Back St,
Wold Newton,
East Riding of Yorkshire
YO25 3YJ

Wold Newton Foundation School

01262 470633


Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage Unit at Wold Newton Foundation School

Class Teachers - Mrs Richardson, Mrs Rix 

Nursery Nurse -Mrs Shores 

Class Support - Mrs May

Class bear - Barney

In our EYFS class, our Nursery and Reception children work together to learn and develop their skills in a friendly, colourful and creative environment.

Summer Term 2024

We have been reading the story of Handa’s Surprise and decided we would like to surprise the children in class 1 by making them some fruit

kebabs from the story. 

Outdoor Learning with Mrs Emmerson

Week 2 - Mrs Emmerson brought in some of her baby lambs for us to learn about this week. 

Week 3 - Mrs Emmerson took us on a trip round the world. We marched to London and paraded the horses at Buckingham Palace. Then we rowed our boats over the English Channel to France. We talking about French food, the caught a train to Italy where we made pizza hoola hoops. We took a plane over Africa where we were elephants and squirted water. Finally we took a plane to Australia and snorkelled with clown fish. 

Stay and Solve activity session April 2024

Chance to Shine Cricket

In Outdoor learning we have been checking in on the nature in our local area and picking the radishes that we planted last term. Below are some photos of what we found. 

The child in EYFS had a great morning at The Spa, Bridlington where they went to see a performance of A Musical

Pancake Day 2024

The children in EYFS have been practising their pancake making skills ready for shrove Tuesday, which will be in the half term holidays. We didn’t take a photo of the finished product as we ate them to quickly

Stay and Read February 2024

 Thank you to all the parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles and little brothers and sisters who came along to our stay and read session. It was lovely to see you all. The children in the EYFS enjoyed sharing books with you, playing phonics games and completing the book quiz. 


Spring Term 1 2024

Our topic this term is ‘A Musical Winters Tale. we will be learning about the season of winter and how different animals survive. We will be learning about a range of different instruments and reading the story of Peter and the Wolf. 

We will also be working on a musical scheme of work called A Musical Journey - A day at the Pond. We will be visiting the local village pond to study the local habitat. We will also be  taking a trip to The Spa in Bridlington to see the musical song and dance performance of A day at the Pond. 

Our weekly physical development lesson will focus on the basic skills in gymnastics and will be provided by Harry Sheader gymnastics coaches. 

Mrs Emmerson will be working with us again to provide further outdoor learning opportunities. 

Autumn Term 2 .

Our topic this half term is ‘People Who Help Us. We will be learning about the Hindu festival of ‘Diwali’ reading a selection of traditional tales and learning about the Christmas Story. 

Thanks to Mrs Lane for visiting the EYFS on Friday to tell us all about her job as a Veterinary Nurse. We had a great time looking at the animal  X-rays and trying to make her toy dogs better.  

School Day

The school day will commence at 8:50am where children are to be dropped off at the EYFS playground. 

If your child is staying for a school dinner this is from 12 until 12:30pm. Please collect your child at 12 if they are going home for dinners.  The end of the school day will be at 3:30pm and we ask you to promptly collect your child at 3:25pm if you have a child in another year group.


PE will take place on a Thursday afternoon (for Nursery and Reception) with a focus on  movement this term. Please ensure that your child has their PE kit and pumps/trainers with them in school. 


We use class dojo to communicate with both parents and children and regularly share things that are going on in the classroom. Please message if you wish to speak to any member of staff. 

Ice Lollies and Juice and biscuits 

During the hot weather in September we are selling ice lollies for 10p Monday - Thursday and every Friday playtime we offer juice and biscuits to all children in the school for a cost of 50p. Please send your child with their money in a named envelope and hand it to the class teacher. 


Autumn Term 2023 


This  term our topic will be  'Our Farming Life'.  



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Baseline Assessment Autumn 2023


We will be using Jolly Phonics to introduce the Nursery children to phonetical sounds but then we will go onto use 'Letters and Sounds' to teach phonics.

Your child will be sent home with a phonics book and a reading book to share. We ask that you practice phonics sounds and reading with your child at least three times per week and sign their reading record. 

Please find attached below information about the importance of sharing books with your child and ways to support you to do this. 

Contact Us

Back St,
Wold Newton,
East Riding of Yorkshire
YO25 3YJ


01262 470633