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Starting school is a milestone, not just for your child but also for you. You may be excited about this step or feel a little apprehensive as your child takes their first steps towards independence. 


At Parson Cross CE Primary School we aim to build a good relationship between home and school so that everyone involved can ensure that your child gets the very best from their time with us. 


Please do not hesitate to contact the school office should you require any further information. Miss Ruel will be able to answer your questions or point you in the right direction. 


Calendar of Events for September 2018 Starters


 1 - New Parents/carers welcome meeting


At this meeting you will have the opportunity to meet the Headteacher, Reception class teacher and other members of the school staff. We will be sharing information about what your child will need to start school, as well as gathering information from parents to ensure that transition is as smooth as possible for your children. Please bring your diary to this event as you will be asked to sign up for home visits and school workshops. 



2- Pre-school liaison

During the summer term, our Reception staff will visit your child in their current setting and find out key information to ensure that we make their start to school as smooth as possible.


3- Home Visits

Your child's class teacher will visit you and your child at home and meet them in their most comfortable setting. This visit is an opportunity to share any individual concerns or needs which you may have.

At the new parents/carers meeting  you will be able to sign up to a convenient time for the visit. 


4- Transition morning for children

From 9.30 - 11.30am children will be able to experience a morning in Reception and meet their new classmates and staff. 


5.- Ready for school? Workshops for parents/carers


Reception staff will be running three identical workshops at 9am, 11am and 1pm to share with you the key aspects of learning in Reception and help you to help your child be as ready for school as possible. You will be able to sign up for one of these workshops at our welcome meeting. 


September 2018 - Starting school- a gentle start


We know from experience that  our newest children find the first week of school exhausting. At Parson Cross CE Primary we start the first week with Reception children attending part time.