Primary School


Preparing to start school in September 2021

Is your child due to start school in September 2021?


Starting school is an important time for you and your child. We are excited to be welcoming our new children who will have received offer letters on Friday 16th April. We have a range of events planned to ensure a smooth transition for you and your child.


We do still have a few spaces so if you missed the deadline for the first round of applications, contact us and we'll be happy to help!

Preparing for your child starting school with us

We have planned different activities to prepare you and your child with starting school with us in September. You'll receive full details in a separate letter and booklet - if you haven't received anything yet, please do let us know by contacting the school office.

Following the Prime Minister's announcement on Monday 14th June that current restrictions are remaining in place to keep everyone safe during the current coronavirus pandemic, we have had to make some changes to our planned events. We have emailed a letter setting out our current changes to families.

Welcome Video

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As we have been unable to run our Welcome Meetings as planned due to current restrictions, we have put together a video that sets out some of the things that parents need to know before September. We would encourage you to watch the video before your individual meeting so that we can answer any questions that you might have.

Finding out more about you and your child

Mrs Baldwin, our Deputy Headteacher, is looking forward to meeting all of our new families and has times available for you to come into school to complete the admissions paperwork and also to find out a little bit more about what your child likes (and doesn't like!) and anything else that will help to make sure they have a smooth start to life at Southfield Primary School.

Please call the school office on 01582 604876 to arrange an appointment.

Transition Days

We had hoped that children would be able to join us for our two transition days but we have had to cancel our original plans. If you have any concerns about your child starting school with us then please do contact us and we will do all that we can to help and support.

The Early Years at Southfield

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Get an idea of what it's like in our Early Years provision at Southfield by watching the video. We're sure that your child will also enjoy seeing what they've got to look forward to.

Resources to Support with Starting School

Early Years at Southfield

Click the link to see what our Nursery and Reception children have been doing this year so far!

If you can't wait to start with us in September, we have spaces in our Nursery!

Children can join our Nursery as soon as they are 3 years old. We have sessions in the mornings and afternoons, and also have places for children whose parents are eligible for 30 hours free childcare through the government's scheme


Give our school office a call on 01582 604876 to find out more or to book an appointment to speak to a member of our team who will be able to provide more details about what we can offer.

Is your child starting school in September 2022? Come and see what we can offer you and your child in our Reception by attending our Open Morning in the Autumn term.

  • Saturday 4th December 2021 - 10am until 11am


Please click the link below to book a space for your visit.

School Uniform

We believe that good standards of dress reflect our aim for high standards in all other aspects of school life. To order our uniform, parents will need to use our uniform supplier, MAPAC. Parents can access the MAPAC website for ordering uniform using the link below.


Parents can also find second hand uniform for all ages at the Level Trust Uniform Exchange in the Town Centre.

A Taste of Life at Southfield

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Take a look at our video to see some of the things that we do here at Southfield.

Questions for the Team

We are sure that you have lots of questions as your child prepares to start school. We are happy to answer your questions, just fill in the contact form below and someone will get back to you.