Admission

 

Welcome to Nursery

We hope that you enjoy our virtual tour and gain a good insight into what your child can expect in September.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mjaf6FhNCuc

 

EXCITING NEWS!

Your new teacher Mrs Jervis has created a 'This is Me' video!

The video is a small introduction to your new teacher, please share the videos with your children ahead of September.

Many thanks,

Miss Leese and Mrs Jervis xx

Nursery, introducing Mrs Jervis-

 

 Mrs Jervis would like to invite you to join in with Story time!

Submit your completed form online.

     

    Nursery-Admissions-Forms-2021-2022

     

    Please read our 30 hour guidance carefully and contact the school office if you have any questions regarding the 30 hour funding application process.

    30 hours Nursery Free Entitlement

    We are lucky enough to work closely to our fantastic wrap-around care providers Reach for the Stars!

    Reach for the Stars is located within the Early Years building. Through Reach for the Stars we can offer a full day at school whether this be through 30-hour entitlement or self funding.

    For more information regarding Wrap-around care you can visit https://reachforthestarsnursery.co.uk/knypersley/

    or alternatively call on 01782 517433

    Ready for Nursery Information 2021:

     

    We are really excited to get to know you all from September and learn together as a team!

    Please see below our 'Welcome To EYFS 2020' booklet. It contains information regarding life at Knypersley First School

    Welcome to EYFS booklet 2021

    Before you arrive please work on the documents below and see how many skills you can master prior to starting your Nursery journey with us.

    If you have any concerns or feel there is key information regarding your child that staff need to prepare for in order for your child to have the best start possible please do not hesitate to get in touch on 01782 973810

    I am ready for nursery

    Preparing for nursery 2

    Preparing for nursery

    Welcome to Reception

    We hope that you enjoy our virtual tour and gain a good insight into what your child can expect in September.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRunhx8EXQk

     

    EXCITING NEWS!

    Your new teachers have created 'This is Me' videos!

    The videos are a small introduction to your new teachers, please share the videos with your children ahead of September.

    Many thanks,

    Miss Leese and Mrs Beckett xx

    Creative Caterpillars, introducing Mrs Beckett -

    Busy Bees, introducing Miss Leese-

     

    Miss Leese from Busy Bees and Mrs Beckett from Creative Caterpillars would like to invite you to join them for a story!

    Children will be admitted in September of the academic year in which they become four years old. It is the County Council’s policy to try and meet parents’ wishes where possible, however in some cases there may be more applications for a particular setting than there are places.

    website link to Staffordshire Admissions

    Ready for Reception 2021 (please see below for video)

    Please be reassured that any of the uniform pieces within the above photo will be accepted as EYFS uniform. The video below had been recorded prior to parent phones call where many parents expressed their concerns that they had purchased red school jumpers in advanced. We have made a decision to accept any of the following in any pairing as part of our uniform transition year:-

    • Red school PE tops
    • White polo tops
    • Black school hoodie
    • Red school jumper/ cardigan
    • Black leggings/ jogging bottoms
    • Black shorts/ skorts
    • Velcro trainers

    From Easter we will be transitioning into Year 1-4 uniform to support with the move into Year 1.

    Reception Ready video 2021:

    We are so excited to get to know you all in September and to see you grow and achieve over the years to come!

    Please see the below leaflet for information around life within Reception at Knypersley First School!

    Welcome to EYFS booklet 2021

    Below are some useful links to documents that will help you to become 'Reception Ready'.

    If you have any concerns or feel there is key information regarding your child that staff need to prepare for in order for your child to have the best start possible please do not hesitate to get in touch on 01782 973810

    PACEY school ready Reception

    I am ready for school knyp

    Developing Early Reading Skills

    When getting ready for Reception there are lots of educational aspects that you can focus on prior to your child starting with us in September. One important skill is 'oral blending' which is needed to support reading development. Please see the below video for information on supporting blending.