Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, regrettably we are unable to invite parents into school for a tour of Berkswich CE primary and nursery. We understand that choosing the right setting for your child is one of the most important decisions that you will make in your child’s learning journey. With this in mind, we hope to provide you with a range of opportunities to allow you to gain an insight into life as part of our special Berkswich community and the chance to ask questions. We certainly welcome the opportunity to support and reassure you as you organise your child’s first steps into Nursery and Reception. We are offering virtual meetings to provide an opportunity for new parents to meet our headteacher, EYFS leader and teaching staff. This will provide a great opportunity for you to ask questions and find out about our community and learning at Berkswich CE. Your child is a vital part of this process, and so we welcome them to join in with the meeting.

Reception slots

Tuesday 17th November 9am – 10:30am

Tuesday 1st December 3:30- 5:30pm

Tuesday 8th December 9am – 10:30am

Nursery slots

Tuesday 19th January 9am– 10:30am

Tuesday 2nd February 3:30—5:30pm

Tuesday 9th March 9am—10:30 am

To book your ten-minute virtual meeting on one of the following days please call the school office on 01785 337360 or send an email to

Please visit our admissions page to take a closer look at our Nursery and Reception classes, as well as our admissions arrangements. Thank you.

BerkswichCE Primary School

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At Berkswich CE Primary, we pride ourselves on our excellent standards within English. We develop our children to be life-long readers and provide rich opportunities so that the children see themselves as young authors and performers in their own unique way. English allows us to be creative and express ourselves in ways that we didn't know we could.

Please use the links below to explore English learning and support at Berkswich.



We offer a wide range of training sessions for each area of English covering the following areas:

Whole Class Guided Reading/ Targeting Vocabulary

Developing 'Greater Depth' Writers

Spelling that Sticks!

Purposeful and Powerful Planning


You may also purchase a range of resource packages including:

Reading and Writing Planning and Resource bundles

Targeting Non-fiction Writing (resources for teachers to deepen subject knowledge)


Please see our 'Training' page for more details.