Diss Infant Academy and Nursery

Diss Infant
Academy and Nursery


Welcome to our Reception Classes 

We would like to give you a warm welcome if your child is starting our school in September 2021. 

Please find some information below which will help you to prepare your child each day. 

Meet the team! 

We have two lovely classes - Rowan Class and Maple Class. 

 Ms Budgen is the EYFS Lead and the teacher in Rowan Class

 Mrs Simpson is the teacher in Maple Class


We also have additional Teaching Assistants who will help and support your child each day at school. 


 Mrs Wyatt                                      Mrs Doe                                       Mrs Mayes


At the moment all you will need to bring to school each day is a water bottle. 





Water Bottle – Rajas 

Please make sure your child's name is on the bottle. 


We only allow children to drink water (and milk which is provided by school) so please do not send juice.

Lunch box reviews: Which lunch box is right for your child? - Kidspot

A named lunch box if your child is not having a free school lunch. All children are entitled to a free school hot meal or packed lunch. There are a wide range of choices from our menu which changes regularly. 


Please buy the following items but keep at home at present: 

Classic Book Bag 

A named book bag. You will be given a form to order this from our uniform website.

x10 Navy Blue Drawstring Gym Sports School PE Bag Bulk Buy Job Lot ...

A named P.E. kit : 

Shadow Stripe Gym Sports Games School PE Shorts Unisex- Royal Blue ...                                                White Boys Girls Childrens Kids Unisex Plain T-Shirt Tee Shirt 100 ...                          School White Trainers Childrens Sizes 10 - 6 Kids Sports Velcro ...

A pair of shorts or jogging bottoms                   A white t-shirt                     Trainers/Plimsolls 

Children will come to school wearing their P.E. kit on P.E. days which are Monday and Wednesday. 

Girls' Expedition Parka

A named coat 

ShoesMe RB7A092-E KIDS' WELLIES - Girls Footwear from WJ French ...

A pair of wellington boots (to be left at school)



Our school uniform is available to purchase and you will have received details of this with your welcome pack. Please also buy the following:

                          Kids Boys macadam Alfie Black leather velcro school shoes JR 8 -UK2

A pair of black school shoes. Please do not send shoes with laces until your child can confidently tie them. Velcro is preferable. Open toed sandals are not allowed to be worn at school for safety reasons. 

A note on earrings, jewellery and watches:

Children must not wear jewellery, necklaces or watches for school. Earrings, if worn, must be studs and must be removed for PE.

Shop for Childrens Jewellery at Tzefira: 9ct gold ball studs, 9ct ... Stud earrings only to be worn at school


Please help every day by:



  • Arriving at 8.45 a.m.
  • Waiting outside the gates in the car park until the gate is unlocked.
  • Making sure your child is wearing fresh uniform each day.
  • Reading at home for 5 minutes with your child every day.
  • Collecting your child at 3.00 p.m. every day