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New Starters

Information for New Starters

New Starters- Policies and Admission Form

All of our admissions and school places are applied for through Derbyshire County Council.

Once your child is enrolled with us, please complete the following admissions form.

You will also need to provide a copy of your child’s birth certificate to
Please also read the following policies -

If you need to update your child’s details at any point during the school year, please complete the appropriate form

School Uniform

Uniform is available from Uniform Direct, Babington Lane, Derby, and Uniformality in Borrowash.
Black or grey trousers, skirt or pinafore dress
White or pale blue polo shirt
Blue jumper or cardigan
Blue fleece
White, black or grey socks or tights
For PE:
Black shorts or jogging bottoms
White t-shirt
White or black socks
Black PE pumps or trainers
Your child's PE kit should be worn to school on the day they have PE

Available but not essential:
Book bag, PE bag and summer cap

Please provide your child with a school bag and water bottle. 
Both will be sent home at the end of each day.  Please check the bag for any homework or communication from your class teacher.

Seasonal clothing: A sun hat, a winter hat and gloves, wellington boots and appropriate coat - these may be left on your child's peg and be taken home at the end of each half term.


School Lunches

All Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils are entitled to a healthy school meal free of charge. School lunches for KS2 (years 3-6) are charged at £2.20 per day. All of our school meals are cooked freshly to order in our kitchen.

All KS2 children require meals to be booked and paid for through our ParentPay system. You will be given log in details when your child starts with us. We do not accept cash or cheques in school.

Communication with Parents and Carers

We use an online app called ParentHub. You can download this onto your iOs or Android mobile phone. This is the main way the school office and class teachers send messages to classes, and individual parents.

Our school’s handle is @AstonPS- you’ll need to follow this channel when you download the app and create an account.

Holidays and Leave of Absence

School does not authorise holidays during term time. If you wish to apply for leave of absence due to exceptional circumstances,
please apply via the online form.

Please ensure you have read the guidance and accompanying notes before submitting an application. This must be done at least 2 weeks in advance of the time period you are applying for.


Medical Appointments

If you need to take your child out of school to attend a medical appointment (Including GP, Dental, Hospital etc), you must complete an online form to inform us at least 3 days beforehand where possible.

For same day appointments, please email or call the school office first and then complete a form.


The form can be found by clicking below.

Reception Intake September 2022


‘Virtual Visit’
Please click the link below to open a 'Virtual Visit’, that Mrs Donaldson (Reception Class Teacher) has created for you to look at with your child.
Please also browse the rest of our website and the information about our school -we hope you find this useful!

Reception Classroom Tour

Uploaded by AOT PS on 2021-07-07.

Introduction to Reception 2022

Uploaded by AOT PS on 2021-05-06.

Take a peek inside our school...