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Welcome to St Peter's Infant School's Website

Contacts

St Peters Infant School, Holcombe Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2HU

Head Teacher - Mrs Denise Curzon

Office Staff - Miss Wildish & Mrs Collings

Chair of Governors - Mr Tim Rising

For all enquiries, contact our Office Staff on 01634 843590 or office@stpeters.medway.sch.uk 

Admissions - Parents should contact Medway Council to find out about admission arrangements.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

COVID-19 Lockdown

A reminder to parents: dropping off and collecting children from school

With lockdown measures coming into force from Thursday 5th November, it is now more important than ever for parents to follow social distancing rules when dropping off and collecting their children.

Social distancing is vitally important to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please remember that when dropping off or collecting children, as parents you may choose whether or not to wear a mask whilst on site and should:

  • ensure your child(ren) wash their hands (20 seconds = a thorough wash) before leaving home;
  • keep as socially distanced as possible from other parents and staff;
  • ensure only one adult per family collects and drops off your child/children (to help reduce the number of people at the school gate;
  • wear a face covering if you need to enter the office;
  • leave the site as promptly as possible.

Thank you.

Remember:

when we reduce our day-to-day contact with other people, we reduce the spread of the infection. That is why, from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December, you must:

  1. stay at home, except for specific purposes e.g. come to school;
  2. avoid meeting people you do not live with, except for specific purposes;
  3. close certain businesses and venues.

These new measures will reduce the growth rate of the virus, which will:

  • prevent the NHS from being overwhelmed;
  • ensure schools, colleges and universities can stay open;
  • ensure that as many people as possible can continue to work.

Thank you for helping to keep our St Peter’s family safe.

Remember - ‘Hands Face Space’

 Hands – wash your hands regularly and for 20 seconds.

 

  

 Face – wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult, and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet.

 

  Space – stay 2 metres apart from people you do not live  with where possible, or 1 metre with extra precautions in place (such as wearing face coverings or increasing ventilation indoors).

 

 

Tours - actual and virtual - for Prospective Parents

Virtual tour 1.mp4

Prospective Parents for YR Places in September 2021

We are very sorry but due to the current lockdown, we have had to postpone our mini tours for prospective parents until it ends.

If you would like further details or to book a place onto any to be held in December, please contact our school office on 01634 843590. Please also see our virtual tour above and read the additional 'Welcome' document below to gain an understanding and flavour of what St Peters Infant School is about. We would also like to share with you our four classblogs where you can gain insight into daily life in our classrooms.

http://stpeterstigercubs2020.wordpress.com

https://stpeterslioncub2020.wordpress.com

https://stpetersleopards2020.wordpress.com

https://stpetersgiraffes2020.wordpress.com

If you would prefer, we would like to offer prospective parents a ten minute telephone appointment with our Headteacher Mrs Curzon, for you to ask any questions you may have. To arrange this please call the office on 01634 843590

 

We would like to share with you the thoughts of some of our parents

“I am so glad I chose St Peter’s for my little girl. As a 30th August baby, I was nervous about how she would settle but we had no problems and she is doing so well. It is such a nurturing place and feels like a village school in the middle of town! Even the head and deputy head knew her name within the first week, greeting us even now at the gates every day come rain or shine, and I feel so comfortable leaving her knowing she is so at home and cared for. She has loved her time there so far and is excited every day for what they have planned for her next. I have no doubt that this is the best start to her education that she could have had. Thank you St Peter’s!” (BH)

“St Peters is a fantastic school. It’s small and intimate and has some of the loveliest teachers. My daughter is thriving and I couldn’t recommend St Peters enough. My daughter loves going to St Peters every day.” (JH)

"St. Peters is a real gem! It’s a caring, nurturing environment with the loveliest of staff/teachers, who give so much attention to all the children.

