Welcome to Foundation Stage
Hello! This is the class page for Class 1 and 2 in Foundation Stage.
On this page, you will find our; term planners, current topics and work the children have completed.
You will also find our weekly newsletter which is posted on Weduc each Friday. Please note, our weekly homework is included in our newsletter under the Phonics and Maths sections.
Authors of the half term
We have an author whose books we focus on each half term as part of our topics.
Please see the table below for the key texts we look at.
|Autumn 1||Autumn 2||Spring 1||Spring 2||Summer 1||Summer 2|
|Nick Butterworth||Janet and Allan Ahlberg||Roger Hargreaves||Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet||Eric Carle||Nicola Davies|
|A Flying Visit||Burglar Bill||Mr. Men Books||No-Bot||The Very Hungry Caterpillar||One Tiny Turtle|
|One Springy Day||Each Peach Pear Plum|
|Cake||The Very Busy Spider||A First Book of the Sea|
|Percy's Bumpy Ride||Peepo!||Mr. Men and Little Miss. Magic (Traditional Tale Books)|
Barry the fish with fingers
|The Mixed-up Chameleon||Surprising Shark|
|After the Storm||Cops and Robbers||Norman the slug with the silly shell||The Bad-tempered Ladybird||Ride the Wind|
|The Rescue Party||The Jolly Postman||Keith the cat with the magic hat||The Very Quiet Cricket||Big Blue Whale|
|Once Snowy Night||Funnybones||Gordon's great escape||One World: 24 Hours on our planet|
|The Secret Path||Doug the bug that went boing!||Dolphin Baby|
|The Treasure Hunt||Supertato Books|
Our topics this Term
Little Sunflower (Suzanne Fossey)
Follow the link below to watch/listen to the story of Little Sunflower;
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle)
Follow the link to watch/listen to the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar;
Paddington at the Palace (Michael Bond)
Follow the link to watch the story of Paddington at the Palace;
Follow the link to watch/listen to the story of One Tiny Turtle;
Sharing a Shell (Julia Donaldson)
Follow the link to watch/listen to the story of Sharing a Shell;
Under the Sea
Follow the link to find out about under the sea;
School closed on Friday 12th November - INSET day
School closes Monday 20th December. Christmas holiday starts on Tuesday 21st December
Spring term 2022
School opens Tuesday 4th January
Half-term break Monday 14th February – Friday 18th February
School closes Friday 8th April
Summer term 2022
School opens Monday 25th April
School closed on May Day bank holiday – Monday 2nd May
Half term break Monday 30th May – Friday 3rd June
School closes Friday 8th July
Our Outside Area
Miss. Jefferies won The Early Years Muddy Puddle Teacher Award!
She has worked really hard to become a top level Muddle Puddle Teacher and her hard work has paid off!
Well done Miss. Jefferies! The children and FS Team love the improvements you have made to the outside area and the children really enjoy all the lovely activities you plan and resource! Thank you!
Here are some of the outdoor activities the children have been enjoying so far this term;
We have a Maths Monkey called Freddy who sets the children Maths challenges in the outside classroom!
The children are thoroughly enjoying these challenges, especially the ones Goldilocks has set with him!
Here are some photos of our outside areas in our outdoor classroom
The Nature Table
The Fairy Garden
The Construction Area
The Bug Hotel
Here are our virtual tours, enjoy! :)
A warm welcome to Water Leys Primary School!
It was great to see so many parents at our meeting last night, thank you for coming.
It was great to be able to deliver one after the last couple of years!
We hope you find your child's pack useful and a good tool to use over the summer to support your child to get ready for school and have a smooth transition from nursery/pre-school.
If you have any questions that our website can't answer, or need any support, please do not hesitate to contact the school office. They will able to help or they will get your in contact with the FS staff who are also more than happy to help.
We look forward to seeing you on Thursday 7th July 1.45-2.45pm for your child's transition afternoon.
We hope you are looking forward to your school visit on either of the following days;
Wednesday 31st August 2022
Thursday 1st September 2022
Friday 2nd September 2022
Please check your child's pack for your appointment date and time.
First day of School
Your child starts school on Monday 5th September 2022 at 8.30am-3pm.
Please drop them off at their classroom door.
We are really looking forward to working in collaboration with you, your children and families.
The Foundation Stage Team
Below is the information PowerPoint from last night.
As above, please let us know if you have any questions.