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Galley Hill Primary School, Hemel Hempstead. Galley Hill rated GOOD by Ofsted. 'Value of the Month - 'COURAGE'

School Office

The school office is the first point of contact at the school and is open from 8.30am - 4.30pm.
The office staff are Mrs Aldwinckle, Miss Ambrose and Mrs Sproat. There is a 24 hour answer phone available to leave messages outside these hours.

Most letters, order forms and holiday request forms are available from from the office.

Payment of money

Please send all monies into school in a sealed envelope.


  • with the child's name and class.
  • the amount enclosed.
  • what the money is for.
  • any cheques should be signed and dated (made payable to galley Hill Primary School)


To minimise the amount of money coming into the school office, we would like to encourage you to use the online payment service School Gateway.


If you have not already activated your School Gateway account. It’s quick and easy to do. All you need is your email address and mobile number that school holds on record for you.

Download the app: If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app store (Android and iPhone).


Visit the website: and click on ‘New User’. You’ll receive a text message with a PIN number. Then use this PIN number and your email address to log into School Gateway.




Download the app:  If you have a smartphone, please download School Gateway from your app  
store (Android and iPhone). The app shows the same information as the website PLUS it saves
the school money when we send you a text message.


Email/Text service

The school office runs a email/text service to inform parents of events and school closures, please ensure you keep them informed of current mobile numbers & email addresses.



If your child is going to be absent from school due to illness please phone the school office. Children should not be taken out of school for holidays during term time as this disrupts their education. If the absence is unavoidable, an application must be made to the school using the Leave of Absence form which is available from the School Office.



In the event of your child being late for school, they should come to the school office where you should complete the late book and the office staff can take lunch orders.

Emergency Contacts

It is essential that the school is kept up to date with any changes to a child’s emergency contact details. Children do fall ill during the day and occasionally accidents happen in the playground, with the result we would need to contact an adult who will take responsibility for the child.

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