I was a nervous for my 4yr old bilingual daughter, starting school last year, but from the first days I realised that she is in the best possible hands! Year 1, now, she is thriving and simply adores her school!" (MM)

Please feel free to contact us

For further information about all aspects of the school, please take a look at the other areas of our website (above on the left) which contain a great deal of information about life at St Peter’s Infants. Should you have any specific queries or would like any other information, please contact the school office on 01634 843590. 

 

Risk Assessment for September 2020 Opening

Upcoming events:

 

Please continue to read SchoolPing messages for our updates. 

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For more details on upcoming events please see our latest newsletter

School News Feed
  • Medical
    5 November 2020
    Flu Vaccination Clinics
    Dear Parents We have received a message from the Kent Community Health team that they have asked us to pass on to all our parents regarding the flu vaccine. Please see below: If you did not return a consent form and would like your child to receive the nasal flu vaccination, we can offer you an appointment at one of our community clinics. You can find the dates and locations of our clinics on our website www.kentcht.nhs.uk/imms and click on the clinic dates link. To book an appointment at a clinic please email us on kchft.cyp-immunisationteam@nhs.net or call 0300 123 5205 Thanks
  • Important
    4 November 2020
    How to Help us to Stay Safe us All Stay Safe during Covid
    Dear Parents With lockdown measures coming into force this Thursday, it’s now more important than ever that all members of the St Peter's community follow social distancing rules when dropping off and collecting your children. Social distancing is vitally important to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). When dropping off or collecting please ensure you adhere to the following: Make sure your child has washed their hands (20 seconds = a thorough wash) before leaving for school; Social distance from other parents and staff as much as possible; Avoid more than one member of your household arriving at the school gates to collect your child/children (to help reduce the number of people at the school gate during pick-up times); Wear a face covering if you need to visit the school office; and Leave the school site as quickly as possible following drop off and collection. We all need to continue to play our part to help reduce the risk of further COVID-19 cases in Medway. Kind regards
  • General
    1 November 2020
    Reminders
    Dear Parents We hope that you have all had a good half term. We wanted to remind you of a couple of things: *Monday is a staff training/INSET day and so children return to school on Tuesday 3rd November. *Children in Yr1 & Y2 are invited to wear their own old clothes on Tuesday 3rd as they will be involved in lots of messy activities as they enjoy the first day of their new topic 'Muck Mess and Mixtures'. * The due date for sponsorship money that you have collected for Hoola for the Moola is Tuesday 3rd November. Please hand to your child's teacher or the School Office. * The deadline for Christmas card orders is Tuesday 3rd November. Please ensure the correct payment and order form are in a named envelope and please either hand into the office or to your child's class teacher. * Please remember that if you are visiting the school office to drop anything off, you will be required to wear a face mask. Thank you. We look forward to seeing you all again. Kind regards
  • General
    20 October 2020
    Christmas Cards - Rudolf Cards
    Dear Parents All the children will be bringing home their Christmas card artwork either today or tomorrow. If you wish to order any of the items, then please return the order form to the school office by Tuesday 3rd November, (the first day back after the half term break). Please remember to also hand in the payment either in cash (correct money only please) or a cheque at the same tie as the order form. This needs to be in a named envelope with the words Rudolf Christmas cards and your child's name clearly written on it. If you child wishes to add to their artwork before you return it, then please just remember to only use felt tip pens and water based paint, please do not add glitter or stick anything onto the picture. If you have other siblings that would like to place an order too then please let us know and we can provide you with another template. Kind regards
  • General
    19 October 2020
    Tours for prospective parents
    If you have any friends who are due to apply for Yr school places starting in September 2021, could you please pass on the news that we are offering mini tours after school for prospective parents on Wednesday 21st October, Thursday 12th November and Monday 30th November. Anyone wanting to book a place just needs to contact our school office on 01634 843590. Thank you!
  • Newsletter
    13 October 2020
    Newsletter 2
    Please find attached a copy of the Newsletter. Kind regards
  • General
    1 October 2020
    Keeping warm!
    Dear parents Due to Covid-19 we are having to keep the school building well ventilated, which means doors are open all day. This is making the classrooms quite chilly. We would like to suggest that children wear a number of layers to school to help keep them warm. They will still need to be in uniform but we suggest for example to wear a vest or a roll neck top etc under their normal uniform, and we suggest girls wear warm tights rather than socks. Please can we also stress that ALL school jumpers MUST be name labelled. As children warm up at points of the day, they might remove their top layer and if the jumpers are un-named, it will be very tricky to re-unite your child with it. Thanks
  • General
    1 October 2020
    Important message from Flu Immunisation Team: New Deadline date of 9/10/2020
    Message from the Immunisation Team: Dear Parent/Carer, There is still time to complete the online consent form for your child to receive their nasal flu vaccination. Please Note: The online portal closes 3 working days prior to the vaccination session and we will not be accepting late forms or forms on the day. The closing date for parents to complete the online consent form for your school is 09/10/2020 and not 11/10/2020 as previous advised. Someone from our team may call you to discuss the online consent process if we do not hear from you. https://www.kentcht.nhs.uk/forms/imms-consent-form/ Our school URN which is: 118576 Kind regards
  • General
    28 September 2020
    Letter from Public Health England
    Dear Parents Please find attached a letter from Public Health England. Kind regards
  • General
    16 September 2020
    Parking
    Dear Parents Please can we remind all parents that there must be NO PARKING on the yellow zig-zags outside the school at drop off and collection times. There is absolutely no excuse for being on the yellow zigzags at these times. It is a busy and congested area and these must remain clear to ensure the safety of our children and families. Thank you for your co-operation. Kind regards
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Busters Book Club

