Our school day

Our school day starts at 9.00am

Lunch is from 11.45am to 12.45pm

The day finishes at 3.20pm

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Equalities duties

Two Rivers CofE Primary School aims to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that meets the needs of all children and promotes their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. We are committed to equality and reflecting and valuing diversity.

As defined by the Act, as a public authority we must have due regard to the need to:

  • eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited under the Act
  • advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it
  • foster good relations between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and persons who do not share it

As a school, we also have two specific duties to perform in relation to the Equality Act of 2010:

  • to publish information which shows we have due regard for inequalities as defined by the Act
  • to publish at least one equality objective and report annually on its progress

The Act states that we do not have to report information that may ‘identify’ individuals. Therefore, no staff data is presented here because our staffing numbers are below the threshold of one hundred and thirty.

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British values

What are fundamental British values?

Schools are required to provide for the spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development of their pupils. As part of this requirement, we are expected to actively promote fundamental British values.

The government defines these as:

  • Democracy
  • The rule of law
  • Individual liberty
  • Mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs

What does this mean for my child?

Our efforts to promote fundamental British values are designed to prepare children for life in modern Britain. Ultimately, we aim to help pupils understand:

  • The importance of combatting discrimination
  • How we can influence decision-making by taking part in democratic processes like voting and petitioning
  • Our freedom under British law to choose different faiths and beliefs
  • That the law is there to keep us safe

British values assembly

As an Infant School, we understand how important it is to make the concept of British Values accessible to even our very youngest pupils. One of the ways we have done this is with a fun and interactive assembly that the children could relate to.

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Admissions

For children starting school in Reception from September, admissions are managed by B&NES Admissions department. Information below explains this process.

For in-year i.e. admissions to a year group part way through the school year, please contact the school directly for information.

Children are normally admitted to our Reception classes in the September following their fourth birthday. We admit children from many preschool settings in the area and have no influence over who is admitted to the school. We feel that it is really important that you come and visit our school when the children are here so that you can make an informed decision about your child's education.

Please see our admissions information. How to apply for a place will be self-explanatory. Places for our school are limited, therefore, we advise that you submit your application before the closing date. If a year group is over-subscribed the school's admission arrangements are followed.

Once your child has a confirmed place within our Reception classes, induction for parents and children takes place which includes an open evening for parents, and visiting days for pupils. This provides the opportunity for both the staff and parents to get to know each other, for questions to be answered and for the parents to feel confident about the positive start the children will be experiencing at our school.

More information

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Wellsway Multi Academy Trust (WMAT)

Request a printed copy

Should you require a paper copy of the information on our website, please contact the school office where we will take details of your request and provide copies as soon as possible.

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Information for the Lead Ofsted Inspector

 About Two Rivers CofE Primary School

Policies

Our local governing body

Annual reports and accounts

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