Dothill Primary School

Y5 walking to/from school Sept 2021

Dear Parents of Year 4,

In September your child will be in Year 5 and procedures for arriving/leaving school change.

As you may know, children in Year 5 and 6 children can walk into school by themselves if parents wish this. They must follow the one-way system and they must go straight to their classrooms. We would expect their behaviour to be respectful and responsible. Please talk to them about this if you are trusting your child to walk into school unaccompanied. If they are not responsible and respectful, then their right to walk independently will be revoked.

We would like to build on their responsibilities of your child now that they are older by not having them collected from the classroom door at home time. We would ask that you make your own arrangements with your older child to either allow them to walk home alone (if you feel that they are mature enough) or to meet them at an agreed point off the school site and away from the entry/exit gates. They must follow the one-way system and they must go straight to the agreed place. We would expect their behaviour to be respectful and responsible.

Please note, Year 5/6 children cannot collect younger siblings from their classrooms. It must be an adult that does this.

If you are not comfortable with giving your child this level of independence then please complete the form below to let us know that you will be picking them up from the classroom each day.

Please complete and return to the class teacher in September if you DO NOT want your child to walk out of school unaccompanied.

……………………………………………………………………………………….. will be collecting my Year 5 child from the classroom door every day. Please do not let them leave the site unaccompanied.

My child is……………………………………………………………….. Class………………………………….

 

Signed…………………………………………..…….. Phone number ………………………………………..

 

Best wishes

Becca Butler

Head Teacher

Dothill Primary School

01952 386870

  • School will be closed to children from Thursday 22nd July to Friday 3rd September 2021; we reopen to pupils on Monday 6th September 2021. Have a lovely summer break and stay safe.
Severn Drive
Wellington
Telford
Shropshire
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