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New Reception Starters

Welcome to Elfrida!  We are so glad that you and your child will be joining us and can not wait to meet you.


This page will contain all of the information that you should need to help prepare yourself for your child's start with us and we will add information to this page as often as we can.  


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Who are the Reception teachers for September?


Acacia Class:


Mrs Gee and Ms Mehmet





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Walnut Class:


Miss F and Mrs Hamilton


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What will my classroom look like?


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Children should wear long or short grey  trousers or a skirt or pinafore with a white shirt or polo shirt.


They need to wear a burgundy jumper, cardigan or fleece.  When the weather is hot, children can also wear burgundy or red gingham dresses.  







Please Label everything with your child’s name! 

We strongly recommend velcro fasteners not laces!


All school uniform can be bought from local supermarkets and high street retailers.


School uniform with the school logo on  can be purchased in the following way

Order online at 



Simply enter 'Elfrida' or SE6 3EN' into the box to access Elfrida's uniform.  


SWEATSHIRT                                   £9.50         BOOK BAG           £5.50

CARDIGAN                                        £9.50        RUCKSACK           £8.50 

REVERSIBLE FLEECE JACKET      £16.50      GYM BAG              £5.50      

FLEECE                                             £11.99   


You can also buy in person from Whitehall Clothiers – 244 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6JU.




Our day

We start our day at 8.55am. 


Children will be met at their classroom door by the teacher.


Lunchtime for Reception is from 12pm-1.00pm.


Our day finishes at 3.25pm Monday to Thursday and 2.30pm on a Friday.


We have our own breakfast club that runs every morning from 7.45am.  Click here for details


We run a number of after school clubs (when school is opened fully) which run for an hour at the end of the school day.  See here for details of the clubs we were running before schools closed.


We have an after school provider who runs a service on site from 3.25pm-6pm Monday to Thursday and from 2.30pm-6pm on a Friday.

Click here for the most recent dinner menus.

Some book suggestions to read before or while you are in Reception - there are lots more, these are just some of our favourites!

You can phone us on 0208 698 5755 or email


We can't wait to meet you!