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Victoria Road Primary School

Inspiring a Love of Learning

New Reception Class - Starting September 2022 Information


  • National Offer day is Friday 1st April 2022
  • Welcome letters to Parents are sent out after the 21st April 2022
  • The Parental deadline for late applications is Wednesday 4th May 2022.
  • Parental Waiting List requests close on Wednesday 4th May 2022.
  • Acceptance/Refusals to School closing date Wednesday 4th May 2022.
  • Deadline for lodging of Appeals Tuesday 17th May 2022.
  • Kent Re-allocation day Wednesday 8th June 2022.



Details of which children will attend which sessions are being released to parents in the starter packs parents are due to collect during the Parent Meeting on the 25th May.


EventDates Events will take place

Parent Meeting

(parents to collect pupil starter packs

and book for a home visit)

Wednesday 25th May

6 pm to 7 pm

Nursery Visits

The class teacher will make nursery visits

during the week beginning 27th June 2022

Mrs Evans will make contact

with Nurseries to organise visits.

Play and Stay Sessions 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm          

(parents to stay with children during this

familiarisation session)

Session 1 - Thursday 30th June 2022

Session 2 - Friday 1st July 2022

Story Time Sessions 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

(parents can either leave the school or have

a cup of tea or coffee in Byrne House whilst

they wait).

Session 1 - Thursday 7th July

Session 2 - Friday 8th July 2022

Story Time and Play Sessions 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm    

(parents do not stay for this session)

Session 1 - Thursday 14th July 2022

Session 2 - Friday 15th July 2022

Home visits will be available:

Parents can sign up for a home visit whilst at the

Parent Meeting on the 25th May

 - Friday 2nd September

 - Monday 5th September

 - Tuesday 6th September


Each transition event is split into 2 sessions and each child will be attending one session for each event as shown above.






1st Week

Wednesday 7th September 2022

Thursday 8th September 2022

Friday 9th September 2022

08:30 to 12:00 noon

(mornings without lunch)

2nd Week

Monday 12th September 2022

Tuesday 13th September 2022

Wednesday 14th September 2022

Thursday 15th September 2022

Friday 16th September 2022

08:30 to 1:00 pm

(morning + staying for lunch)

3rd Week

and thereafter

Monday 19th September 2022

Tuesday 20th September 2022

Wednesday 21st September 2022

Thursday 22nd September 2022

Friday 23rd September 2022

08:30 to 3:00 pm