Welcome to Reception 2021
Welcome to Reception at Prae Wood! We are very much looking forward to welcoming you and your child joining us in September 2021
As you know, we have not been able to follow our usual transition routines for new families joining us in September, but we hope that this page will provide a reference point for the information that you need. We include a link to the powerpoint presentation, which Mrs Sheppard and Mrs Lesnik used as a basis for their online meetings with you. Please click on the image below to access/download the presentation again.
In addition to this you have been sent an email with all the details of dates and times specific to your child for their transition, settling and start with us in Reception at Prae Wood. Please make a note of the details.
Useful links, ahead of the start of term
Please complete and return the form by the 1st July, making sure you have completed all required fields.
Breakfast and Afterschool clubs are available for Reception children from Monday 13th September. The school office will make your required bookings for you for the month of September, after which time we ask you do so via School Gateway. Please submit your required dates using the links below. 2 weeks notice is required for changes and cancellation and we ask that you read the Terms and Conditions when registering your child.
Register for Little Breakfast Club
Register for Little RASCals
Don't forget that you need to register directly with our provider Cool Milk if you would like your child to have milk each day. Visit www.coolmilk.com/parents to register. Milk is free for all children under the age of 5. You can opt to pay for the service to continue once your child is older than 5, if you wish to do so.
If your child needs specific medical support during their day at school, or medicine to be given, we ask that you complete the following forms and return to the School Office. Medicines should be brought to school in a clearly labelled container
If your child has any dietary requirements you should note these on your Admission Form and also submit a form to our catering company, Pabulum
If you wish to notify us of a medically prescribed dietary requirement, please click here then complete and return the form. We will require notice and details from a medical practitioner prior to starting any amended meal provision. This may take up to 10 days for Pabulum to confirm the menu and dietary choices.
If you have queries about what Pabulum can do in providing food for pupils with special dietary requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and they aim to answer your query within 3 working days.
Please follow the link below to their latest blog on Special Dietary Requirements:
Uniform click the blue text to visit our website page for Uniform
School Nursing Team
The School Nursing Team were not able to join a Welcome Meeting with us, as they usually would and so have prepared some information for parents.
They have asked us to share a short whiteboard animation with you and to remind you that you can contact them using the enquries number 0300 123 7572
Their website is www.hertsfamilycentres.org/
Is your child school ready?
Children who are school ready are happy, healthy, curious and eager to learn. The Early Years service, in partnership with EY providers, schools and Herts for Learning have developed a school readiness guide to support families and children. Click on the link below for more information: