Welcome to Donkeys’ Class!


Class Teacher: Miss Raymont


Teaching Assistant : Mrs Tania Prole


General Information

The 7 areas of learning within the Foundation Stage are:

  • Communication and Language (CL)
  • Physical Development (PD)
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development (PSED)
  • Literacy (L)
  • Mathematics (M)
  • Expressive Art and Design (EAD)
  • Understanding the World (UW)


These areas are covered by:

  • a daily phonics session
  • a daily maths session 
  • daily song and story time
  • weekly topic activities
  • weekly circle time 
  • sharing class pet adventures
  • children have a weekly session in the Creative Caterpillar room
  • children have the chance to learn indoor and outdoor throughout the week


Play time is daily at 2.20pm to 2.30pm and lunch will be served daily from 11.45am to 1.00pm. 


Assemblies are held each Monday (Collective Worship), Wednesday (Singing Assembly) and Friday (Celebration Assembly).


Our PE day is Wednesday 9.15 – 10am 

This term we have been working with Mrs Bassindale, a P.E. specialist from St. Aidans on alternate Mondays (10.00 - 10.45). This term we will be focusing in on Dance.

Our Library Day is Tuesday. Mrs Holyoake (Alex in Pandas Mum) will be taking the children to the library on a Tuesday morning. Please ensure your child brings their book on Tuesday so it can be changed.

The topic for this half term is Once upon a time...    We will be looking at a range of traditional tales, this week we are looking at The Gingerbread Man.

The children enjoyed performing the story of Jack and the Beanstalk in our assembly on Monday.

Please see the half termly overview for more details.

Looking for a school place for your child? Give us a ring to make an appointment to have a look around on 01423 871036