Welcome to Newburgh Primary School Aims of this Evening Introduce you to key members of Staff in the School and the Reception Unit. To learn about the roles of Governing Body and the Parents and Teachers Association. What to expect when your child first starts school in September. Mr Smith Mr Binnie (Chair of the Governing Body) Lisa Brown (Parent and Vice Chair PTA) The School Office The School Office is your first point of contact. Mrs Caddick– Office Manager/School Business Manager Mrs Fleming Mrs Hall – Administrators Mrs Elswood – Administrative Assistant Uniform, Absence, Dinners, Milk, Queries. What to expect in September Home visits wb. September 2nd Staggered Start. Group 1 – Starts on September 8th. Group 1 and group 2 come in September 9th. Group 1, 2 and 3 are all in on the September 10th 11th and 12th. The children will have lunch in school this week and go home at 1.00pm. Daily Routine in September Children arrive at 9:05 for the first week (WB. 8th September), parents are welcome to help their child find their peg, drawer, lunch box trolley and sit down on the carpet. WB. 15th September, children come in at 9:05 and you can help with coats and bags but see if children can come to the carpet on their own. WB. 22nd September, children come in at 9:05 and parents can still come into the setting but in previous years we have found that the children are generally happy to come in on their own (its harder for the parents!). But please feel free to check them onto the carpet. Daily Routine in October There will be a teacher on the door (to prevent children running out) and children can come into the classroom from 8:45 from WB. 29th September. There will be Reception staff inside the door to assist children. Register and learning time, with a playtime at 10.40. Lunch is from 12.00 - 1.00 pm and then more learning time in the afternoon and home time is at 3.15 pm. Uniform What your child will need when they start in September. Book Bag Labels Uniform is available on Thursday mornings 8.45 – 9.15 am, from the office, or please ask for an order form. You will not need a indoor PE kit until WB. 6th October. How to help your child at home Reading and Sharing a book. Fortnightly newsletter. Home Learning book to record your child's significant learning e.g swimming without arm bands. Parents are invited to Celebration Assemblies - children receive pebble certificates. Themed activity sessions four times a year. Parents evening. Reading evening. This PowerPoint will be available on the school website.
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