June 2018 - Welcome Letter
Starting School at Forest Fields Primary School New Admissions to Foundation 2
On behalf of the staff and governors, I should like to welcome you to Forest Fields Primary School. We hope that your family will have a long and happy association with us and look forward to welcoming you and your child into school.
An appointment has been made for you to speak to Meena Rana, our Parent Liaison and Attendance Officer (See your letter) It is most important that you attend this appointment. If it isn’t convenient, please telephone the office to re-book.
We offer a tour of the school and assistance with paperwork.
Book bags - £3.50, Sweatshirts - £8.00, Cardigans - £9.00
If you wish to purchase uniform a book bag or order milk (currently £11.10 if your child will be over the age of 5 in the first term), please bring some money with you to the meeting.
Please ensure you bring your child’s Birth Certificate and Passport together with a utility bill (gas, water, electric, telephone). We need to see these as evidence of identity, nationality and proof of address before your child can be admitted to our school. We shall need at least 2 contact telephone numbers for your child.
Class visits for children: Please attend as many sessions as possible. Please let your child’s current nursery know you are coming to see us on these days. Come through the side gate in Stanley Road (off Berridge Road) – follow the signs to the classes – your child’s name will be on a list on the class door. Parents may stay on site during the class visit in the Stanley Hall.
Monday 16 July 1.45pm – 3.00pm
Tuesday 17 July 9.30am – 11.30am
Wednesday 18 July 9.30am – 11.30am
Thursday 19 July 9.30am – 11.30am
There will be a number of forms for you to complete when you come to the meeting
Admission Form, Consent Form;
Pupil Premium - Free School Meals/clothing allowance (if you’re are entitled);
Details regarding ordering Milk and costs involved;
Our privacy notice will be available to view;
School term dates will also be available for you to take away.
The following will be available at the meeting for your information:
Welcome to school booklet;
School term dates;
School dinner menu.
Your child will attend school from 9.00am-1.15pm on the first week (3 September 2018) and will stay for a FREE hot school lunch. Children should be collected at 1.15pm. From 10 September onwards children will attend full time form 9.00 am 3.30 pm. In September, once children have settled into school parents will be invited into school to get to know how our classes run.
Mrs S Khan