Parents

Parents’ Information

Good communication between home and school is important and we use the following ways to help this happen: Parent Consultation Evenings These are held in the Autumn and Spring Terms and are an opportunity for you to meet and talk with your childs’ teacher. Your childs’ work will be available for you to see and …

Attendance

The School Day Morning Session is from 8.45am – 12.10pm Afternoon Session is from 1.10pm – 3.20pm The school gates open at 8.30am and children should be in class and ready for registration by 8.50am. Children arriving after this time are recorded as being late. Parents are responsible for their children until they enter the …

Families First

Help and Support Follow this link for a directory of organisations, services and groups in Hertfordshire that can help you with problems you or your family may be facing, before things might get worse.   Find support for mental health, financial matters , special educational needs, health and wellbeing and education and employment and much more.  …

Meals

Children may have a school lunch, bring in a packed lunch or go home to lunch. School meals are cooked on the premises by Hertfordshire Catering Limited. There is a daily choice of well-balanced hot meals catering for our cultural diversity. With effect from 23rd April 2019 a school meal will cost £2.55 per day, …

Online Payments

We have introduced a new service – ‘School Gateway’ enabling parents to make online payments via the School Gateway smartphone app or website. You will also be able to view school dinner money balances and top them up at any time. The service is available for school dinner, school trips and swimming payments. Aside from …

Uniform

The school sells items of uniform on the first Tuesday of every month at 3.20pm from the Uniform Shop in the dining room: Items available include sweatshirts, polo shirts, P.E kit, book bags. Our school uniform: dark (bottle) green sweatshirt, jumper or cardigan or sweatshirt with Chater logo available from the Uniform Shop white or …

Clubs

The following clubs will be taking place in school this term. Please make sure your child is collected promptly if they are attending an after-school club. Thank you. Monday Game On – Tennis & Athletics (places limited) Years 3 & 4 12.40 -1.10pm Summer Sports Club (places limited) starting 13/5/19 Years 5 & 6 3.20-4.15pm …

Friends of Chater

Chater Junior School has an active Friends Association which raises money throughout the school year to fund a variety of equipment and activities which benefit all the children in the school. Events range from Christmas and Summer Fairs, to cake sales and school discos. We have funded the purchase of books and display shelving for …

Moving On

Click on the links below to the schools’ websites. (The figures below correspond to children transferring to secondary school in September 2018) Secondary School Number of Chater Pupils Watford Grammar School for Boys 21 Watford Grammar School for Girls 14 Westfield School 8 Rickmansworth School 3 Bushey Meads School 1 Bushey Academy 4 Out of County 3 …

Emergency Closures

Please visit www.hertsdirect.org website for details of all school closures. Please do not phone the school office, which in normal circumstances does not open until 8.30am, and in the event of a school closure will not be open at all. In the event of closure due to snow, messages will also be on the local …

Key Documents

All school policies are available upon request from the school office.