You will find all the useful information you will need for a smooth start in Reception  on this page. Please make sure you download, complete and return the admission forms to

Please see the letter re updates for September admissions:
New Reception children September update 07.07.20

This page holds lots of useful information ready for your child to start with us in September. There is also lots of further information under the Parents section of the website including details on School Meals, Term Dates, Uniform and Bowerham Kids Club. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

Reception 2020 Welcome Meeting Information PowerPoint

Welcome to Bowerham Primary School ppt


Information to support you and your child in having a smooth and successful transition to school in September

Handy tips and advice to help prepare your child for school in September

Getting ready for Starting School


The Ready Steady School virtual group sessions will take place on a Friday between 10-11am and 2-3pm throughout the summer. This virtual group is here to offer support and information to help parents and carers feel prepared for their child’s first day at school. If you wish to participate or would like more information please contact  0300 247 0040

Ready Steady Schools  video.



Welcome to Bowerham Reception!

We are delighted to have been informed by the Local Authority that your child has been offered a place at our school in September 2020.

Under normal circumstances we would be inviting you to a meeting at our school. At this meeting we would be giving you all the information you need for your child to have a smooth and successful start at our school. However for obvious reasons this will unfortunately not be able to go ahead. Please do not worry as we have filmed the meeting you would have attended. This can be viewed on our Bowerham Youtube Channel

On our website you will find a Reception 2020 tab under School Information which will have all the admission forms and information you need for a smooth start to Bowerham. Please download and complete the forms and e-mail them to  If you require a paper copy please ring the school office on 01524 63999.

You will also be receiving an activation email for both Parentapp and Tapestry. It is important that you activate these services and more details about these can be found on our induction video on our Youtube Channel.

We know that starting school is such a big step for you and your child and so we promise to try to make it as easy and enjoyable as possible especially during this unprecedented time. Please see the induction programme for you and your child below.

We look forward to meeting you, however if you have any questions before then please do not hesitate to contact us or visit our website,

We are looking forward to welcoming you and your child to our Bowerham family.

Yours sincerely

Jo Banks


Admission Forms

Please could you download and complete all the forms shown on this page and return to the school office. If you require paper copies please contact us and we will be happy to help. Thank you.

Forms can be emailed to


collect from school and consent

Information about New Pupils

Food Allergy and Intolerance Notification Form

Free School Meals Application Form