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Welcome to EYFS

Our topic this half term is:

Which is the biggest Dinosaur?

We will learn about the prehistoric world of dinosaurs and their lives.

Explore dinosaurs which lived on land, sea and in the air.

About things which are big and small in size, shape and measurement.

About things that are heavy and light.

Think about carnivores and herbivores.

Talk about gigantic and tiny creatures in fantasy stories.

learn about the passage of time and evolution.

And of course find out which is the biggest dinosaur!


‘Talk for Writing’, is the time when we really think about the contents, characters, settings and language within a book. We choose books which are linked to our topic.

 The nursery will be reading

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Reception children will be reading

Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

Discover more about how we will teach the topic by reading our newsletter.


Year News

Info For Parents Summer 2 2018 Please read our latest newsletter


Year Events

Nursery children starting full time school

Induction meetings are on July 10th and 11th at 11am.

 Please join us to meet the staff, find out about school uniform, also to meet our PSA and school nurse. Ask any questions about your child's transition to full time school.  You also have the chance to have a school meal with your child. Please see Miss Ali for further information.

Nursery graduation will be on Friday 13th July at 10.30 am. Parents and carers are very welcome at this event.

Transition starts on July 16th. The session will be from 8.30am to 11.30am in their new reception classes.

If you have any concerns now or in the future about your child starting school please see Mrs Marshall.

 Reception children also move to their new year 1 classes on Monday July 16th.



EYFS Resource List

Scholastic Book Club
Phonic Play
Oxford Owl
Maths Factor
Change 4 life
My Maths
Parent Info
BBC Schools
Family Information Service, Middlesbrough
E-Safety – Progress
E-Safety – Commitment
Toot Toot
School games silver
Early years quality mark
Parent view
Numbers count
Eco schools
Click ceop
British heart foundation
Arts council England
School games gold

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