FAQ

How do I contact the academy?

  1. Telephone: 01274 543711 If lines are busy or out of hours you can leave a message on our answerphone.
  2. Email – info@whetleyacademy.org.uk

What do I do if my child is absent from school?

  1. Please telephone 01274 543711 to report absence, before 8.00am on the first day of absence.

Please contact the academy on each day of absence. 

What do I do if my child has a medical appointment during the school day?

Wherever possible, appointments should be made outside of school hours, however where this is not possible please inform the academy in advance of the appointment. This can be via a telephone call. You will also need to provide a copy of the appointment card/letter. You will then need to collect your child from Reception at the allocated time. 

What do I do if my child needs to take medication during the school day?

Please bring medicines to the office where you will be asked to complete a medicine administration permission form.

Longer term or more complex medical conditions will require a Health Care Plan to be completed. Please contact the academy to arrange a meeting. 

How do I pay for school dinners, visits etc?

A Revalve machine is located in the main reception where parents can deposit cash for school dinners using pin codes. If you require a PIN code for your child, please ask the staff in the main office.

Educational visits/visitors money is paid to the class teacher.

Who is the academy’s uniform supplier and where can I buy uniform?

Whetley Academy’s official uniform stockist is Academia located at 11a Edward Street Bradford, BD4 7BH. Branded jumpers and cardigans can be purchased from the main office.

Unbranded uniform can be purchased from other outlets, eg Asda, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer.

How do I find out how well my child is doing at school?

You will receive a report six times during the academic year (usually during the last week of each half term).  In addition there is a parents’ consultation for each class where you will be able to make appointments to meet class teachers.  If you would like a meeting at any other time please arrange this directly with your class teacher.