​In Somerset there is one admission in September for all children whose fifth birthday falls in the following academic year.

At Churchstanton we aim to make the transition into school as smooth and happy as possible. At our New Parents evening, you have the opportunity to look round again and Mrs Holt will run through the procedures for starting school.  This meeting provides an informal and friendly opportunity for you to meet other new parents and familiarise yourself with the setting. You will also receive our Starting School booklet, full of useful information and forthcoming dates. In addition, the PTA will be on hand to introduce themselves and ​​encourage you to be involved in a number of fundraising and social events throughout the year.

During the summer term before they start school, children are invited to attend story times and play sessions with the class teacher, Mrs Holt and the other children in Hedgehog Class. Mrs Holt also visits the children in their pre-school setting and in their home.

In September we recommend that children attend school for mornings only and some lunch times for the first three weeks..

Our aim is to work in partnership with parents and to settle your child quickly into their life at school​.

Uniform List 2021



White shirt / polo shirt

Navy School sweatshirt (available from Taunton Uniform Shop)

Black or grey trousers / shorts

Black shoes (No trainers)



White shirt / polo shirt

Navy School sweatshirt / cardigan (available from Taunton Uniform Shop)

Black or grey skirt / pinafore dress / trousers

Blue & white checked dress (Summer)

Black shoes (No trainers / heels / wedges / fashion boots)


Either white, grey or black socks or tights are to be worn.

Boys and girls long hair to be tied back without bows / fashion clips etc and fringes to be kept out of the face.

Jewellery is not permitted – Earring studs only (to be removed/covered up during PE)


PE Kit (Universal) - To be brought into School in a navy drawstring PE bag

Navy or black shorts

White round neck t-shirt (available from Taunton Uniform Shop)

Black daps / trainers

Navy jogging bottoms & plain navy hoody for outdoor PE



Spare set of pants & socks

School book bag (available from Taunton Uniform Shop)

Water Bottle containing water ONLY

Healthy snack per day


Forest School

Due to the nature of Forest School we ask that children wear long trousers (lightweight cotton trousers are ideal – No jeans or shorts please), a long sleeved t-shirt, a waterproof jacket and Wellington boots. During the winter months a pair of waterproof trousers is essential.