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Reception Starters 2020


Welcome to Hatcham Temple Grove Early Years! We really look forward to welcoming our new pupils and their families to our school.

Meanwhile, there is some important information on this page to look at.

Please can you complete the parent survey by Friday 26th June 2020. Thank you.



  Welcome videos








Meet the Teacher

We would like to meet you before the end of this term, and for you to meet us!

We can offer this in two ways:



1. A Teddy Bear's Picnic at Hatcham Temple Grove (in socially distanced groups of six) Each child and one adult to attend.

Time: 2:00-2:30pm

When: w/c 29th June and 6th July. We will send you a slot. Please indicate your choice in the parent survey.

2. An online meeting


When: w/c 29th June and 6th July. We will send you a slot. Please indicate your choice in the parent survey.



So that we can get to know you and your child better, could you please complete the survey below? If you would like to discuss any of the questions or have any additional information that you would like to share with us, please leave us a message at the end.




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 There is a lot of information to take in when your child starts school, but here are a few key things to get you started.

Keeping track of clothes and belongings

  •  All clothes and PE kit should be name labelled and the PE kit bag should be labelled on the outside

 Things to bring everyday

  •     A water bottle
  •      School book bag


Please follow the uniform policy link to our uniform page.

  • Hats and scarves (please label these too!) need to be in line with the school uniform - black/grey/navy colours only
  • Please bring a spare change of clothes (also labelled) in a labelled bag (these clothes stay in school in case of an 'accident')

Home Learning

  • Reading books given out by the class teacher should be kept in the book bag everyday
  • Home learning activities are sent out on Fridays and need to be handed in on Wednesdays
  • Homework should be completed in pencil

For some extra ideas about how to prepare for school, have a look at these resources:

School Preparation tracker

Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years toolkit - Preparing Your Child for Starting School

Lewisham Council Transitional Advice Flyer