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We are Bumblebees!

Our Early Years Vision: Intention, Implementation and Impact

Early Years Curriculum Overview 2020-2021


COVID-19 LOCKDOWN January 2021:

Please click here to visit our Remote Learning Page 


Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage

Our class teacher is Mrs Weatherston. She is also the Early Years Lead.

Mrs Young is a higher level teaching assistant who supports our learning from Monday to Thursday and teaches the class on a Tuesday afternoon. Mrs May is our teaching assistant who supports us on a Tuesday afternoon and all day on a Friday.


We are an Early Adopter school which means we will be following the EYFS Reforms Statutory Framework. Please click here for more information.



Spring 1 2021

We're Going on a Dragon Hunt!

Have you ever seen a real castle? Would you like to dress up as a knight or a princess?Have you heard of Saint George and how he played a dragon? Would you like to go on a dragon hunt?

In this topic you will learn all about what it is like inside a real castle and how it would feel if you were part of a very special story... look out for the dragon!




In phonics, we will continue to practise reading words containing the set 1 speed sounds, in particular the digraphs:

 sh, th, ch, qu, ng, nk


This term we will be applying our phonics skills to read more books along with using lots of book talk to discuss the stories we have read or listened to

. We will also be learning to read some Set 2 'special friends' sounds, which are:

ay, ee, igh, ow, oo, oo, ar, or air, ir, ou, oy


Please click here for Read Write Inc. Phonics guidance for parents



Useful links for Literacy home learning:





In Maths, we will be learning to count beyond ten along with recalling number bonds 0 to 10. We will be representing numbers to 10 by linking the symbol (numeral) with its cardinal. The children will also be learning to understand and use 'one more' and 'one less than' when counting with numbers. They will compare length, weight and capacity as well as completing 2D shape investigations. Please click here to view White Rose planning and learning resources that we use to support our teaching.


Useful links for Maths home learning:



Communication with Parents and Carers

At St Mary Infants we use Tapestry Online Learning Journey to document your child's learning and development. We also use ClassDojo to inform you about our class learning, news, updates and as a parent-teacher communication tool. Both of these websites and apps are password protected so you will need to log in using the details we have emailed to you. We are really excited to be working in partnership with you throughout your child's first year at school! Please do keep in touch through ClassDojo messenger. 




“Let all that you do be done in love” (1 Corinthians 16:14)


Love, Friendship, Thankfulness, Respect, Forgiveness, Perseverance, Trust

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