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Guide for New EYFS Parents

New Reception Intake - September 2019


Dear Parents,
I would like to extend a warm welcome to you and your children and I am looking forward to meeting you in the coming weeks.


If you have confirmed your place with us, you should receive an information pack in the post in the coming weeks.  These documents will also be available on the website.

Key dates for your diary are:

Summer Term 2019

Friday 24th May 2019 – Deadline for Friendship Letters to be handed in.

Tuesday 11th June 2019 pm – Visit from invited pre-schools.

Tuesday 25th June 2019 1:30 – 2:30pm – First Official Visit.

Tuesday 25th June 2019 6:00pm – New Parent’s Information Evening.

Thursday 11th July 2019 1:30 – 2:30pm – Second Official Visit



Autumn Term 2019

Wednesday 4th September – Friday 6th September – Home Visits

Monday 9th September - Friday 13th September – Children to start in small groups 8:50am – 12 noon

Week Beginning 16th September – All children in 8:50am – 1:00pm

Week Beginning 23rd September – Children in full time

Week Beginning 7th October – Children to line up outside double doors at the beginning of the day in order to come in by themselves


We understand that the move to primary school is a big step for children to take and we work hard to ensure that the transition is a smooth as possible.  If you have any specific questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me via the school office.


Kind regards,
Lucy James - EYFS Team Leader