Information for New Students Joining Bullers Wood School in 2021-2022
We are looking forward to welcoming our new Year 7 students in September and hope the students are excited to be starting the next stage of their education with us.
The following information is applicable to students WHO HAVE BEEN OFFERED a place at Bullers Wood School by their local authority. Please do not complete the documentation if this is not the case.
Please complete our online information form by Monday 7th June 2021. This includes important documents for you to read and agree to, so please allow some time to complete this.
Please read about our attendance procedures and the school day and this statement about mobile devices. Our term dates for 2021-2022 are here. All our school policies can be found on this page – please take the time to familiarise yourself with them. Your daughter will receive a Contact Book in September containing lots of key information for reference.
This page contains all the information about school uniform and equipment including the uniform list and suppliers and how to order. Please see this information from Bromley Schoolwear about their arrangements for purchasing uniform this summer. Please note, our PE kit supplier has warned us that they have supply issues at present and there may be delays to PE kit orders. If your daughter’s PE kit has not arrived in time for the start of term, she can wear plain black/navy leggings or shorts and a plain black/navy/white top for PE lessons until her kit arrives.
Cashless Catering/School Gateway
Most school communications are sent out by email – please ensure that the school has a correct email address for correspondence. You will need to register for School Gateway in order to receive important messages from school. This also links to our cashless catering system. Further information will be sent about School Gateway in due course.
If you wish your daughter to receive instrumental or singing lessons, please print and complete the BYMT form and return it to Mr Parsons, Head of Music, at the school, either by post or by scanning and emailing it to him at email@example.com. Details of fees for lessons are included on the form.
Friends of Bullers Wood
Friends of Bullers Wood are our Parent/Teacher/Friend Association, which supports the school by holding events and raising vital funds. Please read this letter and consider supporting the school with a regular donation.
Pupil Premium and Free School Meals
Please read this information about Pupil Premium and Free School Meals. If you are eligible to apply for Free School Meals, please apply through your local council. For Bromley residents, the information is here. We can assist with the purchase of uniform and PE kit for PP students. If you need this assistance, please complete this form by 21st June.
Dates for the Diary
Onesie Day – Thursday 1st July
An afternoon for girls who are the only Year 6 student in their school coming to us in September. This is for invited students only.
Year 7 Induction Day – Tuesday 6th July
Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions we have had to cancel the Induction Day. A virtual induction will be sent out by email before the end of the Summer Term.
Pre-Loved Uniform Sale – Saturday 10th July
Friends of Bullers Wood are holding a pre-loved uniform sale from 10am to 12pm on Saturday 10th July in school – come along and pick up some uniform bargains!
Summer School – Monday 16th to Friday 20th August
Summer School will take place from Monday 16th to Friday 20th August from 9.00-2.30pm each day. We will be confirming who has a place at Summer School some time in July.
First day of Autumn Term for Year 7 – Friday 3rd September
Students should arrive by 8.25am via the Chislehurst Road entrance.
Y7 Parent/Carer Information Evening – Thursday 30th September
Provided circumstances allow, we will be holding an information evening for new Y7 parents on Thursday 30th September. This will also be an opportunity to meet your daughter’s form tutor.