Foundation Blog

I Want To Be….

This half term, we are learning about what we want to be when we are older! We have learning about the police and the medical profession! To also help us with our learning, we have ask parent’s if they would like to come in and talk about their jobs! So far we have had visits from a: Forensic Scientist Human Resources Specialist Doctor Clinical Researcher
Learn more »


Traditional Tales!

This half term we have been learning about Traditional Tales and what better way to celebrate our topic, than to dress up as different characters from our favourite tales! We had characters from The Princess and the Pea, Mummy and Baby Bear from Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Wendy, the Baker from The Gingerbread Man, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs and
Learn more »


Traditional Tales Investigators!

 This half term we have been learning about traditional tales! We have learnt about The Three Billy Goat Gruff and Little Red Riding Hood! To link with Little Red Riding Hood, we undertook a science investigation! We wanted to find out which material is waterproof so Little Red won’t get wet on her way through the woods! We got into teams, and each group
Learn more »


Big Garden Birdwatch 2018

This weekend is the annual Big Garden Birdwatch, where people all around the country will spend one hour monitoring the wildlife in their gardens.  The results help provide RSPB with valuable insight to the British bird population. For more information, and to print out your survey sheet, follow this link: https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/  


Math Information Evening

Thank you to everyone to came yesterday to our Maths information evening. It was lovely to see many familiar faces from Ladybirds, Dragonflies and Bees! We had out lots of different number activities for parents to have a look at and engage with! We specially loved exploring the Beebots and sending them around the hall! We even tried to program it to travel out
Learn more »


Read, Write, Inc and Tapestry Workshop

Thank you to all who attended our Foundation Stage information evening about Read, Write, Inc and Tapestry. We had a lovely turnout, and were able to answer lots of questions about our new phonics scheme! We showcased to parents a small handful of the fine and gross motor skill activities we engage the children on a day to day basis! We had out a few
Learn more »


Welcome back!

Welcome back to the new school year! On behalf of everyone in Caterpillars, Ladybirds, Bees and Dragonflies, we all hope you had a lovely summer break! It has been lovely to meet all the new F1 and F2 children and we are now in the process of getting to know everyone! We had a lovely couple of weeks back so far and we have been
Learn more »


Billy’s New Camera by Wendy Scott

We had a special visit Wendy Scott this week! And before you mention it, no, not our Deputy Head Wendy Scott but local author and illustrator, Wendy Scott! She has recently written two books, Billy’s New Camera and Billy’s Submarine Adventure, with a third book on the way! Wendy Scott very kindly came to Foundation to read her stories with us and talked to
Learn more »


The Naughty Bus and… beans?

This week in Foundation Stage we have been exploring the book the Naughty Bus! If you are familiar with the book, then you will know that the Naughty Bus drives straight through a plate of baked beans, chips and eggs! How silly! And what better way to end the week of learning about the Naughty Bus, than to enjoy a nice warm plate of
Learn more »


We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!

This week in Foundation Stage, we have been learning about  the story of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt! We sang the story multiple times, using our voices to give depth to the story – will it be a quiet voice – tip toe, tip toe; or will it be a loud voice – splash splosh, splash splosh! We used our imagination to help
Learn more »