Welcome to Goldfinches!
We are the Reception class.
Our Class Teacher is Mrs Will
Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Symington
Play underpins the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
(See www.foundationyears.org.uk for more info.)
In Goldfinch class we have a balance of both adult led activities and child initiated learning. These sessions take place both indoor and outdoors.
In Goldfinch class we are explorers, adventurers, risk takers, problem solvers, artists and much, much more!
We are passionate about being outdoors and connecting children to their natural environment. We understand how important it is for our children to connect with the natural world, especially now, at a time when words such as: acorn, buttercup and kingfisher have been taken out of the oxford dictionary, only to be replaced by broadband, cut and paste and analogue.
Our planning is based around quality texts and wherever we can we link these to outdoor topics by investigating and learning all about British birds, trees, mini-beasts, planting, the changing seasons and British mammals getting outside to observe, sketch and record first hand as often as possible.