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New Parents Induction 2018

Reception Parent Tours, September 2019 will take place at 9:30am on the 8th, 20th, 22nd and 28th November 2018. Please see attached Information

New Parents Induction Book September 2018

Parents in Partnership - Nursery June 2018

Hertfordshire Admissions for Nursery and Reception offers have now closed. 

If your child has been successful in securing a place either in our Nursery or Reception class for September 2018 we will be contacting you over the next few weeks with information and also inviting you to a New Parents Evening.

New Reception Class Parents Evening is on Wednesday 20th June from 6.45pm - 8.00pm.

New Nursery Class Parents Evening is on Wednesday 27th June from 5.45pm - 7.00pm.


Nursery September 2018

We do have vacancies in our Nursery so if you wish to apply please contact the school office on
01442 391324.

Our Nursery  is open at 8.50am every day and ends at 11.50am - we do offer a lunch club for a fee of £4.00, the club ends at 12.50pm.


You will have received a letter from us inviting you and your child to visit our Nursery on Thursday 12th July
this will allow our Nursery staff the opportunity to talk with you and answer any questions you may have. 
This morning will be split into two halves. This first session will be from 9.00am until 10.00am and the second session from 10.30am until 11.30am.  You will have been informed of your session from your letter.


We have also decided to use this split option for the children’s first day in Nursery on Thursday 6th  September 2018 to help with their transition. 

Their official full morning will then start on Friday 7th September from 8.50am – 11.50am.



Reception September 2018

Our School day begins at 8.40am and ends at 3.15pm.  The children have a morning and afternoon break and lunch is from 12.00 noon until 1.00pm.  All children in our early years - Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are eligible for Universal Free School Meals, which entitles them to a healthy meal every day for free.


As part of your child's transition into our school our Early Years Practitioners would like to visit you and your child at home.  You will be able to sign up for a time convenient to when you attend the New Parents Evening on Wednesday 20th June 2018.


The first day of school for our Reception class children will be Tuesday 4th September 2018.


The Gade Family Schools Support and Galley Hill Children's Centre work alongside Gade Valley Primary School to help with your child's transition into school and offer advice and support on other aspects of your child's wellbeing and education.  Please follow the links below.