Old Basford School

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If you do not find the answer to your question below then please do not hesitate to contact the school office



How do I report an absence?
Text the absence line on 0115 8240499
You can also call the school office on 0115 978 5505


How do I apply for breakfast club?
Application forms are available from the school office or can be downloaded below.
At present, we do have a waiting list for places.

My address and/or telephone number has changed, also how do I update my emergency contact details?
Please inform the ladies in the school office as soon as possible or pop into the main school reception and fill in a form and our ladies will make the necessary changes for you.


My Child needs medication in school. What do I need to do ?
Please complete a medicine authorisation form and hand into the school office with the medicine.

How do I enrol my child at Old Basford School?
Please contact the school office to add your child to the Nursery waiting list.
All admissions for children in main school are dealt with by the Nottingham City Council Admissions Department. Telephone: 0115 841 5568.


How much is school uniform?
Jumpers, cardigans, P.E. bags and book bags, with the school logo, can be purchased from the office. Jumpers are £5.50 (larger sizes are £7.00), cardigans are £7.00. Book & PE bags are from£3.50.


How much are school lunches?
For children in Years 3 to 6 the cost of a school meal is £2.10 a day (£10.50 per week).  We ask that school lunches are paid in advance on a Monday morning and either handed into the school office in clearly named envelopes (which are available free of charge from the school office) or paid online using the School Gateway.

For children in Foundation Stage and Years 1 and 2 they are automatically entitled to receive a free school meal under the Universal Free School meals scheme introduced by the Government.


My child is ill. How long do they need to stay away from school?
Please click below to be taken to the Government's website for the latest advice from Public Health England:

When are the school holidays for this year?