New Starters – September 2022

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.

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 that navigate you around our website to important information that New Starters might need to know.



Complete the following Steps:

Step 1:

Read the following letter of information


Step 2:

Join us on our Induction meeting:

 – Tuesday 5th July at 6:00pm (In the School Hall – Access by the bottom play ground – Entrance C).

Slides from the induction meeting:

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Step 3 –

Fill out the following form – (This form needs to be completed by 11 July 2022)


Title Published Expires
Admissions form 10/06/2020 Never

Step 4:

Sign up to our stay and play sessions by completing one of the forms below and submitting it.

Colour group allocation for Stay and Play sessions W/C 18th July 2022 and Teams

If your child’s surname begins with (e.g. My name is Ben Kerr, so I would come to a BLUE stay and play and I would buy a BLUE PE uniform for my child.):
A, B, C, D:  RED
I, J, K, L, M, N, O: BLUE
P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z: GREEN


July 2022’s transition timetable:

Step 5:

If you require a 1:1 meeting on Thursday 14th July, to discuss in more detail your child’s needs, please book on the form below (OPTIONAL): 


New Starters 2022 1:1 Meetings Mr Kerr/Miss Rushworth

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:

Still struggling with the technical apsects of the App? Please follow the link or the QR codes to view our web and App provider’s website:
Smart School Parent App – Parent Guide:
Contact the App Support Team:


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:

In an effort to support those parents who work, we want to ascertain how many new parents would need before and after school care. Please can you take five minutes to fill the form out below if you are in need of this service:

Consultation on before and after school care




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