Headteacher – Mr Rob Dell

Northfields Infants & Nursery School


01462 623388

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Morning session 09:00 – 12:00
Afternoon session 12:00 – 15:00

Main School

Foundation Stage

Morning Session 08:50 – 12:00
Lunch 12:00 – 13:00
Afternoon Session 13:00 – 15:10

KS1 Children     

Morning session 08.50 – 12.00
Playtime 10.30 – 10:45
Lunch 12.00 – 13:00
Afternoon session 13:00 – 15:10

Children and parents should arrive in the playground from 08.40. Doors will open at 08.50.

It is important that children are punctual for the start of the day. All late arrivals – 09.00 onwards – must report to the office as all late arrivals need to be logged.

The Office is open daily Monday – Friday 08:30 –  15:30

If you need to contact the school outside of these hours you can leave a message on our answer phone and we will get back to you alternatively you can send us an e-mail at admin@northfields.herts.sch.uk

School Office Staff 

Mrs Laura Tolliday – Secretary
Mrs Debbie Crombie – Finance Assistant

If it is unavoidable for your child to miss school due to illness, you must telephone or call the office giving the reason for absence by 9:15 am.

Without a valid reason, your child will be given an ‘Unauthorised Absence’ mark in the register.

If you do have to take your child out of school during term time we ask that you complete our Request for Absence form.


The Government strongly discourages the taking of holidays during working school time. Any absence means your child is missing valuable learning time.

We are not able to authorise any leave of absence during term time unless there are exceptional circumstances. 

A decision on whether the school will be open cannot usually be made until the site and staffing levels have been assessed. 

Parents can check whether the school is open in several ways:

  • TAP HERE to see weather updates on this website
  • Listen to local radio or check their website 
  • Check Hertfordshire County Council’s school closure website

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