Early Years Foundation Stage

Year Group Information

Our Topic for Term 6 is 'In the garden'. We have lots of fun activities planned!


In Literacy, we will be reading the story 'Jasper's Beanstalk' and creating our own story maps and writing letters to Jasper about some plants we will be growing in the classroom. We will also be creating a memory book of our time in Foundation Stage.


In Mathematics, we will be focusing on recognising our teen numbers as well as looking at capacity, counting in 2s/5s/10s, time, sharing and doubling, and number calculations.


We will also be doing other activities such as planting our own seeds and writing a diary documenting how they grow, looking at mini beasts, preparing for Sports Day, decorating flower pots and much, much more!

This week's learning:

Literacy: In Literacy this week, we have been continuing with our "End of Year Memory Books" and Jenner class have been creating posters about "Sun Safety".


Phonics: This week, we have been doing Phonics in our classes. We have been recapping tricky words and high frequency words, as well as phase 2 and 3 sounds.


Numeracy: In Numeracy this week, we have been practising sharing between groups of at least 2.


Plan, Do and Review: In PDR this week we have been exploring moving water from one container to another using the pipes, making collages, junk modelling and creating dens to shade us from the sun.

Nativity Video

Dates for this term

  • Wednesday 24th May, 7th June, 14th June, Tuesday 27th June, Tuesday 4th July - Einstein Forest School
  • Wednesday 21st June (PM) - Transition Afternoon
  • Friday 23rd June and Monday 26th June - Inset Days
  • Wednesday 28th June (AM) - Sports Day
  • Thursday 29th June (PM) - Transition Afternoon
  • Thursday 6th July (All Day) - Transition Day
  • Friday 7th July - Trip to Wingham
  • Monday 17th July - Graduation Day

Our Weekly Routines

Jenner, Newton and Einstein will be having PE on a Monday throughout term 6. These will be OUTDOOR PE sessions so please can you make sure that your child has suitable clothing for these sessions (ie. jogging bottoms, trainers etc). Can you also make sure that all earrings are removed on this day.


We change reading books on Tuesdays and Fridays.  Please ensure you have your yellow reading record and your reading books on these days.  It is useful to keep them in the book bag every day so that we can read with your child at any point.  You will get two books each time and it is important to read every day.


Please bring a named  water bottle into school every day so that your child can have a drink whenever they need one.



Please name all of your children's clothes and their belongings

Weekly Challenges

Your weekly challenge will come home on a Friday and will need to be returned on a Wednesday.  If it is not returned by then it will not be marked.

Important Messages and Letters

Provision Map

Click below to read our Provision Map for the current term in Foundation Stage.  We have discussed this with you at Parents Evening.

Our Curriculum

If you want to know a little bit more about what your child will be learning throughout the year at The Discovery School, please click on the link below



Development Matters Guidance
This is the Development Matters Guidance that we follow to assist us with planning to ensure the children receive a broad and balanced curriculum.
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At the end of the year they will be assessed based on the Early Learning Goals which can be found below.

Early Learning Goals
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Our topics for the year can be found below and this will show you a brief overview of how we will be learning from term to term.

EYFS Curriculum Overview
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Below is an example of the timetable we use in Foundation Stage

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Stay and Play

Thank you to everyone for attending Stay and Play, we all had such a great time and the feed back has been positive.




Can you please make sure you have also told your class teacher of any clubs your child will be attending and alternative arrangements for the end of the day.