Foundation Stage

We are pleased to let you know that your child can receive a daily phonics lesson whilst schools are closed. Phonics is the way we teach children to recognise the sounds in words. It helps your child to learn to read and is an essential part of your child’s education. Please Click here to access the resource

 

 

WHAT ARE WE DOING IN CLASS THIS TERM?

This half term our topic is Big Wide World.

We will be learning about different locations and places you can visit on a day out or a holiday. We will be looking at maps and talking about different ways of travelling.

We will be visiting Smithills Farm to learn about what happens on a farm and meet the different animals.

Please see our Newsletter for further information.

Both Reception and Nursery children will be given the opportunity to use the interactive whiteboard and Ipads as part of the learning every day.

​Further details are available on the FSU newsletter.

Guide to Purple Mash

Mini Mash a Parents Guide

Important information

 

Nursery session times:

8:50-11:50 

12:15-3:15

 

Morning session including lunchtime wrap around service 8:50-1:00

 

Full time place: 8.50-3.15

 

School also has a breakfast and after school club offering additional hours.

 

Reception session times:

 

8:50-3:15

 

School also has a breakfast and after school club offering additional hours.

 

P.E days

 

Nursery: Monday morning and Wednesday afternoon

 

Reception: Tuesday afternoon

 

Clothing

  • All children need a pair of wellies to be kept in school

  • Nursery children need a change of clothes in a bag on their peg

  • Reception children need a full P.E kit consisting of black slip on pumps, white T-shirt and black or blue shorts

  • Nursery children need a pair of black slip on pumps

  • All clothes must have the child’s name inside

 

Assessment

 

Staff gather evidence on the children’s attainment. Evidence is kept in a Learning Journey for each child. Each week eight children wear a star badge and staff gather detailed observations on them. These children will bring an observation sheet home for parents and carers to record interests and achievements from home to be added to their learning journey. Learning journeys are available for parents and carers to see.

 

Newsletter

 

Every half term a Newsletter will be sent home outlining our topic and whole class learning intentions.

Useful links

Phonics play.co.uk (user name  stgabs  password  redcat)

Topmarks.co.uk