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Induction September 2024

Welcome to Clitheroe Pendle Primary School

It was a pleasure to meet so many prospective families during our open morning! We hope to see you again soon! Please contact the school office if you wish to come and visit our school.

What does Induction look like at Pendle? 

1st Sept 2023


Applications for primary schools open.

15th Jan 2024


National closing date for primary applications.

16th Apr 2024


Offers issued to parents.

May/June (Dates TBC)



Induction evening for Pendle intake Sept 2024.

July (Dates TBC)



Children invited into school with parents for stay and play induction sessions.

July (Ongoing)



Reception teachers visit all nursery settings of children starting in Sept.

2nd Sept 2024


Children start their first day at school for 45 minutes with one parent.

3rd-6th Sept 2024



Children attend half days for their first week at school.

9th Sept 2024



Children attend full days at school!

Settling your child into school doesn’t end here! Regular updates are posted are shared via various channels such as the website, newsletters and communicated with you directly by the school team where appropriate.

Once the children are settled into school, we host a Curriculum Meeting and share ‘Meet the Teacher’ information.


We look forward to welcoming you to our Pendle family! 💜 

Meet the Team


Information from the School Nursing Team

Pre-School Immunisation

Adult Learning

You may be interested in Lancashire Adult Learning's free course 'Ready steady School'. The course gives top tips on helping you to prepare for your child for starting school. Follow the link below.

Parent/Carer Guides

You can find a number of resources to give you information and guidance to support your child.

"School Readiness"

We know that being 'ready' to start school looks different for all children, but here are some website suggestions with some top tips into supporting your child as their venture into Primary School!

Life in Reception!

These are the links to RZ and 1RL, our Reception classes. Take a look on these pages to see what life in Reception is like at Pendle.