With the summer holidays now behind us, this past week has marked a big step for hundreds of little ones across Wilmslow and Handforth and their families, as they embarked on a new adventure with their first day at school.
As the new term began the reception children set off in their new uniforms with shiny shoes and big smiles to be greeted by their new teachers who have been very impressed with the great start they have made at school.
Mark Unwin, Headteacher at Handforth Grange said "It has been an absolute pleasure to welcome the children and families of our new reception classes. They enjoyed an amazing first day, with a farm on the school field and we are very proud of the way they have settled in to our school."
Mrs Rigby, Headteacher at Wilmslow Prep said "The children are all settling in really well and we have seen lots of smiles and friendships already being made. We know it is going to be an excellent year."
Laura Dutton of Ashdene Primary School commented "They have all made a wonderful start to their journey at Ashdene and we are really looking forward to an exciting year ahead!"
Reception Class teacher Miss Pengelly said "Our new children have settled in quickly and learned our class routine. Their Year 6 'buddies' help by looking after them at playtime and lunch, making sure they have no worries about where to go and what to do! We are delighted to have them as part of our Lindow family."
Clare Daniel, Headteacher at St Anne's Fulshaw saaid "The new starters have settled in so quickly, they feel like have always been part of our St Anne's family. We are looking forward to getting to know them over the next few weeks and to having lots of fun together."
Catherine McBride, Acting Deputy at St Benedict's Catholic Primary School, said "We are very proud of our new Reception class and how quickly they have settled into school life. They have formed new friendships and have already met their Year 6 buddies. We look forward to sharing with them a fun-filled and exciting year at St Benedict's."