Transition into Nursery and Reception classes will be a little different this year. Given the difficulties brought about by the coronavirus, we will not be having our usual parents meeting and stay and play events for you to come into school.
Below are details of what will happen this year for Nursery and Reception. Please contact our school office if you have any questions about your place in Nursery / Reception or about what you need to do next.
You can contact our school admissions officer, Ms J Clays in our school office or Our Assistant Headteacher/EYFS Lead Mrs C Hyland. Call school on 0151 477 8630 if you would like to speak to us.
Please be assured that we will do everything that we can to ensure that you and your child have a happy and safe start to school and settle well.
Watch this presentation with details to help you as your child moves into Reception in September 2020
Moving to Reception Transition Video - a brief look around our classrooms to get you started!
Reception Transition @ Northwood Community Primary School
Ms Murphy - Acting Headteacher at Northwood Primary
Ms Murphy is our Acting Headteacher and works closely with the families and children in our DSP. Ms Murphy is our SENDCO and our school safeguarding lead and is a visible presence around school, getting to know all of our children and families well.
Mrs Robinson: Class Wales Teacher September 2020
Mrs Robinson has lots of experience teaching in reception and is really looking forwards to getting to know our new children and families. Mrs Robinson will work in reception every Monday, Thursday and Friday. She will share her class with Mrs Hyland.
Mrs Livesey - Learning Mentor
Mrs Livesey is one of our Learning Mentors in school. She is available to offer advice, help and support on a range of issues and you will often see her on the playground in the mornings or on the late door!
Mrs Ball - Learning Mentor
Mrs Ball is one of our Learning Mentors in school. She is available to offer advice, help and support on a range of issues and you will often see her on the playground in the mornings or on the late door!
Ms Clays - Main Reception / Admissions
Ms Clays is one of the smiling and helpful faces that you will see in our school office. She is the person to talk to about admissions and loves to wave at our children when they pass through our main reception on the way to Kids in Bloom!
Ms Glascott - Teaching Assistant Class Wales
Ms Glascott is a very experienced Teaching Assistant and loves to work in reception class. She is from our local area and loves dogs. She has a pet dog called Lola. Ms Glascott cant wait to hear all about your pets at home!
Ms Speers - Teaching Assistant Class Scotland
Ms Speers is a very experienced Teaching Assistant and loves to work in reception. She lives in Knowsley and has worked in our school for a long time! Ms Speers likes listening to music, especially Barry Mannilow! We promise not to teach your children any Barry Mannilow songs this year!
Contact Mrs Hyland if you have any questions about transition into reception: