Merrow C of E Infant School



 Welcome to new children and their families who will be joining our school community in September 2022.


We are so pleased to welcome you to Merrow CE Infant School; we are very proud of our school, the happy children, the dedicated staff, the supportive families and the excellent facilities combined make us a great choice for your next steps in education.


To help your child settle quickly and happily into school in September 2022, we invite you to visit our Early Years Foundation Stage classrooms during the month of June / July.

There will be a new parents’ Induction meeting at the school on Tuesday 14th June between 7 and 8pm. You will be advised at this meeting which Teddy Bear’s Picnic your child should attend. Please contact the school office ( if you have a preference before the 8th June.

 Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Outdoor informal picnic for child plus one parent. Bring a rug and a drink. You will be invited to one of the sessions.

Monday 27 June 3.30-4.00 pm

Tuesday 28 June 3.30-4.00 pm

Wednesday 29 June 3.30-4.00 pm

Stay and Play Sessions

Tuesday 5 July 1.45-2.30 pm 

Tuesday 12 July 1.45-2.30 pm


The Autumn term starts for all children on Monday 5th September at 8.55 am, children may come into their classroom from 8.45 am.

Children in the Early Years Foundation Stage attend on a part time basis as follows: 

Mon 5th / Tues 6th / Wed 7th September: morning school only, children are collected at 12 noon

Thurs 8th – Wed 14th September: morning school + lunch, children are collected at 12.45 pm

Thurs 15th September onwards: children are collected at 3 pm 


This leaflet from Nursery World might help you consider things you could be helping your child with before school starts.