Parents’ Information

Protocol for accepting students back into school whilst on crutches or with broken/fractured bones or similar injury

Prior to a student returning to school the parent/carer will be required to contact reception and arrange a risk assessment reintegration meeting with the Operations Manager or SENCo.

The Grove School requires information detailing what injury has been sustained, and any further relevant information linked to the injury, before accepting responsibility for a student with a break or fracture or in a sling, cast/boot or on crutches.

Tutor/Head of Year must inform Operations Manager/SENCo of any student presenting with injury for the completion of a risk assessment.


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Revision Support and Guidance

Year 11 Next Steps

Thank you to all those that were able to attend the Next Steps Meeting. As requested, and for parents that were not able to make the meeting, please click here to view the PowerPoint used on the evening, which outlines the information given by Faculty Directors. It also includes some additional slides on how to access GCSE Pod.

Are you entitled to free school meals?

Families who receive certain benefits may be eligible for free school meals. Your child is eligible for free school meals if you’re in receipt of one of the following benefits:

• Universal Credit with an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400.

• Income Support

• Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

• Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

• Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

• The guarantee element of Pension Credit

• Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for the four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

• Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190

To check if your child is eligible, please follow the link, register and complete the application form for free school meals.

If you need any support with completing the form here, please call the school and we will be happy to help.