Foundation Stage


How to wash your hands!

This week Foundation Stage had a lesson on how to wash hands properly.  Our thanks go to Mrs Nathu (Ava's mummy) for bringing in her special pretend germs so that the children could see how well they washed their hands, which bits they missed and how they can improve. 

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 12 October 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

Welcome

A very warm welcome to all the new children in Foundation Stage and especially to all their families and friends. The children have spent their first few weeks settling in and learning the school routines. Their first topic is "ourselves" and each child has created a self portrait on a paper…

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 1 October 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

New arrivals in Foundation Stage

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 16 July 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

Visits from firemen and a pilot

As part of our topic on transport the children have been treated to 2 visits - firstly from the fire brigade and secondly from a pilot. They were very excited to get into a fire engine and had some very interesting questions to ask. They were also left amazed by some scientific experiments that…

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 18 May 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

Easter Chicks in Foundation Stage

The children in Foundation Stage were very excited by the arrival of 3 chicks at the end of term. As part of their learning about life cycles they observed the eggs in the incubator for 21 days and then loved watching them through the first 10 days of their lives. In addition to naming them and…

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 15 April 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

Woolley Firs

On March 16th Foundation Stage visited Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre near Maidenhead. Woolley Firs belongs to the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust and has been developed on a 300 year old farm. There is a variety of woodland and arable fields which are managed to encourage…

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 19 March 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

Maisie Mouse visits Foundation Stage

To help celebrate World Book Day the children in Romans and Celts enjoyed a visit from Maisie Mouse and listened to some of her stories. Our thanks go to the Library for giving the children an entertaining afternoon.

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 12 March 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

Taste week at Tesco

Last week Foundation Stage supported their learning on the senses by visiting Tesco to taste some healthy foods. The children went on a treasure hunt for fruit and vegetables and learned where a lot of sugar is hiding in unexpected places! They were also lucky enough to have a sneaky peak at the…

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 7 February 2017

Category: Foundation Stage

Foundation Christmas party

Celts and Romans enjoyed a wonderful Christmas party last Thursday and were thrilled with the arrival of a special visitor!

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Posted by Clewer Green on 19 December 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Foundation Stage harvest meal

The children in Foundation Stage took part in their own harvest meal last week. Celts made their own healthy bread rolls and Romans made a tasty pot of vegetable soup. They then joined together on Friday afternoon and shared their meal. They ended by saying a special prayer and singing their…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 19 October 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Ourselves

Romans and Celts have been learning about "ourselves".  We have all painted our faces and drawn the skeletons inside our bodies. Please look at our displays below. We have also been learning how to look after our bodies. Our thanks go to Mrs Nathu - a parent and school nurse- who spent time…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 30 September 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Welcome

A very warm welcome to all the new children and their families. The children in Romans and Celts are spending their first few days settling in and learning about school life. We will tell you more about their activities as they happen in the coming weeks and terms, so watch this space!

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Posted by Clewer Green on 7 September 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

New arrivals in Foundation Stage

Foundation Stage were delighted to welcome 9 new arrivals last week. The children had watched carefully over the last 4 weeks as 12 eggs sat in the incubator in Celts. There was great excitement when the first egg pipped 3 days early. All 9 have been growing very fast and today went for their…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 14 July 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Harvesting the rhubarb!

Foundation Stage children harvested and cooked their first produce!

 

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Posted by Clewer Green on 21 May 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Foundation Stage visit Combermere Barracks

What an exciting day the children had on Thursday! Thanks to the wonderful support given to us by the soldiers and the education department at the barracks the children were treated to a whole range of exciting activities. They hunted for artefacts in the museum, tried on all sorts of army clothes…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 14 May 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Forest School

On Friday March 11th Romans and Celts spent the day at the Forest School in Windsor Great Park. Despite a foggy start the day turned warm and sunny and the children had a wonderful day exploring and learning together. As well as building dens and climbing on logs the children went sky walking with…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 20 March 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

The Orrery and Bioclaw

Science continued in Foundation Stage today. Along with the rest of the school the children looked at a mechanical orrery and learned where and how the planets move in our universe. They also observed a robotic arm in action controlled by human muscle movement. They were all so interested and…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 16 March 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Visit from the beekeepers

Science week continues. Today we learned all about honey bees. We are most grateful to Mrs Liz Juby who brought in lots of interesting information for us along with some of her bee keeping equipment. It was incredible to find out just how clever these insects are! The children also had the…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 15 March 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

A great start to Science Week in Foundation Stage

Science Week made a fantastic start in Foundation Stage with the arrival of our first 6 chicks - 2 silkies, 3 cream legbars and a hybrid! Romans and Celts sat together and all watched them hatch using our visualiser and our brand new interactive televisions that arrived whilst we were in the…

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Posted by Clewer Green on 14 March 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Visit from a baby tortoise

Whilst we were celebrating World Book Day we were visited by Ronald - a 6 month old baby tortoise.  The children were able to look at photos of her parents who are in their eighties and hold some real tortoise eggs. They were also interested to find out that they can live to be 120 years old.

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Posted by Clewer Green on 5 March 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

World Book Day in Foundation Stage

Another exciting day on Friday!  Here's some of the children dressed up for World Book Day.

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Posted by Clewer Green on 5 March 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Healthy Eating week

This week Foundation Stage have been learning about healthy eating and all the children have visited Tesco. They went on a fruit and vegetable hunt and found out how they grow, before sorting them into fruit and vegetable baskets. They learned that we all need to eat 5 of them every day to stay…

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 4 February 2016

Category: Foundation Stage

Visit from Smithy - Guide Dogs for the Blind

To support our topic of  "Our Senses" Foundation Stage were treated to a visit from a very special dog named Smithy and his trainers Lynne and Kate Highy last Thursday. After delivering an assembly to the whole school Smithy came to meet all the children from Romans and Celts. It was fascinating…

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Posted by Mrs Russell on 17 January 2016

Category: Foundation Stage