• Upcoming Events

    For more information about upcoming events, please check the calendar page of the school website.

  • Springs Church - COVID-19 Outbreak. Support: 07938 682770 or 07938 682771

    If you are self isolating and in need of help, Springs Church can pick up supplies, prescriptions or be there to talk to you on the phone - call 07938 682770 or 07938 682771

  • COVID-19 - letters: Please read our letters

    All letters that have been published on the home page regarding COVID-19 can be found under the "Information" tab in the Letters folder.

  • Childline

    Children from Year 1 to Year 6 listened to a fantastic assembly from the NSPCC about speaking out and stating safe. Go to www.childline.org.uk for more information.

  • School Dinners 2020-21

    Please note that school meal prices will remain £2.40 for September 2020. Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 do not have to pay for theirs.

  • COVID-19 Risk Assessment - September 2020

    Please read our risk assessment in relation to COVID-19 and children returning to school in September, written following Dudley Local Authority's guidelines.

  • CEOP - Online Safety Activity Packs

    CEOP education team have released another set of online safety activity packs for parents. All packs can be downloaded on our home learning page under online safety.

  • CEOP: Online Safety Packs - Gaming

    CEOP have released their activity packs for all age ranges, this time focussing on the activity of online gaming. Links to the various packs can be found under Online Safety in Home Learning.

  • Please tell us if you change your address or contact details at any time.

    Help us to keep in touch with you by text and mobile!

  • Brightsparks/sQuid - September 2020

    As of September 2020 we will be unable to accept routine cash payments for Brightsparks. Please see the front page of the website or the letters folder for full details.

  • Travelling Back to School - COVID-19

    Have a look at the letters section of our website and Travelling Back to School to find out how you can safely travelling back to school.

  • Returning to Primary School - What Parents Need to Know

    The DfE have created a communications pack filled with materials to help reassure parents about coming back to school. See the COVID-19 folder of our letters section.

  • Please read our latest letter (14.09.2020)

    Please check the front page of our website and the letters folder for the latest COVID-19 information.

  • Ellowes - Year 6 Open Days
    Friday 16th October 1pm - 4pm/Saturday 17th October 9am - 1pm. Parents have to book on Ellowes website for a 30 minute slot to have a visit. Visits restricted to 1 Parent/Carer and 1 Y6 child.
  • Lockdown Reading Books

    Please return any reading books your child had during lockdown to school ASAP thanks.

  • School Dinners - week beginning 21st September 2020

    Please see our updated menu on the school website - see the Information tab (and then Information Publications - School Dinners)

Welcome to

Roberts Primary School

 

PLEASE READ

Updated 14.09.2020

Dear Parents and Carers,

As we enter our second full week of school we can see that procedures are now being embedded to keep everyone safe so thank you for supporting us with that. There have been a few questions last week that we are seeking to clarify with you.

  • We are getting parents who are concerned about whether or not they should send their child to school and that is normal under the circumstances. You know your child best so are in the best place to decide if your child is well enough to come into school or needs to be tested for COVID-19.

School are following the standard operating procedures issued by Dudley Local Authority/Dudley Public Health in managing this in school.

Below is the exact guidance they have given to us;

Symptoms of COVID-19

The main symptoms of COVID-19 are:

  • a new, continuous cough - this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

 

  • a high temperature - feel hot to touch on your chest or back (temperature of 37.8°C or higher if able to measure this)

 

  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal

If a child or staff member develop any of these symptoms, no matter how mild, please follow the procedures below.

Other illnesses

There is likely to be an increase in other illnesses during autumn and winter, including colds, flu and winter vomiting bugs. For symptoms other than those listed above please follow your usual procedures to determine whether children and staff are well enough to attend school.

If you think your child has COVID-19 symptoms rather than other illnesses, then it is important that you follow the guidance in the attached information for parents. If you believe that your child has COVID-19 symptoms, then it is important that the whole family isolate and the person with symptoms get tested.

  • Parents have asked what school would do if we get a confirmed case of COVID-19 in school?

Dudley Public Health and Public Health England will be directing decisions that are made in school if a confirmed case is known to us. It is therefore really important that you notify us of any confirmed cases immediately.

If there is a confirmed case in your child’s class, Public Health England will assess the risk and it may be necessary to shut down the class/bubble of children that your child is in.

If this is the case, the whole family of the child with symptoms needs to isolate. Children who are also in that class need to isolate for 14 days or for as long as PHE direct, the rest of the family do not need to isolate at this point unless your child comes down with symptoms.

If your child does come down with symptoms, please notify us and seek to get your child tested. Do not send your child or come out of isolation until you have your results.

  • Parents are asking about PE and PE kits; school have been taking things slowly so far but we will be looking to begin PE activities from Monday 21st Due to the fact that the majority of our children do not use changing areas to get changed, our procedures can remain the same as before. Children will get changed in their bubble/classroom. Year 5 and Year 6 children, boys and girls do get changed separately and a space will be made available for each year group bubble to do that but bubbles will not mix and will be cleaned following use.

All children will need a PE kit in school in a draw string bag, please do not send backpacks as we do not have the space to store them. If you do not have a draw string bag, then send the PE kit in a carrier bag and school will help out were necessary.

We are still waiting to hear from Ellowes what is happening with regard swimming. As soon as we have any information, we will let you know.

  • Free school meals are still available for all of Key Stage 1 and Reception. Please check the menu on the website. Sandwiches and a hot choice are available for all year groups. Free school meals are available for those that are eligible in Key Stage 2, if you feel that you are entitled to a free lunch then please contact Dudley Free School Meals to make an application.

If you have a question or query that you need the answer to then do not be afraid to approach a member of staff at drop off or collection time, we will do our best to answer your query or make sure that we find out for you.

Yours sincerely,

D Hunt

Headteacher

 

 

Welcome to our website which we hope you will find helpful and informative. Please contact the school if you need more information.

"Lighting the Way to Success"

At Roberts Primary School we want every child to achieve their full potential, to be happy and to develop a wide range of skills to equip them for their future lives. We believe that everyone can be successful in some way. We offer every child the chance to learn in an exciting and creative environment and to experience a caring, personalised education, and are encouraged and supported to achieve the very best that they can. We extend to each child a wide range of out of school active learning opportunities which may enrich their school days and help them to develop tolerance and self discipline. We are committed to working in partnership with parents and other agencies to enable everyone to live a full and healthy life and to make a positive contribution to our community.

Through the National Curriculum and work of the school we aim to:

  • encourage the children to develop positive attitudes to learning and to achieve high standards of success;
  • provide equality of opportunity for all children and staff;
  • foster close co-operation between the school, home and wider community;
  • help children to acquire a set of moral and spiritual values and develop habits of self-discipline and acceptable behaviour;
  • help children to understand the world in which they live and so become caring, reliable and responsible members of society.

At Roberts Primary School, we believe that to be successful learners children need to be able to:

  • work in partnership with others;
  • solve problems;
  • become a good role model in society;
  • think for their selves and make their own decisions.

In order to be able to do these things successfully, children at Roberts need to live and learn 7 learning behaviours:

  • Respect; looking out for each other and our environment.
  • Cooperation; working together.
  • Reasoning; being able to work things out.
  • Communication; explain their thinking to others.
  • Resilience; not giving up when the going gets tough.
  • Curious; asking questions and investigating further.
  • Reflect; thinking about and learning from successes and failures.

To see our latest Ofsted report (January 2018: GOOD) click here.

Welcome to Roberts! Take a look around...

Mrs Dawn Hunt

Headteacher

Key recent information for you:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers#critical-workers