New Reception Children 2022

A huge welcome to St Chad’s Patchway C of E Primary School


We are looking very much forward to being able to welcome our new Reception children into our school from September 2022.  This page will constantly be being updated with further information, resources and dates for your diary.   We will strive to ensure that the transition for your child is a smooth one as they begin their learning journey with us at St Chad’s.

New to EYFS 2022 :  Follow the attached letter to find out important transition events taking place for your child before they start school at St Chad’s in September.

Important Dates for Transition Events 

Please return the slip from the letter to the school office highlighting which of the transition events you will be attending.

16th June 2022 – Stay and Play (with 1 parent) from 10:30am – 11:30am

17th June 2022 – Summer Celebration Day from 3 – 5pm

21st June 2022 – Stay and Play (with 1 parent) from 4 – 4:45pm

29th June 2022 – Welcome Meeting for parents / carers from 6 – 7pm

Friday 1st July 2022 – Transition paperwork to be into the school before 3:30pm

6th July 2022 – Stay and Play (child only) from 10:30 – 11:30am

15th July 2022 – Reception End of Year Show


Important Dates for September ’22

Monday 5/Tuesday 6 September

The class teachers will host 10 minute 1:1 meetings with each family (a chance to meet the teachers face-to-face, see the classroom and ask any questions). You’ll be able to sign up for a meeting at the Welcome meeting on 29th June.

7th, 8th and 9th September

9:10am – 11:30am – Children in Cabot and Brunel House to attend school.

1pm – 3:20pm – Children in Banksy and Wesley House to attend school.


Week Commencing 12th September – All children to be in school for the morning and lunchtime (9:10 – 12:30pm)

Week Commencing 19th September – All children to be in school full time.

Wednesday 21st September – A Reception Curriculum Evening for parents / carers only from 5:30 – 6:30pm.  More details about this will follow.


Invite to Class Dojo

Please look out for an email invite to Class Dojo so that you can communicate with the class teachers and view examples of work.

We would appreciate it if you could complete the data collection form and hand it back in to school as soon as possible please.


Please see below a range of photos of the school’s grounds.


School Sensory Garden

The entrance to the school garden










Our Pergola

Our Table Tennis Table








The School Trim Trail








Gateway to the field











School Readiness for Parents : A guide produced by the Local Authority with some tips for getting your child ready for school.

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