New Starters – September 2021

Dear Parents/Carers,

Let me take this opportunity to warmly welcome you and your family to Cookridge Primary School. I am delighted that your child will be joining us in September and I am very confident that they will be happy and successful during their time at Cookridge Primary School.

I fully appreciate that we are in unprecedented and uncertain times and our normal transition process has had to be adapted somewhat in order to follow government guidance. We have created this page purely for Parents/Carers of new Reception Starters 2021 to help you navigate through all the important information you will need to be aware of before September. Please rest assured that we are doing everything we can to prepare for your child’s first day in school.

In order to make life easier and to reduce the anxiety of, ‘Which forms do I need to fill out?’, please follow the step-by-step process located on this page. There are also links below that navigate you around our website to important information that New Starters might need to know.

Complete the following Steps:

Step 1 –

Fill out the following form – (This form needs to be completed by 2nd July 2021)


Title Published Expires
Admissions form 10/06/2020 Never

Step 2:

Read the follwing letter of information



Step 3:

Read the following document


Step 4:

1:1 phone calls are taking place this week: 

Step 5:

Sign up to our stay and play sessions by completing the form below

(Refer to the letter in ‘Step 2’ for your child’s group allocation)

Please wear school uniform for the stay and play sessions as it will make it all that more special – BIG school, SPECIAL outfit that makes me you ready for school.


Step 6:

Sign up to Tapestry:

 – Reception’s online learning journal for parents/carers to access and view child’s learning.


Title Published Expires
Tapestry 10/06/2020 Never

Step 7:

Download our school App and follow the guidance on the video below:


In September you will be given a further user name and password to link with your child’s attendance figures and receive individual notifications



Step 8:

Join us on one of our Induction Zoom meetings:

 – Wednesday 30th June at 6:00pm (Log on details HAVE been sent to your personal email addresses).



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