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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

Traditional Tales

On Friday the children in Kingfishers Class presented their class assembly. The children talked about and showed work linked to their topic called Once Upon A Time. The children read stories, showed story maps, interviewed the Fox and shared the speech bubbles they...

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RSPB Brilliant Bronze!

During the Forest Fun sessions, Kingfishers Class have been completing activities towards a Bronze Certificate for the RSPB Wild Challenge. They have been weather wizards recording the weather. They have made bird cakes, They took part in the Big Schools Bird Watch....

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Sunny Fun

Whilst the weather was still cold, this didn't stop the children having fun in the sun today.  From catching cups to circus tricks and balancing logs the children certainly made the most of the dry weather!

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Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

The children welcomed Mrs Fisher in to their class today. Mrs Fisher told the children she was going to talk to them about their teeth. She reminded them they should clean them at least twice a day to brush away food and bugs (bacteria). She also reminded them to not...

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Moving Pictures

This week the children have enjoyed creating 'Moving Pictures' in DT. The children made a moving picture for The Gingerbread Man using a slider. The children enjoyed showing each other how they worked and were able to use story language while using their moving...

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Mother’s Day Lunch

On Wednesday 7th March we welcomed our mums (or a female representative) to our Mother's Day Lunch.  Rachel and Georgina cooked a delicious roast beef dinner and oaty fruit crunch for pudding.  The mums also got the chance to play outside!. Thank you for coming and...

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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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