School Meal Menu
Children in FS2/KS1 (Infants) are entitled to free school meals and can select an option from the menu daily. The cost of a school meal for children in KS2 (Juniors) is £2 a day and payments should be made through the SIMS Pay online payment system (see below for more information).
Pupils can also attend our Breakfast Club accompanied if they are in the Infants or unaccompanied if they are in the Juniors (the menu is available to download below). You can also find details of additional childcare options at the bottom of this page.
Admission to Malin Bridge Primary
Often, because our admission number is 75 children per year, we can accommodate all of the children who would like to come to Malin Bridge Primary School.
Where the Admissions Authority receives more applications than there are places at a school, however, it has a criteria for prioritising the applications to determine which applicants will be eligible for a school place.
More information can be found in our Admission document and on the Admissions page of our website.
Malin Bridge Primary School is paperless! This means all school communication is done via Parentmail PMX and the ‘OurSchoolsApp’. You can access all letters through the app and will receive a notification when a new letter has been added. OurSchoolsApp is free to download from Google Play or the Apple App Store.
Under the terms of the Education Reform Act 1988, schools are not allowed to charge for activities offered to pupils during the school day, though the school may ask for voluntary contributions.
If your child’s class is involved in an educational visit, parents will be asked if they are prepared to make a voluntary contribution. It will be made clear whether the visit is dependent upon voluntary contributions being made.
If the visit takes place, all children in the class will go, whether or not the parents have made a voluntary contribution.
Ways to Pay
You can pay for school meals, trips, clubs and any other expenses via our online payment system, SIMS Pay. If you need help setting up an account, please contact the school office by email, telephone or in person. Our contact details are:
Telephone number: 0114 2341379
We believe that having a uniform removes the distractions that come from children wearing different types of clothes, makes decisions about what to wear more straight forward for everyone and re-enforces the sense of purpose that every school needs.
We want to stress that being ‘in school uniform’ does not require clothing which contains a school logo, however it is available if you would like your child to wear it. Our school uniform is now also available to purchase online directly from our suppliers, LOGO Leisurewear.
Many supermarkets now offer high quality school uniform clothing too, which is you may find more affordable. Please follow these links to see what is available online:
If you would like to order school uniform items with our logo on, please use the following forms or visit the LOGO Leisurewear website.
Request for Exceptional Term Time Leave
We strongly recommend that parents and carers do not take children out of school in term time as this can have an impact on their progress and achievement. If you wish to request term time leave, download or request and complete a Request for Exceptional Term-Time Leave form. One form needs to be completed per child at least twenty school days in advance of any leave.
Please register for ParentMail if you haven’t already to receive communication and to complete permissions electronically.
We have before school and after school childcare options available, both costing around £5.75 per hour. If you would like to enquire about a place for your child at either of these clubs, please contact the School Office.
We also have Holiday Clubs. Information about Holiday Clubs will be shared with parents/carers in the lead up to school holidays. Each session is priced at £15, however a whole day is charged at a reduced rate of £27.50. If you are late collecting your child from either session, there will be a charge of £5. If you are more than 45 minutes without prior notice you will be charged for an additional session. There is a 10% discount for each sibling that accesses Holiday Club. Holiday Club requires a pre-payment to secure your place. If the payment is not received before the closing deadline you will loose your place in the club.
If you need to contact Holiday Club whilst it is running you can call/text: 07775 186392. Unfortunately, we cannot accept bookings after Holiday Club has started running.