We CARE • Curiosity - Aspiration - Respect - Enthusiasm

 

We CARE • Curiosity - Aspiration - Respect - Enthusiasm

Virtual tour of our school

As we are currently unable to show parents around our school due to Covid-19 we have made a tour video for you to watch.

Enjoy the tour and any questions you may have, please get in touch with us at parents@cholsey.oxon.sch.uk

Picture od Heidi McSweeney - Headteacher

Welcome to Cholsey Primary School

Our mission is “to prepare children for the future through academic excellence and individual care.”

Here at Cholsey School, we pride ourselves on providing a friendly and vibrant learning environment for happy and enthusiastic children and staff.

Our values of CARE (Curiosity, Aspiration, Respect and Enthusiasm) underpin all that we do.
This website offers an insight into our caring and busy school, as well as providing valuable information for our school community.

Heidi McSweeney, Headteacher

Key dates for Admissions

Foundation in September 2021

3 November 2020 – Parents can start to apply for a place at school


15 January 2021 – Closing date for on-time applications


16 April 2021 – National allocation day: letters sent (by second class post) and emails sent detailing the offer of a school place


September 2021 – Start of the school year

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Year 7 (leaving year 6) in September 2021

31 October 2020 – Closing date for on-time applications to secondary school


1 March 2021 – National allocation day: letters sent (by second class post) and emails sent detailing the offer of a school place


September 2021 – Start of the school year

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Free School Meals

If you need to apply for free school meals, please contact the school office for support

(Please note that Reception and Years 1 and 2 receive a free meal at lunchtime.)

Transition Information

      

Safeguarding

The safeguarding lead at Cholsey School is the Headteacher, Heidi McSweeney. Contact number 01491 651862.

In her absence, all concerns should be directed to Rosie Eastwood (Deputy Headteacher) Karen Poole (Family Support Worker) Kate Norman (SENDCo) or Alison Nathanielsz (School Business Manager). All staff at Cholsey School are trained in safeguarding and/or specialist safeguarding.

The safeguarding lead for Before and After School Club is Alison Nathanielsz.

As a member of the public with a safeguarding concern for a child, please call The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 050 7666.  

Children can also access support by contacting Childline

Lunch Menus

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We will be offering some exciting ‘lunches in a bag’ for the Autumn Term 2020. This will support our transitions at lunchtimes in our ‘bubbles’. Please book through Parent Pay as always. 

Academy Status

Our Academy

The school became an academy and joined other primary schools in the area as part of the OPEN umbrella trust on November 1st 2013. The other schools in the group are currently listed below.
Ladygrove Park Primary School, Didcot
St John’s Primary School, Wallingford
Willowcroft Community School, Didcot