Early Years at Merchants' Primary


A warm welcome to all new starters in Early Years and their families.

Here at Merchants' Academy Primary, we are delighted to welcome new pupils to both nursery and reception. This area of the website will have general information around the Early Years, visits to the school and the admissions process.

If you would like to know more detail about each specific year group, then please look at the Nursery and Reception class pages.

Useful Links for pupils preparation for Early Years

Links for Reception pupils

Here are some useful links to help you and your child prepare for Reception:

Government Guidance:


Starting Primary School:


Advice to Parents about Transition:



Links for Nursery pupils

Information about Child Development and How to Help:


Nursery Rhymes:


Potty Training Guide:


Supporting Early Communication and Language:



Stay informed about our news & events

Follow us on social media to stay in touch with news and events at Primary

Merchants' Primary on Facebook 

@MerchantsAc on Twitter

(Please note: You will need a Facebook account to access the Facebook page)


Contact Us

Contact us on info@merchantsacademy.org for further information on Early Years.

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