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"Be the best you can be"
A warm welcome to the Stanmore Primary School website. We hope you will enjoy browsing our pages, meeting our children and staff, all of them determined to ‘be the best that they can be…’


Here are a few of our most regularly asked questions. More will be added and if you have any suggestions for useful information to be included in this section, then please do email our website manager, Ali Richardson at


1.How do I sign up to School Gateway?

Click on the following link:

Select ‘School  Gateway  Login’,  click  on  ‘New  User’  and enter your email address and mobile phone number in the big white boxes. This MUST match the email address and mobile phone number details that we hold for you.  You will receive an email and text to tell you what your PIN  (personal identification number is. When you have this information, click on ‘School Gateway Login’ again, click on ‘Existing User’ and enter your email address and PIN in the white boxes. This will take you to a page showing information and links to make  online  payments. 


2. How do I make an appointment for parents' evening?

We now use an online booking system for parent evening appointments. It's easy to make an appointment, just visit


3. Is my after school club on tonight?

Dates for every after school club are sent out at the start of each term. This will tell you of any dates when the club may not run. We try very hard not to cancel a club but occasionally due to staff absence it may be necessary and we will inform you before the end of the school day if this is the case.


4. What are your INSET days this year?

INSET days for the academic year 2016 -2017 are as follows: Monday 10th October 2016, Friday 27th January 2017, Friday 31st March 2017, Monday 24th July 2017 and Tuesday 25th July 2017.


5. What's for lunch today?

School lunches are provided by HC3S and run on a three week cycle. If you click on the following link you will be able to see what's on the menu for today.


6. How can I find out if I'm eligible for free school meals?

The Hampshire County Council website has lots of information about free school meal criteria and has a handy online checking facility. Find out more by clicking on: