Information on reception class admissions for September 2017

The staff and Governors of Caroline Chisholm School are pleased to welcome you as parents of children allocated to our Reception classes for September 2017.

Relevant dates:

Document return dates:
Parental responsibility form 12th May

Address proof

·         Purchase proof/rental agreement

·         Council tax demand (current year)

·         Utility bill showing usage

12th May
Date of Birth proof 12th May
Data sheet 12th May
Pre-School/Nursery confirmation (on PR form) 12th May
Free school milk / Pupil Premium sign-up (if applicable) Before September
Stay and Play (1 hour – parents and children) 28th OR 29th June
½ day induction session (for children) 10th July
Induction evening for parents (no children please) 22nd June
Home Visits (you will sign up at the Induction evening for your chosen time/date) 5th – 8th September
Staggered start dates:
·         mornings until 12.00pm 11th – 13th September
·         mornings including lunch until 1.00pm 18th September
·         full time 25th September

The stay and play, induction session times and the staggered start date for your child will be advised nearer the time as these are linked to your child’s class group. Unfortunately, these cannot be ‘requested’.

Documents required from you.

Please e-mail or post the documents requested to Please mark the title of your e-mail with ‘Reception 2017’ AND your child’s name. If your child does not subsequently join us, these documents will be confidentially destroyed.

  1. The parental responsibility/Nursery/Pre-school confirmation form can be found here
  2. Date of birth and home address proof
  3. Data Sheet – click here

For your information.

Parents Induction Information evening is 22nd June. This is a key event in the transition process when you will have an opportunity meet key staff and sign up for your home visit. Further details can be found below.

Information on the parents information evening please click here

Medical Form, please click here

The stay and play sessions are an opportunity for you and your child to spend an hour in the classroom, participate in activities and meet the classroom staff.

The induction sessions are a ½ day (morning or afternoon) session for your child to have a short experience of life in the classroom in preparation for their starting in September.

PARENTPAY is our on-line payment system used for payments relating to music lessons/trips/clubs arranged by the school (not catering/lunches). You will be issued with a username and password for you prior to your child starting with us.

INSIGHT is our online portal for parents and it enables you to view reports, timetable and attendance information for your child. It is also used to book parents evening appointments and seats for other events. We will be using this system for seat booking for our Induction Evening. You will be sent a username and password when we send details about our Information Evening.

Uniform/starting school information will be given at our Parents Induction Information Evening.

Please direct any questions to our Admission Officer, Mrs R Guerriero.

Tel: 01604 669200 or e-mail