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Beckington and Mells

Church Schools Federation

“The best we can be”

Reception / Induction for New Starters

Welcome to Mells First School.

We are delighted that your child has been offered a place at our school and that you have accepted the place. Please find below a range of information that will help you understand the process of starting school and how we can best support you during our induction process - we are always available to answer any questions either on the phone or via email!



Dates for your diary

  • Wednesday 6th July       9.30 – 12.00pm
  • Wednesday 13th July     9.30 – 1.00pm   (this will include a bring your own picnic!)


Nursery / Pre school visits

  • Monday 4th July
  • Wednesday 22nd June


Home Visits

  • 21st / 22nd June


The start of term is Monday 5th September. Please bring your child to the Reception playground, between 9-9.15 and collect at 12.00pm.  From the 12th September, children will be able to start full time with drop off at 9.00-9.15 and pick up at 3.15pm.