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Thaxted Promotional Video

Have a watch of our brand new promotional video, to help parents who may choose to send their children here next year. It's been a strange year and tours for prospective parents are not possible at the moment so we felt this was the next best thing.

A big thank you to Steve Woodhouse who has given his time freely to help us with this.

Video tour of Thaxted Primary School

When talking to your child about starting school, you can use this short video tour of the school to help familiarise them with what Thaxted Primary School looks like...

Getting Ready for School Checklist

Whilst thinking about how you can best prepare your child for starting Primary School, we have created a checklist of skills that we believe will aid them settling into school life.

This list is not an expectation of what they should be able to do before starting school, but just a guide to help you.

Letter Formation

If your child is showing an interest in learning to writing at home, take a look at our letter formation sheet below to help support them forming their letters correctly.

Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

A Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage framework