Letters and Parent Information


Communication between home and school is very important. At Brockley Primary School we do not always produce ‘Newsletters’ instead we regularly send letters, leaflets, text messages and update our school website almost daily.

Also, don’t forget everyday we operate a ‘Meet & Greet’ system which means  there’s always someone available to speak to from the team.

We are such a busy school and like to keep you informed as much as possible. Therefore remember to check your child’s bag regularly, update the office if you change your mobile number and visit the website –  we don’t want your child to miss out!


I am writing to inform you that we are able to offer your child an exciting opportunity to participate in a nationally funded scheme designed to support the health and well-being of all groups of people.

Restart a Heart Day has been designed to train young people in CPR techniques in the event that they were ever to find themselves in a situation where someone has collapsed and their heart has stopped beating. We have enclosed some information from East Midlands Ambulance Service regarding the training day.

The training, which takes approximately half an hour, will take place on Tuesday 16th October. We hope that all pupils will see the benefits of being involved in this project, but if you have any concerns please do not hesitate to contact school.

Please be aware that during the day, there is the potential for photographs to be taken by the Ambulance Service, which they may use in briefing papers for the local media.




Online Safety for Parents October 2018


Parents Evening Thursday 18th October – Link has been sent via text.

September 2018 newsletter 2

Newsletter july 2018 Final Version

Dates for Your Diary Autumn 2018

Wednesday 20th June 2018

Brockley Primary School

Mr Singh and Sikhism

What is Sikhism?

Sikhism developed from Hinduism in the 16th century.  It is the youngest religion that believes in one God.

What do Sikhs believe?

Sikhs believe in one God.  They think religion should be practiced by living in the world and coping with life’s everyday problems.

Who is the founder?

Sikhismm was founded in the Punjab by Guru Nanak

Why is Guru Nanak important to Sikhs?

Guru Naka was the first Sikh Guru who’s teachings are the basis of Sikhism.  Nine Gurus followed Nanak and developed the Sikh faith and community over the next centuries.

Symbols in the Sikh religion

The Sikh symbol is called the Khanda.  The circle means God is always there.  The sword means Sikhs believe in truth and must help people in need.

Where do Sikhs Worship?
Sikhs worship in a Gurdwara, Punjabi for residence of God or the door that leads to the Guru.  Although a Gurdwara is called the residence of the Guru Sikhs that God is present everywhere.
What is the sacred text (holy book) of Sikhs?

The Sikh holy book is called the Guru Granth Sahib.   It is the only scripture of its kind which not only contains the works of its own religious founders but also writings of people from other faiths.

What are the central beliefs in Sikhism?
The central beliefs are:

  • There is only one God
  • God is without form, or gender
  • Everyone has direct access to God
  • Everyone is equal before God
  • A good life is lived as part of a community, by living honestly and caring for others
  •  Empty religious rituals and superstitions have no value

The 5K’s
The 5 Ks taken together symbolise that the Sikh who wears them has dedicated themselves to a life of devotion and submission to the Guru.
The 5 Ks are 5 physical symbols worn by Sikhs who have been initiated into the Khalsa.
The five Ks are:

  • Kesh (uncut hair)
  • Kara (a steel bracelet)
  • Kanga (a wooden comb)
  • Kaccha – also spelt, Kachh, Kachera (cotton underwear)
  • Kirpan (steel sword)

Parents Guide to Fortnite: https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/blog/parents-guide-fortnite-battle-royale – June 2018

may newsletter 1 – May 2018

royal wedding menu – Friday 18th May

royal wedding – Friday 18th May

superhero pdf – Friday 11th May

April 2018 – Latest information sent to parents regarding Cyber-Bullying and what they can do to protect their children. Follow the links below:

Mercia Police Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying advice


Feb 2018 newsFebruary 2018 Newsletter – Click here Feb 2018 news

Nut Allergy letter to parents – February 2018

nut     nut letter to parents – click here to find out your role in keeping school safe.


communitylunch information – Click here to find your Community Lunch invite!

November newsletter (2) pdf – Click to open the latest newsletter

november newsletter (2) pdf


Latest Ofsted Monitoring Visit Report – Brockley Primary School Ofsted

Posada Letter and Information for Parents – posada



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questionnaire results website

pupil question

Pupil Questionnaire pdf 1


Information for parents regarding ROBLOX can be found by following the link below.



October newsletter PDF – click here for the October 2017 Newsletter

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Parent Voice

Communication between parents and school is vital. To help ensure school hears the messages from parents we have developed The Parent Voice Committee here at Brockley Primary School. All parents are automatically members when their child enrols.

If you would like to lead this committee then please committee the nomination form below. A copy of the constitution is also provided for you to ensure you understand the role of the committee.

