New Starter Events:
Children joining us in September are invited to our welcome events. Letters have been sent home with children or their siblings, or have been sent in the post.
If your child is joining us in Nursery, your family is invited to our open morning on Saturday 15th July 10.00-12.00 You can read the letter here nursery open morning 2017
If your child is joining us in reception and already attends our nursery, then parents/carers are invited to our open evening on Thursday 13th July 6.00pm You can read the letter here reception open evening 2017
If your child is joining us in reception but has not attended our nursery, then you are invited to both events. You can read the letter here new reception open morning 2017
We are delighted that your child is joining us in September. Please read the following information in order to help you prepare:
Nursery and Reception children wear jade green uniform.
All items of clothing need to be clearly labelled with your child’s name.
Plain white shirt or polo shirt (jade green or white.)
Navy/black/grey trousers or skirt.
Green sweatshirt, fleece or cardigan.
Sensible black flat school shoes.
Green and white checked summer dress.
Jewellery: Small stud earrings are acceptable. For safety reasons no other jewellery should be worn at any time.
Hair: Long hair should always be worn tied back for school.
Jade green cardigans and jumpers with the school logo can be purchased from local shops including Sallies, Manchester Road.
There are lots of ways in which you can help to prepare your children (and yourselves!) for starting school. Please take some time to look at these useful links:
Parents-Partners In Learning This document explains why we need to work together.
Foundation Years Click on the parents tab for lots of useful information.
NHS How to help prepare your child for starting school.
Family Lives Some top tips.
Dad info A dad’s guide to starting school
Netmums Preparing for the big day.
Pacey.org have produced lots of materials to help parents prepare their children for starting school. You can watch a video by clicking here and you can download lots of fun activity ideas by clicking on the links below.
The following leaflets have been produced by the National Association of Headteachers and are very helpful:
More information on the Early Years curriculum and how to support children throughout their time in nursery and reception can be found on our Parents’ Page