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Starting in Reception

I am looking forward to meeting everyone this week. 



Starting information which can be found in your information booklet

Welcome to Owls

Information for you and your child

Due to COVID-19 our arrangements for children entering into reception are different to normal. Please take the time to share the following book and video clips with your child. This will help them get used to their new classroom.

In their starting school packs I have included a book you and your child can fill with information you would like to share with Mrs Symonds in September. This could be drawings, photos as well as information about their likes and dislikes. 

File icon: pptx Our outdoor area video tour EYFS (1) [pptx 174MB] Click to download
File icon: pptx Owls classroom video tour EYFS (1) [pptx 17MB] Click to download
File icon: docx All about me book [docx 32KB] Click to download
File icon: pub Starting school book for child 2021 [pub 34MB] Click to download
File icon: docx STARTING SCHOOL BOOKLET 2021 [docx 59KB] Click to download

Photos to share with your child

What can I do to help my child before starting in reception?

Parents often ask how to prepare their child for starting in reception. Included in your starting school pack is a checklist to help. Most of the checklist involves your child's independence and love of learning. Everything else will come in time! Working on your child's physical strength in play through climbing, swinging, bike riding and trampolining will prepare their bodies for smaller movements and writing.


File icon: pdf count-with-me-leaflet-4-years-plus [pdf 428KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf read-with-me-leaflet-4-to-5years [pdf 528KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf write-with-me-leaflet-4-years-plus [pdf 738KB] Click to download