Welcome to Foundation Stage 1 - Caterpillars


Foundation Stage 1 Latest News

Please take a look at our latest newsletter for important dates and notices: 



The Foundation Stage 1 Team

Our Teachers are Miss Aspinall (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and Mrs Goff (Thursday and Friday).

Our Teaching Assistants are Mrs Johnson, Mrs Darrington, Miss Gore and Mrs O' Donnell. 

Other people that come to work with us are Mrs Aspinall (Sports Leader), Mrs Grice (SENCO), Mrs Worthington (Parent Liason Officer) and Mrs Gladwin (Teaching Assistant).

Our Language Lead is Mrs Ellis.

Mrs Goff and Miss Aspinall are the keyworkers for Red Caterpillars.

Mrs Darrington is keyworker for Purple Caterpillars. 

Mrs Johnson is keyworker for Blue Caterpillars. 



Our Topic for Autumn Term 2 is Let’s Celebrate!

-      Bonfire night

-      Diwali – Rama and Sita story, Diwali decorations/celebrations

-      Remembrance

-      Winter- One Snowy Night

-      Christmas – Nativity, Christmas celebrations, Elf on the Shelf, Panto, Foundation Nativity

-      Book time week  ( F1 Gingerbread Man)

-      Visit to Sherwood Pines


Long Term Plan

Please see our long term plan for further information:



Other Useful Information:

Click on the links below for useful documents:

How to help your child at home in phonics

Greenwood Phonemes and actions

Welcome to Foundation Stage 2 - Butterflies


Foundation Stage 2 Latest News

Welcome to the new school year! The children have settled into full-time school brilliantly! We look forward to learning lots of new things as part of our topic "Marvelous Me!"

Here are the notes for our Phonics parent workshop. Download them here

Here are the notes for our Maths parent workshop. Download them here


The Foundation Stage 2 Team

Our Teachers are: Miss Moore, Mrs Gilbody and Mrs Hurd;

Our Teaching Assistants are:  Mrs Harris, Mrs Jermy, and Miss Shore. 

Our Language Lead is Miss Shore.




Our topic for Autumn 1  is "Marvelous Me"

Week 1 - Harry and the dinosaurs go to school

Week 2 - Mr Big

Week 3 -Goldilocks

Week 4 - Babies- Human growth

Week 5 - Funny bones

Week 6 - Autumn - Seasonal focus

Week 7 - Autumn- Hedgehogs

Long Term Plan

Please see our long term plan for further information. This years cycle is Year 1.

Please click here >   Foundation Stage 2 Long Term Plan 

Further Information


Please remember to check your child's Tapestry profile! Feel free to add any photos of your child learning at home.


PE is on a Thursday, please ensure your child has their PE kit in school. This can be kept in their locker. Please also ensure your child does NOT wear earrings on PE days.


It is so important that your child brings their book bag to school EVERY DAY. Please also check book bags regularly for letters.

Thank you