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Welcome to the Foundation Stage

Hello, we are the teachers in the foundation stage. Our names are Mrs Ellidge (Reception teacher and F.S. Leader), Ms Brodie (Nursery teacher on Thursday and Friday) and Mrs Heaton (Nursery teacher on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday). As well as great teachers we also have fantastic teaching assistants who support your children too. They are Mrs Massey, Mrs Kirk, Mrs Mills and Miss McLuckie.

We are all excited and privileged to be teaching your children this year. Our aim is to provide a caring and stimulating environment which will encourage your children to progress to the best of their ability. We have lots of FUN being busy and it is through our play that we learn all we need to know.

We provide a wide, experience based curriculum that is planned with your children’s needs as the starting point. We offer a range of experiences, both inside and outside, in line with the Foundation Stage curriculum. Our topics this year include Seasons, Space, Growth and Change and The Seaside/Under the Sea. We are going to be very busy having lots of FUN whilst we learn.

The photographs you can currently see on our page are of the Foundation Stage children taking part in lots of fun activities during the Spring Term. Keep checking back to this page for updates and photographs showing the fun we have learning.

Learning Resources

Links to child friendly websites


Education City


British Council

Phonics Play (certain areas are free)

Parent Websites

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