Welcome to Reception

Welcome to Woodcroft Primary School.  Here is some key information that you will need to know before starting in Reception:

  • School starts at 8.45am for Reception (gates close at 9.00am) and sessions finish at 3.00pm. Children can arrive between 8.45am and 9.00an and be collected between 3.00am and 3.15pm.
  • The Foundation Stage Entrance (Nursery and Reception ) is on Wolsey Grove.
  • For the first week the children do 5 x ½ days (mornings 8.45- 11.50am) to support them to settle.  
  • Please tell us if someone else will be collecting your child as we are unable to let them go unless this has been previously arranged.  
  • School Uniform consists of a red jumper, white shirt of polo shirt, grey skirt, pinafore dress, shorts or trousers (a red and white checked summer dress is optional), black shoes
  • Please provide a warm waterproof jacket as part of their day is spent outdoors.
  • A named change of clothes (non-uniform is fine).
  • Your child will need a book bag.
  • You may wish to provide wellies and waterproofs for your child to play in the garden.  
  • PE Kits: white polo shirt, navy shorts, trainers, drawstring bag (Spring and Summer Term)
  • Jumpers with school logo, book bags, red sun hats, PE bags are available on SchoolMoney after you enrol
  • Please put your child’s name on everything!
  • If you receive benefits or other financial support your child may be entitled to Pupil Premium Funding.  If this is the case please let us know.  
  • Lunch: Up to the age of 7 years children are entitled to a free school meal 
  • Fruit and milk is provided in the morning, please sign up for your free milk by visiting: www.coolmilk.com