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Hello and welcome to Foundation!




Class Teacher: Mr. McCann and Mrs. Sammels 

Teaching Assistant: Mrs. Sandell & Mrs. Baskott

Support Assistants: Mrs. Wood


Spring Term



During our second term, we will be looking at expanding our learning in lots of different ways. Our first topic will be 'Looking up to the Stars' and we will be learning about space, visiting our favourite stories about aliens and exploring the stars through our play.


Children will continue their Literacy learning in RWI. They will begin to learn the sounds that will support them in all of their early reading and writing. This strong foundation will be used to then support all of their writing about themselves. 



In mathematics, the children will begin count using visual support, naming and writing numbers. They will begin to link number shapes, thinking about quantities and amounts. We will also be looking at early calculation and children can be amazing mathematicians with the right support. 



The children will have different themes in the setting which will change every three weeks. Our next topic will be decided by the children's interests within the setting.


Further Information


We run frequent Stay and Play sessions in Foundation. Please read the weekly Foundation and Nursery Newsletter for information about our next session.


Children will need to bring their book bag into school each day. Once children have learnt a range of sounds reading books will be sent home with a reading record to track their reading at home and in school. 



PE days are Fridays. Please can you ensure that earrings are removed on this day.



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We have an open door policy so please get in contact if you have any questions.

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