Growing Together
Respecting Each Other

Information for children starting Pre-School in September 2023-24.

When do I start Pre-School?

Home visits will commence on Monday 4th September for three days until Wednesday 6th September.

On Thursday 7th September the children who currently attend our Pre-School will start their allocated session (either a morning session or a 30 hour session). 

The children who are new to our Pre-School have been invited to attend a 'Stay and Play' session with their parents on this day (Wednesday 7th September).  The times for these sessions are as follows:

9.00am until 10.00am
10.30am until 11.30am

12.15pm until 1.15pm
1.45pm until 2.45pm

On Friday 8th September they will attend a two hour session.  These sessions will take place at:

8.30am until 10.30am   or
12.15pm until 2.15pm

(Please refer to your letter for your allocated times)

From Monday 11th September all children will attend Pre-School for either their morning session or 30 hour session.  The times are as follows:

Morning Sessions are 8.30am – 11.30am
30 Hour Sessions are 8.30am – 2.30pm  (wrap around care is available until 3.15pm)

What do I need to bring?

A book bag that I bring to Pre-School every day (these can be purchased from the school office for £6.60).

A change of clothes in a named drawstring bag which stays in Pre-School all year.

A water bottle (named).

A pair of wellies that are left on our welly rack (named). 

What do I need to wear?

Pre-School Uniform is as follows:

Black/Navy jogging bottom or leggings.
A pale blue polo shirt. 
A royal blue V-necked pullover or royal blue V-necked cardigan.
Grey, white or black socks.
Black shoes with Velcro.

Badged items can be purchased from

For PE - the children can wear pumps or trainers on PE day.


Please make sure that you are registered with the Spider App so that you get updates and messages - if you are having difficulties the school office can help you. 

Please click on the files below to review the powerpoint that was shared with you during our meeting on Friday 30th June.

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Sherdley Primary School
Mill Lane, St Helens, Merseyside, WA9 4HA
Office Admin Team: Mrs K Tilley | Miss R Sheppard
SENDCO: Mrs J Stroud
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