IMPORTANT: Health and Safety Issues
1). It is vitally important that teachers are able to see parents clearly so that the transfer can be made safely. I ask therefore that the following points be followed –
i). Parents (or Secondary School pupils collecting younger siblings) should not come any further than the blue gate by Dewi class.
ii). Parents should not allow pupils to return to the campus after they’ve been released to them. This includes allowing pupils to come back in to use the play equipment (train and pirate ship).
iii). Parents of pupils in the junior department should wait for their children in the main car park.
iv). The path from the blue gate to the car park should be kept clear.
2). All school staff and the Governing Body are still very concerned about the situation in the car park at the beginning and at the end of the school day. I request that all parents keep well clear of the entrance and certainly SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO REVERSE THEIR CARS WHILE THERE ARE CHILDREN AROUND. In doing so you are putting the children in unnecessary danger.
3). The safety of our pupils is of paramount importance at Ysgol Gynradd Aberteifi. Could you refrain from parking near the big plant pots next to the barriers within the public car park at the beginning and end of the school day.
4). Parents should be aware that the bus that takes the pupils home is a normal service bus and not a designated school bus. You should consider carefully whether your child is responsible enough to travel on this bus without an adult accompanying them.
5). During the morning parents should not use the main gate but rather the small black gate. This will help to keep cars and pedestrians apart.
6). The main gate for vehicles will be closed between 8.50-9.10am and 3.20-3.40pm every day. This will help to keep cars and pedestrians apart and ensure that the school campus is safe for all pupils at the end of the day.
We ask you not to travel faster than 5mph on school grounds.
We kindly ask you to share this information with anyone that is coming to collect your children from school.
Thank you for your co-operation in this matter,
Donna Hanly (Head teacher) Mr John Adams-Lewis (Chair of Governing Body)