Blenheim Crescent, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire LE9 6QX

01455 283247 Mob 07453 812333

Orchard Church of England Primary School

A huge welcome to the new Foundation Stage 2 starters 2023-24


Welcome to the new area of our school website dedicated to our new Foundation Stage starters 2023-24.

On this page you should find:

· A video power point of the induction meeting for new parents and accompanying welcome booklet

· A photo video which shows our current Twiglets in action and gives a flavour of what we do at school – ‘we love to learn’

· A link to Leicestershire’s school readiness leaflet – ‘Ready for School Leaflet’

· A Healthy Schools Together presentation

· 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 Mr Dan Meachen the Chair of Orchard Parents’ Association (OPA)

We appreciate that starting school can be both an anxious and exciting time for children and families, and we are dedicated to ensuring that transition to school will be as smooth and seamless as possible. We hope you and your families are well, and look forward to getting to know you and working with you to ensure the best education possible for your children.

Have a lovely summer.

                              Welcome Videos                                                        

Welcome Booklet 2023 


Please click image to view booklet

1. School Dinner Menu and Free School Meals Application Form
2. Introducing Cool Milk - the school milk suppliers
3. information about the Treatment of Head Lice
4. +Pay - School's Cashless Payment System
5. School Term Dates 2023/24
6. Pupil Premium Funding Letter 
7. Healthy Together - School Nurse Information Letter


If your child has any special dietary needs (gluten intolerance, food allergies including nuts etc.) or requires long-term medication to be administered during the school day e.g inhalers, epipen etc., please click on the following links to complete the necessary form or call in to the school office.

Medical Diet Request 

Medication Consent Form


Welcome to Twiglets - We love to learn



 A message from the Chair of Governors Mr Richard Moore 



 Welcome to our Orchard Parents Association

What is the OPA?