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School Tours during the school holidays: Tuesday 10:00

General drop off and pick up requirements

Our designated drop off and pick-up area is on the side of the school facing Barwa City via Gate 2 or parents can park outside the school grounds.

All children must be collected promptly at the end of the school day/ after an ASA/ at the end of after school care. Staff are not available to supervise children after hours.

Foundation Stage students:

  • Children must be dropped off and picked up by a parent or adult who has been registered by the school.
  • Please ensure you register any other adults that may be picking your child up from school e.g. a driver or grandparent, at the Main Office Reception. You will be required to provide their QID/s, this will be handed to their Class Teachers as well as our security guards. You will also be required to apply for a School ID card for these individuals.
  • All parents must wear either their QR ID Lanyard or the Parent School ID Lanyard. Failure to display this may result in refusal to enter the school buildings/grounds. A parent lanyard is available from the office.
  • Children must be dropped off and picked up, directly from their classroom.
  • We will not allow any child to be picked up without permission and the required School ID lanyard.
  • Your child should arrive to school with their school bag, a healthy snack and lunch, a water bottle, wearing sun cream, their school hat and in full school uniform.
  • If your child has swimming lessons then please send them in with their swimming costume, hat and goggles in a swimming bag.
  • If your child has PE lessons, they can come to school dressed in their PE clothes.
  • Please ensure that you have applied sunscreen on your child before arriving at school each day during the summer months. It is advisable to purchase a longer lasting sun cream so that it will last the entire day. Children are also required to wear either the school legionnaire or sun hat during outdoor play. You may keep hats in your child’s locker for them to access when required.
  • Children who are attending after school care will be accompanied to their aftercare classroom by a member of staff.
  • Children who are going home with another student require written permission either via a letter from their parents, this should be handed to the child’s class teacher or a message on Dojo, before the school will release them to another adult.

Primary students:

  • KS1 parents may drop and collect their children directly from their classrooms.
  • KS2 parents must drop their children off at the bottom of the stairs next to the PRIMARY ENTRANCE and they can walk up to their classrooms on their own, parents may collect them from the classrooms at the end of the day.
  • Your child should arrive to school with their school bag, a healthy snack and lunch, a water bottle, wearing sun cream, their school hat and in full school uniform. Students can purchase snacks and lunch from the canteen, these are available to certain year groups only, please ask your teacher for further info.
  • If your child has swimming lessons then please send them in with their swimming costume, hat and goggles in a swimming bag.
  • If your child has PE lessons, they can come to school dressed in their PE clothes. Girls from Year 5 and above will need to wear their tracksuit trousers over their PE shorts to and from school, these may be removed only during PE lessons on the school premises.
  • Please ensure that you have applied sunscreen on your child before arriving to school each day during the summer months. It is advisable to purchase a longer lasting sun cream so that it will last the entire day. Children are also required to wear the school legionnaire hat during outdoor play.
  • Children who are attending after school care will be accompanied to their aftercare classroom by a member of staff. Walking home from school: Students in Years 5 and 6 will require a written permission slip from their parents to walk home from school, this must be handed in at the Main Office Reception, the Executive Principal will then approve the request and all necessary staff notified.

Secondary students:

  • Secondary students can be dropped off and picked up at the designated areas and make their own way to the classrooms.
  • Your child should arrive to school with their school bag, a healthy snack and lunch (Snacks and lunch are available from the canteen via a pre-paid card. Cash will not be accepted.), a water bottle, and in full school uniform.
  • Walking home from school: Only secondary students, and primary students with older secondary siblings, will be allowed to walk home from school without a parent permission slip.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Parents should always wait in the designated area/s provided.
  • The Class Teacher/Form Tutor will release your child to you at the end of each school day. Please do not enter any classroom/s without permission.

Children using the bus service

Children using the bus service will be escorted to their designated pick up points where their monitoring hostess will assist them to their bus and will travel home with them.

After School Activities

Those remaining for ASAs will be taken to the Sports Hall and will begin ASAs at 14.05. Children can be collected after their ASA at their agreed designated pick up points.

Early drop off and after school care

If both parents work, or you are a single parent, you can register your child/ren for before and after school care club on a termly basis.

If both parents work, please attach the official letter of employment for the parent that does not work for Qatar Airways with the application form.

This may not be used as an option for children to be left in school to wait for a paid activity to start at 15.00 or to wait for a sibling that is attending an ASA.

Please note:If children are collected late on three occasions, the service will no longer be available to you as a parent to use.

Forms are available at the Main Office Reception or from our website: https://oryxschool.qa/school-life/after-school-activities-and-clubs

Students will be supervised from 06.30 to 07.15 for early drop off and 14.00 until 16.00 for after school care, Sunday – Thursday. Please pick your children up promptly by 16.00.

Please Note: Gate 1 will open for early drop off from 06.30 and close for late pick up at 16.00 every day.