Parents and Carers

GENERAL INFORMATION


SCHOOL UNIFORM
The school uniform consists of a school polo shirt, sweatshirt, grey trousers /skirt, sweatshirt, grey trousers/skirt and black shoes.  All items of uniform are available online at Reach Uniforms The school P.E. kit consists of a royal blue tee-shirt and shorts and black plimsoles.  This will be kept in school.


*Please make sure your child’s name is on all items of uniform

SCHOOL DINNERS
School dinners are £2.50 per day - £12.50 per week.  Please send in dinner money each Monday.  If you are entitled to free school meals, forms are available from school.  Alternatively, your child can take a packed lunch.  Please note fizzy drinks must not be sent to school.  

Harberton's Healthy Eating Policy can be accessed here and hard copies are also available upon request.

HEALTHY BREAK
Harberton School operates a healthy break scheme.  For £1 a week, pupils get fresh fruit and milk/water.  Please send money to school each Monday.

SWIMMING
Pupils from year 4, 5, 6 and 7 use the swimming pool at Fleming Fulton pool for a 6 week session.  You will be informed when your child’s class will go.  Please send in a swimming costume and towel for your child each week during their class swimming sessions.

ABSENCES/APPOINTMENTS
If your child has a planned absence e.g. a hospital appointment, please inform the child's teacher and bus/taxi driver the day before.

PHOTOGRAPHS
Occasionally your child may be photographed in school for the school newsheet or for special events by the local press.  If you do not wish your child’s photograph to appear in these, please inform your child’s teacher.

ILLNESS
If your child is feeling unwell please carefully consider whether or not you should send him/her to school.  For legal and insurance reasons school staff are not supposed to transport sick pupils home.

HOLIDAYS
A list of holidays can be found under the 'dates' tab. 

CONTACT WITH SCHOOL

If you need to contact the school for any reason the telephone number is 90381525.  Alternatively you can e-mail Mr McGlade at: mmcglade568@harberton.belfast.ni.sch.uk

 

TRANSPORT
If you have a query with your child’s transport, please contact the transport department at the appropriate board:


Belfast Education and Library Board               90-564134

South-Eastern Education and Library Board    90-566570

North-Eastern Education and Library Board     25-653333