Ashmead Foundation Stage Department 2014 - 2015. Parents Meeting 25 th June 2014. Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage. The Team. Miss Whitehead Miss Dukes Miss Pooley Mrs Culverhouse Mrs Holder. Miss Davis Miss Gadd Mrs Reece Mrs Kneba Mrs Kapoor .
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Ashmead Foundation Stage Department 2014 - 2015
Parents Meeting 25th June 2014
Welcome totheEarly YearsFoundation Stage
Miss Pooley – Early Years and Key Stage One SEN Coordinator
All Children start in September
Exploring the meanings of new words
Interacting and negotiating with others
Listen and respond to stories with enjoyment
Sustaining attentive listening
Using language to imagine and recreate roles and experiences
Awareness of their needs, feelings and views
Maintain attention and concentrate
Talking about our homes and families
Working as part of a group
Interested, excited and motivated to learn
Importance of keeping healthy
Uses large equipment
Developing fine and gross motor control
Moves with confidence
Handles tools, objects, construction and malleable materials safely
They write simple
sentences which can be read by themselves and others.
Hears and says the initial sound in words.
Knows that information can be retrieved from books and computers.
Writes own name and other things such as labels and captions.
Sorting shapes and using language to
Counting groups of objects
Addition and subtraction in practical situations
Using language more and less
Writing a number to match a set
Shows curiosity by exploring the
Exploring our own and others cultures
Investigating objects and materials using their senses
Finding out about past and present events
Looking closely at similarities and differences, patterns and change
colour in two dimensions
Recognise repeated sounds and patterns
Explores different media
Sing simple songs from memory
Match movements to music
Respond in a variety of ways to what they see, hear, touch and feel
Key ways that children’s learn:
“Play underpins all development and learning for young children.”
EYFS Practice guidance 1.17 2008
“All the areas must be delivered through planned, purposeful play, with a balance of adult-led and child-initiated activities.”
EYFS Statutory Framework 2008
Autumn 1: The Colour of Us
Spring 1: Rumble in the Jungle
Spring 2: Handa’s Surprise
Summer 1: The Growing Garden
Recap, Introduction, Practise and Apply
s a t p i n m d g o c k
children to be encouraged to read daily
talking about the stories,
finding sight words
predicting what will happen….
Damaged books - £3
Please write in the reading record when your child reads at home
3 times and then the book is changed
the story sacks!
Autumn Homework Calendar
Complete 15 boxes! Colour the boxes in and return your book by Thursday 21st October
Working with your child at home
The play activities that are suggested to make the most impact are:
Studies suggest that children with a strong home learning environment are ahead in both social and cognitive development. They show advanced language ability, higher levels of confidence, cooperation, and social ability. This advantage continues throughout School and at the age of seven they are more likely to score higher on the SATs.
Thank you very much for listening.
Please take some time to look at the Home Visits timetable or sign up for a meeting at School
Please feel free to come and look around the department and meet with your child’s new teacher