School Day Information
Emergency Planning for Closure
On occasion the school may have to close in case of emergency or severe weather. We will endeavour to send out a message via ParentMail but you can also check this website.
School Opening Times
Lumbertubs is open from 8.45am to 3.15pm Monday to Friday. This is our usual school day.
2020 - 2021 New school hours
Due to the current circumstances, we have staggered our school day with new starting and finishing times. Please check below to ensure you are aware of what time and location your child will need to be dropped off and collected at. We thank you for your cooperation.
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The following information may be slightly different due to COVID-19
Breakfast club is open from 8:00 till the start of the school day.
Breakfast is served till 8:25 after then the children can take part in different activities including gardening or ICT.
The children can enjoy toast, a wide range of cereals or bagels with different spreads. Fresh juice and fruit are also available. On occasion we offer yoghurts and sometimes different hams and cheeses.
All children must have a health questionnaire filled out and book their place before they can attend.
Breakfast club is run by Mrs McGuffick and Mrs Wootton, who are first aid trained and hold a food hygiene certificate.
The cost of breakfast club is £2 per day or £8 per week with prices being slightly different for Pupil Premium children. Please tell us if your child is eligible for Pupil Premium
Lunch at Lumbertubs is provided by Chartwells. Options include hot and cold meal choices. To book your child's lunch we use a website called Parent Pay, the school office can provide you with a code to get you signed up to Parent Pay to order your child's lunches. Link to Parent Pay can be found on this home page.
It is essential for your child to attend school every day. When they are absent they are missing important lessons and this has an impact on their learning.
Absence Due to Illness
The school appreciates that children are unwell from time to time and that there can be exceptional circumstances for absences but asks that parents think carefully about keeping their child/ren out of school. There is a strong connection between attendance and achievement at school. Absence is proven to have a significantly negative impact upon a child’s educational attainment and future opportunities in life. Parents have legal responsibility to make sure that children are in school, on time every day. We rely on parents’ support to make sure that children get to school safely, regularly and on time.
We expect parents to let us know if their child is absent for any reason. Please telephone or leave a voicemail on the main school number 01604 408147 or send a text to the school mobile number 07948 072485. We need to hear from you on the first day of absence and every other day if they are absent for more than 48 hours. We will decide whether the absence is authorised or unauthorised. The school has a legal duty to publish information on the level of authorised and unauthorised absence and to work alongside Educational Welfare Officers to address absence issues.
Absence Due to holiday
If your child is absent due to taking a holiday during school time this absence will be viewed as unauthorised. You will need to collect a holiday form from the office so we are aware of why your child is absent. Further action may be taken by the Education Inclusion Partnership Team in relation to the absence.
Please see links below for further information.