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Xbox One Parental Controls

You may be interested in having a look at the Everybody Plays website, which gives you a really comprehensive, step-by-step guide that will talk you through setting up parental controls on the Xbox One. There are some great features which enable you to activate some of the most extensive parental controls seen on a console. Please click the link below to visit their website.
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E Safety Questionnaire

Our number one priority at Gayton Junior School is keeping our children safe. Increasingly, making sure our children are safe on-line is playing a significant role in guaranteeing that safety. To give us an idea of where to best support our children, it would help us if you could complete the survey below. It will be open until the end of term. We will
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New School Dinner Menus

Revised school dinner menus were sent home before the Easter break. The new menus will begin with Week 1 on Monday 9th April. Click here to view the new menus. School meals cost £2.10 per day: please pay for meals in advance or on the day. Any credit balances will be carried forward on your child’s account. Payment for lunches should be sent in
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Derbyshire County Council Consultation

As you may be aware, there is a proposal for a large housing development at Highfields  Farm, Bakeacre Lane, Findern.    Derbyshire County Council is carrying out a consultation on the proposal for the establishment of a new primary school at the above site.   As we would welcome responses in relation to this, we would be grateful if you could make parents of
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Safeguarding Update

The Online Privacy Guide: How to Stay Safe on the Web provides parents with lots of general advice and specific tips about different sites. Online Privacy Guide: How To Stay Safe On The Web   The information below was shared with parents and carers in our February 2017 Newsletter. Leaving Children at Home Alone The NSPCC has created a tool to help parents decide
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Paying for School Meals and Trips Online

We are now able to offer parents the opportunity to pay for school meals and trips online. Please click here to go to the Tucasi login page. You will need your login details which have been sent home with your child. Please contact the school office if you require a duplicate. Click here to access our Online Payments page to access the Quick Reference
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Pupil Premium Pupil Pack

This week we launched the start of our Pupil Premium Packs. Each year, schools receive an amount of money for each child that is on (or has ever been on) the Free School Meals register. Historically, this has been spent on funding booster groups, teachers and resources. At Gayton, this year we are able to spend some of the money more directly on the
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Wig Wednesday 2016

The School Council asked if Gayton could take part in Wig Wednesday this year – and we are! On 25 May thousands of Hair-os across the UK will be wearing a wig for the day to support children and young people with cancer.  CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading charity for children and young people with cancer: the money raised from Wig Wednesday 2016
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Arts Week 23rd – 26th May 2016

We’re having lots of fun this week working in mixed groups and moving round the school. This gives the children the chance to work with all of our teachers and experience some new things from all aspects of the arts, including art activities based on artists such as Mondrean and Kandinsky; drama; technology based creative projects, including Stop Motion Photography; artistic gymnastics; dance; poetry
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League Champions!

Congratulations to our school football team, who were confirmed as winners of the Derby 7-a-side League last weekend – before the season had even finished! The boys will be attending an awards ceremony with their parents (who have supported them from the touchlines all season) at the iPro Stadium after an all expenses paid trip to Pizza Hut with Team Managers Mr O’Donnell and
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