New Starters

Welcome to our new Reception children and their families, this page will provide you with lots of information relevant to starting school in September 2020.

We will continue to update this page with additional information as it becomes available.

The Reception Team are delighted to share this video with you to introduce you to your class teachers and your new classrooms. We can’t wait to meet you!


Our School Video

Click here to go to our web page which contains our school video – About Us 

Reception Intake Information

The information below contains lots of information about our school and starting in September.

Reception Starters Slides – 2020

The Early Years Foundation Stage New Parents Booklet 2020

Teacher and Classroom Introductions

The staff have produced a transition booklet for each class so that you can share this with your child!

Transition Book Miss Parsons

Transition Book Mrs Vermiglio & Mrs Thorrington

Transition Book Miss Daley

Curriculum Information

Click on the links below to access information about the Foundation Stage Curriculum and what you can do to support your child at home.

Statutory Reception Curriculum   

Guidance for Reception Parents Look at 30-50 months and 40-60 months to view expectations for the age range and guidance for what you can do to support at home.

The following video provides support and advice for helping children to pronounce their letter sounds correctly. These are the sounds that children will begin to learn in September when we start our phonics lessons.


Term Dates

Please note that Reception children have a different start date in September to the document below due to induction.

Term Dates 2020-2021 

Parking Information

This information is produced by our Junior Road Safety Officers who are children from our school.

Parking Information

Link Club Information

Our link club is very popular so please contact Mrs Thornton as soon as possible if you need this service – all details in the document.

Link Club Information

Friends of St Philip’s

Contact information and details all about our fundraising group run by our parents.

Friends of St Philip’s Information