Parents Information


Admissions

All children are entitled to a full-time place at Reception (Foundation 2) in September, following their fourth birthday. The Academy participates in the Local Authority co-ordinated scheme and all applications for the academy should be made through the Nottinghamshire County Council Admissions... more


Parents Forum

Please download our Admissions Pack Admissions  Pack Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child’s school, from the quality of teaching to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. The survey can be completed at any time; you don’t have to wait... more


Free School Meals & School Milk

Free School Meals – Key facts If your child attends a Nottinghamshire County Council maintained school and you also receive one of the following support payments you will be entitled to free school meals. Your child will also be entitled to free school milk. Income support Income-based... more


School Day

Start of the school day:  8.45am Break time: 10.15am-10.25am Lunch times: F2: 11.45am-12.45am Years 1 and 2: 11.30am-12.15am Years 3 and 4: 12.00noon-12.45pm Years 5 and 6 : 12.30pm -1.15pm End of the school day: 3.15pm... more


Uniform

When children are in school they are part of a community and by wearing a simple school uniform we hope to promote a feeling of equality, partnership and belonging. All children are therefore required to wear school uniform, which should be clearly marked with their name. Children at The Bramble... more


Governance

The Bramble Academy is part of a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) called The Evolve Trust. For further information regarding the Trustee and governance structure, please  click here... more


Pupil Premium

For details of how our Pupil Premium Funding is being spent this academic year, please see here:  The Bramble Academy Pupil Premium Plan 2018-19 For details of how our Pupil Premium Funding was spent last academic year, please see here: The Bramble Academy Pupil Premium Plan 2017-18 For... more


P.E. and School Sports Funding

Our Sports Funding report is available here: PE and Sport premium funding 2018 Spring term report 2019 here:  March Report  Bramble Healthy Booklet Inhaler Guidance PDF Guidance for Parents PDF Initial Assessment Day PDF Letter to Parents Secondary Drowning Portrait PDF ... more


Attendance

For important information regarding attendance and attendance monitoring at The Bramble Academy. Please see our Attendance Policy for further information:  Attendance Policy - October 2018 Persistent Absence With effect from September 2015 schools have been advised by the government’s... more


Parents Evening

Parents Evening We held our first parents evening of the academic year in February. It was great to see so many parents attending to discuss the progress their children are making. We had record attendance figures, with more parents attending than at other parents evenings. Our new school caterers... more


Calendars

The Bramble Academy takes the attendance of its pupils seriously and encourages everyone to attend school every day. We are keen to work with parents and carers to help ensure excellent attendance and punctuality for pupils. Evolve Trust Holiday Pattern 2018 / 19 Evolve Trust Holiday... more


Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing

Everyone has ‘’mental health’’ which affects: How we feel about ourselves and the people around us Our ability to make and keep friends and relationships Our ability to learn from others and to develop psychologically and emotionally Being mentally healthy is also about having the strength to... more


School Food

Mellors Catering Services Mellors are award winning Contract Caterers. A family business which caters for over 240 school Proposed Menu Brambles April_2019 PDF ls in the north of England. All meals are made onsite, from scratch daily. Our school counters are packed full of choice and we... more


Anti bullying

Bullying affects lots of young people and happens in many schools but it's the way it's dealt with which makes the difference between life being tolerable or a misery for many. At The Bramble Academy we take bullying very seriously. Pupils and parents should be assured that they will be supported... more


Safeguarding

We all have a statutory duty to Safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Staff and Governors at The Bramble Academy are aware that many children are the victims of different kinds of abuse and neglect and that they can be subjected to social factors that have a negative impact upon their... more