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New Reception Children 2023

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 2023.  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 2023 :  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.

19th June 2023 – Stay and Play (with 1 parent) from 11am – 12pm

27th June 2023 – Welcome Meeting for parents / carers from 5pm – 6pm

30th June 2023 – Transition paperwork to be into the school before 3:30pm

5th July 2023 – Stay and Play (child only) from 11am – 12pm

13th July 2023 – Stay and Play (child only) from 4pm – 5pm

Important Dates for September 2023

Monday 4th /Tuesday 5th 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 27th June.

6th, 7th and 8th 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 11th September – All children to be in school for the morning and lunchtime (9:10 – 12:30pm)

Week Commencing 18th September – All children to be in school full time.

Tuesday 19th September – A Reception Curriculum Evening for parents / carers only from 5pm – 6pm.  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 Readiness for Parents : A guide produced by the Local Authority with some tips for getting your child ready for school.