All the information you need to start the new school year

All the information you need to start the new school year

For all pupils starting in Reception, September 2020 – please kindly complete the following forms and return to

Medical Form

All about Me Form

I Can Sheet

For any questions please speak with

First day of School:
Following the summer holidays, the first day of the Autumn Term will be Friday 4th September 2020.

School times:
The school day commences at 08:15 (Gate opens at 08:00 – 08:25)
Pre-Preparatory pupils (Reception, Year 1 and 2) finish at 15:15.
Preparatory pupils (Year 3 to Year 6) finish at 16:00.

To make sure your daughter is kitted out for the year ahead, please take a look at our uniform list: Uniform information.
To purchase school uniforms, please click here:


All pupils in Years 3,4,5,6 should be provided with a named pencil case containing the following named items:

–          two fountain or roller-ball pens
–          ink cartridges
–           three HB pencils
–          a rubber
–          a pencil sharpener
–          a 30 cm plastic ruler
–          a pritt-stick
–          one pair of children’s scissors
–          colouring pencils
–          a highlighter
–          a small pocket school dictionary

All pupils should have a Cumnor House rucksack.

Bus service:
A bus service is available for pupils in Year 1 and above. For information on routes, times, prices and how to register please follow this link: Bus Booking Form. Please note: current passengers are required to complete and return the form as they will not be automatically allocated.


Communication between home and school:
Please make sure you are aware of our Communication Charter 2020 which outlines guidelines for how open and constructive communication can be maintained between parents and the school. This includes reading the weekly newsletter to make sure you have the most up to date information regarding coming events.

Parent Class Contact Group:
If you would like to be included in the optional Contact Group for parents in your child’s class please email your class representative. The class representatives will be finalised after the start of term.

Online accounts:
Login details for online accounts, including Mathletics, will be printed in your daughter’s homework diary after the start of term.

ICT Guidelines:
Please make sure your child is aware of the Guidelines for Pupil Use of Computers, the Internet and E-mail Facilities, which can be found here: ICT Guidelines.

Fee payments:
If you have not already completed a Direct Debit form for paying fees, this can be accessed here and ensures payments can be made easier and smoother: Direct Debit Form. This form, if not already completed, can be sent via email to: or alternatively can be addressed to Fees Admin and left at the front reception desk of the Girls’ School.

Medical form:
In case you have not already filled out a Medical Record Card for your daughter, please click to access the form below:
Pupil Health Record Card.

Up-to-date information about sports fixtures can be found on the sports website at
Information on ordering both indoor and outdoor kit, including base layers, can be found at the following link:
Information regarding general club and squad training times etc., will be available on the clubs list which is sent out from the school office.

Extra-Curricular activities: After-School Activities and how to register
Details of the clubs that will be available to Pre-Prep and Prep pupils will be sent to families, via Parentmail, on the first day of term (i.e. September). This email will contain a list of clubs and how you can sign up.

Afterschool Care:
For busy working parents, we offer the Afterschool Care, which is available until 18:00, daily. information on After School Care & how to register please follow this link: After School Care. For the booking form for After School Care please click here: After School Care Booking Form.

Private Instrumental lessons:
Instrumental lessons are available for your daughter and information on how to apply and costs can be found here: Instrumental and singing lessons.

At Cognita we look after your personal information and only use your personal information for the purpose for which it has been collected. If you would like further information about how and why we use your personal information, please see our privacy notices; these are available here:

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