School Information

Address
Stone Hill School
Barnsley Road
Scawsby
Doncaster
DN5 7UB

Telephone  01302 800090
Fax  01302 800099
e-mail  admin@stonehillsch.co.uk

Enquiries
All enquiries can be made in the first instance via the school office, who can then direct you to the appropriate person.

Mission Statement
Stone Hill aims to provide appropriate opportunities, support and facilities to meet the needs of the pupils and the school as a community. This should enable its members to develop to their potential, intellectually, physically, spiritually and morally in order to take a meaningful place in society using the wider community as an integral part of the learning environment.

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Ofsted Report
Please click on this link to view the school’s latest Ofsted Report from May 2015.

SEN Information Report click here

SEND Local Offer click here

SEND Code of Practice click here

The school day
School day begins at 8:45 a.m.
School day ends at 3:20 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
School day ends at 2:30 p.m. Fridays

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
1 September 2018- 31 August 2019

Holiday School Closes        (PM) School Re-opens        (AM) Training Days
Wednesday 5th September Monday 3rd September Tuesday 4th September
Autumn Half-term Friday 26th October Monday 5th November
Christmas Friday 21st December Tuesday 8th January Monday 7th January
Spring Half Term Friday 15th February Monday 25th February
Easter Friday 12th April Monday 29th April
May Day Friday 3rd May Tuesday 7th May
Summer Half Term Friday 24th May Tuesday 4th June Monday 3rd June
Summer Friday 19th July Monday 22nd July

The DfE will no longer allow schools to authorise holidays in term time unless there are exceptional circumstances.  Please see the attached DfE link for more information for parents. http://www.education.gov.uk/popularquestions/a005551/can-i-take-my-child-on-holiday-in-term-time?

School Uniform
Lower School – Black or grey trousers or skirt, white polo shirt, red sweatshirt, black shoes, no trainers or boots please. In the summer, red checked dresses are optional.
Upper School – Black or grey trousers or skirt, white polo shirt, black sweatshirt, black shoes, no trainers or boots please.

PE Kit /Swimming / Headwear
Black T-shirt, shorts or tracksuit, trainers, towel.
KS3/4 pupils should be prepared to shower after PE. (Use of spray deodorants is not allowed in school).
One-piece swimming costume or swimming trunks, towel. No shorts or goggles.
Hats are not to be worn inside the school building.
Please ensure that all items of clothing are labelled with your child’s name.

Jewellery
In the interest of health and safety, no jewellery please. A watch is acceptable. Your child will be asked to remove any jewellery and the items will be returned to them at the end of the school day. Pupils with pierced ears may only wear studs, one in each ear, to school. In the interest of health & safety, no other forms of earrings or body piercings are allowed.

Mobile Phones
Pupils are not allowed mobile phones in school. In an emergency, should they need to contact or be contacted by parents or guardians, they will be allowed access to the school phone.  Any mobile phones brought into school should be handed in at reception, along with any personal items e.g. tablets, toys, etc, to avoid the risk of loss or theft.

Attendance
We do ask you to ensure that your child catches the school transport, to arrive at school on time.
If for any reason your child is absent from school, please inform us, as early as possible, on the first day of absence.
Holidays must not be taken in term time to maintain the continuity of education.

Behaviour
Stone Hill is an orderly school, where high standards, hard work and sensible behaviour are expected.  This provides a safe, happy and healthy environment, where a willingness to work hard and to achieve can be developed.  Please view the Governors’ Statement on Behaviour by clicking on this link.  Stone Hill’s Behaviour Policy can be found in the ‘policies’ section of this website.

School Meals 
Delicious, healthy and nutritious school meals are prepared daily on the premises.  These include a wide range of both hot and cold food.  Dinner money is payable in advance on the Monday morning. It is currently £2.10 per day for both Lower and Upper School pupils.  We would request that any money sent into school is put in an envelope and clearly marked with the pupil’s name on the front. School Menu – Please click here.

Safeguarding Children
Mr P Scotting is the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).

Admissions
Our admissions policy is through the Local Authority.

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