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Foundation Stage 1




Teachers: Mrs Kempe 

Teaching Assistants: Miss Gregson, Mrs Trevitt, Miss Somerset and Miss Johnson 

Apprentice: Mrs Reed


 It's the summer term at Leigham! 

We are now embarking on the summer term. Time is racing by! Last term we explored an 'outdoor' theme with Julia Donaldson's tales helping to influence our play.




As we move through the summer term, we will start to discover the future firefighters, vets, doctors, police officers and teachers within the group. Not only will the children role play these careers but they may also meet some of these magnificent 'superheroes' first hand.




Everyone will have their fingers crossed for a sunny term, especially with sports day scheduled for June. This is a little nudge for these parents wanting to get in shape ready for the Mummy and Daddy races!

We are in the process of planning a trip to Paignton Zoological Park during the summer term. Letters home will follow, but as always we will be asking for lots of volunteers to join us on the day.


Key statements being focussed on this term:

Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED)

Show confidence talking to other children when playing, communicating freely about their home and community.

Communication and Language (CL)

Develop an ability to answer 'how' and 'why' questions with scaffolded support from practitioners.

Physical Development (PD)

Hold pencil near point, between first two fingers and thumb and use it with good control, possibly to write letters from their name.

Literacy (L)

Know that information can be relayed in the form of print.

Mathematics (M)

Show an interest in number problems.

Understanding the World (UW)

 Show an interest in different occupations and ways of life. 

Expressive Arts and Design (EAD)

Tap out simple repeats rhythms and explore making up rhythms. For example, on a drum, clapping, stamping...


Please read with your child at least three times a week. Don’t forget to return the 'book experience' text on a WEDNESDAY.