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New Starters 2019

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 will soon be updating this page with the dates for transition visits and our initial information evening. In the meantime have you seen our 10 keys for unlocking school readiness? 



Also 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.