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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Growing with Jesus



Parent Instructions for Google Meet

How to book a Parent's Evening Appointment (YR-Y6)

Instructions on how to log on to Google Classroom

How to Download and Create a Password on  School Jotter/Website

SIMS Parent App Lite Parent Guide



YR/Y6 Parents - National Child Measurement Programme (7th December 2021)

Flu Vaccination Information Leaflet (the School Immunisation Team will be visiting St Joseph's on 1st December 2021)

September 2021 return to school arrangements - letter to parents

Contact tracing for children and young people from 19th July 2021

How to keep your child safe from going missing - information leaflet for parents from Catch-22/Staffordshire Police

Annual Building Fund letter to parents - Building Fund 

Rainbows - guiding children and young people through life's storms (parent leaflet) 







L1 Bikeability - letter to parents

Y5 2021-22 Alton Castle Residential (13th-15th October 2021) - letter to parents

Alton Castle Residential Kit List

Alton Castle Medical Form (not to be completed before 1st October 2021)


L2 Bikeability - letter to parents

Y6 2022 Residential - letter to parents (30/11/21)

Should you require a copy of an historic letter please email

Letters to Parents - General

Home School Agreement

Privacy Notice

Internet Agreement


Nationality Record


Administration of Medicines in School Form

Leave of Absence Request

School Asthma Card

Collection Arrangements Sheet


Collection Arrangements




  • Children will only be released to person/s listed on the collection from school arrangement sheet (see above) that needs to be completed at the start of each academic year and given to the class teacher. A new form (above) should be completed if there are any changes during the year.
  • It is important that parents arrive promptly at 3.30pm to collect their children unless they have arranged for them to attend an after-school club.
  • If parents are delayed, for whatever reason they are expected to contact school.
  • If a child is not collected within 15 minutes and we have not heard from the parents, we will try contacting them, we will then try the emergency contact numbers. 
  • If children are collected late or are regularly collected late we may have to contact Social Services.
  • Staff are asked to make a note if children are regularly collected late – we can then contact the parents to remind them to collect promptly

Handing over of children

  • Reception handed over from the Pre-school gate
  • Y1 handed over from the classroom door
  • Y2 handed over from the classroom door
  • Y3 handed over from the classroom door
  • Y4 handed over from the school hall
  • Y5 handed over from the school hall (unless authorisation has been received   permitting children to walk home.  Please note if a Y5 child has been given permission as a walker, parents are responsible for their child once they have left the school premises).
  • Y6 handed over from the school hall (unless authorisation has been received permitting children to walk home.  Please note if a Y6 child has been given permission as a walker, parents are responsible for their child once they have left the school premises).


Please note if staff notice a child from either Y5 or Y6 has been waiting a long time to be collected outside the school gate, or it is raining etc, they will be asked to come back in to school and wait for whoever is collecting in the Learning Hub.  For safety purposes, parents are asked to collect all children from after-school activities.  Staff will not dismiss Y5 and Y6 as walkers from after-school activities.


Who can collect the children?

  • If a child is going home with another family member/friend or another parent, who is not on the collection list, parents are asked to either send a letter in to school and hand to teacher or contact the school via email to advise who is collecting their child.
  • No child can be handed over unless the school has been informed.
  • If a parent is late children cannot be handed over to friends who live nearby etc.
  • If we have not been informed members of staff are asked to bring the child to the School office and a call is then made to parents for authorisation.

 We ask that children are collected by persons over the age of 16 please.

Emergency Collection Arrangements

Please use this form if you need to advise school that your child will be collected by someone not already named on your collection form. You can use this form up to 2.30 pm every day; after this time you will need to call the school office on 01543 263505 who will advise you of what action you need to take.

my child is absent?

If your child will be absent from school due to sickness or emergency, please contact the school office before 9am on the day of absence using the Absence Form below.

If you need to request a Leave of Absence for any other reason, please complete the Leave of Absence form below.

Absence Form

I want to request a leave of absence for my child?

Please see our Attendance and Punctuality Policy for guidance when requesting a leave of absence from school for your child/ren.

Parents request for leave of absence from school form