New to Early Years – Parent Information

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New to Early Years – Parent Information

New to Early Years 


Welcome to our school and welcome to our community!  Much of the general information that you will want to think about, can be found on our Admissions page, so make sure you click on this link to visit that page too!

This particular page is designed to supplement the Admissions page by giving you all the Reception specific information and paperwork in one handy place – we hope you enjoy it!

Information Packs

Below, you will find information packs for both Nursery and Reception. You can download these by clicking on the relevant image. You may also wish to download our ‘Starting School’ checklist which can be found here.

Welcome to Early Years!

Please see below a special video message from all our Early Years staff!


Our Early Years Learning Environment

Please see below special video tours of all the learning rooms in Early Years!





Mrs Richardson, Acting Admissions Officer, can provide lots of advice on admissions to Reception.

So, what do I need to do ahead of my child starting?

Starting school is an important, fun and exciting time!  Like us, you will want to get everything right for your child, and who better to help than Mrs Richardson?

Mrs Richardson and her team do a wonderful job of managing and coordinating all of our school admissions.  She is the ideal person to speak to to help you through the process of starting the school, so feel free to contact her with any questions you might have! 

Prior to starting with us, you will need to complete a series of forms, which will provide us with the information that we need before your child can start.  An initial contact form will be sent to you in the post. Please complete this straight away and return it to Richardson.  Further paperwork will then be available at a welcome meeting, which you will receive an invitation to.

Please be very careful and thorough when completing all documents, as we will use them for a series of important purposes, such as ensuring that all allergies and food needs are properly catered for.

The contact forms are especially important, as they list those people who you are happy to collect your child.  Please note that we will only allow those people named to pick up your child.  If you decide that you would like somebody else to collect your child, we will need you to first introduce us to them personally before they can be added to your list.  It is also vitally important that all phone numbers listed on the contact forms are kept current, and that mobile phone numbers listed relate to phones that are kept on throughout the day.   We must be able to contact you (or your named representative) on behalf of your child, quickly and easily at any point in the school day.

We very much look forward to your child starting with us in either Carle or Donaldson Class.  Congratulations on gaining a place at our school and welcome to our community – we look forward to a wonderful and productive journey of learning and discovery together!

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