What should I do if my child is unwell?

What should I do if my child is unwell?

If your child is unwell and cannot attend school you should contact the school office as soon as possible on the first day of absence.

When your child returns to school after a period of illness, please supply a note to the child's Form Tutor that explains the reason for the absence. 

Who is my child's Form Tutor?

Who is my child's Form Tutor?

You will have received an information sheet which contains details of Form Tutors and other members of the Pastoral Team. Information can also be found on the Staff page of this website.

How do I pay for school meals?

How do I pay for school meals?

Regent has a cashless catering system. Funds can be topped up in two ways:

Pupils can pay by cash using the payment points around school.

Parents/Guardians can pay using our online payment partner, ParentPay. This is a secure method of payment. An activation letter is issued to Parents/Guardians of all new pupils

We are going on holiday during term time. What should I do?

We are going on holiday during term time. What should I do?

The Headmaster does not usually authorise holidays during term time so an unauthorised holiday will be recorded on your child’s attendance record. A letter of explanation must be sent to the Headmaster prior to the holiday.

What happens if my child misses an examination?

What happens if my child misses an examination?

If your child is sitting a public examination and they are absent, they may not be able to sit it at a later date. Therefore it is important they attend all their examinations.

If a child misses an internal school examination they should contact the subject teacher as soon as they return to school. The subject teacher will arrange a suitable time for the child to take the examination.

What is the school policy on mobile phones?

What is the school policy on mobile phones?

The school understands that mobile phones can provide an important communication link between parents and children. Pupils are made aware that mobile phones are to be switched off during the school day and stored in their locker. We would ask that parents cooperate with the school so that learning in the classroom continues smoothly. The school cannot cover any costs encountered by pupils through the loss of a phone in school.  Please see full mobile phone policy on our Policies and Procedures page.

What is School Fund?

What is School Fund?

School Fund is a contribution to school finances made by parents to cover activities and resources which are not financed by the Department of Education. School fund is used to make up this shortfall and is used for a range of purposes which include:

  • accident insurance for pupils taking part in games and other school activities, in case they suffer from serious injury
  • support for sports teams and individuals
  • hire of facilities and transport
  • subsidies for field courses (for pupils) in connection with GCSE/GCE examinations
  • subsidies to School Societies

How can I help my child progress towards their potential?

How can I help my child progress towards their potential?

Here are some tips to help you:

  • Check your child’s Homework Diary to ascertain that all homework has been completed
  • Check each homework to see that it is completed to a good standard
  • Check that the correct books/equipment are brought to school each day
  • Actively encourage your child to wear the uniform neatly
  • Monitor the attendance of your child carefully
  • Encourage your child to become involved in extra-curricular activities. We have a wide range available.