Foundation Stage 2

FS2 – Imaginary maps

Today we talked about Geography being the study of places and had a look at some different types of maps. The children then created theirown maps. Some at the table with an adult, some wanted to have a go themseves in the provision. Lots of the children had taken on board the common features of […]

FS2 are ornithologists!

In outdoor learning this week we headed on a tour of the grounds to see what kinds of birdlife we could spot in advance of the Great British Birdwatch happening this weekend. The children had to exercise a lot of skills: observation, regulating themselves so they can stay calm to not scare the birds, matching […]

Measuring in FS2

The children have been using their comparing and measuring skills in maths as we explored mass and capcity in the maths sessions we have had since Christmas. The children were knowledgeable about the kind of vocabulary we use when we describe those comparisons. They also measured how much objects weighed using cubes and how much […]

On the Last Day Before Christmas…

… my true love sent to me a fantastic whole-school assembly! Every child (and adult) in school came together in the junior hall to enjoy and join in with performances from the Junior Choir and the Y2 Nativity. This lovely event was completed with a full rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas, with each […]

Apple Stewing

This week the children in FS2 put their peeling and chopping skills to the test. Following a safety talk we used peelers to peel the apple skins and then a knife to chop our apples into chunks. We could then head to the DT Studio and stew our apples with some sugar and cinnammon which […]

FS2 Aut 1 Weeks 1 and 2

We have made a great start in FS2 and settled in well. Look at all the amazing things we have done in our first two weeks. In our continuous provision, learning areas, we aim to provide learning opportunities for our children.

FS2 – Thank you!

We’ve come to the end of another school year and one our current FS2 can be justly proud of. We have received many messages and some very genrous gifts from all the families and we’re extremely grateful. Mostly though we are grateful for all the support we have received at home with the children’s learning […]

FS2 Final outdoor learning with Miss Bradley – A camp fire cook up!

What an amazing day we’ve had in Foundation today…everyone helped to pick, wash, chop and cook our vegetables that we planted back in Spring. The children even had a go at fire-lighting using the flint and steel. We added some rosemary to the potatoes and carrot and served them up – so warm and tasty […]

FS2 Archery

This week in outdoor learning the children all had a go at Archery. We learnt about the equipment we were using and talked about the best technique. The children were amazing at taking turns, helping each other, and cheering each other on. We were impressed with their strength, coordination and balance.