Miss Byrne and Miss Richford would like to welcome all children and their families to Sandown School.
We acknowledge that starting school can be an exciting but also an anxious time for both children and their parents and carers. Therefore, we work hard to ensure that all families have a smooth transition from Nursery into Reception. We begin this in July with communication with nurseries, home visits, Teddy Bears Picnics and inviting all parents and carers to Class Dojo. When the school year begins in September, we focus on the children being happy and settled above all else. We truly believe that happy and settled children make motivated and independent learners.
We are also very lucky to have two Nurture Teaching Assistants, who run Sandown Seagulls, Mrs Groves and Miss Blackman and a Speech and Language Teaching Assistant, Miss Maynard, who works closely with the children.