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New Reception Starters 2020

We are delighted that you have been successful in being allocated a place for your child to join our school family in September 2020. We would like to extend a warm welcome to you and your child from everyone at Mrs Bland’s.

On this page you will find information about Reception at Mrs Bland’s Infant and Nursery School, as well as updates for September. We hope that this page will answer many of your questions that you have about your child starting with us in September.

Obviously things are very different this year and we will do our upmost to ensure that children have a smooth and enjoyable transition into school.

Please use the links below to access information and to give you an insight into Reception Class at Mrs Bland’s.

1. Our New Starters information presentation is available for download as a Powerpoint presentation or to view as a PDF file presentation. We have also prepared a very child friendly online ebook about getting ready for your first day at school and introducing reception class teachers. The book can be found here on Please use the password Honeyland3

2. You are very welcome to view the exciting and engaging work of our two Reception classes, click here for Beech class pages and click here for Mable class pages.

Useful advice: school specific

 New Parent/Child: Mrs Bland's Information booklet.pdf

  Mrs Blands online ebookfor new reception children (password Honeyland3)

School Admissions Form 2020.pdf

 Consent Form 2020 -public images.pdf

Home School Agreement 2020.pdf

 Multiple Consent Form 2020.pdf

Checklist for School Uniform and Forest School clothing 2020.pdf

Milk for your child.pdf

Parentmail consent form.pdf

Useful advice/documents to support in preparing your child for Reception

Happy Talk.pdf

Listen and Learn.pdf

Make a mark, make a start.pdf

Pacey, Preparing for school guide.pdf

Steps to starting school.pdf

 BBC Bitesize starting primary school (external link, will open in a new tab)

A flying start to school (poster)