St. William of Perth
Catholic Primary School

Canon Close
Rochester
Kent
ME1 3EN

Tel: 01634 404267
office@stwilliamperth.medway.sch.uk

Early Years - St John's Class

Foundation Stage
  • Class Teacher: Miss Dormedy
  • TA(s): Mrs Devitt and Mrs Kent 
  • Class Governor: Mr Murphy
  • Patron Saint feast day: 27 December
Our curriculum  (click this link to read the Early Learning Goals for the end of the reception year!)

Reading Workshop ppt - Thank you to all parents who attended the reading the Reading Workshop on Wednesday. If you have any questions about how you can help with your child's reading please don't hesitate to ask Miss Dormedy!
 
   
 
 
Important notices to remember:
  • Library books are due in every Tuesday where they will be changed and new ones given. 
  • Reading books are changed twice a week if they have been read at home. Remember to read daily and sign the reading record! Please keep the reading book and reading record in your child's book bag every day! Your child is responsible for getting it out each morning. 
  • Maths games to be returned every Wednesday. 
  • Sound folders are due in every Friday so the new sounds learnt that week can be added. 
  • Memories and Achievements scrapbooks to be given in when you have something to share! 
  • Please make sure all items of clothing and water bottles are named. It is your child's responsibility to look after them at school! 
 
 
 
 
 
Term 5. This term we will be focussing on the book 'Giraffe's Can't Dance'. We will be thinking about what talents we have in St John's Class and why it is so important to persevere and practise to make us even better at out unique skills. We will also be exploring different animals in the Jungle and their habitats. We are all looking forward to out school trip this term to Wingam Wildlife Park! An exciting term ahead for St John's Class!              Topic Web Term 5 
 
 
Term 4. This term out topic is focussing on the book 'Naughty Bus'. Whilst exploring this book we will be looking at different forms of transport, London and our local environment. There are so many adventures to be had on a bus, on a train, on a bike... What adventures will you go on? Topic Web Term 4
 
 
 
What have we been learning this week? - Space Facts
 
 
Term 3. This term our topic is Man on the Moon. We will be exploring the book 'Man on the Moon', thinking about the beginning, middle and end of the story and the different settings within it. We will be learning all about Space and facts about the different planets. Take a look at the Topic Web Term 3.  
 
 
 
This term our topic is 'People Who Help Us'. We will be learning about all the different people that help us in the community. From Police officers, fire fighters, nurses and doctors, to vets and chef. Please begin talking to your child about the different people that help them every day. Please see the topic web below to find out more information about what we will be learning about this term. Topic Web Term 2 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Family and Fairytales
 
            
 
 
 
 
 
 
P.E. is on Tuesday mornings. Pleasure ensure any earrings have been removed before coming to school on Tuesdays! 
 
 
 
 
 
What have we been learning this week? - Starting School (click on the link to find out about what the children have been learning about this week at school!) 
 
 
 
 
 
St John's class have had a fun filled first week at school! I have been very impressed with how well the children have settled in to school life and have enjoyed seeing the children walk into school independently with big smiles on their faces. I look forward to another action packed week next week, where the children will stay at school for lunch!
 
  
This term our topic is 'All About Me'. We will be talking about ourselves and our families and thinking about the similarities and differences between us all.
 
 
Please see the topic web below to find out more about what we will be learning this term. Topic Web Term 1