All Souls C of E Primary School


TEL: 02076414707


Welcome to EARLY YEARS Foundation Stage

The EYFS Team comprises of:


Mrs Cunnington - EYFS Lead/Senior Teacher

Katie Shepherd - EYFS Teacher

Rusna - Senior Nursery Nurse

Ayasha - Nursery Nurse

Emmalyn - Nursery Nurse 

Wendy - Teaching Assistant

Dolly - Speech and Language Support Assistant

Claudia - Learning Support Assistant


This term's topic is 

 This term's Newsletter and Timetable - Autumn Term 2.


We will be focusing on these elements from the EYFS Curriculum:

Communication & Language (C&L)


Listening - sitting quietly and attentively during stories and activities

Understanding - responding to simple and multi-step instructions; retell a story

Speaking - to communicate with peers and adults appropriately; give clear and sensible responses

Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED)

Self-confidence and Self-awareness - gain confidence in talking to others and expressing own needs, wants, interests and opinions

Managing Feelings and Behaviour - aware of the boundaries set, and of behavioural expectations in the setting; accepting of delay

Making Relationships - demonstrate friendly behaviour, initiating conversations and forming good relationships with others, taking account of what others say.

Physical Development (PD)

Moving and Handling - negotiating space successfully in a manner of different ways; use of simple tools, e.g. scissors; fine motor skills

Health and Self-care - to remain dry and clean during the day; tell an adult of needs; manage risk


Reading - listen to and join in stories, poems and songs; blending and segmenting of Phase 2 sounds; reading captions, phrases and even simple sentences

Writing - writing CVC words and moving on to writing short phrases and even sentences


Number - 1-20 in and out of context; 1 more and 1 less that a given number; simple adding and subtracting (with groups of single digit numbers)

Space, Shape and Measure - length and height; weight; capacity

Understanding the World (UtW)

People and Communities - show interest in family and friends; enjoying customs and routines

The World - comments and questions about familiar aspects of their world; answering how and why questions

Technology - know how to operate simple equipment; interact with age-appropriate computer software

Expressive Arts and Design (EAD)

Exploring Media and Materials - use simple tools and resources effectively

Being Imaginative - build on role-play and cooperative play as part of a group's narrative




Useful Websites for your child's learning:



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