New to Reception - September 2024

We are delighted to welcome you as a parent to Norwood Primary School and congratulations on your child being given a place for September as we have been oversubscribed this year.

Over the next few weeks you will receive lots of information in preparation for the September start. Please read everything carefully and look at any key dates as we want to give your child the best start to their time at Norwood.

  • Monday 15th April                National Primary Admissions Day
  • Wednesday 19th June           New to Reception Parents Information Meeting   6.30pm    (Lots of information will be made available and opportunity to meet staff and book dates to visit school)
  • Tuesday 9th July                   Pre-school taster day   3.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Wednesday 10th July            Pre-school taster day   3.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Wednesday 4th September   Parents and child visits
  • Thursday 5th September      Parents and child visits
  • Friday 6th September           Parents and child visits
  • Monday   9th September      Reception children start part-time ( mornings or afternoons)
  • Monday 16th September      Reception children start full -time 



Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where can I buy a school book bag, drawstring PE bags and water bottle?

A: From the school office. Bookbags are £6.50, drawstring PE bags are £3.50 and water bottles are £2. Cash only please.


Q: Where can I buy school sweatshirts and cardigans?

A: Logo sweatshirts and cardigans can be bought from Whittakers on the corner of Hoghton St and London St or from Zips and Snips on Eastbank St. Plain navy sweatshirts and    cardigans can be bought from most supermarkets including Matalan.


Q: How can I arrange a place for Breakfast or After School Club?

A: Contact Emma Taylor from Frantastic ASC on 07593 511483.


Q: How do I find out what school meals are available?

A: The menu for September 2024 will be given to you when the children start part-time in September. Our current menu is on the Parents section of the website - Dinner Menu.


Q: How can I get involved with school life?

A: Friends of Norwood (FON) arranges lots of fun events for the children and families over the school year including discos, Christmas events and Summer Fairs. As a parent of a child at Norwood, you automatically are a member of FON. To get further involved, please contact them on their Facebook page friendsofnorwood or by email on http://[email protected]/.



Our Values and EthosASPIRE, RESPECT and ENJOY

Contact us at Norwood Primary School

Head Teacher: Lee Dumbell
Norwood Crescent
Business Manager: Jo Todhunter
SEND Contact: Rachael Brookfield - SENDCo
SEND Email: [email protected]
Chair of Governors: Mrs Lesley Lee