Parents’ Information

Parental Partnerships

At Kingswood we know that you, as parents/carers, are your child’s first and most important educator. All children need to be guided by their parents/carers and we therefore aim to work in partnership with you to ensure each child is supported and helped towards becoming active learners. We aim to ensure that all our parents/carers …

Seesaw Online Journals

Features of Seesaw Children’s achievement is most effective when home and school work together and share information in order that children achieve their potential Unlike a physical, hard copy book, it’s easy to share the online journal with groups of relatives, extended families, parents living apart and relatives living overseas Seesaw will provide you with …

eSafety

Even our youngest children are accessing the internet and therefore all parents and carers need to find ways to keep their child safe online. Make sure parental controls are set on your home broadband Make sure you know what sites they are visiting and have passwords Help your child learn through appropriate games Have your …

Online Payments

We actively encourage parents/carers to use our online banking system called “WisePay”. Each parent/carer is given a unique user id and password to access the system for all payments. Payments are accepted for Pre-School fees, additional sessions, such as a lunch session or extended care, as well as voluntary contributions and uniform payments. You can …

Children acquiring English

Guidance for parents of children for whom English is an Additional Language We celebrate having a number of languages  spoken here at Kingswood. If your child is acquiring  English, and hears and speaks other languages, please do let us know. The Bell Foundation has created a short, easy to understand guide for parents of children …

Transition

At Kingswood we believe that effective transition is vitally important for each child’s well-being and to ensure that they have supportive experiences when joining and leaving Kingswood. New  children and parents/carers are offered settling sessions, where they can come for stay and play sessions.  This enables them to familiarise themselves with the setting and staff. …

Health

Policies

Uniform

Uniform is optional for children, though we know many parents like to put their child in a uniform as part of the routine for getting ready for school. Kingswood offer a green sweatshirt and white or green polo shirts, and also a bookbag. You can order online through the Watford School Uniform website or you …

Parents’ Feedback

“It’s been a wonderful experience for my child and I really have not found an area that needs improvement. The teachers and staff have been wonderful, supportive and caring and I could not ask for more.” “Your staff are exceptional!” “All the staff at Kingswood are so caring about their pupils – I’m so impressed …

Emergency Closures

Emergency Closures will be notified by text and/or email. PLEASE ENSURE WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT MOBILE NUMBER. Our place for emergency evacuations is Kingsway Junior School in Briar Road.

Useful Helplines

NSPCC – 0808 800 5000 (24 hrs) National Domestic Abuse Helpline – 0808 2000 247 (24 hrs free) Mind – 0300 123 3393 (Mon – Fri 9am – 6pm) Victim Support – 0808 168 9111 (24 hrs) Cruse Bereavement – 0800 808 1677 (Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm) Childline – 0800 1111 (24 hrs) …