01908 314876

office@bushfieldschool.net

Moon Street - Wolverton

Information for Parents

School Uniforms


At Bushfield we fully support school uniform and believe that it definitely contributes to team spirit, a positive attitude and gives the children a sense of pride. Our uniform is inexpensive and easy to obtain, either at Maisies in Wolverton or at talk2meimage.co.uk. Follow the link to see our full uniform description.

Extra Curricular Activities



​​Bushfield runs a wide variety of clubs throughout the week. A list of available clubs is sent out at the start of each term. While we cannot guarantee that a child will get into every club they choose, we try to accommodate their preferred choices. We also cannot guarantee that a child will get into a club for every day of the week however we try to accommodate as many children as possible.
Our Autumn Term timetable of extra-curricular activities will follow in September

Residential Visits

Residential visits can provide children with great opportunities to learn and grow, as well as to develop their independence. Bushfield offers a residential visit in each year group. They start simple in Year Three, with a sleep over in the school! Year Four go on a three day geographical field study trip to Aylmerton in Norfolk. Year Five visit the Pioneer Centre on a three day adventurous activity trip while Year Six visit Bournemouth for a celebratory residential, full of fun activities and visits by the seaside.

Homework



While there will be slight differences between year groups and classes, you can expect your child to receive weekly spelling words to learn. We also ask that children read a small amount on a daily basis. They will all have an appropriate reading book given to them by the school and are able to take out additional reading books through the library. Please could you encourage them to record their reading in their personal logs. The children will also be set regular maths homework to help consolidate their learning from class. Occasionally your child may be set some additional topic work or wider research / reading around a topic.
  • Yr 3
  • Yr 4
  • Yr 5
  • Yr 6

Term Dates

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Autumn Term 2017

Tuesday 5th September -
Friday 20th October

Monday 30th October -
Wednesday 20th December

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Spring Term 2018

Monday 8th January -
Friday 9th February

Monday 10th February -
Friday 23rd March

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Summer Term 2018

Monday 9th April -
Friday 25th May

Tuesday 5th June -
Friday 20th July




Inset days

Friday 1st September 2017
Monday 4th September 2017

Friday 5th January 2018
Monday 4th June 2018
Monday 23rd July 2018

Emergency Closure Procedure

Unfortunately, in very extreme circumstances we will deem it necessary to close the school. In the past during situations such as adverse weather conditions it has been very difficult for parents to ascertain whether to struggle to get their children into school.

To avoid this in the future Milton Keynes Council has launched a new system which communicates school procedures not only to parents but also to the media. A new website has been created for schools to log onto and close the school. It will then automatically update the local radio station and the Council Website.

If you think Bushfield may be closed, for example due to snow/flooding etc you can find out by visiting the Council’s Website: www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/schoolclosures Or you can listen to Horizon Radio or BBC Three Counties Radio or visit their websites -
www.horizonmk.co.uk or www.bbc.co.uk/threecounties. We will continue to work with local radio stations to ensure that details of school closures are announced during their shows, for parents who do not have internet access at home.

Curriculum Newsletters


Each term your child’s year group will send out a Curriculum Newsletter. This will give you an overview of the topics and skills being studied in each subject along with relevant year group information such as up-coming trips or events. Follow the link below to see this year’s curriculum newsletters.

Please look our for our Autumn Term Curriculum Newsletter in September

General Letters


As a school, we are promoting being paperless. All school letters are sent out on Parent mail with physical copies sent home to families that are not registered with Parent mail. All letters sent out will also be posted on our website (follow the link below) and a link will also be posted on the ‘ourschoolsapp’. Please note that fixture letters and / or letters that require permission will always be sent home with the children.

Breakfast Club


Breakfast club runs from 07:30 – 08:30 every weekday morning in the school hall. The entrance is through the external hall doors to the left of reception. The cost is £1.50 a day although there is no commitment to attending every day or every week. The club offers a range of cereals, toast and hot food; follow the link to see an example menu.

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Contact us

01908 314876

office@bushfieldschool.net

Moon Street - Wolverton

chairofgovernors@bushfieldschool.net