantry.
🛍️ What is the Stanford Community Pantry, you might wonder? It's a pantry filled with care, generosity, and essential items right here in our school. Whether you want to contribute or need a helping hand, this is the space to connect.
Our Stanford Community Pantry is conveniently located in the Reception main office. It's accessible 9:00am - 4:300pm, making it easy for you to use when it suits your schedule.
🤩 Join us in building a fantastic support system! Share your surplus or receive assistance when you require it. Let's strengthen our parent community, one act of kindness at a time. 💪
Thank you for being part of our extraordinary parent community. Together, we can make life a little easier and more joyful for all our families. 💞👨👩👦👦 #ParentingTogether #SupportingParents #SharingIsCaring
Measles cases are rising across the country, with over 102,000 children starting primary school in England being at risk of catching the disease.
Measles is highly infectious and if left unvaccinated nine out of ten children in a classroom can catch the disease if just one child is infectious.
Take a look at the leaflet and website for great ideas on how to make healthy food choices for the whole family.
Have you heard about Boots' scheme, 'Ask for Jesse'?
Boots UK is working in partnership with The Hygiene Bank to help close the hygiene poverty gap by providing free dental products to vulnerable families.
(Fun fact: Jesse Boot was the son of John Boot, who founded The Boots Company. However, it was Jesse that transformed Boots into a national retailer).
“It has been brought to the attention of the Road Safety Team that parents at this school are parking dangerously and irresponsibly in the area around Stanford School and causing unnecessary problems for residents as well as safety concerns for the children/parents walking to school.
We have scheduled regular visits from the Civil Enforcement Officers to monitor the area and may issue Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) to parents parked in contravention of the markings. These restrictions are in place for the safety of all children/parents at your school.
We thank all parents who comply with current restrictions and would like to take the opportunity to remind all drivers to park legally, safely and with consideration for local residents who live in the area.
The Road Safety team and Stanford School will work closely together to ensure the safety of ALL pupils going to and from school and take the appropriate measures to stop dangerous and illegal parking.”
ROAD SAFETY EDUCATION TEAM
We use SCOPAY for our online payments, you may already have an account, if so great news, they’ve released a new mobile app.
For parents not yet using SCOPAY, did you know you can; pay for trips and events, club bookings and payments, or book your parents evening slot all online. Using SCOPAY allows you to top up your child’s account anywhere, anytime using a credit or debit card.
All parents have access to SCOPAY, if you have not yet registered to make online payments, please let the office know and an access code will be issued to you.
To find out more, visit www.scopay.com
Stanford’s Breakfast Club will continue for 5 mornings per week. Please book places through the school office. The club continues to offer healthy choices of breakfast such as cereal, fruit and toast, along with a fun, physical activity such as dance, skipping or football.
The school nurse now has a duty line between 3-5pm. Parents can contact the nurse on 01472 323660 in order to gain advice and support.
We are really proud that our recent Ofsted Inspection confirmed what everyone has been working hard to achieve, with an overall rating of Good for our school. You can see a summary of their findings in our letter to parents, or read the full Ofsted report.
You can find more stories in our News section.
Childline - 0800 1111
NSPCC - 0808 800 5000
If you feel unwell or have a clinical question, please contact your GP or the 111 service.
If you’re well, but have a question about your health or local NHS services, phone our helpline on 0800 22 44 88.
Our helpline is open 7 days a week, from 8.00am to 8.00pm.