Welcome to the New Starters Page
We are so happy to welcome you to our school. Here you will find all the information you need to prepare you child for starting school in September 2022! You will also be sent/given a Welcome Booklet Pack in the Summer before starting with us. This pack will include all of the forms we need parents to complete and send back to school as well as some helpful information and tips to prepare your child for school.
If you are considering sending your child to our school next September, please click here: New Starters 2023
For the ‘Parent Information Booklet for New Starters 2022 click here.
For the ‘New Starters 2022 Welcome PowerPoint’ click here.
For the ‘EYFS Curriculum’ click here.
Here is an example of a typical day in Class F:
8:30 – 9:20 – Welcome – children come straight into the class and explore in the areas
9:20 – 9:30 – Message Board – children come to the carpet to say good morning, count how many children we have and do the date and weather.
9:30 – 9:45 – Small Group Time – children move into 2 groups to chat, sing nursery rhymes or take part in phonics learning
9:45 -10:00 – Snack Time – we sit all together to eat our snack
10:00 – 11:15 – Plan Do Review – the children will Plan what they would like to play through discussion, Do their play either inside or outside and then Review their play, telling the group what they have done in their play today.
11:15 – 11:45 – Circle Time – we sit together as a class to learn about a topic through stories and discussion.
11:45 – 12:00 – Getting ready for Lunch – toilet/handwashing then walking over the road with our adults and our class 6 buddies
12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch Time – in the quiet room in the sports hall – we love watching the sheep through the window!
12:30 – 1:00 – Break Time – we play outside with Mrs Spence and our class 6 buddies in our Class F Garden
1:00 – 1:15 – Afternoon Register – we answer a getting to know you question to say good afternoon
1:15 – 1:30 – Small Group Time – children split into 2 groups again and sing counting songs and take part in mathematics learning.
1:30 – 2:40 – Plan Do Review – we plan, do and review our play just as we did in the morning
2:40 – 3:00 – Story Time – we enjoy stories all together or in our small groups
3:00 – 3:10 – Milk and Snack Time – we have some chill time before the end of the day with milk, snack and a chat
3:10 – 3:20 – Getting ready for Home – we collect all our belongings, hand out any pictures and then say bye until tomorrow
Here are some photos of the Foundation Classroom in action:
Your new classroom is called Class F and consists of areas inside and outside to play and explore.
Here are some photos of other areas of the school:
Frequently Asked Questions
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