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Is your child starting school in September 2018?


If so, come along to our OPEN EVENING on
Tuesday 19th September, 5.30pm—6.30pm
Or you could visit us on our OPEN AFTERNOON on
Thursday 21st September, 1.30pm—2.30pm

We will begin with a brief welcome talk from the Head teacher; there will then be the opportunity to look at the Reception Unit, and staff will be available to talk to you about the Early Years
Foundation Stage at Raunds Park Infant School. We can also show you around the rest of our school.

 

Prospective parents and children are always welcome to visit the school.  Please contact the school to arrange a convenient time.

Some quotes from parents :

"Lovely school. Liked the way the teachers knew all the children by name"

"Nice school and looked like the children and teachers interacted well. Answered all questions. Good visit"

"The children all seemed well-behaved, respectful and content"

"Loved the outside area! Loved the classrooms!"

"A lovely school, staff very friendly and answered all our questions. Loved the Reception classes, feels like a nice, gentle introduction to school"

Details of our admission procedures -

  • Statutory school age is the term following the child's fifth birthday. County policy allows children to start in the September of the school year in which they are five. This gives all children three full years in Infant School.
  • In the event of the school being oversubscribed, places will be allocated in accordance with the following criteria in order of priority -
  1. Pupils with an Education and Health Care Plan and children in public care.
  2. Pupils who live in the linked area (Raunds and Hargrave).
  3. Pupils with an older brother or sister continuing at the school or the linked Junior School (St. Peter's) at the time of admission of the younger child.
  4. Other pupils.

If the admission number is exceeded within any of these groups priority will be given to those who live furthest from the nearest alternative school.

Our admission number is 56 per year.

Please note that attendance in Reception classes for the first four weeks is part time.

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 
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