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Childcare Choices

Are you eligible for help to pay for your childcare? The Government helps many families with childcare costs, whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.  Visit Childcare Choices to find out more about what you are eligible to receive and how to make childcare as cost effective as possible. 


School Dinner Price Increase

From 1st September 2018, the price of our school meals will be increasing to £2.20 (£11 for a full week). The menu remains the same and will start with Week 1’s meals on Monday 10th September (click here to view the menus). Children can still change between dinners and packed lunches by telling their class teacher each morning. Please ensure they pay for their
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Fond Farewells

GOOD BYE! We are sorry to be saying good bye to Mrs Clarke, one of our Year 6 teachers, at the end of term. She has gained a well deserved promotion as Deputy Headteacher in another school.  Mr Chapman will move into Class 11 and Ms Hallam will be teaching in Class 5 in September. Mrs Fletcher is retiring after working at Gayton for
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Premier Sport – Summer Camps

Premier Sport will be running a variety of summer camps throughout the Summer Holidays. Please click here to view their flyer. You can save 25% if you book before 13th July 2018 by using the code SUMMER/25. A full day (9am-3.30pm) costs £15.95, half days (9am-12.30pm) costs £9.95 and extended days (8am-5.30pm) costs £20.95. Click here to visit their website.


Safeguarding Update – Fortnite

Our recent newsletter highlighted the risks to children who are playing Fortnite online. Click here to read a BBC article raising issues that are concerning the NSPCC about the game, including data that suggests 25% of children playing the game had been contacted online by strangers. The NSPCC has detailed advice for parents on keeping children safe online and identifying if grooming is taking
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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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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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