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We were visited in school this week by Eden Francis from Team GB - thank you to everyone who brought in sponsor money, we raised over £1,000. On Monday we will have an exciting time when author Daniel Henshaw will take our whole school assembly and then work with both years 4 and 5. Sports Day for Foundation is on Thursday 14th June and for KS1 and KS2 Wednesday 20th June 2018. Good Luck to our Girls Football Team who have two matches next week.

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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...

 

Eggs

 

Welcome back! We hope you all had a fantastic Easter break, we cannot wait to hear about all of your adventures over the past two weeks. This half term our topic is eggs where we will be learning all about growth and change. We are very excited to be collecting some eggs to look after from White Post Farm. The eggs are in an incubator in the classroom for around twenty days and then will begin to hatch into chicks. We will then return them to the farm. We will learn all about the lifecycle of a chicken and how to take care of them. I’m sure they will be very popular!

 

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. 

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.

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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