Welcome to Gayton Junior School

We are currently closed to all children apart from those of key workers and Year 6 children until further notice. If you are a key worker and require provision for your child during the school closures, please contact me by email (head@gaytonj.derby.sch.uk).

Please visit our School Closure pages to find links to activities to do at home with your child. Click here to access this week’s Learning Logs and weekly wellbeing task. You can also access Mathletics and Reading Eggs – please do not come to school to change reading books – it is vitally important that we keep ourselves safe at this time.

We are now able to process vouchers for £15 each week for children who are eligible for Free School Meals. They are funded by the government and provided by Edenred. Please click here to read the DfE Privacy Notice for more information about data that is shared for this reason and click here for the Edenred Frequently Asked Questions. If your circumstances have changed since schools have been closed, and you think you may now be eligible for Free School Meals, please contact the school and we will make an application on your behalf.

Mrs J Hill (Headteacher)

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To Our Gayton Families…

The staff at Gayton are really missing you all. School is very quiet without all of our wonderful children and supportive parents. We know it is hard trying to incorporate home learning around your own work commitments while you are all at home: many of us are having the same struggles as you are – so thank you for showing the passion we have

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Free Book to Download (illustrated by Axel Scheffler)

The Local Authority have asked us to share with you the link to this book. The brilliant Axel Scheffler has produced a book about Covid-19 Coronavirus just for children – and it’s available as a FREE download. Click the book to download. The Gruffalo illustrator worked with consultant Professor Graham Medley, two head teachers and a psychologist to make sure the book got the

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Separated Parent Policy

Our new Separated Parent policy can now be found in the policy section on the website. The policy has been written in conjunction with our Data Protection Officer and some parents who kindly gave up their time to read through the policy and fed back to us to ensure we had addressed all issues faced by separated parents when dealing with school. The policy

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