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New Starters 2018

Welcome to all the new children and parents starting Shardlow Primary School in September!


We will be updating this page with information to help the transition to school be as smooth as possible.


We can't wait to meet you soon. Please note the key dates below:


Thursday 7th June - Information Evening (Parents Only - 5pm)

Thursday 14th June - Stay and Play Session 1 (1.30pm-3pm)

Thursday 28th June - Stay and Play Session 2 (1.30pm - 3pm)

Friday 29th June - Transition Day (10.15am - 3.15pm)

Friday 6th July - Sports Day and after school Summer Fair - all welcome!

Thursday 12th July - Stay and Play Session 3 (1.30pm - 3pm)


Below are some activities and games you can do at home to prepare for starting school in September.

Fantastic Phonics

a is for...

Can you think of words that start with each letter? Listen to this song to get some ideas!

Jolly Phonics Song

Practice learning Phonics sounds and actions!

Marvellous Maths

What will I learn in Reception?


The Reception year is focused on 7 different area's of learning; Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, Communication and Language, Literacy, Maths, Expressive Arts and Design and Understanding the World. More information can be found through this link and at the Parent Information evening.