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Reception F2

Welcome to High Oakham Primary School



You are visiting this page as you are interested in securing or have secured a place at High Oakham Primary School for your child in our Reception classes F2.

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 High Oakham Primary School for the academic year 2022/2023. 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 Reception/F2.  



Do not forget to accept your place if you have been offered one at HOPS


Important dates for starting school 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


Wednesday 6th July 2022New F2 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 have your child's 'birth certificate' if we do not already have it and your child's red book if we have not already seen it.
Tuesday 12th July New F2 Starter visits 12-3pm - this is your opportunity to come and have a stay and play session for an hour with your child. You will be allocated a time slot when you receive your paperwork. 
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th September 2022Home visits (video calls if needed due to COVID) with your new teacher 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. 

Tuesday 6th 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 F2 Virtual Tour 2021