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:
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Communication and Language
Literacy - Reading/Writing/Phonics
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
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 order to access free eBooks to read at home follow the link below, click on Oxford Owl for home and register as a parent:
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
For lots of free activities and information on Communication and Language please see information on 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
It’s time to practise your singing. Join one of our local librarians for 'Singing Bears.' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAXY2hsO1pk