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EYFS


 

Welcome to our Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Page

A very warm welcome to our page. We have four classes including Nursery, Maple, Cherry and Fir. All four classes often work together as a unit, and have a shared outdoor play area.

In Nursery and Reception we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework. We use "Seesaw", an online learning journal, to record the children's daily learning journey which is then shared regularly with parents and carers.

We do not set homework in EYFS, although we encourage our parents to read with their children on a daily basis for 10 minutes, practise their ‘Tricky Robots’ phonics, work towards being a ‘Handwriting Hero”, and to have fun learning on ‘Busy Things’ which is available in your child’s London Grid for Learning online account.

By working together, we aim to make this the best possible start to a love of life-long learning. It is a privilege to be sharing your child’s first stepping stone into education.

We hope you will find all the information you need about Nursery and Reception life here at Chase Bridge. However, if you do have any questions, please send an email to info@chasebridge.richmond.sch.uk

Our EYFS team leader is Miss Noble who is also class teacher to Cherry Class.

 

Nursery

Our Nursery Team consists of Mrs West, Mrs Amin, Mrs Astbury, Mrs Pyke and is led by Mrs Taylor - caring, enthusiastic early years practitioners who have the knowledge and expertise for working with children under five.

 

At Chase Bridge we are delighted to offer 15 hours and 30 hours a week in our Nursery. 

15 hours in our Nursery is available as 5 mornings 8.45am-11.45am or 5 afternoons 12.15pm-3.15pm. There is also the option for your child to join lunch club between 11.45am-12.15pm for a small charge. Please see the application form for more details.

30 hours in our Nursery is available as 5 full days 8.34am-3.15pm with the option to take your child home for lunch (11.45am-12.15pm) or for your child to join lunch club for a small charge. 

Please see our admissions page for more information and to access our online application form to apply for a place in our Nursery.

 

What will the children be learning this half term?

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - A look at autumn and signs of winter and its seasonal celebrations and festivals. This unit has an emphasis initially on understanding the world, with a focus on learning about the seasonal changes as we begin to see signs of autumn, followed by winter.

 

Useful documents

NEW NURSERY PARENTS - MEET THE TEAM PRESENTATION JULY 2021

NURSERY AUTUMN 2 CURRICULUM BOOKLET

NURSERY AUTUMN TERM CLASS TIMETABLE

Useful links

We have created a video of  'A Day in the Life' of Nursery (click here) and a video of routine Nursery songs (click here).  We hope our parents will find them useful.

 

Reception

Our Reception Teachers are Mrs Edgoose (Maple Class), Miss Noble (Cherry Class), Mrs Patten (Fir Class) and Mrs Jones (Cherry and Fir Class). They are ably assisted by our teaching assistants: Mrs Meta, Mrs Amin, Ms Mustafa, Mrs Pyke and Mrs Newson.

What will the children be learning this half term?

Reach for the Stars - Exploring the solar system and comparing life in space with life here on Earth.  This unit has an emphasis on Understanding the World. We aim to spark pupils’ curiosity about the world around them and ask questions to further their understanding about the world beyond their familiar environment. 

 

Useful Documents

NEW RECEPTION PARENTS - MEET THE TEAM PRESENTATION JULY 2021

RECEPTION AUTUMN 2 CURRICULUM BOOKLET

RECEPTION AUTUMN TERM CLASS TIMETABLE

Useful links

We have created several videos of our EYFS routine songs on the school YouTube channel:

Click Here

 

 

Get In Touch

Chase Bridge Primary School
Kneller Road
Twickenham
TW2 7DE

020 8892 1242
info@chasebridge.richmond.sch.uk

Acting Headteacher: Mr Ostro
School Business Manager: Mrs Fleming