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Foundation Stage

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.


Welcome to EYFS, the Ducklings and the Chicks

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 Strongman comes to learn  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 5 - In The Garden


As we come back to school after the  January lockdown we will be taking some time to rebuild connections with our friends who we have missed and to get back into school routines.


During this term we will be thinking about being outside.

We will be finding out about plants, we will be planting, nurturing and helping our seedlings grow.  We will be learning about the things that plants need.

We will be looking closely for changes as seeds start to grow roots and shoots.


We will be moving on to finding out about some of the creatures that live in the garden.  We will be looking closely at them and finding ways to look after them. 


We will be finding out why the insects are useful in the garden.


During our PE sessions we will be going outside - we will be playing games that you could play in the garden.


We will be learning songs about minibeasts and might even have some little visitors in the unit.



Hello Topic - Knowledge Organiser - Do you Like Ketchup on your Cornflakes?

We Are Conservationists Knowledge Organiser - Me and My World

We are Voyagers Knowledge Organiser - Let's Celebrate

Topic 4 - We are Citizens - A World of Once Upon a Time

EYFS - Autumn Celebration

Still image for this video
Due to COVID restrictions we have been unable to invite families into school this term to be a part of our Autumn celebrations. To keep everyone involved we have put together this short video showing some of our amazing art work and have created a backing track of some of our wonderful songs.
We sent home some delicious bread and pizza to share with families as well.

We hope you like it.