The School Day - Lunch & Uniform
The school opens its gates at 8:45 and parents and children are welcome in school after this. Children should arrive in school by 8:50 ready for registration at 8:55.
|Nursery||8:45 to 11:45||12:15 to 3:15|
|Reception||8:55 to 3:15|
|Key Stage 1 (Years 1 & 2)||8:55 to 3:15|
|Key Stage 2 (Years 3 & 4)||8:55 to 3:20|
School Lunches and Free School Meals
Your child may have either a cooked meal prepared by ABM Catering or a packed lunch provided by you. Children in years Reception to 2 are entitled to Universal free school meals (UIFSM) from year 3 the cost of a school dinner is £2.35 per day.
School dinners must be paid for in advance, weekly or termly either online through Schools Cash office https://www.scopay.com/login.html or in the school office by cash or cheque in a sealed envelope clearly marked with your child's name and the days that they require a school lunch.
Free School Meals
Some children are entitled to free school meals, it is important to register for free school meals even if your child prefers packed lunches. If you think you might be eligible, please call Central Bedfordshire Council on 0300 300 8306.
For more information please visit: centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/benefits/free-school-meals
Packed lunches should be brought in a clearly marked box. Drinks may be brought in unbreakable containers - no cans please.
Sweets, crisps, biscuits etc. are not allowed in school for consumption at playtime, however, fruit or vegetables in a named bag are acceptable and encouraged.
Uniform & PE Kit
|Compulsory daily uniform items|
|Grey trousers / shorts / skirts / pinafores|
|Grey socks (for boys and girls) or tights|
|Red school V-neck jumper or cardigan or red sweatshirt all with DILS logo (available from BEST LOOK)|
|KS2 - White button shirt with school tie for Y3 and Y4|
|Nursery to Y2 white button shirt with tie or white polo shirt (available from BEST LOOK with DILS logo)|
|Black school shoes (not trainer style or boots)|
|DILS logo school bookbag (available from BEST LOOK)|
OPTIONAL UNIFORM ITEMS:
Red checked school summer dress for girls (to be worn only after Easter break until October half term break)
|PE Kit for boys & girls|
|Black plain coloured PE shorts (no other colours or logos)|
|Black plain coloured jogging bottoms for colder weather (no other colours, patterns or logos)|
|Round-neck T-shirt in house colour Red sweatshirt with DILS logo (available from BEST LOOK)|
|Training shoes with velcro fastening (unless your child can tie their own laces)|
|Red DILS logo PE bag for year 4 only|
Shoes for normal school wear should be flat and black. In the Summer Term, flat sensible sandals are acceptable, however these should not be open toed.
All School Uniform can be purchased from Best Look.
A different lunchtime club takes place every day. The club of the day is placed on the door of the entrance to the school.
An example of the lunchtime clubs available:
- Circus skills