Parents

Parents’ Information

Children’s Progress and Reports As a small school, we pride ourselves in being able to maintain good communication with parents. The class teacher and Headteacher will be pleased to discuss your child’s progress with you if you have a particular concern. It is always better to make an appointment for this so that your discussion …

Safeguarding

Safeguarding is paramount at Hexton.  The school will, in most circumstances, endeavour to discuss all concerns with parents about their children. However, there may be exceptional circumstances when the school will discuss concerns with Social Care and/or the Police without parental knowledge (in accordance with the Hertfordshire Child Protection procedures). The school will always aim …

The School Day

Morning Session: 9.00am – 12.00pm Acorn and Beech Classes 9.00am – 12.10pm Oak Class Morning Break: 10.30 – 10.45am All children Afternoon Session: 1.00 – 3.15pm All children Staff playground supervision will commence at 8.50am and we cannot accept responsibility for children before or after school, except by prior arrangement. Please supervise your children closely …

Uniform

There is a strong dress code at Hexton School. All children should have a Hexton sweatshirt or sweat cardigan* Boys should wear grey or black trousers or, in the summer, shorts. Girls should wear a grey or navy skirt or pinafore of a suitable length for school. In summer girls may wear suitable dresses in …

School Lunch

We operate a pupil choice system on a rolling 3 week menu. This allows children to sit down with parents and choose meal for the coming half term. Each day consists of 2 hot choices (one vegetarian) and a school packed lunch. Children can also bring a packed lunch from home. At the moment the …

Hexton Parents’ Association

The school has a thriving parents association which works tirelessly to raise money for the school and to provide social occasions for parents and children. Fundraising events have included fashion shows and summer fair. Social occasions have included film club and discos for pupils, quiz evening for parents and annual pantomime outing for parents, pupils …

Policies

Emergency Closures

We are implementing a new system to enable us to quickly communicate messages to the school community in an effective and efficient way. This is used in many Hertfordshire County Council schools. The system is called Everbridge. It enables parents to receive texts and email alerts from schools to communicate emergency messages, such as in …