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Foundation Stage 1




Teacher: Mrs Kempe 

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


Hello SUMMER term!

You may well hear the repeated refrain, "Fee Fi Fo Fum", a few times over the next couple of weeks as we explore the traditional tale, 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. The children will have the opportunity to plant a bean (or maybe a sunflower!) and consider what it will need to grow successfully. We will be making the most of the glorious weather by spending time in the nature trail, pond and outdoor classroom.


As we move through the term, we will explore all kinds of animals. We will link well-known books such as 'Dear Zoo', 'Handa's Surprise' and 'Elmer' to the play. Many children seem keen on ocean life, so no doubt we will deep-sea dive into some sea-themed learning. 




Key statements for 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.
Know that information can be relayed in the form of print.
Show an interest in number problems.
Understanding the World(UW)
Develop an understanding of growth, decay and changes over time.
Expressive Arts and Design(EAD)
Tap out simple repeats rhythms and explore making up rhythms. For example, on a drum, clapping, stamping...


You should now have received details, via email, about logging onto Tapestry. Tapestry is an excellent platform for sharing learning from home and in the nursery.


Don't forget book bag are needed EVERY Wednesday. If your child wants the opportunity to become the 'Reading Champion', please upload 'book experiences' on Tapestry by Tuesday evening of that week!


Staff are always willing to discuss ways in which you can help your child at home. Feel free to ask if you are in need of some inspiration or ideas about a certain area of learning!