New to Foundation Stage 1 - Nursery

Welcome to St. Michael's Nursery!

We will keep adding to this page as the last few weeks of term approach, so please do keep checking back!

You could also have a look at our newsletters to see what Nursery and the rest of the school has been up to.

In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email us on

We look forward to welcoming you and your child into Nursery in September!

What is happening now?  (From June 2023)

  • Welcome email from class teacher.
  • Envelope being sent, or delivered via siblings in school, with forms from the office to look at and/or complete.
  • Invitation to stay and play sessions. July 2023.
  • Appointment for home visit in September 2023.
  • Staggered start information sent home.  July 2023.
  • Staff will be taking part in preschool visits during this half term. 
A guide to our different school entrances 2023.pdf


Map showing nursery side gate 2023.pdf
Transition information for parents nursery.pdf

Arrangements for September 2023

Nursery staggered start letter 2023.pdf

Arrangements for September 2023

Parent information 2023 2024.pptx

Our school...lots of your questions answered.

How to prepare your child for Nursery. Use with your child.

SECTION 59 50 Things before I start school.pdf

Things to do at home...

SECTION 58 Getting ready for school leaflet.pdf

Getting ready for nursery...

SECTION 61 Before I go to school.pdf

The day before...

How to prepare your child for Nursery.  Parent/carer tips.

SECTION 51 Supporting your childs independence needs as they start school.pdf

Being independent.

SECTION 52 Transition supplement links to useful documents.pdf

Useful links.

SECTION 47 Take time to read (Nursery).pdf

Reading and the library.

SECTION 46 Book list to support transition.pdf

Suggested reading books.  Head to your library!

SECTION 45 Parent guide to home visits.pdf

Nursery home visits in September.  What to expect.

SECTION 53 Top tips for parents carers with children starting school.pdf

Positive conversations.

Welcome to St Michael's Nursery booklet.pdf

Copy of the booklet about our school.

Your child will get a goody bag before they start in September.