Girlington Primary School

Girlington Primary School

Frequently Asked Questions


A. School is open from 8.40am and finishes at 3.00pm The electronic gate times are: 8.40am until 9.10am & 2.50pm until 3.10pm

A. The school holidays calendar is available on the school website or you can ring the school office.

A. On request a personalised activation letter is created and can be collected from the school office.

A. School is always open unless it is deemed dangerous. In this case you will receive a text through the texting service.

A. Payments for milk and snack are made three times a year at the beginning of each term and varies each term due to the number of school days. You would receive a letter informing you of dates and cost.

We do not accept cash, all transaction must be paid through Parent Pay.

A. Government guidance is families do not have a right to take their children out of school for the purposes of family holidays or trips abroad. If you have an exceptional circumstance and it is unavoidable, please contact school to see the Access & Inclusion Manager

A. All children will come out of their own year group cloakroom.

A. You can ring the Benefits Office, apply online through Bradford Council's website or ask one of the office staff to assist you.

See school website for more information.

A. Universal Free School meals are meals free to children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 living in the UK. When they move to Year 3, you must start paying unless you are on Free School Meals because your income is lower than £16,190

A. Ring school as soon as possible so that we can inform the teacher and reassure your child. If someone different is coming to collect your child, for safeguarding reasons, you must let school know.

A. You would need ring school, where a staff member can fill out the medical form over the phone and you would need to bring the medication to the school office.

A. Childcare/Breakfast club

Opening times 8:15am - 8:40am.   Food served till 8:30am

Cost for one week is £1.50 / 30p per day.

Payment to be made online via ‘Parent Pay’. NO CASH ACCEPTED

Entrance for pupils Main Entrance, Main Hall Side Door (Kensington Road side)

All school gates will be opened from 8:15am

A. School meals are £1.95 per day, £9.75 per week.

Payment to be made online via ‘Parent Pay’. NO CASH ACCEPTED

A. Our chosen supplier is The Uniform Shop at the following address:

50-52, Darley St

Bradford BD1 3HN

Tel: 01274 736300

A. No. Your child will need to wear their PE kit to school on the specified day for their year group, and wear school uniform on the other days.