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ALI BABA AND THE BONGO BANDITS- Year 6 excelled in their performance - Well done to everyone - Transition days last week enabled all the children to meet their new teacher- Please check the newsletter to ensure you do not miss anything in this very busy final week of term - Miss Kay is going to paint one of the rooms in the Academy so if you have any odd pots of paint (any colour) please bring them into school. The Newsletter will no longer be given out at school but will be available on the school website and our Facebook page.


Welcome to Foundation (EYFS)!


Here you can find out what is happening in our class, all about our topics, special events and class news.

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Welcome back! We hope you have all had a fantastic Christmas break. 

We are looking forward to an exciting Spring term together smiley



Miss Tomlinson and Miss Throssell  work with the children in F2. 


Miss Slack and Miss Taylor work with the children in F1. 


Mrs Riley works with both classes each day. 


F2 children should bring their reading books and diaries everyday. Please bring PE kits ready for our PE session on Monday morning. PE kits can stay in school all week.

F1 Library Books

We have a lovely new collection of books thanks to our recent Book Fair. Please return your book on a Tuesday so you can borrow a new one  smiley   We have all sort of books from Hariy Maclarey and his bone to factual texts on Firefighters and Traditional Stories such as Goldliocks and Jack and the Beanstalk. Enjoy  frown



Our topic this term is...



Wow! This year really has flown by! It has been a fantastic year all round, the children have worked incredibly hard, made lots of new friends and we have shared some fantastic opportunities together, I’m not sure any of us will forget watching the chicks hatch last term. Our topic for our final half term is going to be minibeasts. This is a firm favourite with the children and we’re sure they will love learning about different types of creepy crawlies. We will be doing lots of work around some of our favourite stories; The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Snail and the Whale and Superworm.


We encourage F2 parents to visit Tapestry  regularly to have a look at what your child has been learning at school and add photos and comments about what you have been learning about at home. If you need help logging on to Tapestry, please talk to Miss Tomlinson. 

Summer 2 newsletter

How children learn in the Early Years Foundation Stage 


The EYFS is a very important stage as it helps your child get ready for school as well as preparing them for their future learning and successes. From when your child is born up until the age of 5, their early years’ experience should be happy, active, exciting.


Through play and exploration, your child will be learning skills, acquiring new knowledge and demonstrating their understanding through 7 areas of learning and development. Children should mostly develop the 3 prime areas first. These are:

· Communication and language;

 · Physical development; and

· Personal, social and emotional development.


These prime areas are those most essential for your child’s healthy development and future learning. As children grow, the prime areas will help them to develop skills in 4 specific areas. These are:

· Literacy;

· Mathematics;

· Understanding the world; and

· Expressive arts and design.

We have chicks!

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F2 made bread after reading "The Little Red Hen". It was delicious!

World Book Day 2018

F2 started their gymnastics topic in PE

Crazy clothes day for Children in Need

F2 did a science experiment! We predicted what would happen when we added different ingredients to our potion

We love our new outdoor area!

Celebrating the arrival of Autumn

In F2 we have been learning to order items by length or height

Here are a few of the activities we have enjoyed since starting back to school this week

Maths at home


Miss Tomlinson has made a leaflet which aims to give parents ideas about the sorts of things you can do with your children to improve their confidence and attainment in Mathematics through every day, playful activities. 

Feel free to print or save the document below and let us know how you get on.

We love sharing stories in Foundation. This is a poem from one of our favourite authors Julia Donaldson.

We love sharing stories in Foundation. This is a poem from one of our favourite authors Julia Donaldson. 1
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