Welcome to our new starters information page. We understand the mixture of emotions involved in your child starting school, whether it is your first or fourth child. At Grange Infant School we would like to help take some of the pressure off by providing you with as much new starter information as possible.
We have three Year R classes at Grange Infants, these are; Starlings, Sparrows and Woodpeckers. Our wonderful Early Years teaching staff include-
Mrs Green Mrs Collinson Miss Brimecome
(Starlings class teacher (Woodpeckers class teacher) (Sparrows class teacher)
&Early Years leader)
Our stories, songs and smiles starts on Tuesday 11th June sessions are 1-2 and 2-3pm and the dates are as follows:
Tuesday 11th June Tuesday 18th June Tuesday 25th June Tuesday 2nd July Tuesday 9th July
Your child’s first week
All children starting school in September 2019 will be split into two groups; Group 1 and Group 2. Both groups will start school on Friday 6th September .
Group 1 – Friday 6th September and Monday 9th September, your child will be Mornings only and start at 8.45-8.55am. Drop off at the outside classroom door and collect at 11.45am from the outside classroom door. Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th September your child will stay for lunch and collection will be 1.30pm from the outside classroom door. From Thursday 12th September your child will start full time.
Group 2 – Friday 6th September and Monday 9th September, your child will be Afternoons only and start at 1.00pm. Drop off at the outside classroom door and collect at 3.15pm from the outside classroom door. Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th September your child will start at 8.45-8.55am and stay for lunch, being collected at 1.30pm from the outside classroom door.
As of Thursday 12th September all children will be entitled to a full time place at school. A usual day will be:
8.45-8.55am Drop off at the external class room door
3.15pm Collection from the external class room door
Please note that if you or the class teacher feels that your child is not ready to stay at school full time for the whole week from Thursday 12th September, they will be able to attend for MORNINGS ONLY for a few weeks. Please speak to your child’s teacher or teaching assistant if you have any worries or questions.