Welcome to Foundation Stage

Mrs Thewlis and Mrs Exley

Welcome to the Foundation Stage class page. All the information you will need is on here, including PE days and homework expectations. Over the next term, children will continue to work exceptionally hard as they prepare for Key Stage 1.


Library Books will be sent home on a Monday. Please read with your child each evening and record in their reading journal.

Phonics ditty sheets or phonics books will be sent home in accordance with your child’s phonics group. Additional phonics homework will be set on Google classroom on a Monday. Please watch these with your child to help accelerate their reading. Letter formation sheets will be sent home on Mondays.

PE Days: PE will take place on a Tuesday.

Pupils must come to school wearing school PE kit.

Please remember that PE kit during these guidelines are as follows: 

  • Black/Navy Blue shorts
  • White t-shirt
  • Plain Black or Navy Blue tracksuit
  • Black/Navy Blue jogging bottoms/leggings
  • Plain Navy Blue/black sweatshirt/jacket
  • PE Kits should have no logos on.
  • Earrings must be removed
  • Please ensure you have labelled your child’s jacket.

Homework will be set on a Friday and must be submitted on a Thursday via Google Classroom.

In Foundation Stage children are expected to:

  • Read at least twice a week to a parent.
  • Practise sounds in their RWI sound books
  • Practise writing letters.
  • Practice blending within their phonics books.
  • Practice writing numbers.

Class Curriculum Maps

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Contact Information

Communication is extremely important. If you need to discuss your child, please email office@ems.bkcat.uk or phone the school office on 01924 299244 to arrange a telephone appointment.