We CARE • Curiosity - Aspiration - Respect - Enthusiasm

 

We CARE • Curiosity - Aspiration - Respect - Enthusiasm

Welcome to our new website – we may still be updating a few things on here, so please bear with us!

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 2020

1 November 2019 – Parents can start to apply for a place at school


15 January 2020 – Closing date for on-time applications


16 April 2020 – National allocation day: letters sent (by second class post) and emails sent detailing the offer of a school place


September 2020 – Start of the school year

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Year 7 (leaving year 6) in September 2020

31 October 2019 – Closing date for on-time applications to secondary school


2 March 2020 – National allocation day: letters sent (by second class post) and emails sent detailing the offer of a school place


September 2020 – 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 Years R, 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 Lee (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.

Lunch Menus

Icon for the weekly menus

The school council has worked closely with our catering team to devise the lunch menus. All children contributed with ideas and opinions and the menus (updated September 2018) can be found by clicking the link above.

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