Foundation Stage

Throughout lockdown and during the summer holidays, something magical appeared in our Foundation Stage outdoor area. Our children returned to brand new Outdoor Provision, featuring den-making posts, Get Set Go blocks, vehicle tracks, chalkboards, and so much more! Our Foundation Stage children here at Rawmarsh Ashwood have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to learn, play and […]

Hello all. I just wanted to show you how the work to improve the Early Years outdoor area is progressing. We can't wait for it to be finished so we can share it with you! Take care and stay safe. Mrs Marshall.

Attention all Foundation Stage and Year 1 and Year 2 parents! Click on the following link for free daily sessions on phonics for your child. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP_FbjYUP_UtldV2K_-niWw/featured?disable_polymer=1

Florence has been exceptionally busy today in her garden. Miss Frost was delighted to receive this lovely message and photographs from Florence and her Mummy. Hi Miss Frost, Hope that you are well. I have attached some photos of Florence busy doing her woodland recipe today. She enjoyed collecting items from the garden to add [...]
Good Afternoon Ashwood Parents. It is good to see you all making the most of outdoor learning while the sun is shining. We love hearing about your learning at home and we are excited to share some of the stories with you. Have a look at this lovely message we received from Eve and her [...]
Our children have been developing their understanding of number this week in our brand new 'Little Red Hen' activity. The children enjoyed matching numicon pieces to the right number and they showed off their very best counting skills! The teachers are all extremely proud of how the children are improving in maths. Keep it up, [...]
The children demonstrated their understanding of shape this week and the teachers are amazed at how much they know! The children worked hard to describe the properties of shapes, made their own shapes and tested out the movements of 3D shapes too! The teachers are all so proud of the children this week, so much [...]
The children have been expanding their understanding of materials and exploring their inner scientist this week. Together, we investigated different liquids to see which ones reacted with bicarbonate soda. We found out that vinegar and dilute pop made the biggest reactions! Can you believe it? We were amazed! The children used lots of lovely scientific [...]
Last week Foundation celebrated Pancake day in style. The children used lots of language around weighing and measuring to make our delicious pancake batter. It was really interesting to see how the mixture changed and developed! Some children described it as 'runny' or 'dripping'. We waited patiently for the pancake batter to cook and then [...]
Ashwood Foundation Unit delved into the bookshelves this week during World Book Day. The children made a fantastic effort with their costumes and enjoyed being read to by some super parent storytellers. From The BFG to Supertato, our children's costumes had each and every special character covered!