School Information

Address
Stone Hill School
Barnsley Road
Scawsby
Doncaster
DN5 7UB

Telephone
01302 800090

Fax
01302 800099

e-mail
admin@stonehill.doncaster.sch.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.

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 2017- 31 August 2018

Holiday School Closes        (PM) School Re-opens        (AM) Training Days
Wednesday 6th September Monday 4th September

Tuesday 5th September

Autumn Half-term Friday 27th October Monday 6th November
Christmas Friday 22nd December Tuesday 9th January  Monday 8th January
Spring Half Term Friday 9th February Monday 19th February
Easter Friday 23rd March Monday 9th April
May Day Friday 4th May Wednesday 9th May  Tuesday 8th May
Summer Half Term Friday 25th May Monday 4th June
Summer Monday 23rd July  Monday 23rd 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 £2.00 per day for Lower School pupils and £2.10 per day for 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 S Leone is the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).

Admissions
Our admissions policy is through the Local Authority.

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