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The Bay CE School

Starting School (Reception)

Welcome to Reception pupils and families

We have great pleasure in welcoming you and your family to The Bay CE School. We are delighted that you and your child have chosen to join our welcoming and vibrant school community. The Bay CE School is a school that will encourage, support and challenge students to be their very best and to achieve ambitious goals, both inside the classroom and within the extensive range of extra-curricular and enrichment activities that we offer.

This page will be updated shortly with key dates during the summer term 2023 of events that will ensure that your child has a smooth transition to Reception in September. 

Reception 2022-23





 Key Dates

Thursday 22nd June 2023 – New Parent Information Evening.  5.30pm-6.30pm (crèche provided).


Friday 23rd June 2023 – Fish and Chip Lunch (St. John’s Pre-school) 11.30am-12.30pm


Wednesday 28th June 2023 – ‘Getting to Know You’ Session 1 – 3.30-4.15pm (Parents drop off and collect at 4.15pm).


Friday 30th June 2023 – Fish and Chip Lunch (All remaining pre-schools and child minders).


Tuesday 4th   July 2023 - Move-Up morning 9.30-11.30am (Pre-school children are spend the morning in the reception classes)


Tuesday 4th July – afternoon Parental Consultation or Home visits (TBC)


Wednesday 5th July – Parental consultations or Home visits (TBC)


Thursday 6th July 2023 – Teddy Bear’s Picnic – The Bay CE School – 11.30am-12.45


Wednesday 12th July – ‘Getting to Know You’ - Session 2


Wednesday 19th July – ‘Getting to Know You’ - Session 3

Useful Links

Click here to visit our Reception webpage.

Click here to read a copy of the booklet given out at the Reception Open Days. 

Click here to view our Primary Admissions Page.