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Kingfishers Class

Early Years Foundation Stage

On joining Kingfishers the children will work through the Early Years Foundation Stage continuing their Learning Journey already started in nursery or preschool. The children are encouraged to continue to engage in learning through play, using both the indoor and outdoor learning areas. At the same time, they will be getting used to general school life and progressing into the National Curriculum in Year 1.

We have very close links with our local nursery and preschool and these children visit the school regularly before they start.

All children are entitled to full-time early education from the September following their 4th birthday. Parents can request to defer the date their child starts school however, we find that usually children benefit from starting together in the September term.

Key Stage 1 – Year 1

Key Stage 1 begins in Year 1 and continues to the end of Year 2, when the children will be formally assessed along with all other children of this age nationally. 

In Year 1, children begin to experience more ‘traditional’ learning, but continue to learn in the more nurturing environment, sharing staff and activities between Reception and Years 1&2. We emphasise enjoyment of learning through our Creative Curriculum and cover all areas of the National Curriculum.

Miss Jones

Kingfishers Class Teacher

Mrs Clark

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kite

Teaching Assistant

On This Page

On this page you will find news about our class, an overview of the work we are doing this half-term and links to online learning resources.

Your Child’s Learning Journal

Tapestry is an online journal recording all the learning and fun of children’s early years education. Staff record the children’s activities and update the information in Tapestry on a daily basis, including observations, photographs and videos .  Parents can login and see their child’s learning journal allowing them to track and celebrate their children’s progress in early years education.

Latest News From Kingfishers Class

Creatures, Beans and Mother’s Day

On Friday 24th March 2017 it was the turn of Kingfishers to show their work in their class assembly. The children were confident to stand up, talk and sing to the audience. The children proudly showed their work and talked about what they had learnt. They talked about...

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American Football comes to Stratford!

On Friday, we had a PE Enrichment day.  Mr Ross came in and taught the children different skills, games, tactics and rules of American Football.  Due to the snowy weather, this had to take place in the school hall, however, lots of learning happened and a lot of fun...

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Sinbad and Stratford St Mary

Thursday afternoon saw the school visit the New Wolsey theatre to watch Sinbad the Sailor Rock n Roll Panto.  The children and accompanying adults, listened to the songs and talented musicians and laughed at the jokes. Everyone was very well behaved and we all had a...

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Forest Schools

The children in Kingfishers Class participated in their first Forest Schools session. They followed instructions and walked with their partners to the forests, watching where they were going and crossing the road carefully. When they arrived in the forest they sat in...

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Kingfishers Assembly

The children in Kingfishers class proudly showed their work from this half term. They told the audience they had been learning about fireworks, birthdays, friendship and penguins. The children confidently stood and spoke to the audience and were very enthusiastic...

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Crafts For West Suffolk Hospital!

Over the past couple of weeks, all the children have been set homework to create a Christmas decoration/ picture/ card to give to the patients at West Suffolk Hospital to cheer them up during their stay over the Christmas period. Miss Kluge's Mum is a Ward Sister at...

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We Are Working On

Spring 2  – Once Upon a Time

Literacy – Little Red Riding Hood

History – Kings and Queens

RE – Easter and Surprises

Science – Seasonal Changes Spring and Summer

Computing – Programming with Scratch

Art – Nature Sculptures

DT – Moving Pictures Traditional Tales

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