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First time admissions


Welcome to our Overdale Community.

Starting school can be both exciting and worrying  for children and parents.  Our brilliant team at Overdale Infant School have worked hard to develop a different approach to welcoming our new families and preparing meetings to try and make starting school a positive experience. 

We understand that there will be many questions and concerns about how transition to school will happen and even what school will look like.  We are currently updating our plans to welcome our new cohort of Reception children in to school in September 2023.  

We are incredibly proud of our school and the community we serve and we look forward to welcoming new members to this for the new academic year 2023. The virtual tour was created during the pandemic and has changed a little recently with the lifting of restrictions. 

We know that new parents may have many questions and we have created an email address for you to use,; alternatively, you can complete the contact form lower down on this page and a member of staff will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Virtual tour:

A 360 degree virtual tour of our school

Take a virtual tour around our school grounds and peep into our classrooms.

Frequently asked questions

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School uniform is compulsory and must be worn by all pupils. Children are expected to come to school in the school colours navy and white. Items with the school logo on are not compulsory and uniform can be purchased from many local supermarkets. 

If you wish to purchase uniform with a logo on from our suppler from Gasgoine Clothing

password: rainbow1718

Footwear should be dark closed toe shoes, socks and tights should be plain, black, navy, white or grey. 

Second hand sales do take place at our school summer fete. This takes place on Saturday 25th June. 

In the meantime please contact the school office to enquire about second-hand uniform options. 


Uniform Requirements for Boys Uniform Requirements for Girls 
Trousers or shorts: black or navy blue Skirt, pinafore, shorts or trousers: black or navy blue
Shirt or polo shirt: white or navy blue Blouse or polo shirt: white or navy blue
Sweatshirt or fleece: navy blue  Cardigan or fleece: navy blue 
  Dress: blue & white checked (summer)
Socks: black, navy blue, grey or white Socks: black, navy blue, grey or white
Sturdy, black shoes Tights: black or navy blue
Coat Sturdy, black shoes


PE Kit

Indoor Kit

White t-shirt

Black/Navy shorts or skirt (in winter months, black or navy tracksuit bottoms can be worn over the top throughout the day)

Bare feet for Gymnastics or Dance 

Black, white or navy Plimsolls/indoor trainers (not fashion trainers) for all other indoor activities

The PE Kit will need to be named and placed in a small bag. 

Book bags

The children will need to bring in a small bag, preferably book bag each day. Book bags can be purchased from Gasgoine clothing (Password: rainbow1718).

Admissions 2023 Questions


We will endeavour to answer any questions about our school or the process of starting school.

Contact Form


Starting school useful links and information for parents and carers
Starting school useful links for children