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Nursery F1

Welcome to High Oakham Primary School


You are visiting this page as your child has now secured a place in our Nursery F1 class for next intake.

Please find below, documents you will need to read in preparation for becoming part of our High Oakham community. 


Updated 25th April 2022

The time has come to welcome you to

High Oakham Primary School!



Thank you for accepting your place at our Nursery at High Oakham Primary School. We are so excited that you are joining our school community and we are hopeful that after the years of disruption, our transition arrangements can go ahead as planned, but please remember, we need to keep safety at the top of our priority list. 


Please find below all the documents which you will need to prepare for a place in Nursery F1.  


Important dates for starting Nursery Sept - 2022

Please note, these are provisional arrangements and are subject to change (dependent on Gov guidance and advice relating to the COVID-19 situation) 


If your child has additional needs, allergies, a medical condition or you wish to discuss any concerns or ask any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch in the Summer Term 2022 - email or phone 01623 461313


29th April 2022Open afternoon 4-5pm Sign up to reserve your place - Click here.
Wednesday 5th July 2022New F1 Starter Information meeting - 5pm-6pm - parents only. This will take place in the school hall. Please come to main Reception where we will sign you in and take your paperwork off you. This is where you will need to see your child's 'birth certificate' and your child's red book.

Tuesday 12th July


New F1 Starter visits 9-11 - this is your opportunity to come and have a stay and play session with your child. You will be allocated a time slot when your place is confirmed. 
Thursday 1st September 2022Home visits (video calls if needed due to COVID) with your new staff team for those children who HAVE NOT had a home visit already when they were starting High Oakham Nursery.  You will be sent you time slot through ParentMail in July. 
Monday 5th September 2022

Visits to school 9.30-12.30pm - this will include having a school dinner free of charge which we are encouraging all children to access, however, if you feel that your child will NOT eat the school dinner, then please send them with a packed lunch which does not contain nuts. 


Currently we are not allowed to have parents in the school building in large groups so we will ask that you support your child into their visit from the playground outside the EY's building. Staff will support you if you need this, please mention any concerns around this transition during your paperwork meeting and/or home visit. 

Wednesday 7th September 2022Normal sessions start doors open from 8.50 - register is at 8.55 and collection time is 3.15pm with doors opening from 3.10pm




Currently, due to the Coronavirus situation, school arrangements and routines continue to be a little different. Do not forget to read the 'school plan' to check out updated information. Click here to go to our 'Letters home' page where our school plan is posted.

HOPS F1 Virtual tour 2021