Parents

Parents’ Information

Procedures for start/end of day. The school is open from 8:40am with supervision for all children on the  playground. At 8:45am children are allowed to go straight into class for an 8:55am start. You can ring the office before school to pass on important information. We kindly ask that parents do not enter the classrooms …

Working with Parents

Involving parents in their child’s education is an exciting challenge, with excellent benefits for the child, the parents and carers, the school and the local community. Research identifies at age 7, a parent’s influence on a child’s learning is 6 times that of their school and even at 11 years old, it is 29% greater. …

eSafety

The children and staff at Giles Junior School are able to access the Internet through the Hertfordshire Grid for Learning (HGfL). The HGfL is a service currently supplied to all Hertfordshire Local Authority Schools. The eSafety of children when using the Internet is of paramount importance to the school and we follow the latest advice …

Helping at Home

The most important factor to helping children succeed is in supporting the school with the work we set.  Homework is given to reinforce learning that has taken place in class and should be given a dedicated time and place to complete this.  Should you have any queries regarding homework, please see your child’s class teacher. …

Celebrating Success

It is important for us to share the successes of all pupils at Giles Junior School. Leader of the Week Every week, each class teacher and teaching assistant identify a child who has shown good leadership skills through applying the 7 Habits. This child is announced during Thursday’s assembly and they are given a leadership …

School Meals

Giles Junior School has a reputation for producing excellent lunches. Most of our children have a school dinner and we do encourage our pupils to take the opportunity to have a hot meal at midday. There is a choice of meals each day and the menus run on a three-week rota. School dinners may be …

School Uniform

Black or grey trousers or skirts Black Pinafore dress, Yellow summer dress Yellow or black sweatshirt/cardigan (with or without a Giles logo) Yellow or black polo shirt Yellow or black T. shirt Plain black shorts – not fashion items please Order online : www.smartyschoolwear.co.uk/ Footwear: Black sturdy shoes P.E. Kit Plain white T. shirt – …

Friends of Giles (FOG)

We are a collection of parents/carers who get together during the school year to organise and host fund raising events in school. Some of the events we organise are: school discos, a family BBQ, Christmas Fete and car boot sales. These events are very popular and attended by pupils, parents/carers, staff and the local community. …