Lordswood School
Lordswood Children's Centre
Proud to be part of the Griffin Schools Trust 



School Photograhs

8th October 2015

If your child does not normally attend Nursery on a Thursday and you would like them to have their photograph taken please bring your child to the main reception area for 9.30am on 8th October in full school uniform.


The children will have their photographs taken, individual & sibling, and will then be brought back to the reception area for you to take home.


Our next Staff Development Day will be on    

Monday 19th October

The school will be closed to all pupils (including Nursery). 



Our School Day

 Year Group  Start time  Finish Time
 Nursery (am)  8.30am  11.30am
 Nursery (pm)  12.15pm  3.15pm
 Reception  8.50am  3.15pm
 Years 1 & 2  8.45am  3.15pm
 Years 3-6  8.45am  3.20pm



We appreciate that some parents may wish to bring their dogs onto the school site when dropping off or collecting their children from school.  However, in the interests of health and safety, parents are reminded that dogs (other than service dogs) are not permitted on the school grounds - this includes dogs being carried by adults.  

We would also request that parents do not leave their dogs tied up to the school fence near to the school gates as this is also a health & safety concern. 

Thank you for your cooperation.



New Telephone Number


Our new number is 0300 065 8250




Rise in Scarlet Fever Notifications


The Kent Health Protection Team have asked us to make you aware that there has been a rise in scarlet fever notifications locally, as well as in other parts of the country.  The attached factsheet has information on signs/symptoms, mode of transmission and length of exclusion which may be useful.

Public Health England have also produced guidance for schools on infection control which you may also find useful:

Scarlett Fever Q & A Factsheet





Fund Raising

The school will be fundraising on behalf of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity this year as we have two families who have close associations with them.  We shall endeavour to coincide the fundraising activities with other National events, i.e. Children in Need, Red Nose Day etc.  We hope that you will support us in our fundraising efforts.




We have introduced a new texting service in order to contact parents with general updates.  If you have recently changed your mobile number please contact the school office to ensure that they have your correct contact details. Thank you.




If attending the morning session your child is due in school by 8.30am.  Please enter the school building via Children's Centre Snowdrop Room both Courtfield & Lordswood Lane Gates will be opened at 8.20am. 

Children should be collected from the Children's Centre Reception area at 11.30am.

If attending the afternoon session children arrive via Children's Centre Reception at 12.15pm and will be collected by a member of the Nursery teaam. Pupils leave FSU and site via Lordswood Lane or Courtfield Avenue gate.

If your child attends the Nursery all day they will start at 8.30am and finish at 3.15pm - all children attending all day will be expected to have a school meal.

Thank you



All children will need to bring their PE Kits (shorts, t-shirt & plimsolls) daily.  A reminder that all children should have their water bottles with them daily, especially now that the weather is warm!

Thank you

We have been advised by Medway Council that our Pupil Premium Grant is being extended to pupils who from 1 January 2006 have been adopted from care, or are subject to special guardianship orders or residence orders.
Parents and guardians do not have to share this information as we know this is a sensitive issue.  However, if you think your child would benefit from this funding please speak to either Mrs Lusinski, Mrs Beehan or Mrs Andrews in the strictest confidence.
Further information can be found on


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Thank You! 


Message from Pentagon Centre:

We would like to say a big thank you to all the children for their hard work in creating some really good portraits.

All the entries are now up on the Pentagon Shopping Centre
Facebook page to be viewed by parents, students, family and friends.




Lordswood School News

  • Individual & Sibling Photographs
    The individual & sibling photographs will be taken on 8th October 2015 - Nursery children will be taken during either the morning or afternoon sessions. Please conact the office if your child does not normally attend on this day.
  • Year R 1st Photograph
    6th October - Year R - KM Class photographs
  • Homework Grids & Curriculum Information
    The Term 1 Homework Grids and Curriculum Information for all year groups has been uploaded to the website - if you require paper copies please contact the school office
  • Orienteering Club
    Orienteering Club Training Friday 2nd October - Event on Saturday 3rd October at Blean
  • Newsletter 3/9/15
    The first newsletter for 2015/16 has now been uploaded to the website - theme 'RESPECT'
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