New Joiners

We wish to welcome you to Nine Mile Ride Primary School, below you will find some helpful information to review and forms to complete prior to your start with us.

Quick Links:
Form to Complete | Medicine FormSample Lunch Menus | Welcome from Friends of Nine Mile RideAcademic Calendar Term Dates 2022 / 2023 | The School Day | Free School Meals | Beehive Before & After School Club | School Uniform | Coolmilk

Forms to complete

Home Agreement Form
At Nine Mile Ride Primary School we continue to build a strong partnership between staff, parents and carers as we know this is important in helping children to achieve and to enjoy learning. We are determined to create an inclusive culture of learning where all children will be challenged in their thinking, to achieve to the best of their abilities and strive to become lifelong learners.

This can be done most effectively when all staff, parents and children understand their responsibilities and work together towards the same goals, as detailed in our Home School Agreement.

EV2 (In-Year Only)
If you wish your child to join in local off-site (non residential) school activities and trips throughout the year, please complete the following form.

Click here to complete EV2 (online form)


Useful Forms

Medicine Administered in School – Consent Form
If your child needs medicine administered in school –  please complete medical consent form and ensure medicine is in it’s original bottle/box and clearly labelled with your child’s name.  All medicines must be kept in the school office in a locked cabinet
Click here to view Medical Form (online form)


Useful Information

Sample Lunch Menus
Meals are prepared fresh onsite by our cater Cucina and menu’s are updated termly and can be found on our website under Information for Parents > Lunch Menus.

Below are a samples of a typical term’s menus, if your child has any allergies or intolerances please include these on the online Admissions Form or contact the school office on admin@ninemileride.wokingham.sch.uk


Friends of Nine Mile Ride
Friends of Nine Mile Ride (FNMR) is an invaluable resource to the school.  The committee work tirelessly to enhance our children’s education and school life through organising events and raising funds. Read FNMR Welcome Letter (pdf)

Every year group has a FNMR Facebook group, to help you get to know other parents with children in your year for more information on existing years, please contact the committee on FNMRpta@gmail.com.

If your child is joining Foundation in September 2021? We’d love you to join us in our Facebook group for parents with children in that intake, so we can start getting to know each other.


Academic Calendar Term Dates 2022 / 2023 | Click here for this Academic Year’s Term Dates 2021/22

AUTUMN TERM 2022

  • Friday 2nd September
    SCHOOL CLOSED – Inset Day
  • Monday 5th September
    First pupil day
  • Monday 24th – Friday 28th October
    Half Term
  • Monday 31st October
    First pupil day
  • Tuesday 20th December
    Last day of Term

SPRING TERM 2023

  • Wednesday 4th January
    SCHOOL CLOSED – Inset Day
  • Thursday 5th January
    First pupil day
  • Monday 13th – Friday 17th February
    Half Term
  • Monday 20th February
    First pupil day
  • Friday 31st March
    Last day of Term

SUMMER TERM 2023

  • Monday 17th April
    First pupil day
  • Monday 1st May
    SCHOOL CLOSED – Bank Holiday
  • Friday 26th May
    SCHOOL CLOSED – Inset Day
  • Monday 29th May (Bank Holiday) – Friday 2rd June
    Half Term
  • Monday 5th June
    First pupil day
  • Wednesday 19th July
    Last day of Term
  • Thursday 20th July
    SCHOOL CLOSED – Inset Day
  • Friday 21st July
    SCHOOL CLOSED – Inset Day

The School Day

For more information on drop-off and collection times, how to report an absence and collection changes, please visit Parent Information > School Day


Free School Meals
All children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 in a government-funded school are eligible for Free School Meals; however, tell your local authority if you also receive any of the qualifying benefits as the school can benefit from extra funding to support your child if you do.

If your child is entitled to Free School Meals (not the same as Universal Free School Meals) register before September 2021 to ensure it begins from the start of school.

If you are unsure if your child is entitled please click here to got to the local authority website for further information.


The Beehive Before & After School Club
The Beehive Before School and After School Care provide onsite childcare for children aged 4 to 11 years, during term time only. All Beehive staff are DBS checked, have safeguarding training and hold First Aid Certificates.

The club offers a broad range of indoor and outdoor up to date activities, ensuring that children are stimulated at all times. Children are encouraged to take an active role within the running of the club, helping with preparing snacks, writing their own rules and choosing activities.

The club provides a healthy Breakfast or Afternoon snack.

  • Breakfast Club: 7.30am – 9.00am
  • After School 3.00pm – 6.00pm

For more information and fees please visit www.beehiveclub.co.uk
For online registration and booking: https://beehive.magicbooking.co.uk
For all other enquiries Director: Kerry Phillips – Tel: 07769 881946, E-mail: enquiries@beehive.co.uk


School Uniform

Uniform

  • Grey skirt or pinafore dress
  • Grey school trousers or shorts
  • White shirt or polo shirt
  • Navy plain/NMR sweatshirt or cardigan – NOT HOODED
  • Navy plain/NMR fleece
  • Summer – Navy checked dress
  • Summer – Navy/white ankle socks (coloured socks are not acceptable)
  • Winter – navy/white knee socks or tights, black/navy/grey or white socks (coloured socks are not acceptable)
  • Black shoes – not trainers
  • Navy/white hair accessories only

PE Kit

  • Plain white T-shirt or NMR PE T-shirt
  • Navy shorts
  • Trainers
  • Winter – Navy plain/NMR sweatshirt
  • Winter – Navy or black tracksuit bottoms

Jewellery should not be worn to School.  If your child wears stud earrings please provide microtape (in a named box) for placing over the earrings during P.E. lessons.

Ways to order School Uniform and PE kit
Non branded School Uniform is available from all major supermarkets and stores. It is not compulsory to have branded school uniform items however if you wish to purchase logo’ed items, you can do so using the link below:

www.mandsyourschooluniform.com – Logo’ed uniform, book and PE bags
Order by phone on 0333 014 8418 (9am-8pm Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm Saturday)

Pencil Cases

It would be really appreciated if you could provide the following in your child’s pencil case and regularly check with your child if they need a refill:

  • Writing pens (KS2 only)
  • A few writing pencils
  • Eraser
  • Simple sharpener
  • Whiteboard Pen
  • Glue stick(s)
  • Colouring pencils
  • Ruler
  • Scissors

Coolmilk
Our school provides a milk scheme, Coolmilk that is available to all of our pupils and we would like to invite you to register your child.
Click here for more information (pdf)