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Churchfield Church School and Nursery

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New Starters 2022



On behalf of everyone at Churchfield Church School and Nursery, we would like to wish a warm welcome to our wonderful new co-hort of children who will be transitioning into Reception during the next academic year. It will be a real pleasure to get to know all of our lovely new and existing families that are joining us. 

During the upcoming weeks and months ahead, we will use this space to share with you any information or updates about your child’s transition into Reception. 

Dates for your diary



Friday 10th June at 2pm- School Readiness Workshop for Parents  

When you are thinking about your child starting school it can raise many questions, feelings, and emotions for you and your family. This workshop will help support you and your child to be school ready. Please check Famly for the date of this workshop. 


Wednesday 22rd June – 6.00-7.00pm – New Parents Induction Evening  

An invitation for parents to meet your child’s class teacher, hear how we organise the school day and how you can best support your child’s transition into school.  School uniform information can be found on our website and can be purchased from Hooks store in Bridgwater. 

This is a formal meeting and your child is not required to attend as they will have lots of other opportunities to meet their teacher.  There will be a crèche available should you have any problems with childcare- please return the attached form to the office if you would like to book a place. 


Wednesday 6th July –Nursery and Reception Sports Day 

This will be a great opportunity for the Nursery and Reception children to get together for a fun sports day. We would love parents to come and watch and cheer the children on, you could bring a picnic, fingers crossed for nice weather.  Further information will be available on the induction evening. 



Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd September- Home Visits 

The reception teachers will be arranging home visits for this week. This is an opportunity for the teachers to find out a little bit more about your child (their interests and how to support them with settling in at school). The teachers will be in touch with you to arrange a time and date. 



Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th September-Mornings (8.40-12 including lunch) First Mornings at School 

This will be the first two mornings at school for your children. This will be a great opportunity for them to build up their confidence and independence as they settle into their new environment,  



Thursday 8th September Onwards- Children in Full Time 

Your children will stay all day from this day onwards, if you feel your child may need a longer settling in period we can discuss this with you. 

Here is a link to a video of the new reception children's parents presentation delivered on 22nd June 2022.

EYFS School Uniform at Churchfield

Starting School


Below are some links that may be helpful to support you and your child with the transition into school.

Tools to help with your child's development and wellbeing

Zones of Regulation


Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.' Joshua 1:9