Orchard Church of England Primary School

Please arrive on time for both drop off and pick up - FS2 (8.40 am-3.05 pm), Year 1 (8.50 am - 3.10 pm), Year 2 (8.50 am - 3.15 pm), Year 3/4 (8.40 am-3.05 pm) and Year 5/6 (8.50 am-3.10 pm)

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First Time Admissions (FTA) - September 2021

Welcome to our school website offering information and advice to First Time Admission (FTA) children due to start school in September 2021.

On this page you should find:

  • A welcome video from Ms Fieldsend (Headteacher)
  • A welcome video from Mrs Perrett, our current Foundation Stage 2 (FS2) class teacher
  • A virtual tour of our school
  • A photo video showing ‘Twiglets’ in action and giving you a flavour of what we do at school – ‘we love to learn’
  • A welcome video from a few of our children and parents, to offer reassurance about starting school
  • A link to Leicestershire’s school readiness leaflet – ‘Ready for School Leaflet’
  • A list of 20 things to do before you are five and three quarters!
  • An introductory letter from Mr Richard Moore our Chair of Governors
  • An introductory letter from Mrs Charlotte Chaney-North the Chair of Orchard Parents’ Association (OPA)


We hope this will give you an insight into our friendly and welcoming school.

Head Teacher's Welcome

Class Teacher's Welcome

Orchard Virtual Tour

'We Love To Learn'

Parent./Children Testimonials

Leicestershire's Schools 'Ready for School' Leaflet

20 Things to do before you are 5 and 3/4

Governance at Orchard

Orchard Parents' Association (OPA)