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Children & Learning

Gruffalos (Nursery and Reception)

GruffaloWelcome to our class page

Welcome to Early Years. Our class is called the Guffalos. The Early Years team are Mrs Joyce, Miss Ward and Miss Westcough.

In Early Years children are taught in a variety of different ways to support the needs of every learner. This includes whole class and small group teaching and provision-based learning. We will be working hard to encourage engagement and motivation from every child and are dedicated to supporting our children to instill a lifelong love of learning within a stimulating environment. Maths, English and Phonics are taught everyday, alongside topic, PSE and RE. Children have access to our Outdoor classroom for most of the day and our PE day is Thursday.

Meet the team

         Mrs Joyce                                               Miss Ward                                                Miss Westcough

Early Years Teacher and Lead

M Joyce                      J Ward                        L Westcough


    Reading and Homework

    All children in Reception will be sent home with a pack to enable them to continue learning whilst at home. 
    The games listed will help to consolidate the learning which is taking place in school at present.


    Fun Phonics Games

    Alphabet Song

    Phoneme Pop Game

    Letters and Sounds

    Counting Games


    Hairy Maclary Games