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Starting Foundation September 2021

Starting Foundation September 2021


Dear Parents and Carers


We are looking forwarding to seeing you all in September and we have the following notifications for you:


  • You should have all received notification of your child’s first phased start day of either Wednesday the 8th or Thursday the 9th of September.  We will also then welcome all the children in on Friday the 10th of September.  All these sessions will be from 8.30am to 1pm with lunch.
  • All the children to attend full time on Monday the 13th of September 2021, 8.30am to 3pm.
  • The applications we have received to date (23.07.21) for places in the Breakfast Club and/or the InsideOut After School Club we have been able to allocate all your requested places.  Please be aware there will be an outstanding balance showing for 2021-22 on the School Gateway app, this balance will cover all your child's allocated sessions throughout the whole academic year.
  • Please download the School Gateway app as this the means the school uses to communicate messages, choose school lunches and for make payments.  You can find more information
  • about the app at
  • During the summer you should receive a Tapestry notification via email.  Please keep a lookout for it checking your spam folder if necessary.


Have a wonderful and safe summer.


Late and 'in year' school applications can still to be submitted to Devon County Council via their website found here.

The key steps to starting at St Leonard's Primary School

Further links to navigate school life

The following links provide important information to help you navigate our school life.

We are looking forward to welcoming you and your children to our school community.


Our Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)Team 

Miss Chaulk has a story for you. It's all about a koala called Kevin who is a little bit nervous about trying new things. Snuggle up with a cosy blanket and look out for the surprise visitor at the end of the story!

Here is a story Mrs Morgan has recorded for us. Its about a little racoon who is starting school.

Mrs Osmond has recorded a story about a young wolf, who wasn't sure if he wanted to go to school!

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Let's listen to a story with Mrs Malloch...

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How will Pete the cat get on when he starts school? "Does he worry? Goodness no!" He is such a cool cat!


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Useful links for starting Primary School 

School Motto

Be The Best You Can Be

Mission Statement

'And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds,'Hebrews 10:24

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