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Frequently Asked Questions

Dens Road Primary's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

School opening and closing times

Our school day is from 9.00 am until 3.15pm Monday to Friday. We have a daily fifteen minute break from 10.30 - 10.45am and lunch is from 12.15 - 1.15pm.

Our nursery school has two sessions from 8.55am - 11.25am and  1 - 3.30pm.

School Dinners

We are lucky to have our school lunches cooked on site by our Kitchen Staff.  There are three choices of lunch each day and at least one of these is always a vegetarian option. School dinners cost £2.00 per day however, all P1 -3 pupils will receive a free school lunch from January 2015.

An interactive menu can be found on the Tayside Contracts website or by clicking on the link below

http://www.tayside-contracts.co.uk/_assets/_user/File/menus/Interactive%20Menu.pdf

 

You can also print off the menu leaflet and allergy advice notice by folowing the two lonks below.

Printable Menu - http://www.tayside-contracts.co.uk/_assets/_user/File/menus/Spring%20Summer%20Leaflet.pdf

Allergen advice sheet - http://www.tayside-contracts.co.uk/_assets/_user/File/menus/Primary%20Allergen%20Menu%20Portrait.pdf

 

Alternatively pupils are allowed to bring in a packed lunch for dinner.

 

If you are entitled to a school clothing grant you can obtain an application form from the Head Teacher, Main Office, Dundee House or Council Website please link below;

http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/schoolmeals.pdf

Dens Road Uniform

 

Children are encouraged to wear school uniform to give them a sense of belonging.

The girls uniform consists of;

  • Maroon /Grey blazer
  • Maroon / Grey fleece *
  • Grey skirt/ pinafore / trousers
  • White shirt and school tie
  • Blue polo shirt *
  • Maroon sweatshirt *
  • Grey cardigan
  • Black shoes

 

The boys uniform consists of;

  • Maroon /Grey blazer
  • Maroon / Grey fleece *
  • Grey trousers
  • White shirt and school tie
  • Blue polo shirt *
  • Maroon Sweatshirt *
  • Grey jumper
  • Black shoes
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Items shown with a * are available from the school office.Gym Uniform :  Plain T- Shirt, Dark Shorts, Gym shoes.

If you are entitled to a school clothing grant you can obtain an application form from the Head Teacher, Main Office, Dundee House or Council Website  pleas ee link below;

http://www.dundeecity.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/schoolmeals.pdf 

How do I make an appointment to see my child's teacher or School Management Team?

 

If you wish to see a member of management please contact the school office via email, telephone or in person.

Should you wish to make an appointment to meet with your child's teacher you can talk to them at the end of each school day to set a mutaully agreeable time. Alternatively contact the school office who will arrange one for you.

For details of contact information please see the Contact tab at the top.

What are the nursery and school enrollment dates?

 

The school and nursery welcome visits from prospective parents who wish to see around and enquire about the educational opportunities provided.

Parents of prospective Primary 1 pupils who reside within the catchment area of Dens Road School are asked to make an appointment with the Depute Head Teacher and bring the child to school to enrol before 3rd February 2014. You should bren the child's brith certificate and proof of residence should be brought at this visit.

Our nursery has three start dates for new pupils these are August, January and April. Your pupil can start on the term which begins after their third birthday.

Where can I buy school uniform containing Dens Road Logos?

 

All items of clothing with our school logo on can be purchased from the school office. Please see our School Uniform section for details of what items are available.