Starting School

What happens when my child is ready to start school?

First as a parent you need to apply for a school place through Telford and Wrekin school admissions Applying for a school place

Once we know that your child has been allocated a place in our school we will contact you so we can support you and your child through the transition process. If your child has not attended our nursery will make arrangements for a home visit from the class teacher. This will give you and your child an opportunity to get to know us in the 

Click here for the federation's Induction & Transition Policy.

All Reception children and parents will be invited into school for two introductory visits will then be invited to two induction sessions in school to meet the Reception staff. If your child has Special Educational Needs we will also arrange meetings with the Special Needs Coordinator from the school to ensure the correct provision is put into place.  

In September the children's first week will be an induction week settling into their new school and further communication to parents will let them know timings.   

In Reception your child will be working towards the outcomes for the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. 

For more information on you child's Reception class please click on the link below. 

Chicks 1 Transition Book

Chicks 2 Transition Book

For more information on getting your child Reception ready please click on the links below.

Am I ready for school?  Tips for parents 

Road to School

NHS: Is your child ready to start school?

Moving into Key Stage 1

When your child has completed their Reception year they will then move to Year 1 and then the following year to Year 2. In this new Key Stage your child will be working towards the End of Key Stage 1 outcomes as part of the National Curriculum.

Moving to Key Stage 2

When your child transfers to Year 2 you must apply for a place in KS2 which may be at our feeder Junior school Wrockwardine Wood C of E Junior School or a local primary school. Please see our admissions page for more information about transferring to Year 3.