Reception Taster Day

Welcome to The Ryleys School

We warmly invite you to visit The Ryleys School, and discover all of the wonderful academic and extra-curricular opportunities available to your child.

Every child at The Ryleys School, benefits from small class sizes and the fantastic facilities that our School offers. In addition, they benefit from specialist teaching with an exceptional, experienced team of teachers. The core subjects of Maths and English are taught in detail by highly skilled teachers and pupils enjoy specialist teaching in Science, French, Music, PE and Art from dedicated subject matter experts.

This highly focused approach to delivering our curriculum ensures your child receives the very best teaching possible, in a wide range of subjects designed to inspire a lifelong love of learning.

Reception Taster Day

In addition to the personal tours we offer to all prospective families, we would be delighted to welcome families to a Reception Taster Day. Held during a normal school day, visitors will be provided the  unique opportunity to see a day in the life at The Ryleys School, a leading private school in Cheshire.

The Reception Taster Day includes:

  • An opportunity for your child to spend time with our Reception teachers in our Reception classroom and playground
  • An opportunity to talk to Headteacher Mrs Langford, and other heads of departments about what we offer at The Ryleys School
  • A tour of our school during normal class times to allow you to see our teaching in action
  • View the departments and classrooms - including our state of the art science lab, stunning outdoor pool, music department, and art room

Parents will also be able to talk to the teaching staff and pupils and discuss entry procedures with our Admissions team.

To book your attendance, please complete the below form and select "Yes" on the Reception Taster Day registration question.

The Ryleys School Admissions Process 

The application process for The Ryleys School typically begins 12 - 18 months prior to the preferred start date. We encourage all interested families to plan ahead to avoid disappointment.

Step-by-step Admissions Process

  • Submit your childs details to the school, either by completing a form on our website, or by calling the school Admissions Department
  • Book a Personal Tour for your family to experience The Ryleys School and meet the headteacher
  • Attend a School Taster Day - children entering the school from Reception to Year 6  will be invited for a Taster Day to experience the school and enjoy a range of lessons; The teacher will complete an informal assessment in reading, writing and maths dependant on the childs age
  • Following the Tour/Taster Day, a place will be offered if the school sees that the child will thrive within the school and make a valuable contribution to school life
  • Return of the signed contract and surety deposit secures the place

Waiting List

If the year group you wish your child to enter is full, then your details can be added to a waiting list and you will be contacted as soon as a place becomes available. 

Register Your Child Today

Selecting the best school for your child is an exciting and enjoyable process.  Our Admissions team are available throughout the school year to answer any questions you may have and to help you with your application.

Please complete the following form to register your child.