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Class Information 



Miss Butler - Class Teacher - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Mrs Smith - Class Teacher - All day Friday.

Mrs Bewley - Teaching Assistant - Mon-Fri Full time.

Mr McDougall - Higher Level Teaching Assistant/PPA cover - Thursday PM.




All children will take part in a taught PE session every Wednesday.

Please make sure your child has their PE kit in school every day. A PE kit should consist of a white t-shirt, blue shorts, trainers and a water bottle. 


Water bottles:

Please ensure that your child comes to school with a water bottle. The water bottle should be taken home each evening and brought in every morning already filled with water.


Home learning:

Please try to read with your child every day. This maybe be that your child reads their reading book to you OR you read a story, comic or magazine to or with them. 


We aim to change reading books every TUESDAY and THURSDAY.


As always, we have an open door policy, please come in and see us if you have any concerns or suggestions. 

Autumn Term 1 - September 2019

A warm welcome to all children and their families.

We are looking forward to a new school year with lots of exciting learning opportunities planned!


Our first topic of the year will be 'OURSELVES and Nursery Rhymes'.


The most important part of this term is for us to ensure your child feels safe, secure and settled in school. We will be providing lots of play based activities to get to know your child and their interests.  

As always, if you have any queries or concerns please come in to talk to us, or phone school. 



*** please note our yearly curriculum overview can be found on the curriculum page of this website***


                     Autumn 2 2019- Celebrations and festivals

Welcome back! 


We are most certainly in for a very busy half term!! We have lots of exciting things planned for the children; baking bread, a trip to Holme Head House, writing letters to Santa and taking part in our Christmas production - Snowman at Sunset. 

                      Spring 2 (2020)- Bears



Welcome back! We hope you all had a fantastic Christmas and a very well earned rest!


Foundation Stage children had an action-packed last half term! They learned lots about Harvest through the story The Little Red Hen, including using the little red hens’ recipe to make their own bread. The children also learned about the Christmas story and why some people celebrate the birth of baby Jesus. And not forgetting being part of a wonderful performance ‘The Snowman at sunset’. They were amazing! A huge well done to all children for having the confidence when on the big stage!

This half term Foundation Stage will begin a new topic ‘Bears’. The children will be going on lots of outdoor adventures starting with a bear hunt!! So please ensure your child has wellies and warm clothing in school every day.



This half term we will also welcome three new nursery children in to our class.



Reminder for Reception children: please ensure reading books and reading record are in bags every day.


Finally, Foundation Stage staff would like to wish all parent’s and children a happy and healthy New Year for 2020!


'Bears' knowledge organiser: 


Below is an overview of our topic 'Bears' this information will help you, as parents and carers, to know what your child will be learning this half term. This overview could also be used to continue your child's learning at home i.e. using the key vocabulary when your child talks about what they have been doing at school.  


As always, our door is always open if you need further information

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