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Lakeside Primary School

Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6HR

Welcome to the Parent section of the school website  »  EYFS New Parents

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to all new parents. We are delighted that you have chosen Lakeside Primary as the starting point for your child's edcuation. 

Please find below a copy of the 'Starting School Brochure' as well as our welcome letter. The brochure contains a great deal of information that we hope you will find useful, including our proposed induction process. 

Please do not hesitate to contact the school should you have any questions. 

Message from Mrs Whitmore EYFS Phase Leader

We want to wish a very warm (if virtual) welcome to Lakeside Primary School to all of our new families. This page is just for you and we hope you will find it really useful! In the coming days and weeks we will post lots of useful information including links to our virtual welcome meetings, virtual visit videos, information booklets and lots more. 

You can contact the Early Years team directly by emailing: NewReception@lakeside.gloucs.sch.uk

Stay safe and we hope to see or hear from you soon.

Meet our EYFS staff
Our Classrooms In Action
Our Reception Classrooms

Here is a look at our Reception classrooms. Throughout the summer we will be preparing them for our Rising Receptions to arrive. When we are finished we will be uploading virtual tours of all three of our classrooms so you can have a sneaky peak.

Our Outdoor Environment
New Parent Meeting Video Part 1
New Parent Meeting Part 2
New Parent Presentation (Presentation from 2020-21)
Useful tips for parents of children who are starting school in September

This is a fantastic BBC website offering support and top tips for parents during the transition period before starting school. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/collections/starting-primary-school/1