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Welcome to Early Years Foundation Stage!


Welcome to Early Years' class page! Here you can find out about what we are learning, our daily routines, important events and see what  Early Years is all about!


Here at Pinfold, the staff and children are really proud of our Early Years Foundation Stage and love coming to school to learn. We hope you enjoy finding out about our Nursery and Reception classes and sharing in all of the learning we are doing. 


Our Nursery now offers both 15 and 30 hours provision. This is free for parents who are eligible - check to find out if you may be eligible. If you aren't, we can still offer 30 hours at a cost of £25 a week. If you only need your child to attend for 15 hours, this can be arranged through discussions with the Nursery Teacher, Mrs Baguley. 


Our Reception year has two classes - Ladybird and Caterpillar. They each have room for 30 children, with two adults in each class; three in the mornings. 


For more information about our Nursery and Reception classes, please explore the following pages. If there is anything else you would like to see on our class page, please let us know. 


****Home Learning****

As the children are sadly unable to attend school at the moment, the teachers in Nursery and Reception are adding learning activities to Seesaw, our on-line learning journey. This is a great way to keep up to date with your child's learning.

Each day, we will add a few short activities which match the topics we would have been covering each day. These may include phonics, literacy and maths.  There will be links to some great on-line resources to support you, please make the most of them where you can. Head over to the 'Home Learning' section of the website for more links to websites as well as details on how to access them for free. 

We are aware that some of you have access to more technology than others, or are sharing devices with other children in your family.  To help you, we are trying to make sure that any activity we post can be completed practically or on paper, which we sent home for you all. That way, you can then add a photo of what your child has done using your phone when it's convenient for you. We will include ideas and examples to help you as much as we can. Your child's teacher is available to message through the Seesaw app. If you need a code to access your child's learning journey and have lost yours, please send a message through the school's Facebook page. 

We love seeing what all the children are doing - we are missing them lots so keep the photos, videos and messages coming - we really do love to see them. Thanks so much for all your support, stay safe and look after each other! 

Mrs Gray 

Home learning for the week beginning 8th June 2020

Hello everyone! As we head into what would be the second half of our summer term, your teachers are all working really hard to plan you some lovely activities to help you with your learning at home. 

Nursery are continuing with their 'Under the Sea' theme. Head over to Seesaw to see the lovely activities Mrs Baguley is adding for you. This week you are reading the story of 'The Rainbow Fish'. Mrs Baguley is also posting some floating and sinking activities for you to try at home as well as some maths and phonics work. 

Reception are beginning their new topic on 'Minibeasts'. This week we are reading another story about 'Christopher Nibble'. In maths we are learning how to double numbers and are going to try hard to learn as many doubles as we can off by heart! There are also new phonics lessons each day too. Head over to Seesaw each morning to see the activities for the day ahead. 


We love to see the learning that you are doing at home so keep sharing it with us. if you scroll down below this message, you will see all of the links to websites and apps that I posted for you. Your teachers are always available to message through the Seesaw app if you need any help. 

Home learning for week beginning 15th June 

This week, Nursery are carrying on work on their new topic of 'Under the Sea'. There are lots of activities to help you practise your counting and maths too. Head over to Seesaw to see all the lovely activities Mrs Baguley is adding for you each day. 

Reception are carrying on from their work on 'Christopher's Caterpillars' last week to finding out about life cycles this week. there will be new activities on Seesaw each morning for you to have fun learning at home. In maths, we are halving quantities by sharing equally. There are Read, Write Inc lessons each day for sounds, red words and writing sentences. For children who are working on Set 3 there are some new videos on reading longer words too. 

It is lovely to see so many of you working so hard at home and sharing your learning each day. Keep up the great work.