Foundation Stage 2- Lynx Class
Welcome to our class website.
Our class teachers are Miss Blagden and Mrs Bradley and our Teaching Assistant is called Mrs Duffty.
Our class mascot is Boris Bear. Each week Boris chooses someone to go home with on a Friday. Every Monday, we enjoy finding out about Boris Bear’s adventures by sharing his diary with the class.
Hi Lynx Class,
Hope you are all keeping safe and staying at home! I am missing you and it is very quiet in the classroom without you all. Miss Blagden has taken me home so that I can do my learning at home and I am not all alone. I will post some pictures of my home learning to show you what I have been up to.
Week beginning 29th June
Boris has been loving space adventures with his friends in school. His favourite story linked to space was ‘The Boy Who Switched off the Sun!’ Can you predict what would happen if we switched off the sun?
This week Boris also became an astronaut on PurpleMash!
Regina’s Reading Corner
Regina is loving this week’s transport themed books. She is finding out information about the different types of transport as well as enjoying reading stories about different vehicles too. Have you got any books about transport at home? Is you book a fiction or non fiction book?
This week Regina is excited to be learning all about Pirates!
Send us a picture to show us what you have been reading at home!
Nature Watch- Update!
Regina made an exciting discovery in Mrs Bradley’s pond.
Regina has decided to get an information book from the school Library to find out more about the life cycle of a frog. This week she has been reading the glossary and learning new vocabulary related to frogs.
Joseph made an exciting discovery in the pond. He found a frog! The tadpoles have grown a little bit- we are still waiting for them to grow legs! We will keep you posted…
Home learning for our younger children.
Hi Lynx Class
We hope you enjoyed last week’s Space topic. This week we are learning all about Pirates! Ahoy there matey! Mrs Bradley has planned some creative Pirate themed activities for both the children at home and in school. We hope you enjoy them and look forward to seeing some pictures of you all dressed up as Pirates.
In school this week, we have been developing the outdoor area. Mrs Duffty and Noah made a fabulous bug hotel and the children have also been planting a variety of plants to brighten up our new garden area. We have been keeping Mr Timmins very busy- he has been putting up new pegs for outdoor aprons, hanging baskets in the garden and also putting up new racks and storage in the outdoor mark making area.
Miss Blagden, Mrs Bradley and Mrs Duffty
Remember to send us some pictures of what you have been up to at home to FS2obs@astreacastle.org
Click on the link below to see the home learning plan for FS2:
FS2 Home Learning Week 1 (Spring)
FS2 Home Learning Week 2 (Easter)
FS2 Home Learning Week 3 (St Georges Day)
FS2 Home Learning Week 4 (Life Cycle of a Frog)
FS2 Home Learning Week 5 (VE Day)
FS2 Home Learning Week 6 (Astrea Promise- Farm)
FS2 Home Learning Week 7 (Astrea Promise & Festival of Kindness)
FS2 Home Learning Week 8 (Summer)
FS2 Home Learning Week 9 (Under the Sea)
FS2 Home Learning Week 10 (Noah’s Ark)
FS2 Home Learning Week 11 (Transport)
FS2 Home Learning Week 12 (Space)
FS2 Home Learning Week 13 (Pirates)
Additional Resources to support Week 13 home learning:
Here are some extra Phonics booklets that you might find useful:
(Please click on our Learning Zone page to discover more activities.)
We have checked this as carefully as we can but in case something has been added or changed that it not appropriate then please us know.
- ABC Mouse – Reading, maths, science
- Academics – Games based on a range of subjects
- CrickWeb – Free, online educational resources and games
- Classroom Secrets – Free learning packs
- Kapow – Art, music, IT, languages, relationships, wellbeing -14-day free trial
- TTS – Free downloadable primary packs covering a range of subjects
- Robin Hood MAT – 7 weeks worth of learning projects
- Sparklebox – Free resources on a range of subjects
- World united – Free worksheets for children
- Hungry little minds – Simple, fun activities for under 5’s
- Oxford Owl – Phonics and reading games
- Early learn – Free to sign-up for one month
- ABCYA – Free educational game
Learning with Lego!
If you have some Lego at home, why not try some of the ideas in the video link below. You could send in photos of your Lego creations in to firstname.lastname@example.org
Over this year we will learn lots of new things.
If you click on the FS 2 term pages you will be able to download the curriculum leaflet which we send to parents.
Presentation to new FS2 parents.
The Early Years Foundation Stage
For more information about the Early Years Foundation Stage and how parents can support children’s learning, click on the image below.
We are always eager to find out what the children have been doing and achieving at home, as well as in school. At Castle Academy, we value parental input into the on-going assessment of their children within the Early Year Foundation Stage.
Please send any parent observations to email@example.com