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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:

 

Our School App

 

School App

 

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

 

Please visit theschool.app 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
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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.

 

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.

 

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