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Parent Information

Parent Information


This handy part of the web site, is aimed at answering a few of the questions you may have as a parent of a Pennington Church of England pupil. We hope you find is useful. In addition to the information here we have pages dedicated too:



If you would like a papr copy on any of the information on our web site - then please just contact the school office.

Download the school app


Our School App


School App


We are excited to announce that to improve communication with our entire school community, we have launched a smartphone app which is free to download and works with iPhones and Android phones.


Please visit for more information.

As a school, we believe it is essential to work in partnership with parents and carers and part of this is achieved by ensuring that you receive clear, relevant and regular communications.


Benefits of the app for Parents and Carers.

  • The app is secure; you set up a PIN/ Touch ID to access on yourphone
  • The app is powered by our school website which means that when you download it, you will have a single place to receive and access important messages along with calendar events, newsletters,latest news and all information pages within the school website.
  • You no longer need to go searching for letters at the bottom of schoolbags
  • Messages appear in your inbox in the condition that they left school; you will receive secure ndividual and group messages as well as whole schoolnotices
  • We can be certain that you have received themessage

Benefits of the app for the school.

  • We will be able to reduce costs as unlike texts, messages we send are free of charge, and it will reduce our admin time by keeping all communication tools within one place.

To set up the App

  • Download the app as a guest user by visiting your app store and searching for TheSchoolApp

To keep you fully update, it is important that we have the most up-to-date parent/guardian contact details and emergency contacts for your child.


If any information changes throughout the school year, please notify us immediately. Please feel free to contact the school office if you need any further information about this service.


New Parents


We are delighted to welcome you and your child to Pennington Junior School.  Below is a copy of our school welcome pack, we hope that the information contained within this pack will help answer any questions you may have about school, if not please ask any questions.

Communication is key to a good home school partnership and we try to ensure that important information is accessible to all.


  • Our regular newsletters are sent via a mobile texting service and are posted on the school website.
  • Hard copies are available in the foyer of the school office on request.
  • Reminders of key events are sent out via text message and our Facebook page.


More information on our curriuculum can be found here, or under the various menu links.

Help your children learn maths


We really appreciate it when you help your child at home, so we have created some handy guides for  parents explaining the progression in calculation strategies for children here at PJS.  We hope you find them useful.

Websites for Parents


If you are a parent or carer you may find these web sites useful.


Working with Priestlands


Highlights from a trip to Priestlands School - the year 6 get to visit as a year grooup to discover the facilities, activities, learning opportunities and adventure that awaits them in secondary school.