Cockington Primary School

Welcome to our new Reception Class 2020

Welcome to Cockington Primary School! We are so looking forward to meeting you and watching your little ones grow. It is such an exciting time for the children (and all of the adults too!) Please read the welcome letter for further information about how we can work together to help the children as they start school.

Speak to you all soon. Take care and Keep safe,

Mrs King              and        Mrs Howard

Head of School                  Team Leader of Reception

Welcome information for our new starters September 2020

Have you watched our welcome video? Click on this link to hear from some of our staff and find out some key information about when your child starts school.

Here's our welcome letter and PowerPoint with extra information:

Say hello to our Reception staff:

Mrs Howard

Turtles Teacher

Mrs Roderick

Seals Teacher

Mrs Dodgson

Seals Teacher

Miss Crosby

Otters Teacher

How can I prepare my child for starting school?

To help your child to know what to expect in September, please read the following leaflet to them. It explains some of their daily routines and shares photos of their classrooms and activities on offer.

Once you know which class your child will be in, take a look at the welcome videos made especially for them by their new teachers. Click on the links below.

Turtles class teacher Mrs Howard's welcome video

Otters class teacher Miss Crosby's welcome video

Seals class teacher Mrs Roderick's welcome video

Seals class teacher Mrs Dodgson's welcome video

To help your child to become even more familiar with their new teacher, spend some time together listening to a story:

Turtles class teacher Mrs Howard's story video

Otters class teacher Miss Crosby's story video

Seals class teacher Mrs Roderick's story video

Seals class teacher Mrs Dodgson's story video

Looking for fun things to do at home?

If you are looking for ways to entertain your pre-schooler at home this summer, we have lots of free ideas for you!  Have a look through all of these suggestions. 

Recommended websites to explore at home

Follow the Gruffalo on Facebook for live stories and songs performed by Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson - Songs and Activities Click on this website to hear some of her amazing and fun songs and also lots of activities and ideas to do at home. 

50 Fun things to do with Duplo

50 Fun things to do with Duplo Click on the link for lots of great ideas to do with Duplo or even Lego. Great ideas for older siblings too! 

Some Fun Scavenger Hunts - What can you find?