Early Years


Sarah WatsonThe Head of Early Years is Mrs Watson.  If you wish to discuss any issues relating to Early Years please contact Mrs Watson directly, or make an appointment to see her by contacting the school office.

What is happening in the Early Years Unit?

For the children in Nursery, learning nursery rhymes is all part of their reading journey. Here are some of their favourites:


This week Mrs Watson and Miss Clark have challenged the children in their learning groups to Fred Talk some simple words faster than they can. Why not help your child to practise using their Fred Talk and learn the words in the powerpoint below?

Our Reception children are busy learning to read and write. Here are some of the tools we use to help them practise phoneme and word recognition in our Phonics lessons. Click on the pictures to watch the clips for yourself.



Starting School

Starting school is an exciting time for you and your child. To find out all you need to know about your child’s time in Nursery and Reception at Woodfield please click on the following links:

New to Reception Booklet

New to Nursery Booklet 2018-19

The link below takes you to the government website to give you all the information you need as a parent on early years curriculum, funding etc.

During their time in the Foundation Stage, all children work towards the Early Learning Goals. This poster outlines what will be expected of them by the end of their F2 year.

 Early Learning Goals