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Early Years Foundation Stage 2023 - 2024

Miss Kearney

Welcome to EYFS with Miss Kearney

On this page, you will find information about what we are learning at school and challenges to work on at home.

Our class charity is Children in Need. 

Please use this link to find out what your child will be learning throughout the year in EYFS class:

EYFS 2023 - 2024.pdf


[email protected]

Maths games to help you learn to count and recognise numbers:  


Maths games to help you learn to calculate:


Maths games to help you learn about measures and shapes:


Practise saying the sounds on the Phase 2 and 3 grapheme mat. 

EYFS Grapheme Mat.JPG

Some active learning challenges to get you moving:



It is good to talk about your feelings. How do you feel today and why?

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The Road to Regulation Poster


Class Routines

School bags, reading wallets and water bottles should be brought into school every day.

Wednesday and Friday are our PE days- Please come to school in your Active Uniform.

Reading books will be changed every Friday.


Web links for parents/carers:

Speech and language development: NHS Start for Life - Learning to talk 

Phonics and reading: Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised - for parents

Maths: White Rose Maths - Parents and pupils - Advice and guidance

Physical development: Active for Life - Fundamental Movement Skills

Support for parents: BBC Bitesize - Starting primary school  


Information for parents/carers on the EYFS curriculum

Throughout the Reception year we:

  • work towards the Early Learning Goals which children need to achieve by the end of the year to make a good start in Year 1.
  • help children develop the EYFS Characteristics of Effective Learning which will help them throughout school.
  • use the Development Matters non-statutory curriculum guidance for the EYFS.
  • follow a structured Curriculum Map (see top of page) covering all areas of learning with a focus on vocabulary, reading and language skills.
  • build on prior learning and teach skills in order to ensure progression throughout the year.

Please download the files below for further information: 

Files to Download

Get In Touch

St. Francis Church of England Primary School
Cherry Tree Lane, Blackburn, BB2 5NX
Mrs Barton or Mrs Fielding
01254 201419