Half Term 1 Letter

18 October 2019

Dear Parents and Carers,

Many thanks for your continued support of the school and its policies. Pupils have made a great start to the year with lots of very purposeful learning taking place across the school.

Consistency is key when supporting pupils in making the best of their time at school. As well as enjoying a break with your children this half-term, you will no doubt be considering winter attire for the coming months. We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some key aspects of the school’s uniform and behaviour policy. We are committed to avoiding unnecessary negative interactions with pupils upon their return to school on 29th October, 2019.

Uniform at Leytonstone School consists of: a white shirt, a Leytonstone tie, a black v-neck jumper, black trousers or a black skirt, the Leytonstone blazer and black shoes.

Winter coats must be dark in colour and must be worn over the school blazer.

Hoodies of any variety are not permitted in school. Please ensure that your son/daughter understands this and does not bring a hooded top into school.

We have noticed a minority of pupils arriving to school with high-sugar or caffeinated energy drinks; these are also not permitted. These items will be confiscated as they have documented detrimental effects on pupils’ wellbeing and do not support the learning process.

These rules will be strictly enforced after half term and pupils not correctly attired for school will regrettably be taken out of circulation until they are in correct uniform.

We are very proud of our school and of our pupils and know that high expectations regarding uniform, behaviour, attendance and preparedness equips each and every one of our pupils with the very best chance of learning well and achieving their potential.

Thank you all very much in advance for your support and we wish you and your families an enjoyable half-term break.

Pupils return to school on Tuesday 29th October at 8:30am as the school is closed for staff training on Monday 28th October.

Jessica McQuaid
Head Teacher