Foundation 1 Class

Welcome to Foundation 1
Foundation 1 is an extension to our school age range and is for children aged three to four. We are unable to take children below the age of three.
Mrs Heron is the class teacher and she is supported by Mrs Hood. If you have any worries or concerns please feel free to speak to them at the start or end of each session.
The times of the sessions are:   8.45 a.m. to 11.45 a.m. 
                                                  12.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. 
Lunch Club:                               11.45 a.m. to 12.30 p.m
W/C 9/10/17
We have been learning about 'The Smartest Giant in Town'. We have been talking about why he could be called a good samaritan and some of the things we can do to be kind to our friends and family. This week we are using props to help us remember key events and act out the story.     
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We have been looking closely at the signs of Autumn and some of the changes in the environment that we can spot. This week we have got Autumn cutting and sticking activities to complete and animals to decorate using leaves that we have collected from the outdoor environment.
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Shapes, Shapes everywhere!
We have been noticing different shapes in the environment and realising that they are all around us. This week we will be completing our own shape pictures by choosing the shapes we need and sticking them onto paper to make masterpieces!
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W/C 16/10/17
This week we are learning about Noahs Ark. We will be using the internet to find out lots of information about the story. We will then have a go at acting out the story using different props.
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We will be getting creative to make things to complete our own Noahs Ark display in the main school. 
This week we will be practising our 'Funky Fingers' to help us with our writing skills and help us hold our pencil correctly.             
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W/c 30/10/17
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 Happy Halloween!


This week we will be talking about different celebrations in our community. We have birthdays to celebrate, Halloween, and bonfire night to look forward to. During the week we will be learning about Diwali: What is it? How do people celebrate it? There will be lots of activities based around the Diwali celebration, including making salt dough tea light holders.

We will be chatting lots about our own experiences of Halloween experiences as I’m sure children have lots to tell their friends.

 We will be getting creative our maths areas and making our own salt dough current buns to help us sing the song ‘5 current buns in the bakers shop’.

To continue our ‘People who help us’ topic, we are changing our role play area into a fire station.         We also have visits from the police, RLNI and fire service to look forward to.  Image result for people who help us


Towards the end of the week we will talk about firework safety but will continue with this next week.