Shaftoe Road
Springwell
Sunderland
SR3 4HA

Phone: 0191 553 5880
FAX: 0191 553 5882

E-mail: sunningdale@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

Frequently

Asked

Questions

 

How does school transport work?
Paul Tomlin at SEN transport arranges the transport.  The driver & escort will contact parents before the child starts school to introduce themselves and to arrange times to collect the child in the mornings and drop off the child in the afternoon.  All drivers & escorts are regulated through the authority and have DBS clearance.

 

How much is a school dinner?
At the moment school dinners cost £2.00 per day / £10.00 per week.  Monies to be paid to school in a sealed, named envelope on a Monday.

 

Do the children have to wear a school uniform?
This is not compulsory.  Uniform consists of sweatshirt / cardigan in navy blue & royal blue, polo shirt in gold and sky blue purchased from school.  Please see order form for costs.

 

What are the term dates?
Please see holiday form.  Inset days are marked with a square.

 

Can I take my child on holiday in school term time?
It is advised not to take your child on holiday in term time but with our children we know this is not easy.  A holiday form is available on request from the school / web site.  When it is received in school the Headteacher will consider the application.

 

Do I need to let the school know if my child is going to be absent?
Can parents ring school on the first day of their child’s illness.  Can parents also let school know if their child has any medical appointments in school time.

 

Can my child go to the Saturday Club / holiday playschemes?
Letters will be sent home from school advising parents of dates and times of the schemes which must be completed and returned to school by the specified date.