School Information

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We hope you find our website informative and easy to navigate.  All information relating to the school can be found by using the drop down menu. If you have any problems using the site please contact Sue Husson who will be happy to help you.

Communication

At Merryhills we communicate with parents/carers in a variety of ways.

We have a newsletter which goes out every 3/4 weeks. The newsletter incorporates ‘Dates for your Diary’. This is a list of ‘whats on’ at Merryhills throughout the term.  Any new events are added accordingly.

All correspondence is sent to you by email. Please ensure the school office has your current email address.

If your child’s class is taking part in a school trip/event, an information letter will be sent to you  by e mail giving details of the venue, cost, arrangements for the day etc. Parental consent must be given for school trips. Please ensure you follow the instructions on your letter regarding how consent should be given. Your child will not be able to participate without your permission and will remain in school.

If we have any changes to the days events ie an after school club has to be cancelled or school closed due to snow, we will send a text message as early as possible.

Medical issues

If your child bumps their head and it is not serious, a text will be sent to you for information only. You do not need to ring the school. If the injury is more serious you will be contacted immediately. We will also contact you by telephone if your child becomes unwell during the day or they injure themselves.

Keping us informed

If you change your contact details, mobile phone numbers or e mail address please contact Rachel de la Fuente who will update your information on our system.  It is imperative that we have correct telephone numbers and e mail addresses to keep you informed and also in the event of an emergency.

Payments

We are a cashless school which means all payments for school meals, breakfast and tea time clubs and school trips is paid online via our Parentpay system. You will be given a username and password when you child joins Merryhills. We no longer take cheques or cash.

Please use the link to access the parentpay website:    Parentpay

 

We also have useful links available for the following websites:

London Borough of Enfield   http://www.enfield.gov.uk/site/

Services and information https://www.gov.uk/

Department for Education http://www.education.gov.uk/

Parking

We ask all parents and visitors to park sensibly and safely around our school. Please adhere to the parking signs and yellow lines. Please DO NOT park over residents driveways and be mindful of where you leave your vehicle.

There is parking available at The Jolly Farmers pub car park, on the corner of Enfield Road and  Links Side. The pub has kindly offered parents the use of their car park at the begininng and end of the day.

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