Due to COVID restrictions we are currently unable to invite prospective families to visit the EYFS.
We have put together this short slide show as an alternative tour.
If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the school office.
Staff in our phase
Mrs Stone and Miss Mayall are the class teachers in the EYFS. Mrs Stone teaches in Ducklings and Miss Mayall is the teacher of the Chicks class .
We have a team of teaching assistants who help us with our learning, Mrs Pallett, Mrs Summers and Miss Catt all help us with our learning.
Mrs Nash and Mrs Strongman come to work with us on Tuesdays.
At lunchtime Mrs Mullis come to play with us.
How we learn
In the EYFS we are always busy. We like to explore and learn through our play. We love having visitors into our classroom and going on adventures and trips.
Our day includes a Phonics session, where we are learning about Letters and Sounds. We have a Number session each day, and we spend lots of time listening to stories and enjoying books.
During the day we spend time outside in the EYFS garden, travelling to far away places in our pirate ship, making a delicious lunch in our mud kitchen, digging for treasure in the sandpit and sometimes looking for minibeasts in the garden. We love to be outside, no matter what the weather is like. We always have our wellington boots and coats with us.
We take part in regular PE sessions and also visit Forest School on a regular basis. In the woods we climb trees, explore the woodland, look after the animals that live there and have lots of time to work together. This term we have been building fires for cooking and keeping warm.
Our learning is supported by the adults and by our friends as we all learn together.
We have lots of fun and have lots of smiles.
What we are learning this term
Topic 4 - A World of Once Upon a Time
During this term we will be thinking about a world of storybooks.
We will be sharing and enjoying lots of traditional tales and will be developing our story language.
During the topics there will be bears, pigs, gingerbread cottages, big bad wolves and maybe even some castles, knights and dragons.
Due to Lockdown this topic may be slightly different to the one we had planned originally, with children learning at home activities will include recorded stories, puppet shows and story telling.
We will all be living in our own 'World of Once Upon a Time'