St Paul's CofE Primary School, Kingston Hill

Our vision is to educate for life, with the love of God, and Christian Values, at the heart of our school.

Please ensure that you do not send your child into school if they or a member of your household are showing any symptoms of COVID-19: a new, continuous cough or a high temperature or a loss of the sense of taste and/or smell, 'or any other recognised symptoms' - as new ones have been added, especially for children (e.g. a rash, 'covid toes' etc.)

Welcome

Our children, staff and governors wish you a very warm welcome to our school.

At St Paul’s CofE Primary School, Kingston Hill, we are proud of our distinctive Christian character and close links with our church community.

Read our full welcome message here.

Reception

Hello and welcome from Reception team at St Paul’s CofE Primary School, Kingston Hill.

Information on the Reception year group at St Paul's:

  • A presentation on the classroom environment and the activities that take place in Reception at St Paul’s, opposite.

  • Find a video message for prospective parents here.

  • Read an article on St Paul's in the Nursery World Awards 2019 here.

  • Find more information on the Reception year group page.

Reception Presentation

Reception Presentation.pdf

School Streets Update

Alexandra Road, Princes Road, Arthur Road and Borough Road are now closed off to vehicles between 08:15-09:30am and 14:30-15:30pm.

The council has been working hard to make the roads around our school safer for your children.

As part of the School Streets scheme, Alexandra Road, Princes Road, Arthur Road and Borough Road are now closed off to vehicles between 08:15-09:30am and 14:30-15:30pm. Mobile cameras will soon be in operation. Princes Road, Arthur Road and Borough Road are now one way, starting from Princes Road.

Please note that authorised vehicles may still be using the above roads during the school street restriction times.

A period of consultation will operate alongside the scheme which will last 6-18 months. Please give your comments via: Kingston Let's Talk

Covid-19 Information

Information for parents and carers about early years providers, schools and colleges during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak

Safeguarding and Child Protection

In the reopening information below, please find our school's temporary safeguarding and child protection information during the school closure period.

Covid-19 Information:

Online Safety

Please follow the links for support and guidance to parents for keeping our children safe online.

​Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online includes:

  • Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online

  • Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations

  • Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support

  • Internet Matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world

  • London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online

  • Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC and O2, including a guide to social networks, apps and games

  • Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation

  • UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services

Government has also provided:

Online Learning

Information on the government recommended online resources: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources

BBC Bitesize

The BBC has launched an education package featuring celebrities and teachers, helping to keep children learning at home and supporting parents: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Oak National Academy

The Oak National Academy is a new collection of high-quality lessons and online resources. Backed by the Government, it has been created in response to the school closures: https://www.thenational.academy/

Mental Health and Well-being

NSPCC

The NSPCC has provided information for parents about protecting our children's mental health and well-being during the current situation: http://email.nspcc.org.uk/c/1E7CpvUkcuXFI2t20jo2euZWM

Public Health England

Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and well-being of children or young people during the coronavirus outbreak.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing

Mental Health and Well-being Pack

We find ourselves in a new and challenging time in which not only our physical health is at risk but our mental health and well-being. With schools being closed, you as parents and carers have been asked to take on additional roles and responsibilities which can at times feel overwhelming. The Emotional Health Service have developed a 10 week programme around growth mindset and resilience for schools to send out to parents and young people. The pack is to support you to support your children.

For information and support on mental health and well-being, and the well-being pack, click on the button below.