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Information for Parents and Carers

School Improvement Plan

I am delighted to provide you with a summary of our School Improvement Priorities for session 2019/20. These priorities have been determined from a rigorous self -evaluation process.

S Young
Headteacher

Icon for pdf Inveralmond CHS Improvement Plan [717.35KB]
Icon for pdf Inveralmond CHS Standard and Quality Report [522.05KB]


Attendance Policy

Parents are responsible for ensuring that their children attend school regularly and arrive on time. They are also responsible for ensuring the safety of their children on their journeys to and from school.

Regular and punctual attendance is linked closely to achievement and attainment and school staff wish to work with parents/carers to ensure that children can reach their full potential. The school is required by law to maintain an accurate record of the attendance and absence of each pupil and parents are requested to assist in this process by keeping the school informed if their child is to be absent for any reason.

It is important to note that if a child does not arrive at school and there is no reasonable explanation provided for his/her absence then members of staff will be required to ascertain the whereabouts and safety of the individual child. In order to avoid causing unnecessary concern for parents/carers and staff, the importance of good communication between home and school cannot be over-emphasised.

Parents/carers are asked to assist school staff in the manner detailed below:

  • if your child is unable to attend school through illness please telephone the school between 8.30 and 9.30 am on the first day of his/her absence
  • when you contact the school it would be helpful if an indication could be given as to the child's expected length of absence from school

Planned Absence
Parents/carers are encouraged not to arrange family holidays during term time.

Except in cases of emergency, planned appointments for children to attend the dentist or doctor should be made outwith the school day.

Contact Details
Parents/carers are asked to ensure that telephone contact numbers (home, work and emergency contact(s)) are kept up-to-date and are numbers at which a response can be obtained in all normal circumstances.


Student Coursing

Please click on the following link to see all relevant information on coursing for S3 to S5 students:- S3/S4/S5 Coursing information


Useful Information
Carers of West Lothian - Newsletters
Icon for pdf ICHS Complaints Procedure [182.13KB]
Icon for pdf ILF Scotland - Transition Fund leaflet [2.52MB]
Icon for pdf Mental Health - Parent/Carer leaflet [747.94KB]
Parent Zone - Education Scotland
Icon for pdf Pupil Equity Funding Projects [145.06KB]
Icon for pdf Pupil Equity Funding Spending Plan [1.1MB]
Read, Write, Count - Scottish Book Trust
Icon for pdf UCAS - Parents Guide 2019 [2.87MB]


Free School Meals

Please click on the following link to see information on how to see if you are eligible and how to claim:- Free school meals


Social Media

Stay up to date, and keep your child safe in today's digital world. Click on the following link to the NSPCC guide to the social networks your kids use:- https://www.net-aware.org.uk/

Please find attached, an information leaflet for parents which has been released by the National Parent Forum of Scotland. It contains advice for parents on using social media appropriately and the possible impact upon their children and the school community:- Icon for pdf Clicked Leaflet:- Internet safety advice for parents [138.59KB]

Too much time spent on devices and consoles can impact upon a child's mood, behaviour and sleep. This helpful guide for parents give information and strategies for how parents can get in control of their children's screen time:- Icon for pdf Managing Children's Screen Time [187.72KB]


Uniforms

Uniform Policy


Period Times

Monday to ThursdayFriday
Tutor08:35 to 08:45Tutor08:35 to 08:45
Period 108:45 to 09:35Period 108:45 to 09:35
Period 209:35 to 10:25Period 209:35 to 10:25
Period 310:25 to 11:15Break10:25 to 10:40
Break11:15 to 11:30Period 310:40 to 11:30
Period 411:30 to 12:20Period 411:30 to 12:20
Period 512:20 to 13:10  
Lunch13:10 to 13:50  
Period 613:50 to 14:40  
Period 714:40 to 15:30  

 

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