St Gregory's

Catholic Academy

Parent Pay

office@stgca.org.uk

Spring Garden Road, Longton Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST3 2QN

01782 235340

Part of

All Saints Catholic Collegiate

  Welcome to Foundation Stage 2 at St Gregory's Catholic Academy

Saint Clare of Assisi -Sunshine Class

Class Teacher/Assistant Early Years Leader - Mrs Mellor   Sunshine Class

 Senior Early Years Practitioner - Mrs Nixon   Sunshine Class

Early Years Practitioner - Miss Regan

St Francis of Assisi-Rainbow Class

Class Teacher - Miss Defreitas   Rainbow Class

Senior Early Years Practitioner- Mrs Hill-Bloor  Rainbow Class

 

We like to learn in Foundation Stage Two 

 We learn in the following areas:

Religious Education

RSE

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Communication and Language

Physical Development

Literacy - Reading/Writing/Phonics

Mathematics

Understanding The World

Expressive Arts and Design

Throughout the curriculum areas the children are encouraged to play and explore, solve problems, be creative and think critically.

Children are active in their learning and are given opportunities to take risks and develop resilience. 

 

Please see our Summer Term curriculum map.  This will inform you about your child's learning this term.

This term our learning will be around the following topics and books.

The Easter Story

Dinosaurs - Mad About Dinosaurs! By Giles Andreae

The Royal Family - The Queens Knickers - By Nicholas Allan

Superheroes - Supertato - By Sue Hendra

Fish- The Rainbow Fish - Marcus Pfister

Under the Sea- The Snail and the Whale - By Julia Donaldson

Pirates- Pirates Love Underpants - Claire Freedman

Holidays & Transport Stories

Home Learning

Homework is given every Friday on a Tapestry MEMO. Please   upload your child’s homework onto tapestry by Wednesday each week. Don’t forget to upload photographs of your children having WOW moments at home e.g. riding a bike without stabilisers. Please continue to read with your child at home and sign their diary at least three times a week.

 

In the interest of health and safety, no jewellery is permitted in the Early Years Foundation Stage – Nursery (FS1) and Reception – Sunshine’s and Rainbows (FS2). This includes earrings, thela and religious necklaces.

                                                                                                                                                                                              

   Our FS2 Classrooms -

Learning At Home 

e-books

In order to access free eBooks to read at home follow the link below, click on Oxford Owl for home  and register as a parent:

Oxford Owl free eBooks 

 

 

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

If your child has Special Educational Needs/Disabilities (SEND) go to the Information tab and click on SEND Information.

Health and Wellbeing

Children are encouraged to eat healthily and milk/water, fresh fruit and vegetables are available for the children to access throughout the day on the snack table.

 

Useful Resources and Links

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

For lots of free activities and information on Communication and Language please see information on Stoke Speaks Out

http://www.stoke.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/advice/stoke-speaks-out/

 For free Phonics Games  see    http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

For free Phonics resources see  http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/  

If you are looking for a new challenge or something to do during the school holidays then take a look at 100 Things before you are six

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/

 It’s time to practise your singing. Join one of our local librarians for 'Singing Bears.'    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAXY2hsO1pk

 https://www.themathsfactor.com/ 

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/