Parents

Parents Area – The Page With Everything You Need To Know

Please take a look around this page, specifically for parents to find all the latest news, updates and information regarding the academy. We aim to keep this page as up to date as possible with new content, where as the Latest News section is automatically updated every week. If something you need to know isn’t answered on this page or other sections of our website, please contact the academy and we will be able to help.

School day times – Reminder

A reminder of the academy times are set out below. In addition, the external school gates will continue to be opened between 8:35 and 8:40.

Year group Start time Finish time
Morning Nursery
(Foundation Stage 1)
8:40 doors open
8:45 Registration
11:40
Reception
(Foundation Stage 2)
8:40 doors open
8:55 registration
3:10
Year 1 -2 8:45 doors open
8:55 registration
3:15
Years 3 -6 8:40 doors open
8:50 registration
3:15

E-Safety

E-safety is an integral part of children’s education in today’s digital world and is embedded in their learning at school. We also want to help our parents and children improve their own understanding of e-safety issues so they can learn to use the internet and all digital media in a safe and secure way.

At Home

As a parent you'll know how important the internet is to children - they use it to learn, play, socialise and express themselves. It's a highly creative place of amazing opportunities. But the technology children use every day can seem a bit daunting and you might worry about the risks your child can face online - such as bullying, contact from strangers or the possibility of them seeing illegal or inappropriate content.

E-Safety Parent Checklist

The above checklist may help you start to protect your children online and decrease the risks they face. Or you can engage with your children regarding their use of the internet while at home. Here are some conversation starter ideas:

  • Ask your children to tell you about the sites they like to visit and what they enjoy doing online.
  • Ask them about how they stay safe online. What tips do they have for you, and where did they learn them? What is OK and not OK to share?
  • Ask them if they know where to go for help, where to find the safety advice, privacy settings and how to report or block on the services they use.
  • Encourage them to help. Perhaps they can show you how to do something better online or they might have a friend who would benefit from their help and support.
  • Think about how you use the internet as a family. What could you do to get more out of the internet together and further enjoy your lives online

At School

As part of your child’s curriculum and the development of Computing skills, we provide access to the internet only in teacher supervised sessions. We strongly believe that the use of the web and email is hugely worthwhile and an essential tool for children as they grow up in the modern world. But because there are always concerns about children having access to undesirable materials, we have taken positive steps to deal with this risk in school. Our school internet access provider operates a filtering system that restricts access to inappropriate materials. We also have monitoring software, which monitors the sites that children go on, as well as the content that children are searching for and writing about. This is checked regularly to ensure that the safety of the children is increased.

Links for Parents

Below are some links for parents to websites that can be useful for helping to protect your children in the digital society we now live in:








Key Information

Useful Information

  • Admissions

    Please click here to find out about admissions at our school

  • Useful Links



Latest Academy News

Art Week – November 2017

Posted on 10 Nov 2017
At Knighton Fields, we aim to provide our pupils with an understanding and appreciation of a range of artists and their work. Through providing pupils with experiences to explore their varied work, pupils are able to build a repertoire of techniques and styles to improve their learnin

Translate »