Buster’s Book Club

We are delighted to be part of Buster’s Book Club for the second year here at St. Peter’s Infant School.

Headteacher Denise Curzon and pupils from Tiger Cubs proudly accepted our new Platinum Literacy Mark in recognition of the school’s work to promote literacy during 2019.

For this and more visit Buster's Book Club Page

Information:

Governor Vacancies

We currently have a vacancy for a Parent and Community Governor. Please ask at the office for futher details and information.  

 

Severe Weather Procedures

With Winter upon us, here is our Severe Weather Procedures document:

About St Peter's Infants School

St Peter’s is a very friendly, supportive and nurturing school, where all members of the school community work as a team to make the time that the children spend with us positive and remembered fondly. We have high expectations for the children in our care, not only for academic success but in all aspects of their personal achievement. We firmly believe that children learn best and are most positive about their school experiences when they have high self-esteem, self worth and respect for others.

We aim to nurture the whole child and encourage them to work to the best of their ability in all aspects of school life - academically, socially and emotionally - thus equipping them to be valuable citizens of the future. St Peter’s aims to provide a broad, high quality education that helps the children develop into independent young people, able to apply their skills and knowledge to whatever lies ahead. We aim to develop in our children an enthusiasm for learning and positive attitudes that will enhance their self-esteem and that they will carry on with them into adulthood.

St. Peter’s has a strong philosophy of team work that is extended out to home. We seek to foster a strong home/school partnership that helps to build upon and consolidate the unique set of experiences that your child will bring to school.

We trust that you will find the information you require on our website and more.

For information on the SEND Information Report please click here

If you would like a paper copy of any of the information contained on this website, please ask a member of the office staff.

St Peter’s is a GOOD School!

We are pleased to confirm that St Peter’s continues to be a GOOD school. 

It reflects the care, commitment, dedication and hard work of everyone (staff, children, Parents, Governors) that makes St Peter’s the great and unique school that it is.

 We are very proud of our school and are so pleased that Ofsted recognised the positive learning culture within it and that our pupils are well cared for and love to learn.

We continue to build on the work that is going on in school to further inprove outcomes for the children at St Peters.

2020-2021 Term Dates

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