Parents

COVID-19 Information

Please review the documents below setting out the school’s expectations and guidelines which have been sent out via SchoolComms.

Friends

We have a small but extremely hard working Friends Association, who organise events during the year and would be grateful for your interest and support. All parents with children at the school and staff are, by right, members of the Association. The Annual General Meeting is held in the Autumn term of each year. The …

School Uniform

Every child at Longlands is expected to be correctly dressed for school. Uniform should be purchased through your School Gateway account.  We aim to keep the cost of school uniform as low as possible for parents and make little to no profit upon its sale. All items must be clearly named! Girls’ Uniform Grey skirt, pinafore …

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School Meals, Drinks & Snacks

School Dinners A choice of well-balanced, tasty meals is produced in the school’s own kitchen by Hertfordshire Catering Ltd (HCL). We run the Pupil Choice Menu which includes a nutritious packed lunch and vegetarian option. Menus are sent out termly to help you choose with your child and can be viewed on the HCL website: …

Breakfast Club

Please note: Breakfast Club is not currently operating due to COVID-19 restrictions. There is availability for 16 pupils at our Breakfast Club, which runs from 08.00am each morning until the start of school at a cost of £2.50 per session. All Breakfast Club places must be booked in advance, by midday prior to the day …

Online Payments

Longlands is a cashless school. We use the ‘School Gateway’ (SchoolComms). This means that you will be able to make online payments via the School Gateway smartphone app or website. You will also be able to view school meal balances and top them up at any time. You can purchase uniform, book for places in …

eSafety

e-Safety is an important part of keeping children safe at Longlands School . We have extensive security measures in place in school, which are monitored both internally and externally, to help safeguard pupils from potential dangers or unsuitable material. Any e-Safety incidents are recorded and managed in accordance with our e-Safety Policy. e-Safety is taught …

Safeguarding

Longlands Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We recognise that keeping children and young people safe is paramount. The whole School community is expected to share this commitment. All staff are expected and encouraged to disclose and record any concerns without any fear of …

GDPR

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force on 25th May 2018. GDPR is a European Union Law that strengthens and unifies data protection for individuals and in conjunction with the Data Protection Act 2018 replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. Our Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Ian Kenealy. He can be contacted at ian.kenealy@longlands.herts.sch.uk

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