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Headteacher: Mr Nicholas Plumb

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EYFS / Reception - Hermit Crabs and Starfish

Welcome to the EYFS page!

Here you will find weekly updates, useful videos and additional information to help support your child's learning. 


Welcome back!


This term our topic will be Land Ahoy! 

Who are the adults in my setting?

Who will help me at lunchtime?

Areas of Learning

EYFS Update 17.6.22

EYFS Update 9.6.22

EYFS Update 27.5.22

EYFS Update 20.5.22

EYFS Update 13.5.22

EYFS Update 6.5.22

EYFS Update 29.4.22

EYFS Update 2.4.22

EYFS Update 25.3.22

EYFS Update 18.3.22

EYFS Update 11.3.22

EYFS Update 4.3.22

EYFS Update 16.2.22

EYFS Update 11.2.22

Phonics- ai, ee, igh, oa

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Maths- Whole and Part

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Video from photographs and plasticine

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We had fun making a video using the Stop Motion app. We took lots of photographs together to make a movie.

EYFS Friday Update 4.2.22

Get ready to sing along and move those fingers together!

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Lets practise some common exception words

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Lets do some Phonics

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EYFS Update 28.1.22

EYFS Update 21.1.22

Mrs Dupuy on the beach making words with the 'ch' and 'sh' digraphs.

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EYFS Update 14.1.22

EYFS Update 7.1.22

Here is a handy document about the Early Years Foundation Stage for parents. It's worth a read!

Tour of EYFS

New to Southmead? Here is everything you need to know before your first day in 'The Rockpool'.

Speech and Language development are extremely important in the Early Years. Here is a link to some professionally created activities for you to do at home.

Your child's teacher will be able to help you identify any speech sounds or language skills that your child needs to work on. Please send a message to your child's class email address if you would like any guidance.


Top Tip video Lesson 1 - 'Can I have your attention please' would be a great place to start.

Watch it with your child and be prepared to be active!

Handwriting - Help your child develop the muscles needed for handwriting with these quick and fun activities.

Information on Phonics at Southmead for EYFS and Year 1 is in these document

Sounds of the English Phonic Code -Synthetic Phonics.wmv

Tami Reis-Frankfort, reading specialist and trainer, demonstrates how to pronounce the sounds of the English Phonic Code, when teaching children to read with...

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