Church Of England Primary School

Parent Information - New starters 2024/25

Hello and a big welcome from the EYFS team!

We are delighted you have chosen Clayton-le-Woods pre-school and primary school to kick start/continue your child's educational journey. We are a dedicated, passionate team who endeavour to support your child achieve their potential in the Early Years Foundation Stage. Our mission is to promote a love of learning so that each child can thrive and succeed under our care. 

We look forward to working in partnership with you as parents, and can't wait to see what achievements your child will have over the next academic year!

For more information, please follow our Pre-School Facebook page (@claytonlewoodspreschool). We also have class pages, which you can find on this website (More - Pupils - Class Pages), and then click Willow (Pre-School), or Ash (Reception). We also have more information about the wonderful Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum (More - Curriculum - Willow and Ash Class Curriculum).

If you have any questions about our Early Years curriculum, please contact our Early Years Lead, Miss Eastham (


Class of 2025, we are so excited to welcome you into our school family.

Welcome evening presentation - May 2024

 Please find the welcome evening presentation below. This provides you with all of the information you need to know ahead of your child's transition sessions in January. If you didn't attend our welcome evening, please email your child's class teacher (Reception - Miss Eastham or Pre-School - Miss Walmsley to arrange a home visit as soon as possible.

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What to expect in the EYFS

Please find a document below that explains what children experience during the EYFS and how to support them.