Foundation Stage: 'The Owls' 3-5 year olds 2017 - 2018

Mrs Tomlinson

Mrs Tomlinson

I am the Early Years Teacher in 'The Owls' class.

Miss Bourne

Miss Bourne

Miss Bourne works full time as a Teaching Assistant in our class.

Miss Todd

Miss Todd

Miss Todd also works full time as a Teaching Assistant in our class.

    Autumn Term

This term, as a whole school we are looking at the text, City Atlas. We have chosen to look at our capital city, London and will explore our home city through a variety of texts including Katie in London, Paddington, Naughty Bus and Queen's Knickers. 

We will keep you updated on our Learning Journey on our website blog, and on the school Facebook page, and our class Twitter page!

Follow us on Twitter @OwlsStoswalds 

 

"Any learning a child encounters in school always has a previous history….Learning and development are interrelated from the child’s very first day of life.” ( Vygotsky,1978)

“Properly organized instruction will result in the child’s intellectual development, will bring into being an entire series of such developmental processes which were not at all possible without instruction.” (Vygotsky,1990)

The Early Years Foundation Stage is a distinct key stage which extends from birth to 5 years old; in our class this pertains to Nursery age children to the end of the Reception year. From September 2012 the revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is a statutory education program in all childcare settings.

The EYFS is organised into four equally important inter-related principles; a unique child, positive relationships, enabling environments, learning and development.

The Learning and Development principle is subdivided into seven areas of learning, the Prime areas are: Personal, Social and Emotional Development; Communication & Language; Physical with the remaining specific areas of Mathematics, Literacy, Understanding the World; Expressive Art.

For more information please click the following links:

Development Matters in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Parents Guide to the EYFS

 

Reading

Your child will always have a private reading book of their choosing to take home with them each evening.  Reading this should be an enjoyable pastime for them to do both individually, and together with you.  When you listen to them read please take time to write a comment in their reading record so that we can encourage them in their progression together.

PE kits

PE kits should be in school from Monday to Friday. On a Wednesday morning the children will recieve coaching from Sports Coaches. PE kits should remain in school throughout the week in case of timetable changes to PE due to weather, or staff absence etc. Any children that do not bring their PE kit on on a regular basis will have a reminder letter sent home, and will be able to use lost property in the meantime so they don't miss out on a valuable and statatory part of the curriculum.

 

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Foundation Stage: 'The Owls' 3-5 year olds: Blog items

Takeaway homework, by Mrs Tomlinson

Class Charter, by Mrs Tomlinson, Miss Bourne and Miss Todd

First week in the Owl Class!, by Mrs Tomlinson, Miss Bourne and Miss Todd

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