At Sambourne School, we encourage our children to look after each other. All our new children starting Sambourne in Reception Class are allocated a Year 6 ‘Buddy’ who will be placed in the same house and will support them during those important few new weeks at school. Their role includes:

  • Writing to our new children in the summer welcoming them to Sambourne School.
  • Joining them for welcome events such as the 'Teddy Bear's Picnic'.
  • Sitting with, and helping our new children eat their lunch.
  • Playing with the children at lunchtime. 

"Dylan adores his buddy and I witnessed this first hand today - his buddy held his hand and walked him to class whilst exchanging stories. They do a fabulous job."

Parent, September 2017