Kyson Primary School

01394 384481 @KysonSchool


A warm welcome to Kyson Primary School. We are delighted that your child has been offered a full-time place in our Reception class starting in September and we are looking forward to a long, happy and productive partnership between children, parents and staff. 

This area of the website is specifically for our new Reception parents and their children and contains information about transition to starting, activities, uniform purchase, lunch ordering and more!

Welcome to Reception

Please find below a presentation that introduces children to Kyson including some of the adults they will meet when they start and a sneaky peek at the classrooms.

You can download the presentation by clicking here.

welcome to kyson 2022.pdf

Activities and Advice around Starting School

Please find a booklet about preparing children for school developed by the Professional Association for Childminders and Early Years:


A full list and photos of the Kyson uniform can be found here

A number of uniform items can be purchased from the school office using ParentMail. You will find items to purchase under "Payments" and the trolley/shop icon.

Please note that all ordered items, subject to stock availability, will be ready to collect from the school office during the school day.

Children come to school in September in their winter uniform.

School Lunches and ParentMail

All children in Reception are entitled to a free school lunch under the Government's Universal Infant Free School Meals policy. Parents order these lunches using ParentMail.

Further information about lunchtimes, the ordering process and school menu can be found here.

Pupil Premium

The school is able to claim Pupil Premium for children whose parents are in receipt of one or more of a number of benefits, click here for the full list. Pupil Premium funding helps ensure that the school receives all the Government funding to which it is entitled. 

If your child is registered for Pupil premium before March 2024, they will be entitled to free school lunches , music lessons and assistance with payment for school trips, until they finish primary school regardless of any chance in your circumstances.  

If you think that your child may be eligible, please contact Children and Young Peoples Services on 01473 260989 or click here.

Requesting a Medical Diet

If your child requires a medical diet due to a food allergy, food intolerance or a medical condition that requires an adapted menu (e.g. carbohydrate count for Type 1 Diabetes), please follow this link to request a medical diet:  


All children under the age of 5 receive free school milk as part of the Government Nursery Milk Scheme. Further information can be found here.

Wrap around Care

 You can find all of the information you need about wrap around care (breakfast and after school club) at Kyson by clicking here.

Staying in Touch

We use ParentMail to send out newsletters and other communications. It is therefore important that you register your account with ParentMail.

You will find a wealth of information and diary dates on our school website. We also have Facebook and Twitter accounts to help you stay in touch.

PTFA (Parent Teacher Friends Association)

Please follow this link to find out about the Kyson PTFA; a great way to meet other families and get involved with the school.

Any questions?

Please do not hesitate to pop in, call or email the school if you have any questions, worries or concerns  Our contact details are here