Parent Voice application – please complete and return to school – this was emailed October 2017

Parent Voice Constitution – this was emailed October 2017

Letters Home

Headlice-leaflet-for-parents – How to treat your child and prevent future issues

polar pdf – Information and invite to the launch of the Polar Expedition Project

September 2017 Newsletter – Sept Newsletter newsltter

Young Voices 2018 – Song Lyrics in a powerpoint style – Young-Voices-2018-Lyrics-White – September 2017

Copy of the lyrics provided at Choir – Lyrics-2018

Fw__New_social_opportunities_from_Working_Together_for_Older_People_Project – February 2017

SID Letter – Invite to the Safer Internet Day February 2017

January newsletter – Recent newsletter January 2017

Headlice-leaflet-for-parents – Jan 2017

head-lice-in-schools –  Jan 2017

headlice_leaflet – Jan 2017

Fw__Message_from_CPM_Schools-_Updated_protocol_and_guidance_on__the_making_and_distribution_of_computer_generated_images_(sexting)_ – Jan 2017


health-and-safety-in-toddler-groups – Stay and Play Information for families December 2016

procedure-for-a-dealing-with-an-accident – December 2016

procedure-for-a-dealing-with-a-bump-to-the-head-or-facial-area – December 2016

slapped-cheek – Information for parents and carers about ‘Slapped Cheek Syndrome’

absence-letter – Update regarding Mr Fletcher’s continuing absence.




stay – This letter contains all the details about our new club ‘Stay and Play.’ It is held every Thursday afternoon during term-time from 1:30pm until 3:00pm. Children attending morning nursery are permitted to attend the session in an afternoon. Parents must stay on site and be responsible for their child at all times.

Young Voices 2017


The Mp3 below are all the songs we are singing in January. Please download and rehearse at home. These may not work on some tablets or smartphones.


Children in need/anti-bullying fundraising

Toilet Training Advice for parents

1. Are schools obliged to admit children who are not toilet trained?

Schools must not discriminate against or disadvantage disabled children or those with special educational needs. This is in line with the Equality Act 2010 which states that a person has a disability if they have a physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on that person’s ability to carry out day to day activities.
A delay in achieving continence can be considered a disability. It is therefore not acceptable to refuse admission to school to children who are not yet toilet trained.
The Children and Families Act, which came into force in September 2014, places a statutory duty on schools to make arrangements to support pupils with medical conditions, in terms of both physical and mental health. Medical conditions include bladder and bowel problems. If a continence issue has been identified and will not be resolved before the child starts school (whether related to toilet training or not), the child cannot be refused entry to the school.
Schools therefore can’t turn away children that aren’t continent, but must work to support those children in the school environment so that they can play an active role in school life, remain healthy and achieve their academic potential.
School governing bodies should ensure that school leaders consult health and social care professionals, pupils and parents to ensure the needs of children that aren’t toilet trained are effectively supported.

2. Do two adults need to be present when changing a child who’s had an accident?

Children that start school and are not toilet trained will undoubtedly have accidents and will need to be changed. Staff who are going to help a child with intimate care should make sure another member of staff is aware of their intentions and is in the vicinity and visible or audible (see page 14 of the ‘Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings‘, 2015). There is no written legal requirement for two members of staff to be present when a child is being changed.

3. Can parents be asked to come into school to change their child?

Although school staff should use their discretion and judge each case on its merits with reference to a child’s individual healthcare plan, it is not generally acceptable practice to oblige parents to come into school in order to change their child after they have wet or soiled themselves.
For more detail on this and other unacceptable practice, see the statutory guidance on implementing the Children and Families Act. 

4. Isn’t it the parent’s responsibility to toilet train their child?

Schools do not have a legal duty to toilet train children, but they can support children who are being toilet trained at home and can signpost parents to information to help them with toilet training.
If a parent knows that their child will not be fully toilet trained in time for the start of school, or if they suffer from a specific continence condition such as constipation or urgency, parents should let the school know well in advance so that the school can be prepared.
For instance, the school might need to arrange additional training for staff, or might need to ensure there is an appropriate place for children to be changed or for spare clothes to be stored.
If a child has a continence condition such as severe constipation, the school will need to work with the parents and key health professionals involved in the child’s care to create a healthcare plan so that they can effectively support the child.
If a parent has notified the school that their child is not toilet trained, the school can direct them towards ERIC for information about toilet training and other continence problems.
Schools and nurseries can also signpost parents towards ERIC’s resources, in particular:
 – ‘ERIC’s Guide to Potty Training’
 – ‘Thinking about wee and poo now you’re on your way to school’.

























dates-for-your-diaries-2 – autumn 2016 update


A Parents Guide to Complaining to Your School About Bullying

Afterschool Club Jan 16 – Mar 16

Breakfast Club Jan 16 – Mar 16

Bug Club Sign Up Letter

Changes to the School Day

Family Reading Survey

Head Lice Letter

Heads Introduction to Parents – Jan 15

Inhaler Request Letter

Late Letter

Maths Presentation Letter – Jan 16

Medicine Letter

Ofsted Report Information and Summary for Parents

Paddington Letter

Parental Consent Rolling Activity

Bikeability Training – Year 6

Pupil Images – Cover Letter to Parents

Special Diet – Parental Covering Letter

Spelling Letter for Giraffe – March 2016

Uniform Letter to Parents

Useful Maths Website Letter