Kingsway Primary School

Kingsway Primary School

Starting School September 2022

We are in the process of putting together our new starter packs for children who will be joining our Penguin and Giraffe classes in Reception (Foundation 2) in September 2022. You will receive this information alongside registration forms at our Parents Evening on Tuesday 14th June at 4.30pm.

a poster detailing the key activities occurring over the next 5 months in relation to children beginning school in September 2022


Please continue to watch this space, as we will publish information for parents/carers on this page.

Click on the image below for our "Welcome to School" booklet.

picture of the school's logo stating Kingsway Primary School, Welcome to School booklet 

Autumn learning

During the Autumn Term our topic will be "Amazing Me". We will be publish more details as September approaches.

Learning to Read

During the autumn term, children will learn their Set 1 sounds. You can find out about how children learn to read from our phonics and reading curriculum page. 

You can find "chats" for the above sounds from our Set One Phonics Sounds webpage.   chatta logo which is chatta written in bright pink font

You may also find it useful to look at our general phonics resources webpage.


Using the Mastery Maths Approach, during the autumn term children will work with numbers 1 -5.

the numbers one to five represented as coloured number blocks. 1 is a red block. 2 is two orange blocks. 3 is 3 yellow blocks. 4 is four green blocks and five is five blue blocks. They all have faces too.  

Baseline Testing

Please click on the link below to access a Government leaflet about baseline testing for children starting school in September 2022.

Information for Parents - reception baseline testing

Additional Resources

Prior to your child starting school,  please look at the tips and suggestions below which show how you can help your child become "school ready".


A poster suggesting how you can help prepare your child for school

If you have any further questions, please contact the school office (01405 763716) who will do their best to answer your question. We look forward to meeting with you all soon!