Welcome to Seaton Primary School’s ‘New Starter’ page. We have been busy creating this page to keep you updated and give you access to some of the documents we would normally share with you in person before your child starts with us in September. Please take a look at the links above for more information. There is also a lot of great information and support for families who are new to school transitions on the PACEY website. The BBC bitesize website also has plenty of starting school videos and information pages for you to share with your child.
By now, you should have all received an invitation from firstname.lastname@example.org to join ‘Evidence Me’, our new online learning journey app. We will be using this app to get to know you over the coming weeks and continue its use throughout your child’s time in Reception. Participation is optional but we believe strongly in parent partnerships and think you will really enjoy using the app to stay up to date with your child’s learning. If you haven’t received the invitation email in the next day or so, make sure you check your spam/junk inbox as sometimes emails can get lost in there. More information on how to set up and use Evidence Me can be found on their website here. We will be posting some transition videos on the app soon so that you can get to know our faces. We will also post some suggested activities for you and your child to complete and share with us.
We will also be in touch soon regarding your home visit time for September. Please keep an eye on your Parentmail communications so that you do not miss this. If you cannot accommodate us for your allocated time slot, please do let us know by emailing email@example.com with the title ‘Home Visit’. We will try our best to fit you in elsewhere.
We are going to be very busy over the next 2 weeks trying to get our classrooms looking as they did before restrictions for resources and layouts were put in place. We are hopeful that this will be done by the end of term so that we are able to record a video tour for you all to view over the summer break. We thank you for your understanding and patience with regards to transition this year; it has been very tricky to organise.
We look forward to meeting you all soon.
The Reception Team