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Times & Useful Information


TIMES OF THE SCHOOL DAY:

Pupils arrive 8:40am
Breaktime 10:50am – 11:10am
Lunchtime 12:50pm - 13:40pm
End of the day 15:10pm

 

UNIFORM: Blazer with Academy logo, white long or short sleeved shirt (not a polo shirt or t-shirt), Academy tie, black trousers (not jeans), and dark socks, black shoes (not trainers).

PE Kit: Academy multi-sport top (Boys only), Academy PE polo shirt, Academy shorts, Academy sports socks, black tracksuit bottoms for cold weather and trainers. PE Kit should be sent in on the first day of term and it will be sent home periodically for washing.

Academy uniform (with the exception of ties) is only available from Sportswear International via an online order, posted order, telephone order or fax. Their website is www.swischoolwear.co.uk, then select PARENT LOGIN. For the purpose of uniform – please choose Oasis Academy Brightstowe as your child’s school.

Please note that caps and hoodies are not allowed to be worn in school and the only jewellery permitted is one pair of small earrings, a wristwatch, and one ring on each hand. Any other jewellery, such as large hooped earrings or multiple rings, will be confiscated. Other types of piercings are not allowed on Health and Safety grounds.

LUNCH:

There is a cashless system in operation at the Kingsweston Centre.  All pupils have a card (like a credit card) which is kept in the office. Lunch money should be sent into school with your child, preferably on a Monday. Cash needs to be in an envelope with the pupil’s name on it and cheques should be made payable to BAM FM, with the pupil’s name on the back. You can choose to pay weekly or send a cheque to cover a longer period. Payment is credited to the pupil’s card and the cost of lunch is deducted each day. There is no facility to use cash at the till. Parents must ensure that there is sufficient money to cover the price of meals.

Pupils entitled to free school meals have exactly the same card but the system registers that they have free meals. The free school meal allowance covers a main meal, drink and a pudding (a meal deal) or a Panini and a drink. If your child wants a Panini, drink and pudding, they will need to bring in an extra £1 to cover it.

A meal deal currently costs £2.40 per day or £12.00 per week. Please find a menu attached below.

GETTING TO SCHOOL

Most of our pupils are picked up by transport to bring them to school, if you have any problems or are moving house you can contact transport on: 0117 9036334.