Information for Starting School in September 2023

Key Dates for Primary Transition

Friday 4th November 2022: School applications open 

Throughout November: Individual school tours

Monday 16th January 2023: School applications close

Monday 17th April 2023: National Offer Day

Monday 1st May 2023: Places must be accepted/refused

Over the course of May, teachers will contact feeder nurseries and visit the children where possible.


Thursday 22nd June First 'Stay and Play' sessions for children (Group A)

Saturday 24th June: Bridge Village Fete at the school (there will be an area targeted for our new children between 12pm and 1pm)

Thursday 29th June: First 'Stay and Play' sessions for children (Group B)

Thursday 6th July 2023: Transition into School Meeting for Parents / Second 'Stay and Play' session for children (Group A and B)


Friday 1st September and Monday 4th September: Parental Consultations

Tuesday 5th September 2023: Year R children start (half-days): 9am to 11.45 or 12.30pm to 3.15pm

Monday 11th September 2023: Year R children in school full-time (8.40am to 3.15pm)

Starting Year R

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