Information about the school day and how to help your child in the first few weeks.
The school day usually starts between 08:30 and 9:00.
As a parent, you are responsible for ensuring your child gets to school on time and attends regularly.
Find out about snacks, lunch and pack-ups
All York primary and secondary schools are for both boys and girls. Some private or independent schools, where you pay fees, are single sex schools.
Children in primary schools get homework about once a week but older children get homework every day.
Schools hold after-school parents’ meetings at least twice a year in primary schools and once a year or more in secondary schools.
You can ask to speak to the head teacher or class teacher. You can ask for an appointment by phoning or calling into the school office during the school day.