The forms below are provided in PDF form for the convenience of parents. Paper copies of these documents are also available from the school office.
Administration of Medicines
It is a requirement that the form below be completed and signed before any medication can be administered in school by school staff. It is important that all relevant parts of the form are completed. If there is a requirement for medication to be stored in school, it must be clearly marked with the child’s name and will be stored in a locked cupboard.
Short-Term Withdrawal (Updated March 2016)
This form should be used to notify the school of any planned withdrawals from school during term-time. Once submitted, a response will be returned indicating whether the absence will be authorised or unauthorised. The accompanying guidance notes provide information about the categorisation of such absences.
All parents in receipt of Family Credit or Income Support are eligible for a clothing grant to ensure that their children are able to make use of educational provision. Parents who wish to apply for a clothing grant may download an application form which is in pdf format here. Alternatively, they may wish to contact the school office, or the Education & Children Services Department, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar directly, for a form.
Free School Meals
Parents who wish to apply for free school meals may download an application form which is in pdf format here. Alternatively, they may wish to contact the school office, or the Education & Children Services Department, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar directly, for a form.
A free meal constitutes the equivalent of a two course meal and this can include filled rolls, salads, various main course items, accompanied by vegetable, side salad and potatoes as the first course and a choice of cold/hot dessert, yoghurt/fresh fruit etc as a second course. A glass of milk or fruit juice is also sometimes available as part of the two course meal depending on the menu.
Items such as bottled drinks, baking, etc do not form part of the ‘free meal’ content, so must be purchased separately.
Children are entitled to a free lunch meal where they are:
- a pupil in P1-3
- children of families who receive Income Support;
- children of families who receive Income Based Job Seeker’s Allowance;
- children of families who receive support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;
- children who receive Income Support or Income Based Job Seeker’s Allowance in their own right;
- children of families who receive Child Tax Credit but do not receive a Working Tax Credit and who have an annual income (as assessed by the Inland Revenue) of below £13,480.