It was a real pleasure welcoming so many families to tour the school back in the autumn term so thank you all for taking the time to visit. During our Open Day tours, we received a great deal of positive feedback especially about our wonderful Year 6 tour guides and, listed below, are just a few examples:


As National Offer Day gets ever closer, please find below the key dates of the Reception induction timeline for 2024 cohort.


Induction Timeline: Reception 2024




Wednesday 12th June 5pm

(Presentation at 6pm)

Induction Evening

 Parents can arrive anytime between 5pm and 6pm to allow for admin tasks to be completed. The Head Teacher and Early Years Leader will then make a short presentation at 6pm. The Admissions Form and Induction Pack will be emailed to you prior to the evening and parents are kindly requested to bring back their completed forms and birth certificates to this event - if you haven’t already emailed them back. 

To allow for the smooth, efficient running of this event, we kindly ask that children do not attend on this evening.

Wednesday 3rd July & 

Wednesday 10th July


Morning 9.30am-10.30am

Afternoon  2pm-3pm

Stay and Play Events

 Parents and pupils come to school. The children will spend an hour in their new classroom while the parents will get to know each other over some coffee and cake.

15 pupils from each class will attend the morning event with the other 15 attending the afternoon event. If your child visits in the morning on the 3rd July, they will then visit in the afternoon on the 10th July and vice versa.

The exact dates and times for the Stay and Play Sessions will be provided in your child’s individual summary sheet, which will you have received on the evening of 12th June.

Thursday 11th &  Friday 12th July

Home Visits

 School staff will visit you in your home to learn more about your child and the wider family context.

Monday 15th July

10.30am-12.00 noon


Family Picnic

 The whole new Reception cohort are invited to a Family Picnic on the school field.

The event runs from 10.30am – 12 noon.

Thursday 29th &  Friday 30th August

Home Visits

School staff will visit you in your home to learn more about your child and the wider family context.

Monday 2nd September &  Tuesday 3rd September

First Two Days at School

All children come to school for the morning at 8:55am and go home at 12 noon.

Wednesday 4th September

&  Thursday 5th September

Staying for Lunch

 All children come to school for the morning at 8.55am and stay for lunch. Children go home at 1:30pm

Friday 6th September 

First Full Day

All children to spend the whole day at school going home at 3.30pm


If you have any queries, the school telephone line is open on weekdays between 9.00am and 4.00pm or you can email the Admin Team on  

Admissions Form

Updated: 24/05/2024 277 KB

Induction Pack

Updated: 24/05/2024 1.21 MB

Reception Appeals

Updated: 20/02/2024 183 KB
Updated: 23/04/2024 57 KB


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