New Admissions Sept 2020

Whether your child is due to join our Reception or Nursery Class in September this is where you will find all the information you need. 

Presentations & Videos

Welcome & presentation from Mr Nicholson, Headteacher

A Year In The Life Of Mellor Primary

Key Information for Parents & Carers- Reception 2020

Preparing your child for school

Welcome to Mellor Early Years Class

Key Information for Parents & Carers- Nursery 2020

All about me Pease complete and return by email  to school.

Return To School September 2020

Phone Calls & Face to Face Contact
If your child is new to school, Early Years staff will begin making phone calls home on Friday 10th July. This is to discuss your child. 

There will be an additional opportunity for all parents to ask general questions during a Zoom sessions for Reception parents on Monday 20th July @ 6pm and Nursery parents on Wednesday 22nd July @ 6pm. 

Uniform
All the information you need regarding school uniform including where to purchase it from can be found here.  

School Gateway
What is it and what is it for?

A main communication tool that school uses to send texts & emails to the primary contact mobile number and email address which you have given to school.

School operates a cashless system; payment for everything including school dinners, school trips, Out of School Care, school run extra-curricular activities is made via the School Gateway.

Additional Nursery sessions can be booked via the Gateway.

Your child’s account will be visible once they start school.

Please see the further information here about School Gateway for information on accessing your child’s account.

School Meals
North West company, Taylor Shaw, are our school meal provider.
School meals are free for all children in classes Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 as part of the Government’s Universal Free School Meal Offer. 

Please note it is likely that due to the current COVID-19 situation, school meals in September will be a packed lunch and not a hot meal in the first instance.

Please notify the school office if you would prefer to send your child to school with a packed lunch from home. 

Useful websites
The BBC have developed a new site: Tiny Happy People which is to help you develop your child’s communication skills. Explore our simple activities and play ideas and find out about their amazing early development.

PACEY stands for Professional Association for Childcare and Early years and they have some useful advice on starting school. 

Medical Needs
Should your child have any medical need please speak to Ms Parkin at school who is the named person responsible for Managing Medical Needs.

We work closely with the Stockport School Nursing Team who offer us and you support and guidance in all aspects of health. They have provided the following information: 
Reception letter
Toilet Training – Top Tips

Special Educational Needs
Our SENCo is Ms Parkin and she can be contacted through the school office or using the email address: senco@mellor.stockport.sch.uk

Further information about SEND can be found here.

NURSERY

30 hours funded childcare
All 3 and 4 year old children are currently entitled to up to 15 hours of free early education per week term time. Up to 30 hours of free childcare per week is available if you are eligible.  Further Information and to find out how you check if you are eligible please go to 30 hours free childcare – Stockport Council

Please notify the office if you have a 30 Hour Code.

Nursery extra afternoon sessions must be booked and paid for through the School Gateway at least 24 hours before the session.
Any late bookings will need to be booked via the School Office.

Nursery children will be starting school w/c 21st September 2020 with afternoon sessions available from w/c 28th September 2020.