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Transition To New Classes

Dear Parents

 

I’m really pleased to let you know about our plans for transition this year.  For the past few years we have run an enhanced programme of transition with the intention of supporting children and families to make the best possible start in their new class in September.  I’m writing to let you know of this year’s arrangements and to let you know the staffing arrangements for September.

 

Our INSET day on Friday 28th June will be focused on handover of information regarding children’s achievements and development needs as well as pastoral information which would benefit children’s transition.  Then, from Monday 1st July, your child will be in their new class for two full weeks.  On Monday 15th July, children will return to their current classes to finalise this year’s learning.

 

The staffing arrangements for these new classes are:

 

Class

Year Groups in that class

Teacher

Teaching Assistant

Nursery and Reception

Nursery and Reception

Mrs Bowers

Mrs Fisher

1

Year 1 and Year 2

Mrs Pickering Monday all day, Tuesday all day and Wednesday morning.

Mrs Oldbury Wednesday afternoon, Thursday all day and Friday all day.

Miss Strickland Tuesday to Friday.

2

Year 3 and Year 4

For the Autumn term, Miss Bawden will teach Tuesday to Fridays.  Mrs Oldbury will teach on Mondays.

 

Miss Strickland on Monday, Mrs Dyer Tuesday to Friday.

3

Year 5 and Year 6

Mr Scott

Mrs Evers

 

Your child’s new teacher will arrange a meeting to meet new parents to let them know how things will work in the new class and to allow you to ask any questions that you have. 

The meetings will be held:

Class

Date/Time of meeting

Reception

Mrs Bowers will arrange home visits for those children moving in to reception

1

Wednesday 26th June at 2:30

2

Thursday 27th June at 3:30

3

Monday 24th June at 3:30

 

If you have any questions or concerns in the meantime, please do contact me or Mrs Bailey in the school office.

 

With very best wishes,

 

 

Paul Higginbottom

Head teacher

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