You can request a printed copy of any of the below free of charge. 

The School Day:

School Day

Term Days:


  • Wednesday 2nd September 2020
  • Friday 23rd October 2020
  • Monday 2nd November 2020
  • Monday 4th January 2021
  • Friday 12th March 2021
  • Friday 11th June 2021

Holiday Requests:
Please request a holiday form from the school office. 

School Dinners:
Menu - Week 1
Menu - Week 2
Menu - Week 3
Mellors - Parents Information Pack
Mellors - Healthy Eating Policy Statement
Mellors - Healthy Pack Lunch Flyer
Mellors - School Food Standards
Mellors - Christmas Recipes
Mellors - Cooking at Home
Mellors - Food Facts
Mellors - Family Recipes and Activities Pack
Apply for Free School Meals

Somercotes Infants and Nursery School are part of the Learner's Trust MAT. We continue to follow the Derbyshire Admissions Policy and Guidelines. Please contact the local authority to find out about our admission arrangements
Local Authority's Website

At Somercotes Infant and Nursery our Curriculum follows the EYFS Framework and National Curriculum for Key Stage 1 - please see our curriculum for more information

In Reading and Phonics, we follow Letters and Sounds and use Bug Club decodable books throughout school- please see Reading on a Page and Reading and Phonics for more information

At Somercotes Infant and Nursery we use Talk4Writing throughout school - please see Writing on a Page for more information

In Maths we follow the White Rose Maths scheme - see Maths on a Page for more information 

Early Help
Early Help Letter to Parents
Our Early Help Offer

School Uniform:
School Uniform Policy
Purchase Uniform

Key School Policies:
Behaviour Poster
Keeping You Safe
Marking and Feedback
Rewards and Privileges Poster
Teaching and Learning
Visitor Sheet

Key Trust Policies
Attendance Strategy
Behaviour Principles Written Statement
Child Protection & Safeguarding
Exclusion Policy and Guidance
Social Media
Working Together to Safeguard Children
Anti-Bullying and Staff Harassment
Charging and Remissions
Sex and Relationships Education (SRE)
IT Acceptance Agreement

A full list of all the Trust's policies can be found here

Somercotes Infant and Nursery have a culture of vigilance and are committed to safeguarding.
Administration of Medicines
Child Protection
COVID-19 Child Protection and Safeguarding
Safeguarding Policy
Keeping Children Safe in Education
Children Missing in Education
Intimate Care
County Lines and Gangs Information
Safeguarding Leads
Starting Point Poster
Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions
First Aid
Infection Control
Our Commitment to Safeguarding
Tackling Extremism and Radicalisation
Private Fostering Policy
Guidance on Safer Working (I)
Guidance on Safer Working (II)
Working Together to Safeguard Children
What to do if you're worried a child is being abused
Voyeurism Act 2019

Visitor Protocol
Visitor Risk Assessment
Whole School Risk Assessment updated for September 2020
Bubble Planning updated for September 2020
Bubble Risk Assessment updated for September 2020
Child Protection Policy Addendum April 2020
Child Protection Policy Annex A June 2020
Lockdown Lens
Behaviour Policy Amendment
Attendance Letter for September 2020
Letter to Parents for June 2020
Letter to Parents for September 2020

Remote Learning

OFSTED Reports
OFSTED Reports
OFSTED Reports (Pre-Trust)

OFSTED Parent View
To view our Parent View results click here

OFSTED's Website
School Performance Page

Our School Performance
Outcomes for 2019

Pupil Premium Money:
Pupil Premium Overview
Pupil Premium in a Nutshell
2020/21 Strategy
2019/20 Strategy
2018/19 Statement

School Sport Premium Money:
Purpose of Funding
Evidencing the Impact of Primary PE and Sports Premium (July 2020)
Evidencing the Impact of Primary PE and Sports Premium (July 2019)
Sports Premium Funding Document '18/19
Sports Premium Funding Document '17/18

Appendix One
Derbyshire IASS
SEN Information Report
SEN & Learning Support
SEN Local Offer Statement
SEN Code of Practice
SEND In a Nutshell

Our Ethos and Values
Dream, believe and achieve.
Ethos and Values

We encourage parents to join Seesaw and access Active Learn. Please see your child's class teacher for more information.

Equality Statement

Stakeholder Views
Parent Questionnaire Results
Pupil Questionnaire Results

LEARNERs' Trust Annual Accounts and Reports:
Please click here to view a list of LEARNERs' Trust reports