Image showing Reception children in their playground
Image showing Reception children in their playground
Fynamore Primary School
Fynamore Primary School

Information for Parents of Children Starting in Reception 

Welcome to Fynamore!


We are very pleased that you are considering choosing our school as the next step in your child’s learning journey.

Starting school is an exciting time for parents and children alike (albeit a little daunting at times, as well). Our hope is to make this transition as smooth as possible and support your child as they begin school life.

Please contact us if you would like to arrange a socially-distanced tour of the school before applying (please telephone: 01249 810090).

We look forward to meeting your family!

Applications for Reception Places Starting in September 2021

Will your child be 4 before September 2021? If so, they will start Primary School next September(2021), and you must apply for a Primary School place by: Midnight on 15 January 2021.

The preferred method of application is online via the Wilshire Council website.

For further information, or for a paper application form, please ring 01225 713010 (paper forms should be returned to Wiltshire Council, not school).

In the meantime, we have included some quick links from this page that may prove useful in supporting your child at home as you prepare for their first year at school. We have included a link to our Early Years information page, which has more details about Reception Class activities and what to expect when your child starts school. There are also links to two external websites with useful information and advice to help you support your child's transition to school (BBC Bitesize and the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years - PACEY).

Please click on the purple buttons above to access these additional resources.


Current Reception Classes - Places still available (2020-21)

We still have some places available in Reception for 2020-21. For further information please visit our Admissions webpage.


Please take a look at our Reception photo gallery below.


COVID Risk Assessment

Text Absence Line:

07537 438427

Please start the message with FYN and include your child’s name and reason for absence.


Latest Newsletter

For the latest Newsletter please click here.

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Latest News

House Cup Results

Friday, 18 December 2020:

Weekly Cup Winners:


Termly Cup Winners:




Recent Events in School

Click here for details and photos.


Upcoming Events 

Tue 5 Jan 2021: School closed to all pupils

Wed 6 Jan: School open only for Vulnerable/Keyworker children (if place allocated)

Fri 15 Jan: Application deadline for YR places for Sept 2021 entry


Click here for more events.

School telephone number:

01249 810090

School address:

School Road, Calne,

Wiltshire, SN11 9UG


If you would like a paper copy of anything on this website, please contact us using the above details or via the Contact Us page.

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