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Welcome to our Foundation Class Page!  There are 30 children in the class and 3 adults.  Mrs van Laar is the class teacher and Mrs Little and Mrs Taylor are our  Foundation teaching assistants. 



Our Christian value this term is Thankfulness


What's happening for the week: 14th - 18th October



Outdoor Learning

Everyday the children participate in outdoor learning where they have the opportunity to discover, experiment, learn about and connect to the natural world, as well as engage in a variety of outdoor activities. We recommend that the children keep a pair of wellies (or old trainers) and a waterproof jacket in school, as well as a pair of joggers, tracksuit bottoms, leggings or waterproof bottoms which they can slip on before going outside to keep themselves dry and warm. Also the children are more than welcome to keep a spare set of clothes in school in case they become muddy or wet whilst having fun with the capacity activities in the water tray, playing with the mud kitchen or building a bug hotel!


Core Subject Information for 14.10.19

Below you will find a description of what the children will be learning this week:


Communication, language and literacy

This week the children will begin to learn and talk about people in our community and the village of White Waltham.



This week the children will be learning the following phonemes:  e l h and  recapping all the sounds taught from last week.


Mathematical development

This week the children will begin to learn the concept of one more in the number range 1 to 10.



A Homework workbook will be sent home in their plastic book-bag on Thursday with a sticker stating the task for the week.

Set on: Thursday 17 October 2019

Due in: Tuesday  22 October 2019

This week we ask the children to draw/mark make/write about what they did on the weekend.  The children can use crayons, felt-tip pens or pencils to draw and write.  Please encourage your child to use the correct grip when writing/ mark making with pencils.  Adults are welcome to scribe under their work what they have drawn/marked/written. 


Below are some images on the stages and ages of pencil grips:





Autumn Term Home Learning Activities

Useful links for parents/caregivers to Ruth Miskin Read Write Inc

*10 Things to think about when you read to your child:


*How to say the sounds:

Dojo Winner of the Week!

Dojo Winner of the Week! 1 Ollie