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EYFS Newsletter – Summer Term 1 2023


Reminders for Summer Term 1 2023


Please can you make sure your child has a coat and a sunhat at school every day as the weather is so changeable and a sunny morning can often change to a rainy afternoon.  We like to take advantage of our lovely outdoor area and encourage the children to explore and investigate in the fresh air as much as possible whatever the weather (within reason!). 

Please ensure your child has a named bottle filled with water with them each day.

Reading diaries will be sent home, and new eBooks assigned, on Fridays. Please return Reading Diaries to school on Mondays.

On Wednesdays we will be celebrating children’s out of school achievements, so please send any trophies or certificates in on Wednesdays.

This term our P.E. days are Wednesday and Friday - children need to come to school in their P.E. kit on these days.         

Updates will continue to be uploaded to ClassDojo, so please remember to check for updates. If you need to get in touch with me, please message me directly on ClassDojo. If you would prefer to email, my email address can be found using the contact box on our class page on the school website.


Curriculum Focus for Summer Term 1 2023


Maths – In maths we will be working on cardinality, ordinality and counting; subitising; composition of number; comparison of number; doubling and sharing into equal groups.

English –The children will continue to focus on using capital letters, full stops and finger spaces when writing sentences.

History – In History we will be learning about the monarchy.

Geography – In Geography we will be learning about our local area and comparing it with other places.

R.E. – We will be talking about places which are special to us, and learning about places that are special to other people.

P.E. – In P.E. we will be learning tennis skills, and we will also be doing gym.

Art – We will be using a variety of skills to create pieces of artwork.

Music – We will be learning some more action songs and nursery rhymes.




Diary Dates for Summer Term 1 2023


Tuesday 18th April – Children return to school.

Monday 1st May – School closed May Day Bank Holiday.

Friday 5th May – Children to come to school dressed as if they were attending the King’s Coronation.

Monday 8th May – School closed King Charles III Coronation Bank Holiday.

Friday 26th May – Last day of Summer term 1.


As we have learnt, the best made plans sometimes need to change.  The above dates may need to be altered but we will do our best to communicate any necessary changes as soon as we are aware.