Please note that Overfields Primary School is now closed to all pupils except those whose parents/carers are classified as Key Workers.

Headteacher: Tracy Watson Email: Telephone: 01642 314548

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School Day

Arriving at School

Children should arrive between 8.30am and 8.40am, lined up ready for 8.45am.

As the playground is only supervised from this time, please ensure your child does not arrive before 8.30am. There is no formal supervision from staff until the doors are opened. 

Children are not permitted to use the playground equipment, including wooden activity trails and tyres without staff supervision. It should not be used by children under the supervision of their parents or carers.  Your child’s safety is our prime concern. Please note that after 8.55am, the Site Manager will close the school gates.

Late Arrivals

All children arriving after 8.50am will need to report to the main reception to be signed in  and will be registered as late. This will appear on your child’s attendance record. Please try to ensure your child arrives on time.

Our School Day

Children should be lined up on their playgrounds for 8.45am.

Registration in classes is at 8.50am

Morning break   Key Stage 1 – 10.30am – 10.50am 

                               Key Stage 2 – 10.40am -11.00am

Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 lunch 11.50am  – 12.50pm

Year 3 to Year 6 lunch                    12.15 pm – 1.00pm

The school day ends at 3.00pm

Only Year 5 & Year 6 may walk home without an adult and with the relevant form completed by a parent.

Our Nursery sessions are 8.45 am – 11.45am and 12.30pm – 3.30pm

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If your child is ill please contact the school office (01642 314548) to let us know the reason for absence and possible duration. We can then authorise the absence. School operate a ‘first day call’ policy whereby if your child is absent and we have not heard from you, the office will phone contact numbers to find out the reason for absence, 

If your child has an appointment during the school day you will need to sign them in/out at the school office.

School are unable to authorise holidays due to Department for Education Legislation September 2013. Please refer to our Attendance Policy for further details.


Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.

We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.

Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.

Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.

This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.

If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.

This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Thank you for visiting our school website.

At present, Overfields Primary School is closed to all pupils except those whose parents/carers are identified as key workers.  

Please note however, that the Government's advice is that children should only be sent to school where there is no other option for childcare, even for key workers.  

If you need any more information, please contact the school office.

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