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New parent's Induction

Welcome to Norton Fitzwarren Church School

This page will give you some information about starting school in September 2022.

If you have any further questions, please contact the school -



When the children start in September, the cohort will be split into smaller three groups. The children will stay in these three groups during the induction period in September so we can get to know them. They will  be assigned to either Ash or Holly Class, when they start to stay for lunch in Week 3.       

Home Visits 

This is an opportunity for staff to come and visit you and your child in your home environment.  

The visits will take place by either Mrs Warren (Holly Class teacher) or Miss Bartholomew (Ash Class) before the summer holidays, along with a member of support staff.




Here are some documents we will also share with you as new parents at the new parent meeting on 24th May at 6pm. 


Ash and Holly

Enjoy the video of our new classrooms!

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Information for parents: Reception baseline assessment 

The Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA) is a short, interactive and practical assessment of your children's early literacy, communication, language and mathematics skills. It is statutory for all schools from September 2021 

The RBA will provide an opportunity for your child to have valuable one-to-one time with their teacher. It will provide a helpful snapshot of your child so that they can be supported in the most appropriate way. It uses materials that most children, of your child's age will be familiar with and is recorded online by the teacher. 

You do not need to do anything to prepare your child for the assessment.  

Your child is unlikely to even know that they are doing an assessment when they are completing tasks and activities. 

Reception baseline assessment: a new way of measuring progress for primary schools

The reception baseline assessment is scheduled to become statutory in England in September 2021. This will form the start of a new school-level progress meas...

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