Welcome to Our Early Years Class Page

The EYFS Team......

Mrs. Fozzard- EYFS lead & Beech class teacher

Mrs. Lockett - Acorn class teacher

Miss Widdup - EYFS practitioner

Mrs Priestly - EYFS practitioner

Mrs Hird - EYFS practitioner

 

Also we welcome …

Mrs Longden and Mrs Stephenson who will work in Beech class when Mrs Fozzard has PPA and management time, and Mrs Green who will work in acorn class when Mrs Lockett has PPA.

We are here to help so please stay in touch

BEECH@stjosephs.romerocat.com

ACORN@stjosephs.romerocat.co

Below you will find useful information, ideas and class news........so watch this space!

You can find even more activities, links and information on google classroom.  Simply log in, using your child`s username and password to access acorn or Beech class home learning. 

Together in prayer

 

Please follow the link below to access the new starter booklet for parents. This booklet is full of useful information regarding your child`s education in  EYFS at St Joseph`s. 

Click here 

Foundation Stage Information Booklet

 

This term our topic is....... 

Down On the Farm

We will learn about life on a farm. We will read a variety of fiction and non- fiction texts. We will learn new songs about farms, like Farmer Pete. We will use the internet to find out more about the different types of farms and farm animals. Hopefully we will get to see real farm animals too. We will also plant bean and sunflower seeds and find out about the life cycle of plants.

Our RE focus is....... Friends 

Prior learning: that everyone has good news, and that Pentecost is the celebration of the Good News of Jesus.

This topic learning outcomes: Know and understand:

•  We can make friends  – Explore

•  Jesus had good friends;  what Jesus tells us about friendship  – Reveal

  • Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above - respond.

 

Go to google classroom for more information and useful information


We now have access to the Power Maths text books and work books for your child's year group. You can access a range of materials by following the link below.

https://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/app/AcceptTerms?returnUrl=/app/library

Beech Class will be continuing with  Book C 

We will be learning about doubles, halving, sharing and odd and even numbers. We will also be looking at measures, comparing weight, volume and capacity.

 

The Gov.uk website has published details of approved apps for parents to engage young children in learning at home.  They recommend 6 apps published  on the Hungary Little Minds website. To find out more follow the link below. 

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/early-years-apps-approved-to-help-families-kick-start-learning-at-home

WOW Moments!

Check out all the fantastic work completed in EYFS.

We think we are fantastic but Ofsted thought so too!

Ofsted January 2019 found Early years to be GOOD

"Adults have built trusting relationships with children and their families. They have established a nurturing atmosphere in which children are well looked after. Staff compliment this with clear routines and high expectations of the children`s behaviour. As a result children cooperate well with each other and their behaviour is good."

"The quality of teaching in the early years is now effective."

"The children make strong progress."

"The early years leaders have identified priorities for  improvement and have acted quickly to address these areas."

"Children find activities on offer enticing, because of this, they remain focused for extended periods of time."

We value your support: Tips and useful information for parents and carers

 

 Useful links to find out more information about Early Years Foundation Stage

https://www.foundationyears.org.uk

https://www.theschoolrun.com

https://www.gov.uk>early-years-foundation

  Continuing learning at home

  • Visit the cbeebies web page, there are numerous shows and activities linked to our themes. 
  • Read every night with your child, it really will make a difference!
  • Practice high frequency word spellings daily.
  • Practice speed sounds daily. 
  • Calderdale.50thingstodo.org. This site has 50 activities to complete with your child from birth to 5.