Parents interested in obtaining a place for their child at Radley CE Primary School should contact the school and arrange a time to look around, meet the Headteacher and staff, and ask any questions they might have.
At Radley CE Primary School children begin school in the September after their 4th birthday. Parents of children born between 1/9/12 and 31/8/13 must make an application for their child to start in Reception in September 2017. The Local Authority is responsible for allocating the places.
The Foundation Stage Unit is the Nursery Class & Reception Class together. The 3 years of funded early education entitlement in the Foundation Stage are known as: R The year children become 5 (Windrush) N2 The year children become 4 (Nursery) N1 The year children become 3 (Nursery) Year – refers to the academic year (September to August) Funding entitlement starts from the long term after the child’s 3rd birthday. It is not possible for parents to split funding between an LA and private provider; nor is it possible to direct the funding wholly towards the private provider (including a childminder) whilst taking up a place in Radley Foundation Stage Unit.
Many parents ask our advice about what they should be doing prior to their child starting school and the following document contains some suggested activities: