Key Information:

Drop-off & Pick-up Arrangements:  

Please read the following information carefully in order to keep our children, families and staff safe:


  • Do not arrive at any gate before your allocated time. The different year groups have staggered times at our different gates and we will not be able to let your child in any earlier than arranged. If we do notice a lot of congestion around our gate areas, we may have to increase the time between ‘slots’ to ensure that all children can arrive safely, so please help us with this;
  • Arrange that just one parent/carer brings a child to the gate area;
  • Please do not block pathways so that other families can get through on the path. If you are waiting for a gate to open, please wait closely next to the school wall/fencing so that other children can use the pathways and do not have to step into the road;
  • If you have dropped off an older child, please do not arrive at the gate until the designated time – you may decide to wait on School Road because it is a no-through road, or if you have driven, you could return to your car for a short period. We will not be able to admit any children before their allocated time, so there is no advantage to arriving at the gate early.


Even though some restrictions were lifted on 17th May, you must still wear a face covering in many indoor settings, such as shops and places of worship, and on public transport (unless you are exempt or have a reasonable excuse). This is the law.


You can find out more about continuing to keep yourself and your family safe via the following link:


  • At the end of the day, please leave our site promptly because we have different Bubbles leaving at staggered times.
  • Please keep your child with you. For safety reasons, children should not be running around or riding bikes/scooters because our playground areas are very busy at this time. Also, we do not allow children on our Jungle Gym areas at the end of the day because they are not supervised by staff and may not be age-appropriate. Please note that dogs are not allowed on our site.
  • Please wear a face covering whilst on our site. 

The letters below give more details about what to do if your child is unwell or has a positive COVID-19 test:

COVID Symptoms Update May 21.pdf
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Advice about Isolation.pdf
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St Michael's Church School

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